Dubbed CDC (CARATS.IO Diamond Currency), the new cryptocurrency will be based solely on investments in diamonds purchased at the Israel Diamond Exchange.
IBM is collaborating with car manufacturer ZF Friedrichshafen and investment bank UBS to jointly develop an open automotive transaction platform for mobility services based on blockchain. The partnership was announced at the Frankfurt Auto Show.
South Korea’s Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), in collaboration with members of the shipping and logistics blockchain consortium, has successfully completed its first pilot voyage using blockchain technology.
The ten-day voyage was conducted from Busan in South Korea to Qingdao,
ULedger’s blockchain solutions allegedly enable its clients to create a permanent, independent 3rd-party record of any type of data,
Chinese media and technology giant Tencent has teamed with Intel to jointly develop blockchain technology for the TUSI (Tencent User Security Infrastructure) Internet of Things (IoT) laboratory. The announcement was made at the 2017 World Internet of Things Exposition in Wuxi,
September 18 will mark the launch of the first test for the upgrades to the ethereum blockchain via a hard fork known as Metropolis.
The test, code-named “Byzantium,” will be followed by a second test, “Constantinople,” at a later time. The Metropolis upgrade is expected in October if all goes well with the testing.
Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin says initial coin offerings (ICO) are in a bubble and are “growing at a rate that is hard to control.”
Buterin made the remarks to Israeli financial newspaper TheMarker during a trip to the country to talk with cryptocurrency and blockchain entrepreneurs.
Reports are multiplying that China is about to shut down its domestic cryptocurrency exchanges. The move follows a decision by regulators last week to ban initial coin offerings (ICO).
On Monday, Bloomberg News and the Wall Street Journal followed an initial report by China’s Caixin news service that regulators have ordered a halt to all digital currency trading platforms in the country.
The Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative (B3i) has unveiled its fully-functional re-insurance blockchain prototype at the RVS conference in Monte Carlo.
B3i was created by the world’s two largest re-insurers, Munich Re and Swiss Re, along with insurers Aegon, Allianz and Zurich, in October,
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