Cognizant – “Significant Progress” Made in Improving Blockchain Performance

Chain-Finance got a chance to talk to Lata Varghese, Cognizant's Sr. Director, Consulting, Banking and Financial Services, about blockchain for financial services. How large is Cognizant's Blockchain Consulting Practice? How fast is it growing? Are you...

Eris Plays Major Role in R3’s Latest Blockchain Test with 40 Global Banks

Eris Industries, a blockchain distributed applications developer, played a major role in R3's experiment with forty banking giants. The Eris Platform and tools were tested by all 40 banks on different blockchains, including a fully-permissionable ErisDB (eris:db)...

Terry Pierce Joins Fluent from PrimeRevenue

Finance Magnates has reported that Terry Pierce, salesman at PrimeRevenue, a cloud-enabled supply chain finance solutions provider, and former second round draft pick of American football team the Denver Broncos, has joined blockchain start-up...

British MPs Cite “Blockchain Banks” Rise in Opposing Integration of BoE Regulatory Subsidiary

Opposition British Members of Parliament have pressed for removal of a clause in the Bank of England and Financial Services Bill that integrates the Prudential Regulation Authority into the Bank of England as a...

PwC, Blockstream Form Partnership to Deliver Blockchain Tech Globally

Blockstream announced on Friday a strategic partnership with PwC to bring blockchain technology and services to enterprises internationally. Founded by important contributors to the Bitcoin ecosystem, Blockstream is working to extend the capabilities at the Bitcoin protocol...

Blockchain Inspector Founder Discusses Blockchain Fraud Detection Tool

Blockchain Inspector, based in the French commune of Angoulême, is an early stage startup aiming to use blockchain to combat fraud. In March, they signed a deal with their first customer, a London Bitcoin exchange,...

Microsoft Hauls in 5 More Blockchain Partners Including Monero, Tendermint

Microsoft Azure  on Thursday rolled out more news about its rapidly growing Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) platform, welcoming six more partners and revealing main sites where partner offerings can be found. Microsoft's new BaaS partners include Algorythmix, Expanse, Influx,...

Business Intel Firm to Use Blockchain for Monitoring Company Data Changes

kompany.com, a business intelligence provider, has recently announced its plan to provide electronic ledgers of original and authoritative company information. At the 2016 joint conference of the European Commerce Registers’ Forum and Corporate Registers’ Forum in Cardiff,...

EPAM Team of Specialists Working on Blockchain Technology Solutions

Global provider of product development and software engineering solutions, EPAM Systems, Inc. has announced today that a team of experts will be focused on identifying and implementing a new category of solutions using blockchain...

How Transactions Are Validated on a Distributed Ledger

(A special thanks to Simon Taylor who was instrumental in much of my thinking through conversations we had around this topic. His input was invaluable) This post will explore how transactions will be validated using...