Tel Aviv Stock Exchange To Utilize Blockchain For New Securities Lending Platform

Announcements, Blockchain | May 17, 2018 By:

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) is planning to develop a blockchain securities lending platform.

The project will bring together Israeli FinTech hub The Floor, Accenture, and Intel to develop the blockchain platform for the TASE. The project was born during a blockchain hackathon in March 2017 and quickly transitioned to a concrete opportunity.

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Blockchain Startup Streamr Launches Realtime Data Marketplace, Partners With Nokia And OSIsoft

Announcements, Blockchain | May 17, 2018 By:

Swiss blockchain startup Streamr has partnered with Finnish telecom giant Nokia and California software company OSIsoft to enable consumers to control and market tokenized data.

The partnerships was announced at the Consensus 2018 conference Wednesday, where Streamr CEO Henri Pihkala also conducted a live launch of the company’s real-time data marketplace.

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Veridium Teams With IBM To Create Social And Environmental Impact Tokens

Announcements, Blockchain, Innovation, News | May 17, 2018 By:

Environmental FinTech company Veridium is partnering with IBM to help transform the carbon credit market using blockchain technology.

Veridium, a collaborative initiative of EcoSmart Labs, Brian Kelly Capital Management, IDEAcarbon, Everland and CBL Markets, will leverage IBM’s blockchain technology and expertise to transform carbon credits into a new type of fungible digital asset that can be redeemed and traded on the Stellar network with less friction.

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Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Sets Blockchain Specification Standards

Announcements, Blockchain, Innovation, News | May 16, 2018 By:

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance has set a common technical specification for ethereum blockchains today, dubbed Enterprise Ethereum Client Specification 1.0.  The specifications are designed to create common standards as a way to marshall developer efforts.

The specifications were announced at the Consensus 2018 conference in New York and had been in the works for a while.

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