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Nestlé and French Multinational Retailer Carrefour Apply Blockchain Technology to Infant Nutrition “for the First Time”

Switzerland-based Nestlé, a food and drink processing conglomerate, has teamed up with Carrefour, a French multinational retailer, in order to “apply blockchain technology to infant nutrition for the first time.” According to a recent press release: “After being the first to apply blockchain technology to… Read More

IBM Partners Bank of America to Launch Public Cloud Platform for Major Banks

New York-based tech giant IBM revealed on November 6 that it has developed financial services-specific cloud-based technology through a partnership with Bank of America, which will be the first major financial institution to use the new platform. The publicly accessible platform, IBM’s first industry-specific cloud,… Read More

Fundament to Provide Institutional Grade Custody in New Partnership with “DACS,” Digital Asset Custody Services

Fundament Securities, the issuer of the first regulated Real Estate Security Token offer in Germany, will provide institutional-grade custody solution for its digital assets in a new partnership with DACS “Digital Asset Custody Solution” a digital asset lifecycle management business. Fundament Group is a Berlin-based end-to-end… Read More

Spanish Fintech Firm PecunPay Selects IBM to Develop Red Hat’s Kubernetes Platform OpenShift to “Drive Business”

Spanish Fintech firm PecunPay, which provides a payment and electronic funds transfer platform (managed by the Bank of Spain), has selected New York-based tech giant IBM to develop Red Hat’s Kubernetes platform OpenShift in order to help “drive business.” PecunPay reportedly manages over 500,000 cards… Read More

GMEX Builds Digital Capital Markets Technology Suite With IBM Blockchain Platform to Support Digital Assets

GMEX Technologies Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of GMEX Group providing multi-asset post-trade business and technology solutions, announced on Thursday the latest release of its GMEX Fusion Digital Capital Markets technology suite (GMEX Fusion), which was built on IBM (NYSE: IBM) Blockchain Platform. According to GMEX,… Read More

IBM Announces Expansion of Cloud Capabilities in Latin America

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced earlier this week it is expanding its cloud capabilities to Latin America by late 2020. According to IBM, the new IBM Cloud multizone region (MZR), which will be in Brazil, is set to become IBM’s first in Latin America and will help clients… Read More

Hashgraph Distributed Ledger Platform Adds IBM and Tata to Governing Council

Hedera Hashgraph, a speedy blockchain that seeks to power enterprise services, has added IBM and Tata Communications to its Governing Council. Hedera reports that curretntly there are 39 multinational entities participating on the Council as it pursues the “next generation” distributed ledger technology (DLT). Council… Read More

More Blockchain: Big Corporates Partner with IBM on Blockchain Network

Big corporates are partnering with IB (NYSE: IBM) on a new blockchain network, according to a company release. IBM and Chainyard have jointly announced “Trust Your Supplier” a distributed ledger technology platform that seeks to simplify supply chain management with better validation. Anheuser-Busch InBev, Cisco, GlaxoSmithKline,… Read More

New York Times Trialing “Blockchain” to Combat Photo Doctoring in Fake News

The New York Times’ Research & Development team is trialing IBM’s Hyperledger Fabric permissioned DLT (distributed ledger technology) system to help ensure the progeny of photographs distributed across digital platforms, where the risks of fake news and photo doctoring are manifold. “The New York Times… Read More

IBM Acquires Shares of Hybrid Cloud Tech Provider Red Hat For $34 Billion

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced on Tuesday it has acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of open hybrid cloud technologies provider Red Hat for $190 per share in cash, which represents equity value of approximately $34 billion. IBM reported that the acquisition it… Read More

ANZ, Commonwealth Bank, IBM, Scentre Group, & Westpac Participates in Live Pilot of Blockchain-Based Platform Lygon

ANZ, Commonwealth Bank, IBM (NYSE: IBM), Scentre Group and Westpac announced on Tuesday they have jointly launched a live pilot for Lygon, which is described as a new digital platform using blockchain technology to transform the way businesses obtain and manage bank guarantees that are often required… Read More

IBM Introduces New Version of Enterprise Blockchain Platform

IBM announced on Tuesday the launch of its enterprise blockchain platform’s latest version. IBM reported that its vision is a fully-flexible blockchain platform, built around a well-managed open source distributed ledger technology, that can truly run in virtually any computing infrastructure. It was revealed: “Clients… Read More

Stronghold Is Now Working with IBM Blockchain World Wire

Yesterday IBM (NYSE: IBM)  introduced Blockchain World Wire, a real-time global payments network for regulated financial institutions accessible to more than 50 countries. Designed to optimize and accelerate foreign exchange, cross border payments and remittances, Blockchain World Wire claimants to be the first blockchain network… Read More

IBM Blockchain World Wire Set to Support Payments & Foreign Exchange to More Than 50 Countries

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced on Monday IBM Blockchain World Wire, a real-time global payments network for regulated financial institutions, is officially accessible to more than 50 countries.  According to IBM, World Wire was designed to optimize and accelerate foreign exchange, cross border payments and remittances… Read More

IBM Launches Blockchain Security Testing Service

IBM (NYSE: IBM) Security’s team of offensive security experts, X-Force Red,  announced on Tuesday the launch of a new blockchain testing service, which was created to help identify weaknesses and strengthen the security of a wide range of solutions that incorporate the fast-growing technology. IBM… Read More

Entrex and IBM Partner on “Opportunity Zone” Trading Platform to Bring Capital to Developing Parts of US

Entrex Capital Market has announced that it has created, “a nationwide capital market system that helps investors and advisors find, research, track, manage and trade securities of private companies and funds within opportunity zones.” The release from Entrex states that their new program could help drive… Read More

IBM Collaborates With Aetna, Anthem, Health Care Service Corporation, & PNC Bank to Create New Blockchain Network For Healthcare Industry

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced on Thursday it has teamed up with Aetna, Anthem (NYSE: ANTM), Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), and PNC Bank (NYSE: PNC) to create a new blockchain network specifically for the healthcare industry. According to IBM, the network’s goal is to create an inclusive… Read More

IBM Wants to Lead on Blockchain Innovation, Announces 10 Blockchain Startups Joining Their Accelerator

Yes, there has been too much hype in the blockchain / distributed ledger technology (DLT) sector but there remains a lot of promise. Cut through the noise and different sectors of industry (not just finance) are starting to see some promising traction. Big tech is… Read More

Securitize Joins IBM Blockchain Accelerator Program to Modernize Debt Market Using Blockchain Technology

Securitize, a platform that facilitates security token offerings, announced on Monday has been selected to join the IBM Blockchain Accelerator program as it works to modernize a portion of the $82 trillion corporate debt market using blockchain technology. Founded in 2017, Securitize describes itself as a… Read More

Ford Motor Company, Huayou Cobalt, IBM, LG Chem, & RCS Global Launch Blockchain Pilot to Address Strategic Mineral Supply Chains Concerns

Ford Motor Company, Huayou Cobalt, IBM, LG Chem, and RCS Global announced earlier this week they are using blockchain technology to trace and validate ethically sourced minerals as a way to support human rights and environmental protection while helping infuse more transparency into global mineral supply… Read More

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