Advertisements

Distributed Ledger Technology

The Speed Dreams of Security Tokens

Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and a member of CoinDesk’s product team. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a free newsletter for institutional investors interested in cryptoassets, with news and views on crypto infrastructure delivered every Tuesday. Sign up …

The Speed Dreams of Security Tokens Read More »

Advertisements

IBM, Maersk Finally Sign Up 2 Big Carriers for Shipping Blockchain

Shipping blockchain TradeLens, developed by IBM and Maersk, has finally recruited two major marine cargo carriers to the platform after its early marketing efforts floundered. The new additions are Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), the second largest after Maersk; and CMA-CGM, the fourth largest in terms of cargo carrying capacity. MSC and CMA-CGM join other carriers …

IBM, Maersk Finally Sign Up 2 Big Carriers for Shipping Blockchain Read More »

GM, BMW Back Blockchain Data Sharing For Self-Driving Cars

Car giants General Motors and BMW are backing blockchain tech as a way to share self-driving car data among themselves and other automakers. It’s all part of a bid to unlock valuable data held in silos which will ultimately get autonomous vehicles on the road sooner. Exploratory work in this area is being done under the …

GM, BMW Back Blockchain Data Sharing For Self-Driving Cars Read More »

It’s 2019 and IBM Is Still Trying to Find a Use Case for Blockchain

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>IBM claims that six banks will issue stablecoins using its World Wire protocol which is based on the Stellar network. According to the tech giant, three banks have publicly committed to the initiative, and the remainder will reveal themselves soon. The announcement joins the resurgence of blockchain razzmatazz this year that feels …

It’s 2019 and IBM Is Still Trying to Find a Use Case for Blockchain Read More »

Digital Asset Names New CEO to Succeed Blythe Masters

Enterprise blockchain startup Digital Asset (DA) has named co-founder Yuval Rooz as the company’s new chief executive officer. Rooz, who has served as both COO and CFO at the firm, takes over from acting CEO AG Gangadhar, who stepped in when its iconic leader Blythe Masters left last December. Digital Asset’s board of directors unanimously …

Digital Asset Names New CEO to Succeed Blythe Masters Read More »

Digital Asset’s Europe Head Is Latest to Leave Enterprise Blockchain Startup

The upheaval continues at enterprise blockchain company Digital Asset (DA), with the news that Gavin Wells will step down from his role as head of Europe next month. Oliver Hugh-Jones, head of business development for Europe, will assume all of Wells’ client-facing responsibilities, a spokeswoman for DA confirmed to CoinDesk Thursday. Wells’ departure was reported …

Digital Asset’s Europe Head Is Latest to Leave Enterprise Blockchain Startup Read More »

High School Team Places Third in Barclays Blockchain Challenge Event

If understanding how distributed ledger tech works inside banks is complex, finding ways to make different varieties of enterprise blockchains talk to each other is a doozy of a challenge. And yet, that’s exactly what a team of high school students – soon to sit their A-Level exams in computer science – has done. The …

High School Team Places Third in Barclays Blockchain Challenge Event Read More »