Hong Kong’s ANX Introduces Blockchain Platform for Issuing & Managing Digital Assets

ANX International, a Hong Kong operator of cryptocurrency exchanges and white label platforms, is launching ANX Blockchain Services (ABS) on a global stage at the Cloud Expo Asia in Hong Kong today. ABS is a free cloud platform...

The DAO Raises Over $108 Million in Token Sale with 12 Days Left

The DAO, a decentralized autonomous organization launched by the founders of Slock.it, has raised more than 10,600,000 ether (ETH) – equivalent to more than a US$108 million. The DAO is selling a native token with the same...

Chainreactor Beta-Testing Permissioned Blockchain with DT-Chain

Chainreactor is developing and commercializing a permissioned blockchain platform for private, commercial grade solutions. The startup is the brainchild of former Capital One database specialist, Jonathan Nelson. Nelson conceived of Chainreactor while building blockchain proofs-of-concept at...

Blockchain DApp Enables Trading & Tracking of “Sweat Equity” with Ethereum

Noah Thorp is the co-founder and CEO at CoMakery. CoMakery is a blockchain distributed application (DApp) that can change the way people work, enabling them to collaborate freely with each other and be rewarded. The DApp is...

Asian Blockchain Interest Rises as Major Banks, FIs Look to Boost Efficiency, Cut Costs

Blockchain technology gains momentum in Asia as major financial services firms are exploring the tech in hopes to gain in efficiency and cut costs. In Asia, Japanese banks and financial services firms have been undeniably...

Microsoft Joins Chamber of Digital Commerce, Reveals New Blockchain Partners

Microsoft has joined the Chamber of Digital Commerce, a trade association focused on promoting distributed ledger technology. A statement co-authored by Marley Gray, Director of Microsoft's Cloud and Enterprise BizDev & Strategy, explained the decision to join: At Microsoft, we’re focused on providing the...

Axoni, Markit Successfully Test Blockchain for CDS with Bank of America, Citi, Credit Suisse,...

Earlier in April, seven firms announced the successful test of blockchain technology and smart contracts to manage post-trade lifecycle events for standard North American single name credit default swaps (CDS). The first of its kind...

Libra Reveals Enterprise Solution for Compliance, Auditing & Integration of Digital Assets

Libra, a provider of compliance, audit, and integration solutions for blockchain technology and digital assets, has announced the debut of an enterprise solution. In 2014, the California-based software developer released its first product, a software suite permitting individuals...

BNP Paribas, SmartAngels Build Blockchain Share Register for Private Company Securities

BNP Paribas Securities Services, a custodian subsidiary of BNP Paribas, and French direct investment platform SmartAngels, have signed a strategic partnership to use blockchain technology for crowdfunding of private companies. The two partners will permit private companies...

Subprime Auto Loans: Another Reason For Using Distributed Ledgers for Asset Backed Securities

“Lending bubbles usually look the same. Credit criteria is loosened. Verification standards are relaxed. The people selling the loans make money when the loans are booked, but do not suffer from losses when the...