Category: IBM

Blockchain adoption will depend on project and industry, says IBM Japan’s Tsuyoshi Hirayama

While numerous non-financial organizations have taken concrete steps to mark their territory in the crypto-ecosystem, the number of organizations joining the domain has skyrocketed in 2019. The latest buzz was created by IBM. Although the tech giant had previously announced its involvement in leveraging blockchain for its future projects, Tsuyoshi […]

The Five Blockchain Principles of IBM

Technology typically adds positive value to society, and as such, it can deliver demonstrable good for the world; according to IBM, blockchain can further this sentiment. In an IBM Blockchain Pulse blog post, May 13, 2019, the tech behemoth lays out the guiding principles it adheres to, which it believes […]

Slowly But Surely: May Was a Quietly Big Month for Blockchain

Don Tapscott is co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute and co-author of “Blockchain Revolution” with Alex Tapscott. Disclosure: He owns Atoms. Monday begins Blockchain Week in New York centered around CoinDesk’s Consensus 2019 conference. My takeaway on the current sentiment? The crypto spring may have begun; but for blockchain in […]

XRP vs Stellar Lumens [XLM] Price Analysis: Altcoins continue to dump as king coin pumps

While Bitcoin [BTC] is making headlines for crossing new boundaries, some major altcoins have also been rewarding long-term investors. Out of the lot, Ethereum [ETH] and Tron [TRX] exhibited exceptional recovery after the 2018 crash. While Tron CEO Justin Sun recently announced his confidence in taking back its 10th position by July, ETH […]

Nordic Banking Giant Nordea Opens Blockchain Trading Platform to More Clients

Nordic private banking institution Nordea is expanding its offering of the blockchain-based trading platform we.trade to its small and middle-sized business customers (SMEs),  according to a press release on May 9. The platform will purportedly help address trust deficits extant in current cross-border trades made by SMEs. Patrik Zekkar, Global […]

JPMorgan Has Quietly Rebooted the Blockchain Tech Behind Its JPM Coin

The Takeaway JPMorgan’s technology teams spread across three continents have been busy updating the bank’s Quorum blockchain platform over the past six months, replacing key parts of its privacy-enhancing components. Like JPMorgan’s recently announced partnership with Microsoft Azure, the updates were meant to make Quorum usable by a larger universe […]

IBM and Syniverse Complete Blockchain-Based Pilot

Tech giant IBM and telecommunication company Syniverse have announced that they have completed a pilot program for roaming solutions which makes use of blockchain technology. The pilot created by IBM and Syniverse was designed to instantly validate the billing and charging processes for clearing and payment services. The smart contracts […]

Networking on Vessel: New A-list Speakers Announced for Coinsbank Blockchain Cruise 2019

Photo: CoinsBank / Twitter Despite the current situation in the market, many blockchain events are getting bigger. The main trend of the year is how blockchain technology comes to different fields of business. 2019 can already be called the “year of blockchain” – as opposed to 2018, which was the […]