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IBM still waving blockchain flag
Published in Cloud
Friday, 10 August 2018 11:58

IBM still waving blockchain flag

 

Despite corporates losing interest

Interest in Blockchain technology is fading according to new Gartner research.  

IBM tests blockchain with major banks
Published in Cloud
Monday, 30 July 2018 14:07

IBM tests blockchain with major banks


New platform

Big Blue along with foreign exchange settlement provider CLS, Barclays ad Citigroup and several other banks are testing a platform to access blockchain-based applications.

IBM expert explains why Facebook needs blockchain
Published in News

 
It is a pretty good idea


Facebook has said that it is forming a new team to focus on blockchain technology, and IBM’s Blockchain expert says it is a good idea.

Microsoft reveals blockchain plans
Published in News
Wednesday, 14 February 2018 11:52

Microsoft reveals blockchain plans


Microsoft Authenticator app being tested

Software King of the World Microsoft has been talking about its plans to use blockchain distributed-ledger technologies to store and manage digital identities securely.

Intel attaches itself to blockchain
Published in News
Friday, 15 December 2017 12:23

Intel attaches itself to blockchain


Looking at ways to use the energy

Chipzilla is looking at ways to use the energy expended during cryptocurrency mining for the sequencing of genetic data.

Sirin creating blockchain phone
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 28 September 2017 11:21

Sirin creating blockchain phone


Open Source and fee less

Sirin Labs is developing an open source model that runs on a fee-less blockchain technology.

Blockchain hacked by bank robber
Published in News
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 06:00

Blockchain hacked by bank robber


Security? About the same as iOS


The much hyped security claims of Blockchain have been called into question after someone tricked would be investors during an ethereum ICO into sending their cryptocurrency to the wrong address.

Accenture claims banks can save billions with blockchain
Published in News


Don't be confused by the rocks that it's got 

A new report claims that blockchain technology could reduce infrastructure costs by an average of 30 percent for eight of the world’s ten biggest banks.

Blockchain used in anger
Published in News
Thursday, 03 November 2016 14:05

Blockchain used in anger


Now we will see if it lives up to its hype

The much hyped Blockchain technology is finally going to be used in what will be its first real test.

Blockchain has zero chance claims Xero bloke
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Too much Trumping and spying means we can't have nice things

The CEO and founder of cloud accountancy software giant Xero thinks blockchain is doomed to failure because of "surveillance culture and tribalism" in the financial industry.