Cambodia’s Central Bank Signs Deal to Develop Blockchain Tech

Cambodia’s Central Bank Signs Deal to Develop Blockchain Tech

The National Bank of Cambodia has reportedly inked an agreement with distributed ledger tech startup Soramitsu that will find the central bank contributing to its development projects. Announced today, the goal of the effort is to begin joint work on new payment...
Music Groups Band Together to Build Blockchain Rights Solution

Music Groups Band Together to Build Blockchain Rights Solution

Three societies tasked with protecting the intellectual property rights of musicians, writers and other content creators have joined forces to build a blockchain solution to prevent piracy. Powered by Hyperledger’s open-source Fabric distributed ledger, and...
TMX Selects Hyperledger For Blockchain Voting Prototype

TMX Selects Hyperledger For Blockchain Voting Prototype

Financial services firm TMX Group yesterday became the latest to join the heated race to provide stockholders with blockchain solutions for voting. The operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange, the Montreal Stock Exchange and more, revealed it has completed a proxy...
Intel Demos Seafood Tracking on Sawtooth Lake Blockchain

Intel Demos Seafood Tracking on Sawtooth Lake Blockchain

The ocean-to-table movement is getting a high-tech helping hand. Intel has just revealed a public demo that finds it showcasing how a seafood supply chain project can be built using its open-source Sawtooth Lake codebase. As such, the project is the latest that finds...
Panasonic Among New Contributors to Hyperledger’s Iroha Project

Panasonic Among New Contributors to Hyperledger’s Iroha Project

Five new companies are contributing to Iroha, one of several projects attached to the Hyperledger blockchain initiative. Among the companies joining is Japanese electronics conglomerate Panasonic, marking its first major foray into the blockchain space. Other firms...
Spanish Bank BBVA Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Project

Spanish Bank BBVA Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Project

Spanish banking group BBVA has become the latest member of the Hyperledger blockchain project. Two representatives of BBVA will officially join the initiative, connecting the conglomerate with the 100-plus startups and businesses already involved. The move marks the...
Why Mizuho Believes Bitcoin Still Has a Future in Banking

Why Mizuho Believes Bitcoin Still Has a Future in Banking

Japanese banking giant Mizuho Financial Group is nearing completion of a pilot project that utilizes the bitcoin blockchain for securities transfer. First announced last year as a proof-of-concept (PoC) built with bitcoin’s open asset protocol, the project is...
IBM vs Microsoft: Two Tech Giants, Two Blockchain Visions

IBM vs Microsoft: Two Tech Giants, Two Blockchain Visions

Noelle Acheson is a 10-year veteran of company analysis, corporate finance and fund management, and a member of CoinDesk’s product team. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday, exclusively...
Why Mizuho’s Blockchain Roadmap Still Includes Bitcoin

Why Mizuho’s Blockchain Roadmap Still Includes Bitcoin

Japanese banking giant Mizuho Financial Group is nearing completion of a pilot project that utilizes the bitcoin blockchain for securities transfer. First announced last year as a proof-of-concept (PoC) built with bitcoin’s open asset protocol (designed for...
Hyperledger Bond Trading Platform Goes Open Source

Hyperledger Bond Trading Platform Goes Open Source

A bond trading platform built on top of Hyperledger’s Sawtooth Lake distributed ledger was made open source this week, alongside a release of a demo of the technology. The project, first announced in September 2016, was designed to demonstrate how bond trading...
SAP Ariba Inks Blockchain Supply Chain Partnership With Everledger

SAP Ariba Inks Blockchain Supply Chain Partnership With Everledger

SAP Ariba, the US software and IT firm owned by tech giant SAP, has integrated its services with blockchain startup Everledger. Announced today, the move will see SAP Ariba deploy the tech for use in supply chain applications, one of the services the company provides....
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