Axoni raises $32M

Enterprise blockchain technology company Axoni has completed a $32 million Series B financing round.

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...

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.

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.

Once hailed as unhackable, blockchains are now getting hacked — MIT Technology Review

More and more security holes are appearing in cryptocurrency and smart contract platforms, writes Mike Orcutt. Here is the link: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612974/once-hailed-as-unhackable-blockchains-are-now-getting-hacked/

DHS awards Factom $192k for blockchain tech

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded $192,380 to Factom to begin beta testing of a capability that uses blockchain technology to secure IoT data.

Uber Creator Invents New Cryptocurrency—And Wants Your Help Making It Reality — Fortune

Uber’s cofounder has resolved to invent his own riches. Fortune's Robert Hackett writes about Garrett Camp's plans for a brand new cryptocurrency. Here is the link: http://fortune.com/2018/03/01/bitcoin-uber-cryptocurrency-eco-garrett-camp/

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.

China’s Alibaba, Tencent bar cryptocurrency transactions on WeChat Pay, AliPay — Fortune

In a move that will likely make it even harder for cryptocurrency aficionados to trade Bitcoin and its ilk in China, the mobile payments titans of the country have barred crypto-related...

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 MIT Technology Review.

Citi, CME Group implement distributed ledger

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

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 international remittances and trade finance. Both, Emirates NBD...

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 stock market in Latin America to apply...

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...

Infosys partners with banks to build blockchain-based trade network in India

EdgeVerve Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Infosys, has formed India Trade Connect, a Blockchain-based trade network in India, in partnership with Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, RBL Bank, South Indian Bank and Yes Bank.