Jaguar Uses Iota in Proof-of-Concept Demo for Tracing Car Energy

Distributed ledger technology (DLT) company Iota has partnered with auto manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover for a proof-of-concept (PoC) demonstration for tracing car energy with DLT. Tracking energy source and usage Iota announced the news in an official blog post on Aug. 30. Per the announcement, Iota is partnering with Jaguar Land Rover and French energy…

Jaguar Uses Iota in Proof-of-Concept Demo for Tracing Car Energy

Distributed ledger technology (DLT) company Iota has partnered with auto manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover for a proof-of-concept (PoC) demonstration for tracing car energy with DLT. Tracking energy source and usage Iota announced the news in an official blog post on Aug. 30. Per the announcement, Iota is partnering with Jaguar Land Rover and French energy…

Canadian Securities Regulators Include DLT in 2019–2020 Business Plan

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) are focusing on understanding and regulating distributed ledger technology (DLT) and its related components. The Canadian securities regulatory agency included a section on DLT and crypto assets in its Business Plan 2019–2022 that was published on July 13. The CSA’s business plan for 2018–2022 was approved on May 28, and represents a…

Walmart China Will Track Food in Supply Chain with Vechain’s Thor Blockchain

Walmart China plans to track food through its supply chain with VeChain’s Thor blockchain, reveals a VeChain press release published on June 25. Per the release, the Walmart China Blockchain Traceability Platform (WCBTP) will be a joint venture by Walmart China, VeChain, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), cattle company Inner Mongolia Kerchin, and the China Chain-Store & Franchise Association. WCBTP has been reportedly announced at the 2019 China…

SWIFT to Allow GPI Payments on Blockchain Platforms

The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT) will allow distributed ledger technology (DLT) firms to use its global payments innovation (GPI) platform, according to a recently published report. In the report, SWIFT revealed that it will soon allow GPI payments on DLT-base platforms. The product will purportedly increase savings in reconciliations and boost the movement of collateral.…

UK-Based Global Funds Network Calastone Switches Entire System to Blockchain

London-based global funds network Calastone announced that it switched its entire system for fund trade clearing services to its blockchain Distributed Market Infrastructure (DMI) in a press release published on May 20. Per the release, the migration of the company’s over 1,800 customers over 41 markets “represents the largest community of global financial services organisations connecting and transacting via distributed ledger…

Australian Securities Exchange Debuts Infrastructure Replacement

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has released the first code for its replacement app development tool based on blockchain, the company confirmed in a press release on May 7. The new platform, dubbed the Customer Development Environment (CDE), builds on the exchange’s previous offering, Chess, which will now be retired. The initial features, which hinge on distributed-ledger technology (DLT), began…

Blockchain Firm Digital Asset and ISDA Eye Smart Contract Use in Derivatives Trading

Distributed ledger technology (DLT) provider Digital Asset is collaborating with the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) to develop a new tool that can support the use of smart contracts for derivatives trading. The news was revealed in an ISDA press release on April 9. The two parties’ collaboration focuses on creating interoperable technical solutions that advance standardization. According…

TNW Conference 2019 Hard Fork: Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

TheNextWeb is holding its annual hard fork conference on the 9th and 10th of May, 2019 in Amsterdam. The event will feature thought and industry leaders from multiple industries across the globe. This year’s event’s focus will be on the Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), and will include discourses about its many uses as well as the challenges facing the…

Blockchain Technology World 2019

A ‘REAL WORLD’ BLOCKCHAIN EVENT 12—13 MARCH 2019 | EXCEL, LONDON Blockchain Technology World is a new major event dedicated to fast-forwarding the adoption of blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) across businesses of all sizes and in all industries – the core focus of Blockchain Technology World is the ‘real-world’ application and integration of…