Blockchain Reading for 07/20/2017

Blockchain the Transformer – NZ Herald “For this reason it’s vital that New Zealand’s agri industry pays close attention to blockchain development and ensures we are well positioned to capture our share of new value this technology could unlock.” tags: bc new zealand Italian Stock Exchange to Develop Hyperledger-Based Blockchain…

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Blockchain Reading for 07/14/2017

Hyperledger Formally Launches First Product, Fabric 1.0 “The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger project has finally released its first production Blockchain code, Fabric 1.0. In announcements on Twitter and its blog Tuesday, Hyperledger, which already counts global giants such as IBM and SWIFT among its customers, called the release a “huge milestone…

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Blockchain Reading for 07/11/2017

IBM’s Trade Finance Solution on Blockchain to Be Adopted by 7 European Banks – NEWSBTC “The banking industry’s infatuation with blockchain technology is well known. In the forefront of the development of distributed ledger solutions for the industry is the tech giant IBM which is currently working on a trade…

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Blockchain Reading for 07/07/2017

Blockchain: A Game-Changer for Asset Managers? – Barron’s “Natixis Asset Management is testing a blockchain-powered fund management tool in Europe and it has the potential to create a more efficient distribution platform, according to a recent Moody’s report. The new tech streamlines administrative processes and boasts faster execution times.” tags:…

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Blockchain Reading for 07/04/2017

IBM to Bring Blockchain-enabled Trade Finance to SMEs | ReadItQuik “IBM has been chosen by a consortium of seven European banks to make a finance trading platform driven by blockchain. The intent is to make international trade easier for European small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The seven banks namely Deutsche…

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Blockchain Reading for 07/02/2017

US Government Organizes ‘Federal Blockchain Forum’ for July – CoinDesk “Both the GSA and the State Department, among other parts of the US government, have made public their work with blockchain, with the former recently seeking price quotes on an integration of the tech into its contract award process. The…

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Blockchain Reading for 06/18/2017

The potential of IoT in blockchain | Digital Business | “An IoT platform enables IoT devices to send data to blockchain ledgers for inclusion in shared transactions with tamper-resistant records. By using IoT in blockchain all participants in a network can verify each transaction, preventing disputes and ensuring each participant…

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Blockchain Reading for 06/04/2017

Blockchain, technology behind Bitcoin, emerges as key tool in food safety battle | The Japan Times “Working with IBM, retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is testing the technology system on mangos in the United States and pork in China.” tags: bc Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links…

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Blockchain Reading for 06/02/2017

Land grab: Governments may be big backers of the blockchain | The Economist “While the blockchain originally sought a foothold in financial services, and digital currencies attracted early attention from investors, now interest in using the technology in the public sector is growing. Brian Forde, a blockchain expert at the…

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Blockchain Reading for 06/01/2017

3 Blockchain Benefits for Loyalty Programmes – Coinify Newsroom “Here is where blockchain can help to streamline the process of loyalty programme management and elevate customer experience.” tags: bc The difference between public and private blockchain – Blockchain Unleashed: IBM Blockchain Blog “There are a number of explanations on what…

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