blockchain news

The latest news about Blockchain and Distributed Ledger technology.

Streaming Giant Spotify Acquires Blockchain Startup Mediachain Labs
April 26th, 2017

Music streaming service has announced a new acquisition that will help the company to monitor music ownership information and prevent problems of attribution.

Chinese Internet Giant Tencent is Working on its First Blockchain Platform
April 26th, 2017

China’s leading internet services provider has unveiled plans to develop its own blockchain-based product and gave details in the new white paper.

Blockchain IoT Startup Sensify Security Joins OpenFog Consortium
April 25th, 2017

The IoT security services provider has signed up to the initiative aimed at driving the adoption of fog computing to solve main IoT challenges.

Agrello announces AI powered smart contract interface to be built on Qtum’s “Blockchain-for-Business” platform
April 20th, 2017

Agrello announced today that it has selected the Qtum blockchain as its infrastructure of choice for the company’s AI powered smart contract interface.

Stampery Offers Blockchain Add-in Function for Microsoft Office
April 19th, 2017

The solution offered by Stampery wil enable document certification and verification in Microsoft Office.

Ukraine Partners with Bitfury to Put All Governmental Data on Blockchain
April 14th, 2017

Ukraine aims to create an entirely new ecosystem for state projects based on the blockchain technology.

UK Royal Mint Begins Testing Blockchain Gold Trading Platform
April 13th, 2017

The Royal Mint Gold project will make gold more available for trade, thus changing the way asset is executed and settled.

Euroclear Conducts Second Pilot of Bankchain Service and Processes 100,000 Gold Settlements
April 11th, 2017

Euroclear and Paxos are preparing for the launch of the Bankchain service that is expected to deliver lower costs and lower risk for the London gold market.

IBM and Sichuan Hejia Launched a Blockchain Platform for Pharmaceutical Procurement
April 11th, 2017

The supply chain platform developed by IBM and Sichuan Hejia aims to streamline flows among buyers, sellers and financiers in the pharmaceuticals space.

German Automaker Porsche Announces First Innovation Contest for Blockchain Start-ups
April 10th, 2017

The participants of the competition will have the opportunity to win EUR 25,000 and take part in the three-month “SpinLab – The HHL Accelerator” program.

Three Major Music Rights Societies Teamed Up for Copywright Management Using IBM and Hyperledger
April 7th, 2017

The world’s major music rights societies have partnered with IBM to develop a new blockchain-based solution for protecting intellectual property rights.

Samsung SDS Unveils Its Blockchain Platform ‘Nexledger’
April 6th, 2017

South Korean information technology giant presented a new distributed ledger solution, aiming to promote the adoption of the blockchain technology.

BitHub.Africa Announces African Blockchain Opportunity Crowdsale Campaign to Foster Region’s Cryptocurrency Ecosystem
April 3rd, 2017

Bitcoin accelerator BitHub.Africa announces The African Blockchain Opportunity crowdsale campaign, releases comprehensive blockchain platforms for 2017 report.