Why blockchain's potential in commodities trading may be over-hyped

Reuters

Commodity firms and banks have been diving into blockchain pilot schemes over the last two years but the new technology's ....

16 August, 2018

Indian govt to keep one eye on data privacy while tapping emerging tech

Anirban Ghoshal

The Indian government intends to harness big data, analytics and artificial intelligence for real-world applications while ensuring ....

13 August, 2018
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How Microsoft plans to make its blockchain offerings more secure

Shweta Sharma

Microsoft has published two new patent applications which suggest that the technology giant is considering the use of trusted ....

13 August, 2018

Ripple’s WhatsApp-like blockchain superhighway can replace SWIFT: India MD Navin Gupta

Anirban Ghoshal

Ripple Labs Inc., the San Francisco-based blockchain company behind the cryptocurrency XRP, opened its India office in Mumbai ....

10 August, 2018

Maersk-IBM blockchain trade platform gets 94 companies, organisations on board

Reuters

Shipping group Maersk said on Thursday 94 companies and organisations have so far joined a blockchain platform developed with ....

9 August, 2018

What’s behind Microsoft Azure’s new Ethereum-based feature

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Microsoft has added a new Ethereum-based feature called Proof-of-Authority (PoA) to its Azure cloud platform as ....

8 August, 2018
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How Tech Mahindra is stepping up its blockchain play

Anirban Ghoshal

Mumbai-based IT solutions provider Tech Mahindra is banking on a couple of newly-struck partnerships to scale up its presence ....

7 August, 2018

Chinese university builds blockchain for homes to trade surplus renewable power

Shweta Sharma

Researchers from China’s Fudan University have developed a blockchain for households to buy and sell excess renewable power ....

7 August, 2018

Why blockchain-based betting platform Augur is entering dangerous territory

Shweta Sharma

San Francisco-based Augur, which offers a blockchain-based platform to make predictions and bet on their outcomes, has raised ....

3 August, 2018

IBM launches blockchain platform to help financial institutions streamline ops

Shweta Sharma

International Business Machines (IBM) and foreign exchange market infrastructure firm CLS have created a blockchain platform, ....

31 July, 2018
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Nasscom’s blockchain hackathon seeks to revive tech amid cryptocurrency ban

Anand J

IT industry lobby National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) is organising the biggest ever blockchain ....

26 July, 2018

This startup is using blockchain to pirate-proof music and films

Anirban Ghoshal

Imagine your most-anticipated indie movie debuting securely on a blockchain-powered app. And then add the virtual credits you ....

25 July, 2018

Uttar Pradesh govt wants to use blockchain for securing land, revenue records

Shweta Sharma

The Uttar Pradesh government is planning to implement blockchain technology to secure the state’s land registries and revenue ....

24 July, 2018

Google partners second blockchain firm within a week to boost its cloud services

Shweta Sharma

US-based search engine Google announced its second blockchain partnership within a week aimed at infusing digital ledger technology ....

24 July, 2018

Using AI/ML to cut cost-to-income ratio, making fintech bets: ICICI Bank's Madhivanan

Anirban Ghoshal

Emerging technologies such as robotic process automation (RPA), artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain have changed the way ....

20 July, 2018

What Switzerland is doing to regain its cryptocurrency crown

Reuters

Swiss regulators are stepping up efforts to halt an exodus of cryptocurrency projects from the country, after two of only a handful ....

19 July, 2018

Baidu's blockchain-based photo app to reward users with tokens

Shweta Sharma

Chinese internet giant Baidu has launched a proprietary token in a bid to attract users to its new blockchain-based photo validation ....

19 July, 2018

Why most Indian blockchain developers may be forced to hunt for jobs abroad

Shweta Sharma

Eight out of every 10 blockchain developers in India will be forced to move abroad or work exclusively on foreign projects if ....

18 July, 2018

Global regulators begin monitoring crypto assets to spot stability risks

Reuters

Global regulators have published a framework for "vigilantly" monitoring risks from crypto assets like bitcoin ....

16 July, 2018

Jio to implement AI across network for speech-to-text, other real-time applications

Shweta Sharma

Reliance Jio Infocomm aims to roll out artificial intelligence (AI) solutions such as speech-to-text, supporting differing accents ....

12 July, 2018

Indian auto sector plans to implement blockchain for vendor management

Anirban Ghoshal

Automobile companies and component makers are looking to implement a blockchain solution for vendor management purposes in what ....

11 July, 2018