San Francisco |Tuesday, 2019 7:15:10 PM IST: Social-networking giant Facebook is seeking executives to work in its secretive Blockchain division and to work on the company's own blockchain applications and cryptocurrency.
Using Blockchain technology, researchers, including one of Indian origin, have created a novel system that could help ensure the integrity of data in clinical trials.
The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, is all set to organise the “Blockchain Summit India” on 22nd and 23rd February 2019, to channel India’s potential around blockcha
Global Blockchain company Zebi on Wednesday announced the acquisition of Bengaluru-based start-up Element42 for an undisclosed sum.
Washington |Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST: US space agency NASA is planning to advance its technology by adding Blockchain to secure air traffic services and support, the media reported.
India has the potential to be a leader in the Blockchain revolution, Canadian expert Bob Tapscott said here on Saturday.
Bengaluru |December 4th 2018 7:15:04 PM IST: Digital assets exchange firm Koinex on Tuesday announced its foray into the Blockchain solutions with the opening of a new development centre in Bengaluru.
New Delhi | Monday, Dec 3 2018 IST: One of the most well-known news platforms in the Blockchain industry, BTCwires has organised â€śWire Summit 2018â€ť, with a view to promoting investment in Blockchain-based startups. The event was
New Delhi [India], Nov 27 (NewsVoir): solversINC, a human resources (HR) tech startup, has announced that it is piloting the first blockchain- powered Peer-2-Peer (P2P) talent and opportunity acquisit
Top blockchain experts and thought leaders from around the world are set to congregate here next month for a three-day summit being organized by Kerala Blockchain Academy (KBA), for sharing ideas and
One word that seem to constantly surface and take center stage in most technological jargon these days is Blockchain. Blockchain is bring considered the most happening and fast developing pro
Banking and financial services major HSBC and Reliance Industries Ltd on Sunday said that they have executed a first-of-its-kind blockchain trade finance transaction, validating the commercial and ope
New Delhi [India], Oct 31 (NewsVoir): Policybazaar.com has partnered with Accrivis Network Pvt. Ltd., a data integration platform provider, to implement blockchain solutions to enhance customer centri
Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow and L Incubator, IIM Lucknow in association with Blockchain Lab India, a unit of Auxesis Group is initiating Advance Blockchain certification course for executi
Kolkata | Tuesday, Sep 25 2018 IST: The State Information Technology & Electronics (IT&E) Department will be developing a network to ensure that its Fintech Hub and the upcoming Silicon Valley Hub can work in close coordination with eac
New Delhi [India], Sep 24 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Suncom Infotech Pvt Ltd, an Indian ITES provider to Government PSU's and some of the Fortune 500 companies, has developed a platform that will allow
The West Bengal government will be organising an international block chain congress on December 10 and December 11 next, Debashis Sen, Additional Chief Secretary of West Bengal's IT& Electronics, said
Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, and IT based services and solutions,, on Tuesday announcedthe graduation of 218 engineers of the 2014-2018 batch in the first convocation o
California-based NetObjex has acquired Servntire Global, a blockchain solutions providing startup in the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) scale-up space, to expand its product and customer base in the bl
Mumbai-based Blockchain strategy and development start-up Zeonlab on Tuesday announced the public launch of Verified on Chain (VOC), a blockchain-backed academic certification management service (CMS)
US-based business process services company Conduent Incorporated has appointed Nikhil Nayab as the company's Global Head of Blockchain.
David Marcus, Facebook's new Blockchain Research Head, has stepped down from the board of directors at cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, the media reported.
Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering services and solutions, on Friday announced a strategic partnership with Nucleus Vision (NV), India'
The government of Telangana on Friday signed MoUs with Tech Mahindra, Nucleus Vision and Eleven01 Foundation to launch India's first Blockchain District, which will provide a complete ecosystem for th
Blockchain technology can enable India to find solutions to huge logjams in courts, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Friday.
The Department of Information Technology, Government of Goa, in collaboration with NITI Aayog and Nucleus Vision will be hosting India's first-ever International Blockchain Congress in Goa with the ai
By increasing productivity and reducing cost, Blockchain technology has the potential to create value of up to $5 billion in India in the next five years, a top official of IT industry's apex body Nas
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has launched a Blockchain-based airline loyalty digital wallet developed in collaboration with Microsoft and KPMG Digital Village.
