Australian ​Department Of Health Explores Blockchain For Medical Research Records

News | May 21, 2018 By:

Australia’s Department of Health has partnered with blockchain startup Agile Digital and cloud provider Vault Systems to trial a blockchain platform that supports research on health data while maintaining privacy on citizen data.

During the project, the health department was able to use a blockchain platform built by Agile and Vault to notarize which researcher undertook data science experiments,


Japanese Bank MUFG Partners With Akamai Technologies To Develop New Blockchain Payment Network

Announcements, Blockchain | May 21, 2018 By:

Japan-based Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the world’s fifth-largest financial institution, has teamed with cloud delivery platform Akamai Technologies to develop a new blockchain payment network.

Akamai Technologies provides cloud services for delivering, optimizing, and securing content and business applications over the Internet in the United States and internationally.


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.