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Indian Government set to Launch National Blockchain Project
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Indian Government set to Launch National Blockchain Project

Nine months after inception, the Indian government is set to launch a blockchain project to be known as IndiaChain. India’s Blockchain Push This will operate as a platform primarily aimed at reducing fraud, speeding up the enforcement of contracts, increas...
UBS CEO Believes Blockchain is The Solution to Banking Woes
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UBS CEO Believes Blockchain is The Solution to Banking Woes

Sergio Ermotti, the Chief Executive Officer of Swiss investment bank UBS, believes that blockchain may be the answer to the banking industry’s woes. UBS Chief Discusses Blockchain When asked about blockchain technology in an interview with Finder on June 1...
Stellar in Negotiations to Purchase Chain for $500 Million XLM
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Stellar in Negotiations to Purchase Chain for $500 Million XLM

Negotiations are underway for Stellar to purchase Chain, a blockchain tech startup, for $500 million worth of Stellar Lumens (XLM). Stellar Eyeing to Scoop Chain Engineering Talent San Francisco-based blockchain company, Chain, built a platform called Sequ...
Can Squirrel Become the Next Decentralized Peer-to-Peer Internet Protocol?
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Can Squirrel Become the Next Decentralized Peer-to-Peer Internet Protocol?

In 2002, Rice University’s Sitaram Iyer and Peter Druschel, along with Microsoft Research’s Antony Rowstron presented a paper called Squirrel; a decentralized, peer-to-peer web cache alternative. A P2P Internet With Squirrel, instead of the existing web ca...
EY Launches Blockchain Content Rights Platform in Partnership with Microsoft
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EY Launches Blockchain Content Rights Platform in Partnership with Microsoft

Global leader in advisory services, EY, in partnership with Microsoft announced a blockchain based solution which facilitates content rights and royalties management. To start things off, Microsoft and affiliated game publishers will be using the solution i...
Blockchain Lab Established At Chinese Academy of Sciences
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Blockchain Lab Established At Chinese Academy of Sciences

The Chinese Academy of Sciences, the premier Chinese research institution, announced the creation of its Big Data and Blockchain Lab at a symposium on June 15. The lab will be used to study blockchain technology from a mathematical perspective and foster talen...
Bank of England to Open Settlement System to Private Firms, Distributed Ledgers
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Bank of England to Open Settlement System to Private Firms, Distributed Ledgers

The Bank of England remains bearish on bitcoin, but the central bank has announced plans to overhaul its settlement system to allow private payment systems, including those based on blockchains and other types of distributed ledgers, to interface with the plat...
Edge Platform Become The First Mobile Wallet To Add Ripple (XRP) And Monero (XMR)
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Edge Platform Become The First Mobile Wallet To Add Ripple (XRP) And Monero (XMR)

Edge is a mobile wallet platform that employs high-end security features to protect users private data. Now, Edge has become the first mobile wallet to add Ripple (XRP) and Monero (XMR). This new addition of Ripple (XRP) and Monero (XMR) on Edge comes as a re...
Walmart Awarded Patent for Blockchain-Based Medical Records System
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Walmart Awarded Patent for Blockchain-Based Medical Records System

U.S. retail giant Walmart has been awarded a patent for a system that would store medical records on a blockchainfrom a wearable device, according to a patent filing published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The system, according to the document, wil...
Mayo Clinic Looks To Blockchain For Medical Record Storage
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Mayo Clinic Looks To Blockchain For Medical Record Storage

On June 18, it was announced that London-based blockchain company Medicalchain signed a joint working agreement with American medical center Mayo Clinic. Medicalchain uses blockchain technology to safely store electronic health records, and uses the platform ...