China Merchants Bank successfully implements distributed ledger technology to business

FinTech | February 27, 2017 By:

China Merchants Bank has implemented distributed ledger technology for efficient settlements and communication between branches.

CMB’s new blockchain system has shown its high efficiency where the decentralized system decreases information transmission time from its usual 6 minutes to within seconds. It has also shown high security where it is difficult to mutate the information that is recorded on a closed private chain.


IOHK and University of Edinburgh to collaborate on blockchain research hub

Blockchain | February 27, 2017 By:

IOHK, a leading blockchain research and development company and the University of Edinburgh have established a blockchain technology laboratory at the latter’s School of Informatics. Academics and students will collaborate on research and industry concerns.

Aggelos Kiayias, a cryptography professor at the University of Edinburgh who joined IOHK as its chief scientist last October,