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

IBM Donates Code Improvements to Open Source Hyperledger

“The intent is to improve the usability of Hyperledger for all users,” said Christopher Ferris, CTO at IBM.

News  ·  9 June 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

IBM Ventures Further Into Crypto Custody With METACO, Deutsche Bank Tie-Ups

Big Blue wading deeper into these waters speaks to a broader change in the posture of corporates toward public blockchains.

Business  ·  25 March 2021

Ant Group Leads China-Dominated 2020 List of Blockchain Patent Holders

The only non-Chinese firm in the rankings, IBM, came fourth in terms of number of patents.

Tech  ·  15 March 2021

NY Gov. Announces Pilot Project Using IBM’s Blockchain-Based COVID-19 App

The health app built with IBM has been named the Excelsior Pass and will be tested in New York City.

News  ·  3 March 2021

IBM, Top Australian Banks Execute Country’s First Blockchain Bank Guarantee

By digitizing the normally paper process, the Lygos joint venture says it's shown it can speed up bank guarantee issuances.

Business  ·  10 February 2021
Enterprise Blockchain

IBM Blockchain Is a Shell of Its Former Self After Revenue Misses, Job Cuts: Sources

“There is not really going to be a blockchain team any longer,” said a person familiar with the situation.

Business  ·  1 February 2021

Russian Metals Firm Norilsk Nickel Backs IBM’s Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Pact

The technology is aimed at tracing commodity flows in near real-time.

News  ·  16 January 2021

IBM Launches Test Service Using ‘Holy Grail’ of Data Privacy Technology

The privacy technology, called fully homomorphic encryption, keeps data hidden even when being processed.

Tech  ·  21 December 2020
Blockchain Applications

IBM Scores Patent on Proposed Blockchain Consensus for Transactions in Multiplayer Games

The patent was awarded to IBM last week and proposes using a blockchain consensus model to carry out and verify purchases made within multiplayer games.

News  ·  16 November 2020
Enterprise Blockchain

IBM-R3 Pact Shows Tech Trumps Tribe in Enterprise Blockchain

A new collaboration this week between R3 and IBM is raising eyebrows in the world of enterprise blockchain.

Business  ·  23 October 2020

Coronavirus: IBM Launching Blockchain ‘Health Pass’ to Support Return to Public Spaces

IBM Watson Health says the digital pass would help individuals safely return to shared physical spaces like work, school, flights or stadiums.

Tech  ·  13 October 2020

Alibaba on Track to Be the Largest Blockchain Patent Holder by End of 2020: Study

Chinese conglomerate Alibaba is on track to become the largest blockchain patent holder, having filed ten times more than closest rival IBM.

News  ·  17 September 2020
Supply Chain

Coffee Giant Behind Folgers, Café Bustelo Taps IBM for Track-and-Trace Blockchain

IBM is giving its blockchain track-and-trace capabilities the social-impact treatment with a provenance application focused on coffee.

Business  ·  15 July 2020