Hyperledger adds Deutsche Bank as premier member

Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry business blockchain technologies, announced Deutsche Bank has joined the project as a premier member, on Wednesday.

Dow Jones flirting with blockchain technology for digital publishing

Privacy web browser Brave Software and Dow Jones Media Group have inked a partnership aimed at bringing premium content to audiences and testing blockchain technology for digital publishing.

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 the open source Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Fabric...

Investing in ICOs may be even riskier than you realize

Investing in the burgeoning world of initial coin offerings may be even riskier than it appears, warns Olga Kharif of Bloomberg. Here is the link.

Dfinity raises $102 million

Crypto platform startup Dfinity has raised $102 million in funding. 

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 September. Wired author Lily Hay Newman writes.

Ocean carriers CMA CGM, MSC join IBM and Maersk’s blockchain digital shipping platform

CMA CGM and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) are joining TradeLens, a blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform, jointly developed by Maersk and IBM.

Libra raises $7.8 million

Blockchain and cryptocurrency startup Libra has raised a $7.8 million.

PayStand raises $6 million

B2B payment solutions company PayStand has raised a $6 million Series A round led by BlueRun Ventures with participation from Cervin Ventures, Serra Ventures, TiE and Capital for Founders. PayStand will use this...

Walmart, IBM launch Blockchain Food Safety Alliance in China

Walmart,  IBM, Chinese e-commerce company JD.com, and Tsinghua University will be working together in a Blockchain Food Safety Alliance.

ThunderCore raises $50M

Sunnyvale, California-based ThunderCore, has raised $50 million.

Department of Homeland Security awards Digital Bazaar blockchain contract

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded a $749,241 Small Business Innovation Program (SBIR) contract to Digital Bazaar to develop fit-for-purpose blockhains for identity and...

Spanish utility company Naturgy signs hybrid cloud services agreement with IBM

Spain-based Naturgy, a supplier of gas and electricity, serving more than 18-million customers in more than 30 countries, has inked a ten-year agreement with IBM to help implement a hybrid cloud strategy.

Indiegogo quietly canceled its first ICO after raising $5.2 million — TNW

Indiegogo’s first foray into the world of blockchain and cryptocurrency has gone awry – but the good thing is that it appears investors will at least get their money back, according...

Mizuho Financial Group and IBM working on blockchain test project

Japanese financial services company Mizuho Financial Group and IBM are working on a pilot project to test the feasibility of using blockchains as virtual currency in the organization's settlement business. Mizuho will be exploring...