Experfy Launches Training Platform for Big Data & Internet of Things

Harvard-incubated Big Data and IoT consulting marketplace Experfy, which is home to 25,000 data experts, has announced the launch of a training platform to bridge the widening skills gap in the Big Data and...

Chain of Shipping Conference Held in Hong Kong

Last week in Wanchai, Hong Kong, blockchain advisory firm Chain of Things held its first Chain of Shipping conference. Designed to give professionals from the shipping industry and blockchain developers a view into the...

Blockchain Testing Underway for Global Trade Transaction

Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Wells Fargo and Brighann Cotton have undertaken a mission to complete a global trade transaction between two independent banks, combining blockchain technology, smart contracts and Internet of Things. The transaction...

DARPA Solicits Proposals for Blockchain-Based Messaging & Transaction Platform

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, a Pentagon agency responsible for developing emerging technologies for the military and elsewhere, has issued a solicitation for the creation of a secure messaging and transaction platform that...

Thomson Reuters Progresses in Axoni Partnership

Last year, in October, Axoni and Thomson Reuters partnered with seven other firms, including financial institutions and technology vendors, to implement a blockchain solution to synchronize post-trade life cycle management of equity swaps. The...

Why Insurance Needs Distributed Ledgers

The insurance industry is in a state of disruption. Customers are becoming frustrated with some elements of their interactions with insurance. They find that the product innovation doesn’t keep up with the digital landscape, which...

Blockchain Consultancy Zerado Partners with Chain of Things Consortium

London startup Zerado has partnered with Chain of Things. We got an opportunity to speak to Zerado co-founders Tomasz Mloduchowski and Laura Bailey about the company's offerings. CoT: How was Zerado founded and what are...

Q&A with Edgeless Casino

Recently, blockchain-based online casino Edgeless announced its upcoming ICO, due to begin on 16th February 2017. The Ethereum based casino markets itself on having 0% edge and full transparency. Co-Founder Tomas Lukosaitis agreed to...

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...

Blockchain Development Lab Announces Public Testnet

Aeternity, a software developer seeking to increase blockchain processing capacity, has announced that open testnet trials of its flagship platform have begun on GitHub, the website that hosts code for programmers. By posting the...