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The news from Blockhain companies.

Davos 2017: The BitFury Group Launches ‘Global Blockchain Business Council’
January 20th, 2017

The group will provide a forum for cooperation and partnerships in the blockchain sphere and will help businesses to adopt the technology.

Overstock’s TØ to Expand Its Range of Services After Acquisition of Blue Ocean Technologies
January 18th, 2017

The partnership will expand the T0’s presence and range of services in the global financial ecosystem.

‘Make-or-Break Year’: Deloitte Launches Blockchain Lab in New York
January 12th, 2017

Deloitte is opening its second blockchain lab to focus on providing blockchain-powered solutions for its clients in the financial sector.

IBM Watson Health and FDA to Use Blockchain for Secure Exchange of Healthcare Data
January 12th, 2017

The companies have entered a two-year agreement aimed at the development of secure blockchain-based ways to exchange health data.

DTCC Wants to Rebuild $11 Trillion Worth of Credit Default Swaps with Blockchain
January 9th, 2017

Post-trade financial services company has announced it will soon start developing new blockchain-based platform for processing credit default swaps.

The Seam and IBM to Form Cotton Blockchain Consortium on Hyperledger Fabric
January 6th, 2017

The Seam is forming a new consortium in collaboration with IT giant IBM to provide distributed ledger solutions for the cotton businesses globally.

BitFury Group to Launch Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC) in Davos This January
January 5th, 2017

Blockchain technology company Bitfury Group together with international law company Covington will launch a new blockchain advocacy group later this month.

Microsoft to Add Bitcoin Native Support to Excel on Desktop and Mobile This Year
January 4th, 2017

While bitcoin price continues to grow, IT giant is preparing to add native support for cruptocurrency format on its Microsoft Excel program in 2017.

‘Blockchain Will Move from Proof of Concept to Production in 2017,’ Says Market Intelligence Firm
January 4th, 2017

Greenwich Associates considers the blockchain to be one of the top market structure trends to develop in 2017.

Blockchain Project Hyperledger Wraps Up 2016 by Welcoming 8 New Members
December 29th, 2016

Hyperledger Project has not only exceeded 100 members for less than a year, but has met significant development milestones in 2016.

Blockchain Cloud Computing Platform iEx.ec Talks About Future of Internet In Its First Whitepaper
December 27th, 2016

iEx.ec demonstrates the potential of the internet of the future by introducing the advantages of its first Blockchain-based, fully distributed cloud computing platform.

Blockchain Startup Axoni Raises $18M in Series A Funding from Wells Fargo, ICAP
December 22nd, 2016

The New York-based blockchain solutions provider, Axoni, has secured an investment from a range of prolific investors, including such banking giants as Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan.

BNP Paribas Completes First Real-Time Blockchain B2B Payments
December 22nd, 2016

One of the leading French banks, BNP Paribas, has processed its first live payment transactions for two of its private clients using the blockchain technology.