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 messaging and transaction platform for the U.S....

Buffett on cryptocurrencies: ‘I can say almost with certainty that they will come to...

Warren Buffett tells CNBC the recent craze over bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies won't end well, Berkeley Lovelace Jr. writes. Here is the link: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/10/buffett-says-cyrptocurrencies-will-almost-certainly-end-badly.html

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.

Deloitte Developing Blockchain Prototypes

Deloitte says it is working with five blockchain companies – BlockCypher, Bloq, ConsenSys, Loyyal (formerly known as Ribbit.me) and the Stellar Development Foundation – to provide new technological capabilities to its...

State Of Delaware Adopting Blockchain

The State of Delaware has launched an initiative to embrace blockchain technology.  "Smart contracts offer a powerful and innovative way to streamline cumbersome back-office procedures, lower transactional costs for consumers and businesses, and...

EY, City of Vienna collaborate on public blockchain networks

EY has been working with the City of Vienna on public blockchains to validate and secure the city's Open Government Data (OGD).

BitPay raises $40 million

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay has closed a $40 Million extended Series B funding round.

Dfinity raises $102 million

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

ThunderCore raises $50M

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

IBM Launches Trusted Blockchain Services

IBM has launched a cloud services framework for securely operating blockchain networks. The company says it has worked with security experts, cryptographers, hardware experts and researchers to create cloud services for trusted...

Beyond the Bitcoin bubble — NYT

The mania for cryptocurrency could wind up building something much more important than wealth, Steven Johnson writes in The New York Times Magazine. Here is the link: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/16/magazine/beyond-the-bitcoin-bubble.html

Slync appoints Jim Atwell to board of directors

Slync, an enterprise blockchain platform for the shipping, logistics and supply chain industries, has added Jim Atwell to its board of directors.

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 EY, and can help lay the groundwork...

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 initiative to promote innovation in blockchain and...

Citi, CME Group implement distributed ledger

Citi and CME Clearing have implemented a real-time distributed ledger platform developed by Baton Systems.