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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

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

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