Amazon Web Services is a subsidiary of Amazon.com that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms to individuals,
PayPal co-founder Max Levchin has said that blockchain is a fantastic technology, but he’s not sure about the bitcoin’s long-term potential.
Speaking to CNBC during a Breakthrough Prize award ceremony in Silicon Valley, Levchin said that blockchain is a brilliant mathematical idea, fantastic technology,
The South Indian Bank (SIB), a major private sector bank in India, has created a blockchain-enabled transfer facility for faster overseas remittance and payments.
The bank said the facility successfully executed overseas transactions in partnership with an unnamed currency exchange house in West Asia.
Diamond supplier De Beers is investing in a blockchain platform that will enable the industry to trace a diamond’s entire transaction history.
De Beers CEO Bruce Cleaver said the blockchain-based diamond traceability platform will provide a single, immutable record that traces a diamond’s individual journey through the value chain.
The New Zealand government is testing blockchain’s capability in managing sensitive data. The project is part of a move to provide next-generation information technology (IT) platforms to help government agencies simplify the management of trusted information.
Blockchain firm Finom AG has filed for a Regulation D exemption for its initial coin offering (ICO). The ICO already raised $37.2 million, which started on November 15 and is expected to close on December 30.
Reg D, under the Securities Act,
Smart asset technology platform Digix has raised $1.25 million in a seed funding round, led by Japanese venture capital firm Global Brain and blockchain-focused firm Fenbushi Capital.
Founded in 2014, the Digix platform tokenizes physical assets on ethereum. The company leverages the distributed ledger for its immutability,
Russia’s Sberbank has conducted the country’s first payment transaction using the blockchain technology. The participants involved in the pilot include MegaFon, MegaLabs, Alfa-Bank, and IBM.
The Russian bank said the blockchain payment transaction used the IBM Blockchain platform on the basis of HyperLedger Fabric,
Cypherium is building a hybrid blockchain to provide optimal on-chain scalability.
Led by Sky Guo, the company is comprised of experienced technologists, visionaries, and experts possessing extensive background in cryptography, decentralized networking and software architecture.
Guo holds extensive infrastructure-level knowledge regarding blockchain consensus,
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