Blockchain Joint Venture Aims To Stop Counterfeit Drugs

Innovation, Investing, News, Regulation, Uncategorized | September 21, 2017 By:

A joint venture that will explore and develop blockchain solutions for the pharmaceutical industry has been formed. The MediLedger project unites Chronicled Inc., a technology company specializing in Internet of Things, and The LinkLab LLC, a supply chain consulting group. The venture is aimed at demonstrating compliance with the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA),


Telecom Giant Swisscom Establishes New Blockchain Unit

Uncategorized | September 21, 2017 By:

Swisscom, a state-owned telecommunications provider in Switzerland, has established a new subsidiary focused on blockchain.

The new blockchain unit, called “Swisscom Blockchain Ltd.,” will focus on a range of services around blockchain technology. These include enterprise-facing solutions as well as support for companies looking to launch initial coin offerings (ICOs).


Japan Tech Giant GMO Internet To Create Bitcoin Mining Operation

Blockchain, FinTech, Investing, News, Regulation, Uncategorized | September 8, 2017 By:

Japanese technology giant GMO Internet Group has started its own bitcoin mining operation in its home country.

GMO plans to have a large bitcoin mining operation running by the beginning of next year. The move will complete the plans the conglomerate first revealed in January of this year and accelerated after Japan legalized bitcoin.