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...

Digital Asset, DTCC to Develop Distributed Ledger Solution for Repo Clearing

Digital Asset Holdings, a developer of distributed ledger technolgy, and the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) today announced plans to develop and test a distributed ledger based solution to manage the clearing and settlement of...

Blockchain Verified Database for Securing Sensitive Items

Visible Assets, Inc., a private Industrial and Defense Internet of Things company based in New Hampshire, has released a new systems' product, AccuAudit IO. AccuAudit is based on a blockchain verified audit trail tied...

Blockchain Transforms Global Coffee Supply Chain

bext360, a company that develops technology to streamline supply chains in emerging economies, has announced that it is launching its first product, along with its ‘bext-to-brew’ platform. This platform uses blockchain, AI, and IoT...

Financial Services Blockchain Solutions From KPMG

KPMG has announced the introduction of its Digital Ledger Services, a suite of services designed to help financial services companies realize the potential of blockchain capabilities in providing faster and more secure transactions, streamlining...

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...

Hyperledger Announces Hyperledger Fabric 1.0 is Production-Ready

Hyperledger, a collaborative cross-industry effort created to advance blockchain technology, has announced the general availability of Hyperledger Fabric 1.0. Hosted by The Linux Foundation, Hyperledger Fabric is a blockchain framework implementation and is intended...

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....

Research Identifies Challenges for Blockchain Clearing and Settlement

TABB Group, a London-based financial markets research firm, has completed a report that highlights challenges for transforming market settlement to blockchain-based systems. TABB research concurs there are major technological incentives for moving markets to the blockchain, namely decentralizing...

Tradeblock Founders Establish Axoni to Provide Permissioned Ledger Tech

TradeBlock announced the launch of Axoni, a new company focused exclusively on the permissioned ledger space. Created by the founders of TradeBlock, Axoni is assisting financial institutions and service providers to bring blockchain technology...