Facebook has promoted one of its senior engineers Evan Cheng as the Director of Engineering at its recently launched Blockchain division, signalling the importance of the project, the media reported.
Information Technology major Tech Mahindra has launched the Tech Mahindra BlockGeeks Program in its Hyderabad campus to facilitate competency in the field of Blockchain Technology.
In a world where data security, privacy, and information symmetry are becoming more critical every day, the evolution of Blockchain technology as a potential solution to these challenges has evinced g
Telangana is keen to collaborate with United Arab Emirates (UAE) in blockchain technologies, state IT Minister K. T. Rama Rao said on Friday.
With digitisation transforming the financial services sector in terms of speeding up transactions and fraud detection, the Blockchain technology holds enormous promise of further strengthening the sec
With an aim to streamline the costly and time-consuming processes in entertainment rights and royalties, today, EY and Microsoft launched a blockchain network for content rights and royalties manageme
The National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) on Monday joined hands with multinational technology firm IBM to offer a 12-week online course on Blockchain architecture, design and use
The Kerala Government has embarked on a strategy to leverage the revolutionary Blockchain technology to streamline the purchase and distribution networks of milk, vegetables and fish in the state. T
Cryptocurrency may be still on the boundaries of legality but the blockchain technology behind it is seeing far more acceptance with the latest being religion.
Due to the growing menace of hackers leveraging your device's processing powers to mine cryptocurrency, Apple has announced a ban on such malicious apps from its App Store.
Kerala State Development and Innovation Strategic Council (K-DISC), a key state government initiative, has launched an ambitious programme for imparting training in Blockchain technology to students,
A two-day, first edition of the International Blockchain Congress (IBC) 2018, organised jointly NITI Aayog and Governments of Telangana & Goa collaborate with Nucleus Vision will be held here from A
Global technology giant HCL Technologies on Tuesday announced it has joined the Blockchain in Transportation Alliance (BiTA), an organisation dedicated to determine best practices and standards for Bl
Among the largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, Akamai Technologies, Inc. and one of the world's leading financial groups, MUFG, on Tuesday announced plans to offer a new blockchain-based
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is bullish on the Blockchain platform Ethereum, saying the technology could be the next Apple.
Runs, a blockchain-based e-commerce platform offering unique experiences has closed an equity round of US 1 million from US investors.
After Facebook and Google, Microsoft has now banned advertisements showing cryptocurrencies and related products from its Bing search engine.
An expert involved with the money trade coin industry has said people continue to face problems converting crypto currencies into fiat currency or other crypto currencies because of existing firm gove
Taiwanese tech giant HTC is reportedly working on a new Android phone named "Exodus" that will be powered by blockchain technology.
For a long time, we have been hearing that there is a need to conserve water, but how many of us do really care to act on it. Only a handful presumably! Factually, only 0.014 percent of earth's water
Urging the need for disruptive technology to be embraced, the experts on blockchain technology have requested the government to bring in the legislative changes, creating a conducive atmosphere for th
After reports surfaced that Facebook is creating a new Blockchain group, fresh media reports have claimed that the social networking giant is also exploring the creation of its own cryptocurrency.
The State Bank of India is one of the front runners in experimenting with blockchain and is currently working on five to six projects in association with other banks, Mr Bhaskar Pramanik, Member of th
Mired in a massive data breach controversy, Facebook has reportedly rolled out biggest-ever shuffle at the senior management level since its inception -- across platforms, including WhatsApp and Messe
Blockchain technology which is at the center of crypto currency or virtual currency is a field of hot interest. Despite lack of clarity on the legality of crypto currency, tech companies are keen on e
California [USA], May 5 (NewsVoir): The Global Product Innovation Group of software company Meitu (Meitu GPIG) has begun using the SpringRole blockchain protocol to issue certificates that validate em
The Delhi High Court has fixed May 24 as the next date of hearing for a petition filed by Flinstone Technologies Pvt. Ltd. with regard to staying Reserve Bank of India (RBI) strictures related to cond
Blockchian implementation worldwide is still at its nascent stage, revealed a Gartner survey on Thursday that showed that only one per cent of CIOs indicated any kind of blockchain adoption within the
Blockchain technology has the potential to significantly reduce the costs and time involved in cross-border banking transactions, increasing banks' efficiency but putting pressure on their fees and co
Private Sector Lender, ICICI Bank, announced that it has successfully on-boarded over 250 corporates on its blockchain platform for domestic and international trade finance, the most by any bank in
Cryptocurrency marketplace Coinbase has shut the account of whistleblowing website WikiLeaks' Shop for allegedly violating its terms of service -- which means it cannot convert payments like bitcoin i
Gaming company Ukledo today announced the launch of VU (Virtual Universe), a first of its kind virtual reality adventure game powered by artificial intelligence and blockchain that is set to shake up the VR industry.
