Chinese E-Commerce Giant JD.com Launches Open Blockchain Platform
Chinese e-commerce giant and retailer - JD.com, recently unveiled an open blockchain platform that will help customers to improve the efficiency, transparency, and security of their operations by getting their own blockchain based solutions. The...
When IBM first announced they were offering free online blockchain courses they were overwhelmed with Indian interest and enrollment exploded with over 21,000 registrations. Needless to say, India has a seemingly unquenchable thirst for decentralized...
Mastercard is turning to blockchain to help better track consumer payments. In a recent patent filing, the payment mega company reveals their plans to use the distributed ledger technology to record "point-to-point transactions" in real-time. The...
NewsBlockchain News American Express Files New Blockchain Patent for Travel
American Express has filed a new blockchain patent to match receipt images with records. The new system will send the image of the receipt to and link the digital image with all related records. The...
Starbucks Made It Crystal Clear – They Won’t Accept Cryptocurrency As Payment For Coffee
Despite the recent participation in some kind of blockchain project, Starbucks has denied accepting cryptocurrency as the form of payment for their coffee. Starbucks wishes to be transparent while keeping the interest of those customers...
Bitcoin Optech is Building a “Collaborative Atmosphere” to Deal with Bitcoin Scalability Issues
The Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Bitcoin Optech) has been launched by a team of Bitcoin or BTC engineers. The primary objective behind the formation of the group is to address the issues related to the...
Switzerlands nation postal service, Swiss Post and the state-owned telecoms provider Swisscom have announced that they are developing new blockchain platform together. The companies are using Hyperledger Fabric construct the private blockchain. The distributed ledger...
Global investment bank Barclays has halted its alleged plans to roll out a cryptocurrency trading desk and other related digital asset endeavors. The project is now "on ice" due to crypto market volatility and decreased...
Hitachi And Telecommunication Giant KDDI Trials Blockchain To Settle Retail Payments In Future
The blockchain is an indisputably intelligent invention which successfully manages to attract a huge part of the Information Technology world. This technology allows digital data to be scattered but do not allow it to be...
XRP Jocks for ETH's No. 2 Spot
While Bitcoin prices remain relatively stagnant this week, altcoin prices have been on the rise. Many have risen 10%+ over the past seven days with XRP leading the pack up 20% in just the last...