World's first blockchain-based commodities trading platform to go live this year

Reuters

Global banks and trading firms are launching the first blockchain-based platform for financing the trading of commodities ....

19 September, 2018

Most policies being issued via automated channels: ICICI Lombard’s Girish Nayak

Shweta Sharma

ICICI Lombard General Insurance Co, the country’s largest non-life insurer in the private sector, has been embedding newer ....

17 September, 2018
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DCB Bank's R Venkattesh on why tech investment returns aren't just about money

Shweta Sharma

The banking ecosystem has undergone a digital transformation over the past decade. DCB Bank, which is nearly 90 years old, has ....

14 September, 2018

Blockchain to add $1 tn to world trade by 2028: WEF and Bain & Co report

Shweta Sharma

Distributed ledger technology (DLT) like blockchain has the potential to generate $1 trillion in new trade over the next ten years, ....

14 September, 2018

New tech has helped scale up processes, contain headcount: RBL Bank's Shrinath Bolloju

Shweta Sharma

Mumbai-based RBL Bank is one of the early adopters of emerging technologies among lenders in India, having already baked in a ....

10 September, 2018

It's been a crazy year, funding 3-4 startups a month: Angel investor Sanjay Mehta

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Sanjay Mehta, the prolific angel investor who counts SoftBank-backed OYO Rooms among his most successful exits, now has overseas ....

5 September, 2018
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With AI, insurance claims will soon be processed in real time: PolicyBazaar's Ashish Gupta

Anirban Ghoshal

Gurgaon-based ETechAces Marketing & Consulting Pvt. Ltd, the Softbank Group Corp-backed company that owns online insurance ....

3 September, 2018

New technologies to drive return on investment in five years: YES Bank’s Anup Purohit

Shweta Sharma

Banks all over the world are in a frenzy to latch on to the newest technologies more than any other sector. Processing loans faster ....

30 August, 2018

Wipro, Capgemini & others join IBM's coding initiative for natural disasters

Anand J

Tech giant IBM Corp on Wednesday announced that more industry partners have joined Call for Code, its flagship programme urging ....

29 August, 2018

HCL Technologies to use ScienceLogic engine for AI-based projects

Anirban Ghoshal

ScienceLogic Inc., a Virginia, US-based software and services provider, said on Wednesday it has tied up with HCL Technologies ....

29 August, 2018
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China has brighter blockchain prospects than India, reveals PwC survey

Shweta Sharma

In a study by auditor and consultant PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), just 6% of respondents said India will emerge as a blockchain ....

29 August, 2018

RBI sets up unit for blockchain and AI to keep up with digital era

Shweta Sharma

Aiming to keep pace with emerging technologies, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set up a new unit to research and supervise ....

27 August, 2018

Tech Mahindra, Microsoft bank on blockchain to put an end to pesky calls

Anirban Ghoshal

IT solutions provider Tech Mahindra has joined hands with tech giant Microsoft to develop a blockchain-based solution for curbing ....

27 August, 2018

World Bank launches world's first public blockchain bond

Reuters

The World Bank has priced the world’s first public bond created and managed using only blockchain in a A$100 million ($73.16 ....

23 August, 2018

HCL Tech develops AI platform for communication service providers

Anirban Ghoshal

IT services major HCL Technologies has released an artificial intelligence-based automation testing platform for communication ....

20 August, 2018

Tech Mahindra to plunge fans of US football team into virtual reality

Anirban Ghoshal

IT firm Tech Mahindra has signed a multi-year deal with Jacksonville Jaguars to immerse fans of the American professional football ....

16 August, 2018

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

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