Ford Uses Blockchain Tech to Track ‘Green Miles’ Driven By Vehicles

The Ford Motor Company is looking into blockchain technology and geofencing to accurately track the number of “green miles” driven by its energy-efficient vehicles. Analyzing real-world benefits of energy-efficient vehicles On Oct. 15, Ford announced that it is expanding its European plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) pilot project to Cologne in Germany. The United States…

CipherTrace Expands Monitoring Platform to 700 Tokens

United States-based blockchain security firm CipherTrace has expanded its crypto intelligence platform to 700 tokens. Tracing hundreds of ERC-20 tokens With the expanded platform launched on Oct. 15, CipherTrace now allows clients to trace more than 87% of the transactional volume of the top 100 cryptos such as Ether (ETH), Tether (USDT), Bitcoin Cash (BCH)…

tZERO to launch security token market

Boston Security Token Exchange (BSTX), a platform jointly owned by BOX Digital Markets and Overstock’s blockchain arm tZERO, has filed an application with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to approve the launch of a market for publicly traded registered security tokens. In the rule change proposal released by the SEC on Oct.…

Swiss Financial Giant UBS Launches On We.Trade

Banking giant operating in Switzerland, UBS has announced it has gone live on its We.Trade blockchain platform for trade finance. The bank also announced that the platform will soon be adopted by other banks that are also members. As per bank’s spokesperson, the giant financial institution went live on we.trade from the start of October supporting services to small…

Insolar Announces Microsoft, Oracle and Innosuisse Collaborations Ahead of Mainnet Launch

The blockchain provider Insolar has announced several important partnerships. The company is set to collaborate with Oracle, Microsoft and several innovations groups such as the German Energy Agency, the UK Energy Innovation Center and Innosuisse. This was the perfect time for the company to announce these partnerships as the release of it’s mainnet is scheduled for November…

French Investment Bank Bpifrance Joins ACINQ Blockchain Startup’s Investment Round

A few years ago, most of us would probably never have believed that traditional banks would be investing in the blockchain technology. This is, however, what seems to be happening right now. Bpifrance, an important state-owned French investment bank, has recently participated in the investment of ACINQ, a Bitcoin Lightning startup that raised $8 million USD during its Series A…