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Mastercard joins blockchain digital identity alliance ID2020 – Ledger Insights – enterprise blockchain

Yesterday, the payments firm Mastercard announced it is joining the ID2020 Alliance to explore digital identity solutions.  The ID2020 Alliance was founded by Accenture, Microsoft, Gavi, Rockefeller Foundation and IDEO. Partners include NGOs, private...

Making Blockchain Safe and Secure, a Balancing Act That Never Ends

Blockchain technology has become synonymous with privacy and security, but those very characteristics have been put to the test over the past decade. With historical roots embedded in cryptography, many blockchain...

Blockchain Education: South Korea’s Suseong University Establishes DLT and Artificial Intelligence Training Center

  The Suseong University in South Korea will be working with the Korea Artificial Intelligence Association (KORAIA), in order to establish a blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) and AI-focused campus in...

Singapore Shipping Association building e-registry based on blockchain

Singapore A BLOCKCHAIN-BASED ship registration preparation system for international adoption is in the works, with hopes that it could reduce time, costs and the incidence of error and fraud in the ship...
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China Construction Bank launches updated trade finance blockchain – Ledger Insights

Yesterday, Sina Finance reported that the China Construction Bank (CCB) has officially released the second version of its blockchain platform for trade finance. Now known as the “BCTrade2.0 Blockchain Trade Finance...
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Shinhan Card to use blockchain for credit card payments – Ledger Insights

Today it was reported that South Korea’s biggest card company, Shinhan Card, will launch a blockchain-based payment system. The firm, part of Shinhan Financial group an sister company to Shinhan Bank,...
Blockchain Adoption as a Cure for Cross-Border Trading

Blockchain Adoption as a Cure for Cross-Border Trading

In August of 2019, both the United States and Thailand announced their plans to test blockchain applications for tracking and managing shipments. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is...

Proxeus’ ‘WordPress of blockchain’ available on Ethereum

The Proxeus platform, which the company says has been dubbed the ‘Wordpress of Blockchain’ is now available on Ethereum. Ethereum is a decentralized platform for applications that run exactly as programmed without...

BLOCKCHAIN IN BANKING: An inside look at four banks’ early blockchain successes and failures

Since its emergence at the start of the decade, blockchain has been heralded as one of the most transformative technologies for financial services. Blockchain hype has led financial institutions (FIs) to...
Tech Startup Nebula Genomics Launches Blockchain-Based DNA Sequencing

Tech Startup Nebula Genomics Launches Blockchain-Based DNA Sequencing

Tech startup Nebula Genomics is launching DNA sequencing using blockchain, which eliminates the need for customers to reveal personal information.Per a blog post published on Sept. 19, Nebula has rolled...
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