Monday, June 26, 2017

SWIFT Research Paper Concludes Permissioned Ledger Only Blockchain for Securities Settlement

Two prominent blockchain tech researchers, Michael Mainelli and Alistair Milne, have produced a working paper for the SWIFT Institute on the potential impact of blockchain technology on the securities industry. Mainelli is the leader of...

Development of Usage Record Management System Utilizing Factom

Kaula Incorporated, a blockchain platformer, has announced that Kaula and Atrris Co., Ltd. – a company that has been developing personnel, payment, accounting and medical logistics systems - have agreed to jointly develop a...

Ernst and Young Examine Blockchain Possibilities

Financial services advisor Ernst & Young has produced a report on blockchain technology titled ‘Blockchain reaction: Tech plans for critical mass’ which looks into the upcoming potential for the technology. In the report, Ernst...

SAP Joins Hyperledger as Premier Member, Reveals Sap.iO Fund

Hyperledger, a collaborative cross-industry effort created to advance blockchain technology, has announced that SAP SE has joined as a Premier member. As part of SAP's Premier membership, Dominik Heere, Vice President, Innovation Engineering, SAP...

Mizuho Bank, Fujitsu Trial OAP Blockchain System for Cross-Border Securities Transactions

Mizuho Bank, Fujitsu, and Fujitsu Laboratories today announced that they have jointly conducted a trial using blockchain technology to reduce the processing time for cross-border securities transactions, from the current three days to same-day settlement. The test...

Overstock.com Unveils Plan for Public Offering Using Blockchain

Overstock.com has announced its plan to complete what it claims will be the world’s first public offering using proprietary blockchain technology. The offering will allow Overstock.com shareholders to purchase Overstock.com blockchain or traditional preferred...

Blockchain Powered CDN Trading Platform Crowdsources Bandwidth

Chinese blockchain company BlockCDN is in the process of creating a bank for computing resources that makes it possible to offer crowdsourced bandwidth at competitive prices to content providers. BlockCDN, currently preparing for an...

Goldman Sachs Report Details Significant Benefits of Blockchain Technology

Goldman Sachs has recently released a report on blockchain, investigating the potential of the technology to revolutionise different market areas and to determine how effective its use might be in reducing the time, cost...

Interview : Credits Framework for Purpose-Built Blockchains

As a part of our blockchain in credit markets seminar, Chain-Finance got an opportunity to ask Nick Williamson from Credits Visions about the startup's proprietary blockchain technology. How would you describe your blockchain technology? We provide a built-from-scratch...

Intrinio and Factom Collaboration for Immutable US Stock Market Data

Blockchain provider Factom Inc. and financial analysis platform developer Intrinio have announced that they are working on a joint project with the aim of storing Wall Street data on the Factom blockchain. Every 15...