Libra ban likely
Private digital currencies like Facebook’s Libra should not be allowed in the European Union until the risks they could pose are clearly addressed, EU finance ministers agreed.
Doesn't this sound like an episode of Mr Robot?
HSBC aims to shift $20 billion worth of assets to a new blockchain-based custody platform by March, in one of the biggest deployments yet of the widely-hyped but still unproven technology by a global bank.
It is not as if you didn't know who would be elected
A French security researcher has found a critical vulnerability in the blockchain-based voting system which Russian officials plan to use next month for the 2019 Moscow City Duma election.
Even if it did work
Nasdaq and Citigroup have abandoned a big Blockchain project because, while it worked, the costs outweighed the benefits.
Big G warns about the tech’s practicality
Beancounters at Gartner are predicting 90 percent of Blockchain implementations will need to be reworked in around 18 months.
Gartner Group warns
A survey by the analyst outfit Gartner Group shows that 90 percent of blockchain-based supply chain projects are faltering.
Making them easier for businesses
Software King of the world Microsoft announced new tools for software makers aimed at making technologies such as AI and blockchain easier for businesses to use.
Tracking system has appeal
IBM trailed the use of blockchain technology to track a shipment of mandarin oranges as they journeyed from China to Singapore.
Vendors clamming up
Blockchain is being touted as a cure for cancer, but a recent study has shown that it is being sold without any successful case studies.