The Reserve Bank of India's announcement on cryptocurrency has not only stirred the market but left both the traders and investors in a state of loss with many of them thinking of wrapping up their op
IT major Tech Mahindra on Thursday announced a partnership with Stockholm-based ChromaWay to deliver a new Blockchain technology for the Indian market.
Vietnam on Wednesday urged greater vigilance against cryptocurrency transactions and investments, as officials in its economic hub asked police to investigate what could prove to be the country's larg
Synup, a provider of Software as a service (SaaS) based location intelligence on Wednesday announced the launch of a new website, CoinFriendly.
New Delhi [India] | April 8, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST:Commenting on the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) move to explore and examine the introduction of official virtual currency in the country, apex trade association, the ASSOCHAM, cautioned that extreme c
TOKYO | Friday, Apr 6 2018 IST: Japan's Financial Services Agency on Friday ordered two cryptocurrency exchanges to suspend business for two months as it cracks down on regulatory lapses following the massive theft of digital money
London |Friday, 2018 2:45:26 PM IST: Sirin Labs, a Swiss consumer electronics company, has joined handset manufacturer Foxconn to design what is touted as world's first blockchain-based smartphone titled "Finney".
NEW YORK | Thursday, Apr 5 2018 IST: Soaring crypto-currency prices last year are estimated to result in U.S. tax liabilities of $25 billion, adding further selling pressure to these assets in the short term, according to a research note
USA | Wednesday, Apr 4 2018 IST: Cyber criminals are rapidly adding cryptojacking to their arsenal and creating a highly profitable new revenue stream, as the ransomware market becomes overpriced and overcrowded, according to America
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST: When it comes to increased cryptojacking activities, India is second in the Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) region and ninth globally as hackers create a highly-profitable, new revenue stream with crypto
Japanese stocks fell on Tuesday, led by tech firms and makers of electronic components after U.S. tech stocks tumbled overnight on resurgent trade war fears, while Monex jumped after saying it might b
BuyUcoin, a cryptocurrency exchange platform and Blockchain Wallet company announced the launch of BuyUcoin Trade Engine 2.0, enabled with the latest features to ensure cryptocurrency enthusiasts acce
After Facebook and Twitter, Google has cracked down on malicious cryptocurrency mining extensions on its Chrome platform.
The Kerala Blockchain Academy (KBA) of the state-run Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K) has become the first Indian institution to be granted membership by Hype
Fintech startup SmartCoin on Wednesday announced raising funds worth USD 2 million in pre-Series A funding from a top Chinese VC fund and Accion Venture Lab.
India's largest tax filing platform ClearTax on Friday announced its tie-up with app-enabled bitcoin wallet Zebpay to help investors deal with cryptocurrency taxation.
Among most business heads and entrepreneurs there is an increasing awareness about block chain technology and how it will impact the entire gamut of business starting from accounting to operations.
Panaesha Capital, a leading Singapore based fintech startup, today announced the launch of its first initial coin offering (ICO) 'Feelium' a one of its kind digital currency which can be stored, used
Twitter has confirmed that it will begin blocking cryptocurrency-related ads on the platfrom from Tuesday even as the micro-blogging site updated its policy relating to such advertisements.
