JPMorgan Introduces “Juno” Blockchain Prototype with Lower Latency, Higher Throughput

JPMorgan on Friday revealed its own blockchain technology prototype at the technical steering committee meeting of the open source Hyperledger Project, according to a CoinDesk scoop. JPMorgan executive director David Voell introduced the "Juno Digital Cryptoledger"...

Blockchain Database for World Computer Launched by BigchainDB

BlueYard Capital, a venture capital firm based in Berlin, hosted its first Decentralized & Encrypted event on 1st June 2016, during which BigchainDB launched IPDB — the Interplanetary Database - a blockchain database for the decentralized...

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...

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...

European Digital Currency & Blockchain Forum Holds Conference in European Parliament

The newly formed European Digital Currency & Blockchain Forum (EDCAB) held a conference this week inside the European Parliament. EDCAB hosted major financial institutions like Barclays and Nasdaq, leaders from the digital currency and blockchain...

Russian Blockchain Consortium Announced at St. Petersburg IFC

The formation of a Russian blockchain consortium was announced at the XXV International Financial Congress in St Petersburg. The members of the consortium are: QIWI Group, Accenture, BINBANK, MDM Bank, Bank Otkritie, Tinkoff Bank. These major companies in...

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...

Global Securities Industry Group Survey Finds 55% of Firms Engaging in Blockchain Tech R&D

The International Securities Association for Institutional Trade Communication (ISITC) revealed Tuesday results of its annual member survey of global financial industry plans for 2016. The industry group's research found that 62% of firms see investment in technology as a top...

Coinprism, Factom Present at Coinsilium London Blockchain Tech Lab

This week Coinsilium held its Blockchain Tech Lab in London. A variety of speakers from different blockchain related companies have presented to audiences at Runway East about the workings of the technology and benefits...

Where’s China in Global Blockchain Movement? Starting a Digital Currency

One question at a Hong Kong blockchain conference yesterday shook up perspectives of R3's ambitious plan with 42 major banks to develop blockchain technology for the global financial sector. The questions was simply "Where is China?". The...