Hong Kong Gov Plans Blockchain Tech Incubation for Financial Services with Tech Funds

In his ninth budget speech last week, Hong Kong's Financial Secretary John Tsang highlighted the Hong Kong government's plan to foster the utilization of blockchain technology in the city's financial services industry and incubate...

Blockchain Technology for Copyright Solutions

Copyrobo, a technology company that creates timestamped evidence of work, is utilizing blockchain technology and Qualified Timestamps, to help creators timestamp and manage their copyrights. The Vietnam-based company is committed to ensuring people's rights...

KPMG Report on Blockchain Consensus Mechanisms

Blockchain has sparked a new wave of innovation in financial services. And, it’s easy to see why. Consensus mechanisms, which provide the technology infrastructure for blockchain and other continuously evolving distributed ledger technologies, hold...

How Can Blockchain Technology Impact the Gambling Industry?

At today's GamCrowd London Technology Week event on gambling technology, conference attendees will have the opportunity to learn from a panel of blockchain experts on the topic "How is Block Chain technology impacting the...

ConsenSys Debuts Blockchain KYC Oracle “Proof-of-Physical-Address”

ConsenSys, the Ethereum development studio, has debuted a "Know Your Customer" (KYC) smart oracle called Proof-of-Physical-Address (PoPA). An oracle is a particular entity, such as a known API, machine or alternative blockchain, trusted by the participants...

Malaysian Money Exchange Selects Dragonfly Fintech for Payment Solution

Singapore-based Dragonfly Fintech has announced its deal to power Metro Money Exchange, a Malaysian licensed wholesale and money remittance company using thhttp://www.dragonflyfintech.com/e NEM's blockchain technology. The payment and settlement solution will be implemented in...

Blockchain Technology Tested for Settlements Using Virtual Currency by Mizuho Financial Group and IBM

Mizuho Financial Group and IBM have announced a test of the potential of blockchain for use in settlements with virtual currency. By doing this, Mizuho hopes to explore how payments can be instantaneously swapped,...

Dash and Coinfirm Partnership for AML/KYC Compliance

Cryptocurrency Dash has announced the direct cooperation with a blockchain compliance platform provider, Coinfirm. The partnership will create a solution for AML/KYC compliance in the cryptocurrency sector. London-based Coinfirm will provide Dash with the ability...

PwC, Z/Yen Partner on Blockchain for Wholesale Insurance

PwC and Z/Yen today revealed that they are launching a "Long Finance" research project into the potential of blockchain technology in wholesale insurance. The proposed study will be a collaborative exercise working with the Long...

SBI SECURITIES and IBM Test Blockchain for Bond Trading

IBM has announced that SBI SECURITIES is testing the potential of blockchain technology for a new type of bond trading system. Working in collaboration with IBM, SBI SECURITIES intends to make blockchain technology for...