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  • The CEO of Blockchain-based unmanned aerial vehicle provider Vimana has said the firm is in talks with the UAE’s airspace authorities, with the view to a 2020 launch of the firm’s services in the coun ...
  • During a meeting with Herman Gref, the president of Russia’s largest bank Sberbank, Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke about the importance of not falling behind in Blockchain development. Sberban ...
  • Russia Is Leading the Push for Blockchain Democracy

    09 Apr 2018 Michael del Castillo
    Even as Russia stands accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, its national capital is taking a leadership role in making democracy more transparent. Using an existing program calle ...
  • J.P. Morgan Chase's best-known blockchain executive Amber Baldet will leave the bank to start her own venture.

    "Amber is extremely talented and helped build the outstanding team we have today. We respect her desire to start her own venture and we wish her nothing but the best," a J.P. Morgan spokesperson tells CNBC.

    J.P. Morgan developed its blockchain technology called Quorum two years ago for clearing and settling derivatives and cross-border payments.

     

  • Soon after its development as the underlying architecture for Bitcoin, the concept of the blockchain was recognized as having broader value beyond enabling a decentralized alternative form of currency ...
  • Blockchain's transparency, tamper-proof record and decentralized nature make the cryptocurrency vehicle more secure than any repository under the control of one entity.

  • This year marks blockchain´s 10th birthday, after Satoshi Nakamoto created it with the purpose of using it for the first cryptocurrency ever, Bitcoin, and Dubai has become a leader in the field. “Duba ...
  • Blockchain’s big potential in Africa

    03 Apr 2018 NABYL CHARANIA, CARLOS NAUPARI
    At the beginning of March, some of the brightest minds from the blockchain world joined representatives from the financial, legal, and global technology industries to discuss widespread blockchain ado ...
  • Governments need to lead the way and put all of their services onto the distributed ledger, in order to accelerate the adoption of blockchain in business, according to IBM's leading expert on the incr ...
  • Blockchain's Secret 1,000 Year History

    30 Mar 2018 Oliver Smith
    Blockchain could be the most significant development in the storage and sharing of knowledge since the advent of the internet itself – its ability to share information across untrusted parties has the ...
  • Most people will spend five years and four months of their lives  browsing social networks. That will be more than the time spent eating and drinking, grooming or socializing in the real world in an a ...
  • As the blockchain economy experiences a massive increase in size and scale, we must confront a looming question: what do we do with this technology? Historically, technology and finance have adopted a ...
  • Smart Dubai has signed an agreement with Swedish trade and investment board, Business Sweden, at the Smart Dubai Office (SDO) headquarters in Dubai Design District (d3). The agreement seeks to encoura ...
  • Huawei Is in Talks to Build a Blockchain-Ready Smartphone

    28 Mar 2018 Camila Russo & Yuan Gao
    Huawei Technologies Ltd., the world’s third-biggest handset maker, is considering developing a mobile phone that will be able to run blockchain-based applications, according to two people familiar wit ...
  • It was the first known real estate transaction in the U.S. executed entirely via the technology with the government's recognition
  • How about a little blockchain with your coffee? Starbucks is the latest company to consider the use of blockchain technology. The Seattle-based giant announced today that it will start a pilot program ...
  • Technological progress does not stand still. With a view to change the way the world works, IBM has unveiled its annual “5 in 5” technology predictions.
  • (CNN) Facebook is under fire for allowing a Trump-affiliated firm, Cambridge Analytica, to access the private information of 50 million users. Facebook did not inform those users that their personal d ...
  • The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has created a Blockchain Working Group to examine the ways in which the technology, particularly cryptocurrencies, will affect its objectives. "We believe this ...
  • Around the time of the first industrial revolution Molly, of Molly's Flour, stopped selling flour direct to the people in her village. She wanted to sell to more people than would stop by the back of ...