Internet of People Announces Distributed Governance Model with Contribution Contracts

Fermat, the blockchain and graphchain-enabled open source project developing the ‘Internet of People’, has announced the release of its distributed governance system featuring an embedded voting system. Inspired by the cryptocurrency Dash, it adds...

IBM, Dubai Government Agencies and Enterprises Launch Blockchain Initiative

IBM has announced a blockchain initiative with Dubai Customs and Dubai Trade, advancing Dubai's government blockchain strategy. As part of the initiative, IBM is also working with businesses including Emirates NBD, du, Aramex, and Banco...

Former Haitian Prime Minister Weighs in on Blockchain

At a senior panel discussion entitled 'Demystifying Blockchain', which was hosted by Decoded last month in New York, former Prime Minister of Haiti, Laurent Lamothe, spoke on his experiences during his tenure. One event...

Electronic Government as a Service Now in Beta Testing Phase

Electronic Government as a Service or ‘eGaaS’, has announced it has entered beta testing. An international blockchain platform for organizing economic, state and social activities for citizens and their communities based on smart law...

Singapore, HSBC, BofA ML Trial Blockchain for Trade Finance

HSBC, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Singapore's Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) have teamed up to trial a new blockchain prototype to execute import-export deals automatically using smart contract technology. The prototype, which utilizes the...

NAC Foundation Supports Blockchain Position of US House Resolution 835

Creator of Aten Coin, NAC has announced that it is supporting Resolution 835 in a bid to further its goals of improving financial literacy, increasing the options for consumers to manage their finances, engaging...

UK Government G-Cloud Agreement Awarded to Credits

Blockchain platform provider, Credits has revealed it is now supplying its Blockchain-as-a-Service to the UK Government public sector through the Government Digital Services Digital Marketplace. The Crown Commercial Service awarded Credits a place on the...

Deloitte Luxembourg Develops Regulatory PoC for Blockchain Tech

Deloitte Luxembourg has announced that it has developed a proof of concept to address regulatory transaction reporting in a distributed ledger technology environment. Deloitte also has determined that through smart contracts, transaction reporting becomes...

UK Government Experimenting with Blockchain for Welfare Claimants

The BBC reported today that the UK government has quietly begun looking into the use of blockchain technology, with a trial of the payment of 24 welfare claimants over a six month period. Previously...

Reserve Bank of India Analyzes Blockchain

Two years after the Reserve Bank of India voiced concerns about virtual currencies, including Bitcoins,  the bank’s Deputy Governor H R Khan has now informed that there will soon be a team set up...