Blockchain Technology

Blockchain Identity Firm Civic Promotes Chris Hart to CEO

Vinny Lingham is stepping down from the role and will become executive chairman of the board.

People  ·  18 August 2021

Horizen Labs Raises $7M in Seed Funding Round

Kenetic Capital led the funding, which also included Digital Currency Group and Liberty City.

News  ·  10 August 2021

Blockchain-Based Music Streaming Service Audius Up to 5M Monthly Users

More than 100,000 artists use the platform, including deadmau5 and Skrillex.

News  ·  5 August 2021
Blockchain Technology

IBM, Heifer International to Assist Honduras Farmers Access Global Markets Using Blockchain

IBM's Food Trust network will help coffee and cocoa farmers and buyers verify information on their supply chains.

News  ·  8 July 2021

Tech Mahindra Joins StaTwig in Global Vaccine-Tracing Blockchain

The firms say the blockchain can improve transparency and prevent failures in global vaccine supply chains.

News  ·  5 July 2021

Signature Bank Taps Tether Rival TrueUSD for Payments Platform

Signet is a real-time payments platform built on the Ethereum blockchain.

News  ·  18 June 2021

Examine Blockchain for Ways to Stop Forced-Labor Goods, Australian Committee Says

Blockchain could "empower" companies and governments to more "effectively" trace their supply chains, the Senate committee said.

News  ·  18 June 2021

15 Banks Form New Company to Process Letters of Credit in India Using Blockchain Technology

IBBIC's new system will verify data for invoices on goods and services tax, eliminate paperwork and significantly reduce transaction times.

News  ·  16 June 2021

The Age of Autonomous Supply Chains

Companies can replace top-down planning with self-organizing blockchain systems, says our columnist. Think of supply chains orchestrated by smart contracts.

Business  ·  14 June 2021
Digital Currency Group

Decentraland Founder Unveils Project of Bringing NFTs to ‘Big-Time’ Video Games

Decentraland co-founder Ari Meilich is teaming up with gaming industry heavyweights to launch Big Time Studios. Everyone from Ashton Kutcher to Sam Bankman-Fried is involved in the $10.3 million Series A round of funding.

Business  ·  12 May 2021
Cynthia Lummis

US Senator Proposes Making Distributed Ledgers ‘Key Technology Focus’

Wyoming's Cynthia Lummis wants the U.S. government to make blockchain a priority.

Policy & regulation  ·  11 May 2021
New York

NY’s Blockchain-Based COVID-19 Passport Is Now Live

The pass will be used to confirm an individual's recent negative PCR or antigen test result or proof of vaccination to help fast-track the reopening of businesses and event venues.

News  ·  28 March 2021

Listed Merchant Banking Firm Plans to Trade Shares Using Blockchain Tech From Amazon

The BlackStar Digital Trading Platform is expected to be completed in the next 90 days.

Business  ·  23 March 2021

Three Arrows-Backed ‘Lightweight’ Blockchain Mina Launches Mainnet

Backed by a cadre of heavy-hitting investors, Mina announced its mainnet launch Tuesday.

Markets  ·  23 March 2021

Danish Red Cross Backs $3M Blockchain Volcano Catastrophe Bond

The volcanos, situated in Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Indonesia and Mexico, were selected based on "the significant humanitarian threat they represent."

News  ·  22 March 2021