Sunday, June 25, 2017

WISeKey Blockchain Platform Authenticates Digital Identity for UN Sustainable Dev Goals

WISeKey International Holding Ltd, a cybersecurity company, has announced the release of a special edition of its Digital Identification and cyber-resilience app, WISeID, integrating blockchain technology. WISeID acts as a dual factor authentication technology...

Chain of Things Highlights Blockchain + IoT Potential at GSMA Africa Conference

Last week, at a GSMA event in Tanzania, Chain of Things (CoT) revealed how it is using blockchain technology to enhance the security of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Conor Colwell, COO & Co-Founder,...

Netki and Bitt Bring Blockchain Solutions to Caribbean

Netki, a provider of Open Source and Open Standards compliance solutions for blockchains, has announced the first production platform for Central Banks using its Digital Identity Service. Bitt, an architect of blockchain and distributed...

Blockchain Solution Provides Humanitarian Aid for Refugees

Two-factor authentication technology and payments network, Boloro Global Limited and BanQu, developer of an ‘Economic Identity’ platform, have announced that they have won the 'Innovate for Refugees' global competition held by MIT Enterprise Forum...

Demonstration of Private Blockchain in Account Data Recording for Microfinance by Infoteria and Tech...

Infoteria Corporation and Tech Bureau Corporation have successfully transferred loan and deposit account data in the main system of BC Finance, a microfinance institution in Myanmar, to mijin, the private blockchain placed on Microsoft...

Humaniq ICO Exceeds $5 Million

Ethereum-based financial services project Humaniq, providing banking services for the unbanked, has announced that its public crowdsale of the HMQ token finished with a participation of 11,860 people. The pre-seed funding for this crowd-sale...

Ciao Group Announces Blockchain Frontier Markets Project With Initial $530 Billion Target

Ciao Group, Inc. has announced the Blockchain Frontier Markets Project. The company recently announced the launch of its Cryptographic Enterprise Division led by Henryk Dabrowski, who is coming to Ciao from Alternet Systems, Inc....

Blockchain Feasibility Survey Finds Potential Disruption in African Financial Services

Blockchain technology accelerator BitHub.Africa recently conducted a survey on the feasibility of blockchain technology being harnesses to create solutions to various problems in Africa. They study's revelation come after a recent decision by Kenyan Central Bank to issue a...

Where’s China in Global Blockchain Movement? Starting a Digital Currency

One question at a Hong Kong blockchain conference yesterday shook up perspectives of R3's ambitious plan with 42 major banks to develop blockchain technology for the global financial sector. The questions was simply "Where is China?". The...

Stellar, Oradian Jointly Make Low-Cost Payment Available to Nigerian Rural Women

Stellar, a cryptocurrency non-profit corporation, and Oradian, a fintech firm providing core-banking software in West Africa, have launched a low-cost live payment transfer network among microfinance organizations in Nigeria. Through the integration of its banking software with Stellar's network, Oradian...