Columbia University, IBM Launch Two Accelerator Programs for Blockchain Enterprises

IBM and Columbia University have announced two blockchain accelerator programs that aim to help startups in the space innovate at scale, according to an IBM news release Nov. 19. Both programs form part of the Columbia-IBM Center for Blockchain and Data Transparency, a joint innovation center that was established by […]

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IBM and Stellar Could Challenge Ripple in the Global Payment Industry

Both IBM and Stellar could be challenging Ripple’s intention to become a leader in the global payment industry. IBM has recently launched a program that allows consumers and merchants in the South Pacific region to make cross-border payments. Nevertheless, IBM is using Stellar Lumens (XLM) rather than other projects such […]

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CryptoBlockCon Las Vegas Will Feature IBM, SoftUni, FANchise And Others

The CryptoBlockCon Las Vegas will be featuring important players in the blockchain and crypto world. Some of the most important participants are IBM, Boustead Securities, NKB Group of FANchise. The event will take place between December 11 and 12 at Mandalay Bay. CryptoBlockCon Las Vegas Features Recognized Companies The event […]

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Seagate To Use IBM Blockchain To Prevent Hard Drive Counterfeiting

Hard drive maker Seagate is teaming up with IBM to launch a project to help reduce global hard drive counterfeiting using blockchain technology and security technologies. According to the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition, global trade in counterfeit and pirated electronic products has reached more than $1.7 trillion in value. The project […]

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Port Authority of Valencia Joins Maersk, IBM Blockchain Project for Shipping

The Port Authority of Valencia (PAV), Spain, has integrated into the TradeLens platform, a blockchain ecosystem jointly developed by IBM and shipping giant Maersk, according to an official announcement published Nov. 5. Launched in August 2018, the TradeLens platform applies blockchain technology to global supply chains. The product aims to […]

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IBM Study: Most Global Financial Firms Think Central Banks Should Issue Digital Currencies

The majority of global financial institutions surveyed believe that central banks should develop central bank-issued digital currencies (CBDCs), according to a joint study by IBM Blockchain World Wire and the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) released Oct. 25. The study includes 21 central banks that participated in the […]

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IBM, Singapore’s Pacific International Lines Trial Blockchain for Bill of Lading Project

Pacific International Lines, a leading Singaporean shipping company, is working with IBM Singapore on a blockchain trial to digitize bills of lading. Singapore-based shipping company Pacific International Lines (PIL) partnered with IBM Singapore to trial blockchain technology. PIL, a leading containership operator in the country, intends to use the technology […]

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Pacific International Lines, IBM Partner To Create Electronic Bill Of Lading Using Blockchain

Singapore-based shipping company Pacific International Lines (PIL) has teamed with IBM to explore how blockchain technology can enhance the documentation process in supply chain management. Founded by Chinese entrepreneur Chang Yun Chung in 1967, PIL is the world’s ninth top containership operator and one of the largest ship-owners in South-east […]

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