Blockchain

EY launches blockchain-based mobility platform

EY has launched Tesseract, a mobility platform for blockchain technology. The platform can facilitate fractional vehicle ownership, shared use and seamless multimodal transport, says...

BitPesa raises a Series A follow-up round

BitPesa, a blockchain payments platform for Africa, with offices in Nairobi, Lagos, and London, has raised a follow-up to its Series A funding round from...

ShoCard raises $4 million

Blockchain-based identity management company ShoCard has raised $4 million. The investment was led by existing investors Morado and AME Cloud Ventures, with participation from Storm...

A very dumb mistake costs cryptocurrency investors big time — Wired

Scammers managed to compromise account security at financial services developer Enigma, scamming supporters off some $500,000 just before the company's initial coin offering in...

Microsoft unveils open-source Coco Framework for commercial blockchain

Microsoft announced the release of the Coco Framework for commercial blockchain, on Thursday. The framework, when integrated with blockchain networks, can address commercial adoption issues like...

Coinbase raises $100M Series D round

Digital currency wallet and platform Coinbase has raised $100 million in a Series D funding round. The investment was led by IVP, with participation...

Overstock inks cryptocurrency integration with ShapeShift

Overstock has inked an integration with ShapeShift, an instant digital asset exchange, that allows customers to use major cryptocurrencies, including Ethereum, Litecoin, Dash, Monero,...

Thomson Reuters launches startup incubator for transformational technologies

Thomson Reuters has launched an incubator as part of the Thomson Reuters Lab, an incubator located in Switzerland. The incubator will host early-stage entrepreneurs...

First quantum-secured blockchain technology tested in Moscow — MIT Technology Review

Russian scientists are using quantum mechanics to ensure the security of blockchains. Here is a link to a business impact feature done my the...

ITAMCO awarded DARPA grant to develop messaging platform

Indiana Technology and Manufacturing Companies (ITAMCO) has been awarded a Phase 1 grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a secure...

IBM, Santiago Exchange introducing securities lending blockchain solution

IBM and Chile's Santiago Exchange have inked a partnership to introduce blockchain technology across the country's financial sector. The agreement makes the Santiago Exchange the first...

Chamber of Digital Commerce forms Blockchain Intellectual Property Council

The Chamber of Digital Commerce, a global trade association on digital assets and blockchain technology, has formed the Blockchain Intellectual Property Council (BIPC), an...

Maersk, IBM partnering on blockchain-based supply chain solution

IBM and Maersk are collaborating to work on a joint blockchain technology solution for the shipping and logistics industry. The companies have built a blockchain solution based on...

Infosys partners with Emirates NBD, ICICI Bank to launch UAE-India blockchain pilot

EdgeVerve Systems, a wholly owned product subsidiary of Infosys, banking group Emirates NBD, and ICICI Bank, launched a pilot project of blockchain network for...

Consumers will be able to exchange bonus points using Blockchain, says IBM

Consumers will be able to exchange bonus points from among any of the banks they do business with to select the rewards they want,...