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Humaniq ICO Exceeds $5 Million

Ethereum-based financial services project Humaniq, providing banking services for the unbanked, has announced that its public crowdsale of the HMQ token finished with a participation of 11,860 people. The pre-seed funding for this crowd-sale...

Blockchain and Internet of Things Consortium Progresses Ecosystem Protocol

Skuchain and Chronicled, in collaboration with the members of five enterprises and six start-ups, have announced the launch of an IoT ‘thing’ registration API supporting Ethereum, Quorum, and Hyperledger blockchain implementations. The protocol allows...

Blockchain Technology to Combat Counterfeiting

At the beginning of April, over 500 participants from around the world gathered at the Munich #Blockshow2017 conference. There was a focus on fintech but discussions about the legal aspects of the Internet of...

Chain Integrates Blockchain Technology with Thales Hardware Security Modules

Thales, critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security provider, has announced the integration of its nShield hardware security module (HSM) with Chain, provider of enterprise-grade blockchain infrastructure that enables organizations – including Nasdaq, Citi...

WeTrust Launches Trusted Lending Circles Platform, Trustcoin Crowdsale

Collaborative savings and insurance platform WeTrust, an Ethereum blockchain platform aiming to bring financial inclusion to the masses, has announced the launch of its very first Trusted Lending Circles product. The blockchain-based reciprocal aid...

Maersk and IBM Build Industry-Wide Cross-Border Supply Chain Solution on Blockchain

IBM and global transport and logistics powerhouse Maersk have announced a new collaboration to use blockchain technology to help transform the global, cross-border supply chain. Based on the Hyperledger Fabric and built by IBM...

Global Blockchain Technology Market Expects Significant Growth Over Next Decade

Research and Markets has announced the addition of a new report to its offering. ‘Global Blockchain technology Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2025’ predicts the growth of the global blockchain technology...

Global Blockchain Project Announces Alpha Release

Fermat, the decentralized and blockchain-enabled open source project developing the ‘Internet of People’, have announced major upgrades to its technology and architecture, along with new partnerships. The project’s community currently has over 60 national...

B9lab Offers Blockchain Online Course for CTOs

B9lab has announced the launch of its online course for CTOs, covering blockchain technology and decentralised infrastructure. Available globally, the course was developed in response to requests for a technical course for non-programmers. Elias Haase,...

Former Haitian Prime Minister Weighs in on Blockchain

At a senior panel discussion entitled 'Demystifying Blockchain', which was hosted by Decoded last month in New York, former Prime Minister of Haiti, Laurent Lamothe, spoke on his experiences during his tenure. One event...