World Satoshi Summit 2018 at New Delhi in May will bring 3500+ global stakeholders under a single roof to ideate and innovate around blockchain technology
As cyber threats to the industry continue to evolve in complexity and intensity, emerging technologies such as permissioned blockchains can contribute to the important goals of combating cybersecurity
New Delhi [India] :In the past few years, digital penetration has fueled growth at both the levels- consumer and enterprise. Further to this digital wave of innovation, advent of crypto currency is one of the most talke
New Delhi [India], Mar 16 (Businesswire-India): Singapore based Blockchain Technology XinFin recently announced its association with KoinOK. KoinOK is proudly building the most customer-focused crypto
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar.9 (ANI-NewsVoir): Entering last week (third week) of its pre-ICO round, Kali Coin ICO has unveil Minimum Viable Product (MVP) to public of its upcoming cryptocurrency
As the issue of copying verified Twitter accounts to trick cryptocurrency users is becoming increasingly prevalent, the microblogging company has said that it is working to curb these copycat handles.
Japan punished seven cryptocurrency exchanges, ordering two of them to suspend business, in an effort to shore up consumer protection after a $530 million theft of digital money from Tokyo-based Coinc
The $6 trillion international education and training industry is poised for revolutionary change as a result of the emergence of blockchain technology, says Richard Maaghul, co-founder and CEO of ODEM.IO, the world's first On-Demand Education Marketplace.
IndusInd Bank announced its partnership with Ripple, the enterprise blockchain solution for global payments, to facilitate payments into and out of India.
With Indian industry calling for adopting hi-tech control systems to check financial frauds, a foreign data protection expert has suggested that blockchain technology be used to prevent scams like the
A two-member student team from the Kerala Blockchain Academy (KBA) at IIITM-K has won the Certificate of Excellence (CoE) at the Open Innovation Blockchain Hackathon conducted by Best of Block Inc. at
South Korea has yet to decide how to regulate crypotocurrency trading, a senior government official said, highlighting Seoul's struggles to supervise a market that critics say remains opaque and vulne
Goldman Sachs-backed payments company Circle has acquired U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex, Circle said on Monday, in an effort to cement its position as one of the leading companies in the world
After researching digital currencies for work last year, personal finance writer J.R. Duren hopped on his own crypto-rollercoaster. Duren bought $5 worth of litecoin in November, and eventually purcha
New Delhi [India]:Rubique, an online credit marketplace providing technology-enabled end-to-end solutions to financing needs of individuals and SMEs, announced the implementation of smart KYC, a blockchain-based centra
Kochava Labs SEZC, a research and development subsidiary of Kochava Inc., announces a new advisor to XCHNG, the open source blockchain framework for the digital advertising ecosystem.
Neurogress, an artificial intelligence (AI) based scientific software company, is raising about $ 44 million (Rs. 282 crore) growth capital in two stages (Pre-TGE & TGE) using blockchain technology.
Implementing digital technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and robotic process automation, can resolve inefficiencies in our current trade finance system, an
Blockchain along with other digital technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and robotic process automation could resolve inefficiencies in the country's current trade fin
Belfrics Global, one of the fastest growing blockchain development start-ups in India, has signed an MoU with the government of Andhra Pradesh to develop blockchain-based solutions.
The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) on Wednesday signed an MoU with Canada's Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) to develop skill sets for blockchain adoption and dep
Secugenius, an information security company is creating a decentralised platform known as "Quick X Protocol" to solve the problems of blockchain, and claims to make possible thousands of transactions.
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In a first, Koinex, a digital assets exchange, announced that it will be listing two global crypto-assets (tokens) - OmiseGO (OMG) and Request on their exchange.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said that Blockchain can transform e-governance, and that governments must start interacting with technology providers to find a solution to put them to the best possible use.
Loyakk Inc., the provider of enterprise relationship management applications, announced Vega, the world's first blockchain-enabled Enterprise Relationship Management solution for decentralized business networks.
Global enterprise software specialist Ramco Systems and Singapore-based open-source blockchain developer XinFin FinTech Pte Ltd. will join forces to build a breakthrough hybrid blockchain solution.
8K Miles Software Services Limited has launched 8K Health Edge, a proprietary blockchain platform which, may render into solutions for some of the most complex problems in global healthcare.