Blockchain "Could Save Mutual Funds $2.7B A Year," Shows Calastone Study

Global funds transaction network Calastone said that asset managers could save $2.7 billion a year if the investment industry switched to a blockchain infrastructure. In a recent study, which surveyed 234 global mutual funds, Calastone measured the economic impact of blockchain and automation. Improved processing time, the reduction in the […]

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Blockchain Platform For Oil Storage Data Launched In UAE By S&P Global Platts

S&P Global Platts has started the deployment of its blockchain platform for sharing oil inventories in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). S&P Global Platts is a provider of energy and commodities information and a source of benchmark price assessments in the physical energy markets. S&P Global Platts is recognized as […]

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Tezos Head & Board Member Step Down, Platform Prepares ‘Timely Launch’

The Tezos blockchain project may finally get underway after two board members of the Tezos Foundation, including its founder and president Johann Gevers, voluntarily stepped down and were replaced by Tezos community members, according to a press release published Feb. 22. Newly appointed Ryan Jesperson and Michel Mauny join Lars […]

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California Largest State to Recognize Blockchain Records

California millennial Assemblyperson recently pushed a bill to recognize digital signatures and contracts recorded on the blockchain, making California one of several US States using or considering implementing the technology. Millennial Assemblyperson Pushes Bill Assemblymember Ian Calderon (D-Cal), who was elected to the state assembly at the age of 27 as the first […]

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The Blockchain is Perfect…Right? (Ethereum has a 0.36 Percent Fail Rate)

“The blockchain is perfect; it is the most secure way to transact; able to send money anywhere on the planet in minutes for a fraction of the cost of traditional methods.” Until it fails. What happens when the blockchain fails? Well, Ethereum (ETH) has a 0.36 percent fail rate. Digging […]

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Arise Travel Launches Decentralized Hotel Distributors Network, in Beta

Arise Travel, which uses a secure blockchain to store hotel rates, commissions and inventory, on Tuesday announced the beta release of its network, a decentralized digital marketplace, designed to rebuild hotel distribution infrastructure and extend the value of inventories. Arise Travel (not associated with Arise Bank) plans to leverage blockchain technology to […]

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Indian Software Firm, Canadian Research Institute Partner To Promote Blockchain In India

India’s National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Canada’s Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) to collaborate on Blockchain education and training in India, tech news outlet CIO reported yesterday, Feb. 22. BRI tweeted a photo of their co-founder, Don Tapscott, signing the MoU […]

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New Platform For Social Media Influencer to Increase Views and Save Earnings

PATRON, a Japanese Blockchain-based platform, intends to transform the social influencer market by eliminating intermediaries taking a large share of profits. The company has partnered with Orlando’s Switchboard Live, allowing users to publish a single live stream on different platforms and grow the audience. Broadcast all at once The company […]

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Waltonchain and Loci Announce Partnership to Unite Intellectual Property With IoT

Blockchain internet of things (IoT) project, Waltonchain and intellectual property (IP) research platform, Loci on Monday (Feb 12) announced a strategic partnership that the duo hope will help spread their innovation-spurring technology across two continents. Waltonchain is a Shenzhen, China-based company that uses RFID tags to track physical goods on […]

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