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IBM Partners With Seagate to Reduce Global Drive Counterfeiting With Blockchain Tech

IBM announced on Thursday it is partnering with data storage solutions company Seagate Technology to help reduce product counterfeiting using blockchain and security technologies. IBM reported that the project is designed to help manufacturers, integrators, and business partners to figure counterfeit hard drives. The project… Read More

AT&T Launches Blockchain Solution Suites Designed to Work With Technology from IBM & Microsoft

AT&T announced earlier this week the launch of its blockchain solution suite. According to the telecommunication giant, The suite was designed to work with technology both IBM and Microsoft. Through the suite, enterprise customers may automate and digitalize their business processes using blockchain technologies. AT&T… Read More

Dairy Farmers of America Tests Ripe.io Food Supply Blockchain

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The Dairy Farmers of America, a nationwide dairy co-op formed in 1998, has announced it is partnering with ripe.io, “a food tech startup focused on using blockchain to transform the food supply chain for data transparency.” The two organizations will pilot a dairy-supply-tracking blockchain intended… Read More

Walmart Orders Suppliers to Track Leafy Greens Using IBM Blockchain

“…(T)he traditional paper-based method of capturing information…at many farms, packing houses and warehouses…is extremely time-consuming,” says retail giant Walmart, and has exaggerated the impact of recent food contamination crises in the US. Walmart will therefore be requiring its suppliers of romaine lettuce to begin tracking… Read More

IBM Blockchain Joins HACERA Unbounded Registry As A Founding Member

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced this week it has joined the HACERA Unbounded Registry as a founding member. According to IBM, the Unbounded Registry was built on blockchain technology, provides a decentralized means to register, look up, join and transact across a variety of blockchain solutions, built to… Read More

New Maersk-IBM Blockchain Omnibus for Shipping “Not Really a Blockchain” Say Critics

Prominent Bitcoin developers Rodolfo Novak and Giacomo Zucco have reponded derisively to news that IBM and Maersk have launched a blockchain initiative for the efficient management of global shipping supply chains. It’s not really blockchain, they say. According to an article in Forbes, after, “quietly orchestrating… Read More

IBM Teams Up With Maersk To Launch TradeLens Blockchain Shipping Solution

Information technology and services giant IBM announced last week it has teamed up with integrated container logistics company Maersk to create blockchain shipping solution, TradeLens. The solution was notably developed by the duo to apply blockchain global supply chain. The companies also revealed, as part of… Read More

IBM Partnering with Columbia University on New Blockchain Research Centre and Business Accelerator

IBM and Columbia University in New York City have announced plans to create an on-campus centre for research into blockchain tech and data transparency and the creation of an associated business accelerator for students, faculty and start ups. The related release does not indicate when… Read More

IBM Partners With Italian Bank Banca Carige to Launch $500 Million U.S. Technology Joint Venture “Dock”

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced last week it has teamed up with Italian bank, Banca Carige, to launch launched Dock, a $500 million U.S. joint venture, to bring innovative technologies including AI, big data, analytics and cognitive tools to improve the competitiveness of Carige’s more than 500 branches and… Read More

we.trade Announces First Live Trades on Platform

On Tuesday, blockchain trade platform we.trade announced it has completed seven real-time customer transactions by 10 companies on its platform across five countries. Founded earlier this year, we.trade was established by Deutsche Bank, HSBC, KBC, Natixis, Nordea, Rabobank, Santander, Societe Generale and UniCredit to address the… Read More

KoreConX Announces Compliant Security Token Protocol

KoreConX, a platform to manage businesses capital market activity and stakeholder communications, has announced the “KoreToken Protocol” for securities tokens that said to be fully compliant throughout the lifecycle of the security. Recognizing the market has not established a protocol that caters to the life… Read More

Regtech is Hot and IBM’s Watson is On It

IBM’s Watson, an artificial intelligence initiative (AI), is moving into Regtech. This should really come as no surprise to anyone as Regtech and AI are a perfect match. All of financial services will be digitized and fueled by the internet. Fintech is the future. But… Read More

Avaloq Collaborates with IBM to Build a Private Swiss Banking Cloud

Avaloq, an international fintech providing services and digital solutions to banks and wealth managers, announced earlier this week it has formed a partnership with IBM to build a private “Swiss Banking Cloud” and to transform its IT service delivery model leveraging IBM’s Infrastructure as a Service… Read More

IBM Further Strengthens Partnership With Crédit Mutuel to Build Bank of Tomorrow

Last week, fintech firm Crédit Mutuel announced the extension of its partnership with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to devise new ways of working to better serve the bank’s 12 million customers. Crédit Mutuel reported it has selected IBM Cloud, Watson and advanced cybersecurity technologies to fundamentally change… Read More

IBM’s Microfinance Blockchain in Kenya Tests the Viability of Hyperledger

The Senior Vice President in charge of Platforms & Blockchain at IBM, Bridget van Kralingen, gave an inspiring talk in mid-May at the giant Consensus cryptocurrency and blockchain conference in New York. She said she’d long held a dream making micro-finance more available in the… Read More

Veridium Plans to Use IBM Blockchain Technology to Create Social & Environmental Impact Tokens

Veridium Labs Ltd, a company incubated by EnVision Corporation, announced on Tuesday it is collaborating with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to help “transform” the carbon credit market using IBM blockchain technology with the goal of making it easier for companies to offset their environmental footprints. The… Read More

IBM Acquires Aggregation & Analytics Software Provider Armanta

On Thursday, IBM announced it has acquired aggregation and analytics software provider Armanta. IBM reported it has worked with Armanta for the past two years to deliver financial risk solutions to clients globally. The combination of IBM’s and Armanta’s technology and expertise has allowed IBM to… Read More

IBM Teams Up With Jewelry Companies To Launch Global Blockchain Initiative “TrustChain”

Last week, IBM announced it has teamed up with jewelry companies Asahi Refining, Helzberg Diamonds, LeachGarner, Richline Group, and UL to launch a new global blockchain initiative called TrustChain. The initiative will be powered by the IBM Blockchain Platform and deliver through the IBM Cloud. According… Read More

Global Insurance Brand Marsh Announces Collaboration With IBM, ACORD, & ISN For Blockchain Technology

Global insurance company, Marsh, announced on Monday it has formed a partnership with IBM (NYSE: IBM), ACORD, and ISN launch a commercial blockchain solution for proof of insurance. The company reported that by using blockchain technology, it is looking to fundamentally transform the certificate of insurance process… Read More

Blockchain Firm Proxeus, along with IBM, Set to Register a Company in Record Time During DigitalSwitzerland Challenge

During the DigitalSwitzerland challenge, taking place today (April 9th) in Zurich, Blockchain firm Proxeus, along with IBM and other partners, will complete the legal registeration of a company, from start to finish, in just 3 hours. This is in contrast to the typical 4 to 6 weeks… Read More

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