Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Delaware, Symbiont Establish Blockchain Initiative for Delaware-Inc. Businesses

The governor of the US State of Delaware, Jack Markell, unveiled today the establishment of the Delaware Blockchain Initiative, a suite of programs encouraging expanded use and development of distributed ledger and smart contract technologies by Delaware-incorporated...

GEOS Project Plans Release of Token Crowdsale

Graphene Operating System - GEOS - a fully decentralised operating system for blockchain applications, has announced a crowdsale of the GEOS cryptocurrency token, set to start in Q3 2017. GEOS offers a flexible blockchain architecture...

PwC Survey Finds Most Businesses Unsure How to React to Blockchain

In a recent global fintech survey of leaders from the world’s top financial institutions, accounting and management consulting giant PwC determined that, while 56% of survey respondents recognize the importance of blockchain technology, 56% are unsure...

Coinsilium’s Blockchain Tech Lab for Developers Debuts 11-17 April 2016

Coinsilium, a London-based blockchain tech investment firm, is holding its first Blockchain Tech Lab from 11 to 17 April 2016. The lab is a week-long comprehensive, intensive blockchain tech course and hackathon for developers. We...

Nxt Joins the Hyperledger Project

The Nxt Foundation has announced it has become an Associate member of the Hyperledger Project with the Linux Foundation, joining the likes of like IBM, JP Morgan Chase, Intel and the Moscow Exchange. Nxt...

WePower Launches Blockchain-Powered Green Energy Platform, Registration for Fundraiser

Gibraltar-based green energy exchange platform WePower has announced it will accept registrations for the fundraiser as the company prepares for its official launch. The WePower pre-launch fundraiser is structured as a reward-based crowdfunding campaign,...

Major Financial Institutions Promote and Test Utility Settlement Coin Concept

BNY Mellon, Deutsche Bank, ICAP and Santander have joined UBS and Clearmatics to develop the Utility Settlement Coin (USC), a cryptocurrency model which aims to facilitate payment and settlement for institutional financial markets. The...

Ethereum Developers Course Now Certifiable on Ethereum Blockchain

B9lab has announced that the first graduates of its Ethereum Developers Course are now registered on the Ethereum blockchain. Those who passed will not only have their certificates verified on the Ethereum Platform but...

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...

R3 Reveals Custom Designed Distributed Ledger Platform – Corda

The Chief Technology Officer of R3, Richard G Brown, revealed today that the consortium with its member banks is working on a distributed ledger platform for financial services called Corda. Brown describes Corda in this...