After months of rumors, Facebook today unveiled its plans for its own cryptocurrency, which the company called Libra. The social media network is launching with support from partners including PayPal, Uber, Spotify, Visa and Mastercard and plans to debut Libra sometime in the next six to 12 months.
Cryptocurrency market data site CoinMarketCap has formed a new alliance that seeks to promote greater transparency, accountability, and disclosure from projects in the crypto space.
Called Data Accountability & Transparency Alliance (DATA), the initiative is underpinned by CoinMarketCap’s belief that the provision of additional data points would empower their users to make more informed decisions,
The European Commission (EC) has officially launched its blockchain initiative that includes over 100 firms and organizations.
Called the International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA), the blockchain initiative brings together industry, startups and SMEs,
The Sovrin Foundation has formed a new group that aims to become the world’s leading destination for self-sovereign identity (SSI) education and collaboration.
The Sovrin Foundation is a nonprofit organization established to administer the Governance Framework governing the Sovrin Network, a decentralized global public network enabling self-sovereign identity on the internet.
The Commercial Bank of Qatar has joined R3’s collaborative initiative to develop innovative applications and solutions on its Corda blockchain platform.
The Commercial Bank is a private sector bank operating in Qatar since 1975. It engages in conventional banking, brokerage services,
A new blockchain consortium has been formed in the United States by a group of oil and gas companies.
Dubbed the OOC Oil & Gas Blockchain Consortium, the group resides under the Offshore Operators Committee (OOC) and intends to conduct proofs of concept with blockchain technology in 2019.
Japan-based telecom carrier SoftBank and California-based tech startup TBCASoft will be leading a new blockchain digital identification study working group under the Carrier Blockchain Study Group (CBSG).
Formed by SoftBank, Sprint, Far EasTone and TBCASoft in 2017, the CBSG aims to develop an innovative blockchain platform designed specifically for telecom carriers.
Blockchain Association Of Canada, Chamber of Digital Commerce Join Forces To Jointly Expand Advocacy Mission
Launched in July 2014, the Chamber of Digital Commerce is the world’s first and largest trade association representing the crypto and blockchain industry.
Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created by The Linux Foundation to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies, has added nine new members to the consortium.
Founded in 2015, Hyperledger allows organizations to create robust, industry-specific applications, platforms and hardware systems to support their individual business transactions by offering enterprise-grade,
The Universal Protocol Alliance was formed last year by cryptocurrency companies and blockchain pioneers,