JPMorgan, other banks experiment with blockchain for issuing financial instruments

Reuters

JPMorgan Chase & Co has tested a new blockchain platform for issuing financial instruments with the National ....

20 April, 2018

Media group Salon partners IBM, AdLedger for blockchain tracking ad payments

Anirban Ghoshal

Salon Media Group has partnered IBM and non-profit AdLedger for a blockchain pilot project aimed at achieving more transparency ....

19 April, 2018
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Robotics drawing more investor interest than AI, other emerging technologies: GlobalData

Anirban Ghoshal

London-headquartered data and analytics company GlobalData said that robotics witnessed more interest from investors compared ....

18 April, 2018

Ethereum co-founder’s startup to make blockchain prototypes for Niti Aayog

Anirban Ghoshal

Ethereum co-founder's startup ConsenSys on Tuesday signed a nonbinding agreement to make blockchain prototypes for the central ....

17 April, 2018

ICICI Bank’s blockchain network for trade finance on-boards 250 corporates

Anirban Ghoshal

The second largest private sector lender in terms of standalone assets, ICICI Bank, Tuesday said it had successfully on-boarded ....

17 April, 2018

Insurance consortium partners Cognizant for data-sharing blockchain

Anirban Ghoshal

A consortium of Indian life insurers has partnered IT services company Cognizant Technology Solutions to develop a blockchain ....

16 April, 2018
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Govt looking to deploy blockchain to curb fake drugs

Anirban Ghoshal

Niti Aayog, the government’s top policy think tank, is looking to curb the menace of fake drugs in the country by using ....

12 April, 2018

How blockchain firm Lucidity is trying to make digital advertising more transparent

Anirban Ghoshal

Blockchain firm Lucidity has launched its marketing analytics protocol on the Ethereum blockchain with the aim of bringing transparency ....

11 April, 2018

From flight delays to lost bags: How blockchain can fix the travel industry

Reuters

Blockchain technology has the potential to shake up the travel industry by giving airlines and hotels a way to bypass controlling ....

10 April, 2018

US business software firm Salesforce mulling products based on blockchain

Anirban Ghoshal

US business software developer Salesforce.com Inc. may soon come out with new products that run on blockchain technology. According ....

9 April, 2018
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Singapore blockchain firm ZPX raises $1.3 mn from SeedPlus, others

Anirban Ghoshal

Singapore’s blockchain firm ZPX on Thursday said it has raised $1.3 million (Rs 8.4 crore) in a fundraising round led by ....

5 April, 2018

IBM working with banks, FMCG firms, SMEs to deploy blockchain in India: Jitan Chandanani

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) has a very different approach to blockchain. It has tried to adopt a private ....

30 March, 2018

Times Group-backed Inmusik plans initial coin offering to start music streaming service

Binu Paul

Los Angeles-based music streaming company Inmusik is seeking to raise about $20 million (Rs 130 crore) through its upcoming initial ....

29 March, 2018

Microsoft Ventures to set up office in India; to invest in IoT, blockchain

Anirban Ghoshal

Satya Nadella-led tech giant Microsoft has decided to reorient the strategy of its venture capital arm by setting up a new office ....

29 March, 2018

P2P lending startups mull blockchain tech to share info, curb fraud

Anirban Ghoshal

Indian peer-to-peer lending startups are considering a private blockchain to facilitate sharing of information as a risk-mitigation ....

29 March, 2018

Blockchain-based trading platform TrakInvest raises $30 mn through ICO

Anirban Ghoshal

Singapore-based startup TrakInvest, which provides a social platform to hone trading skills, on Friday said it has raised $30 ....

23 March, 2018

Blockchain startup Nuo Bank gets $250K from PayU India execs

Shweta Sharma

Mumbai-based blockchain startup Nuo Bank has raised $250,000 (Rs 1.6 crore) from payment gateway firm PayU India's chief executive ....

23 March, 2018

Google is secretly working on its own blockchain tech: Report

Anirban Ghoshal

Internet giant Google’s cloud business unit is working on a new blockchain platform to support its products and counter ....

22 March, 2018

IBM unveils cheaper platform for startups to create blockchain projects

Anirban Ghoshal

IBM Corp has come out with a cheaper alternative for startups and medium-sized companies to build new projects or applications ....

22 March, 2018

Nasscom partners Russia counterpart for IT solutions in India, Africa, West Asia

Anirban Ghoshal

National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has partnered Russian counterpart Russoft to offer solutions ....

20 March, 2018

How Coca-Cola is using blockchain technology to fight forced labour

Reuters

Coca-Cola Co and the US State Department along with two other companies said on Friday they are launching a project using blockchain’s ....

19 March, 2018