Oil giants join Reliance-backed blockchain platform Vakt

Reuters

Oil majors Chevron and Total, along with major Indian refiner Reliance Industries, have joined the blockchain-based platform ....

16 January, 2019

This bank has settled forex deals worth $250 bn on blockchain

Reuters

HSBC has settled $250 billion worth of forex trades using blockchain in the last year, it said on Monday, suggesting the heavily ....

15 January, 2019
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Flashback 2018: Blockchain still a buzzword in India amid ‘cryptocalypse’

Anirban Ghoshal

It has been a year of mixed fortunes for blockchain in India. In the build-up to the new year, the distributed ledger technology ....

28 December, 2018

Reliance Industries invests in blockchain-based commodity trading startup

Anirban Ghoshal

Energy-to-telecom conglomerate Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has purchased an equity stake of 5.56% in UK-based blockchain ....

24 December, 2018

Facebook developing cryptocurrency for WhatsApp payments in India: Report

Anirban Ghoshal

Social networking firm Facebook Inc. is developing a crypto-based asset that will help users in transferring money for remittances ....

21 December, 2018

Infibeam Avenues partners with IBM to deploy blockchain solutions in India

Anirban Ghoshal

Indian e-commerce and payments solutions provider Infibeam Avenues has partnered with Bengaluru-headquartered IT services company ....

21 December, 2018
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Municipal corporation in Bengal is now issuing blockchain-based birth certificates

Anirban Ghoshal

A municipal corporation in West Bengal has started issuing birth certificates via a blockchain system of records, according ....

20 December, 2018

Why insurance is an obstacle for cryptocurrency industry's mainstream ambitions

Reuters

Cryptocurrency exchanges and traders in Asia are struggling to insure themselves against the risk of hacks and theft, a factor ....

20 December, 2018

Nasscom signs pact with IIT-Madras for re-skilling IT workers

Shweta Sharma

The National Association of Software and Services Companies has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute ....

17 December, 2018

IoT, AI have positive impact on business but costs, security concerns remain: Study

Shweta Sharma

Decision makers are optimistic about the impact of artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, predictive analytics and blockchain ....

14 December, 2018
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Nasscom to use members’ CSR funds for re-skilling engineers in blockchain, AI, robotics

Anand J

National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has said that its non-profit social arm will use members' ....

13 December, 2018

B2B payments platform OweMe closes seed round to boost product

Kavya Kothiyal

OweMe, a blockchain based B2B payments platform owned by London based Sabstone Ltd, has raised $1 million in a seed round of funding ....

11 December, 2018

Crypto exchange firm Koinex eyes global market amid trading constraints in India

Anand J

To fuel its global expansion plans, multi-cryptocurrency trading platform Koinex has said it will offer blockchain-based solutions ....

5 December, 2018

Bitcoin slides over 7%, heads towards one-year low

Reuters

 Bitcoin fell as much as 7 percent on Friday, heading towards a recent one-year low in a broad-based selloff in cryptocurrencies. The ....

30 November, 2018

Karnataka govt to launch blockchain-based solution to protect intellectual property

Anand J

The Karnataka government may soon launch a blockchain-based online idea marketplace to safeguard intellectual property, a top ....

30 November, 2018

AWS to rely on new emerging tech services for growth: CEO Andy Jassy

Anirban Ghoshal

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing division of Jeff Bezos-led Amazon.com Inc., will depend on new services launched ....

29 November, 2018

Accenture ties up with AWS to extend emerging technologies to enterprises

Anirban Ghoshal

IT services and consulting firm Accenture has partnered with Jeff Bezos-led Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide digital transformation ....

28 November, 2018

EY to onboard 2,000 employees to boost digital services

Shweta Sharma

In order to boost digital services, accounting firm EY revealed it will hire 2,000 persons in India in the next three years, reports ....

23 November, 2018

Indian banks may partner with SWIFT to launch blockchain platform

Anirban Ghoshal

Indian banks are in talks with global payments solution Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) to ....

21 November, 2018

Bosch sees blockchain adoption across industries within three years

Anand J

German engineering and electronics giant Robert Bosch Gmbh expects adoption of the blockchain ledger technology in various industries ....

21 November, 2018

AI-based KYC solutions startup Signzy secures Series A funding

Kavya Kothiyal

Signzy, an artificial intelligence and blockchain-based platform for digital on-boarding of Know Your Customer (KYC) details, ....

20 November, 2018