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...

Germany’s Financial Authority Sees Blockchain as Potential “New Standard” in Financial Markets

In a report this week, Germany's Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht), highlights the potential introduction of distributed ledger technology, also known as blockchain technology, in the financial industry. Known by its abbreviation BaFin, the...

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...

Indian Banks Look at Blockchain Tech to Eliminate Back Office

Blockchain technology has become the focus of attention of some of the world's largest financial institutions with Indian banks being no exception. Banks such as Axis Bank Ltd. are vigorously looking at blockchain technology to...

Blockchain Financial Services Integrated with the Estonian e-Residency Program

Mothership, a new token market, exchange, cloud hosting platform and wallet providing blockchain financial services, has been introduced to the Estonian eResidency program. The e-Residency offered by Estonia is a government-issued digital ID available...

Australia’s Central Bank Foresees Possibility of Digital Aussie Dollar

Tony Richards, the Head of Payments Policy Department of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), told a payment conference in Sydney this week that the advent of a digital national currency is a possibility. Richards stated: "Let...

IBM Debuts Blockchain Cloud & Bluemix Services for Financial, Government, Healthcare Sectors

IBM today revealed a new framework for securely operating blockchain networks, as well as new services on the IBM Cloud that are designed to meet existing regulatory and security requirements. The US-based global technology giant indicates that, after...

UK, Australian Financial Authorities Sign Agreement Beneficial to Fintech

UK Financial Conduct Authority and Australian Securities & Investment Commission have signed a co-operation agreement. The purpose of the agreement is to improve sharing of information between the regulators and refer fintech businesses from their respective...

ConsenSys DApp Enables Registry Creation & Management on Ethereum Blockchain

ConsenSys, an Ethereum-focused venture production studio, yesterday unveiled a platform called Regis, which makes it easy to build, deploy, and manage decentralized registries on the Ethereum blockchain. Regis permits users to design and maintain user-defined...

Credits Partners to Deliver Blockchain-as-a-Service to UK Public Sector

Credits, a blockchain infrastructure provider, is partnering with Skyscape Cloud Services Limited to deliver Blockchain-as-a-Service to UK public sector organisations. The Credits platform is designed to enable organisations to rapidly develop blockchains that address the challenges...