US 2nd Largest Health Insurance Firm, Anthem, To Roll Out Medical Data On Blockchain in 2020

December 23, 2019
Blockchain adoption in the healthcare industry is marking yet another major milestone after Anthem, a U.S based Insurance giant, announced they will implement the tech for data security. The health insurance firm intends to store and secure the data of its 40 million clients in a permissioned digital ledger over the next three years. According

Japanese Banking Giant SoftBank Launches Debit Cards With Built-In Blockchain Cold Wallet Tech

December 10, 2019
Softbank, a Japan-based holding company, has just announced an original debit card that includes a built-in crypto wallet. In a press release from December 1st, SoftBank announces that it has developed the blockchain built-in wallet debit card in partnership with Dynamics, a US-based company that developed the card. The product has been named SBC Wallet Cards which

IBM Patents IoT Tracking On Blockchain To Prevent Package Stealing Drones

December 9, 2019
The technology giant IBM has recently been awarded a new patent. While companies such as Amazon and FedEx are working on drones that can quickly deliver packages, IBM is going through another route and looking for ways to prevent drones from actually stealing these packages when they are being sent to destinations. IBM envisioned two modern

Fintech World Forum 2019 in London

November 15, 2019
FinTech World Summit Forum 2019 (FinTech Conference) is based in London UK Europe as one of leading fintech events for global financial, finance and banking technology industry. Its focuses on Mobile Payments, Lending, Insurance, Blockchain, Bitcoin, Investment, Crypto, Regtech, Insurtech, Cryptocurrency, Wealth Tech and Wealth Management. Few topics are as pertinent as fintech, and cryptocurrencies

Microsoft to Launch Azure Blockchain Tokens, a Standard Enterprise Coin Creation Platform

November 11, 2019
New Azure Blockchain Tokens platform by Microsoft will help businesses create tokenized cryptocurrency coins that are compatible with the Token Taxonomy Initiative (TTI). Microsoft, IBM, Intel, JP Morgan, ConsenSys and a number of other large firms are looking to make the building of enterprise based tokens as easy as plugging in your printer to the

TBCASoft, IBM and SoftBank Announce a Mobile Payment Blockchain

October 28, 2019
Blockchain platform TBCASoft, technology behemoth IBM and telecommunications conglomerate SoftBank announced on Oct. 22 a collaboration to adopt a cross-carrier telecommunications blockchain payment solution. New cross-carrier system Per the release, the partnership aims to allow carriers to use blockchain through the Carrier Blockchain Study Group (CBSG) Consortium — founded by TBCASoft and SoftBank. TBCASoft reportedly

IBM Launches New Blockchain Supply Chain Product Using Red Hat Tech

October 14, 2019
Global tech giant IBM has launched a new integrated supply chain product based on IBM’s technologies including Watson AI and IBM Blockchain. Hybrid-cloud integration Called Sterling Supply Chain Suite, the new IBM’s product enables hybrid-cloud support of data integration between manufacturers, retailers and other network participants, purportedly providing greater reliability, transparency and security, the firm

IBM Open to Collaboration with Facebook on Libra Project

September 26, 2019
Libra is a Form of Asset Tokenization IBM Endorses Blockchain, Not Bitcoin IBM is open to collaborating with the Libra project by Facebook, said Jason Kelley, IBM general manager of blockchain services. Kelley believes blockchain is about collaboration between projects, he commented in a CNBC interview. IBM is one of the largest companies dedicated to exploring blockchain

Volvo Is Using Blockchain to Source Conflict-Free Cobalt for Its Cars

August 12, 2019
Automaker Volvo Cars, owned by Chinese automotive group Geely, has produced electric cars with cobalt mapped on a blockchain, Reuters reports on Aug. 2. Blockchain used to combat child labor Per the report, Volvo also joined a project to monitor cobalt from Democratic Republic of Congo overseen by responsible-sourcing group RCS Global. Information technology outlet

World Bee Project and Oracle To Track Honey On The Blockchain

July 9, 2019
The technology giant Oracle has started a new partnership with the World Bee Project in order to create a blockchain technology that would create a system in order to assure sustainability in the supply chain of honey. The report was originally made by Ledger Insights, who covered this story. Now, this new blockchain-based honey tracing platform is set to