Chamber of Digital Commerce Launches Smart Contracts Alliance

Digital asset and blockchain promoter, the Chamber of Digital Commerce has launched the Smart Contracts Alliance (SCA), an initiative of leaders in the smart contracts ecosystem to promote the real-world application of the technology....

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...

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...

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...

Allianz, Nephila Announce Successful Pilot of Blockchain Tech for Cat Swap

Allianz Risk Transfer AG (ART), a subsidiary of Allianz Group, has announced the successful pilot of a blockchain smart contract technology for transacting natural catastrophe swaps, also known as "cat" swaps. The pilot was conducted...

R3’s Hearn Discusses Corda Platform Features, Relying on Proven Industry Protocols

Former Bitcoin Core developer Mike Hearn recently came out of silence to discuss Bitcoin briefly and to provide some detail about the charactertiscs of R3CEV's Corda platform. Hearn, who is R3's lead program engineer, left the...

The DAO Raises Over $108 Million in Token Sale with 12 Days Left

The DAO, a decentralized autonomous organization launched by the founders of Slock.it, has raised more than 10,600,000 ether (ETH) – equivalent to more than a US$108 million. The DAO is selling a native token with the same...

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...

Delaware Governor Highlights States Blockchain Initiative with Symbiont

The Governor of the US State of Delaware, Jack Markell, this week revealed an initiative by the State to encourage use of blockchain and smart contract technology to help the public and enterprises lower transactional costs, speed up and automate manual...

Microsoft Joins Chamber of Digital Commerce, Reveals New Blockchain Partners

Microsoft has joined the Chamber of Digital Commerce, a trade association focused on promoting distributed ledger technology. A statement co-authored by Marley Gray, Director of Microsoft's Cloud and Enterprise BizDev & Strategy, explained the decision to join: At Microsoft, we’re focused on providing the...