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June 20, 2017

Source: Thomson Reuters

Accenture Plc and Microsoft Corp are teaming up to build a digital ID network using blockchain technology, as part of a United Nations-supported project to provide legal identification to 1.1 billion people worldwide with no official documents.

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Source: HousingWire

Bitcoin — that is what most people think of when they hear the term blockchain. However, blockchain has morphed into an incredible technology tool that can be utilized across industries in a variety of capacities, including in mortgage lending... 

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June 1, 2017

Source: Forbes

Given the turbulent, even frothy environment for disruptive digital technologies, one novel entrant promises to be among the frothiest: blockchain. The secure distributed ledger technology behind Bitcoin, blockchain has exploded out of the realm of the du...

February 1, 2017

Source: Bloomberg Markets

American Express Co. is elbowing its way into the crowded blockchain party.

The biggest credit-card issuer by purchases has signed on to the Hyperledger Project, a industry group of more than 100 membersdeveloping blockchain technology for corpo...

January 31, 2017

Source: CoinDesk

Microsoft has announced a new partnership as part of an internal decentralized identity initiative.
 

In a new release today, Microsoft revealed it is working with blockchain startup Tierion to determine how decentralized identities linked to a blockch...

January 23, 2017

Source: EconoTimes

Blockchain technology has caught the imagination of businesses across different sectors and governments alike. China, in particular, saw a number of initiatives on this front in 2016. The Chinese government published a white paper on the blockchain te...

January 22, 2017

Source: Forbes

On the heels of the announcement by the U.S. Depository Trust Clearing Corporation's (DTCC) transitioning a central part of its financial infrastructure onto a blockchain, the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services indu...

January 18, 2017

Source: Nasdaq

ChinaLedger , the blockchain alliance led by Wanxiang Blockchain Labs, released its first white paper to provide technical specifications of its technology and the vision of the alliance going forward. The official document, entitled "Whitepaper of Dist...

January 9, 2017

Source: CoinDesk
 

You may have missed it in 2016, but initial coin offerings, or ICOs, have become the dominant way to fund new cryptocurrency projects.

In an ICO, a project sells part of the total token supply to early adopters in exchange for money with which to progr...

December 28, 2016

Source: CoinDesk

I can confidently say blockchain will be the most dynamic area in tech in 2017 – already, we're seeing some major players position themselves for a leap forward in the year ahead.
 

Global banks like Santander and Goldman Sachs, for instance, recently...

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