The Bank of France’s central bank digital currency experiments are moving forward with eight candidate firms picked.
The Digital Dollar Project's first white paper describes how a two-tiered system underpinning a tokenized dollar could modernize the U.S. financial system.
Social impact took center stage at this year's Hyperledger Global Forum, with perhaps less of an emphasis on banking consortia and trade finance blockchains.
Riksbank's e-krona pilot will run on distributed ledger tech, but the entire project will be operated as only a simulation through at least 2021.
Former CFTC Chair Chris Giancarlo and LabCFTC head Dan Gorfine are forming the Digital Dollar Foundation, working with Accenture to determine how best to create a U.S. central bank digital currency.
Sweden has picked Accenture to handle its e-krona digital currency pilot.
The central banks of Canada and Singapore have for the first time settled cross-border payments using blockchain and central bank digital currencies.
Accenture and Italian insurance group Generali have launched a blockchain solution that brings new efficiencies to employee benefits.
Accenture has announced a prototype blockchain-based supply chain app designed to reward business practices that conserve natural resources.
Accenture has rolled out a new software license management application built with distributed ledger tech from Digital Asset.
Since Maersk and IBM launched TradeLens 10 months ago, only one other carrier has joined the network. As those involved admit, that's not enough.
Accenture says its new "interoperability node" can connect the four big enterprise platforms: Hyperledger Fabric, R3 Corda, Quorum and Digital Asset.
Professional consulting giant Accenture Global Solutions may be considering using blockchain technology to streamline shipping logistics.
Accenture and Intel are to help develop a Hyperledger-based securities lending platform for the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange.
Accenture Global Blockchain lead David Treat says the company wants to "work across the entire digital identity landscape" - government included.