US Regulator Wants to Adopt Blockchain to Maintain Pace with Market Manipulators The chair of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has said that he wants to adopt blockchain…

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The chair of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has said that he wants to adopt blockchain to “keep pace with those who attempt to defraud, distort, or manipulate”…

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Blockchain startup AlphaPoint has hired Kapil Rathi from Cboe Global Markets, the parent of the Chicago Board of Exchange. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cboe-kapil-rathi-equity-options-blockchain-startup-alphapoint/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Since Maersk and IBM launched TradeLens 10 months ago, only one other carrier has joined the network. As those involved admit, that’s not enough. This article is originally written and…

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Australia’s Digital Transformation Agency says blockchain is hyped by firms working with the tech and still has better alternatives. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/australian-government-agency-says-blockchain-interesting-but-hyped/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Fidelity Investments’ blockchain R&D lead is leaving to join blockchain startup Bloq as its first-ever chief operating officer. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/fidelitys-blockchain-incubator-lead-just-went-full-crypto/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Accenture says its new “interoperability node” can connect the four big enterprise platforms: Hyperledger Fabric, R3 Corda, Quorum and Digital Asset. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/accenture-launch-interoperability-node-connects-corda-fabric-da-and-quorum-blockchains/. …

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A subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports has partnered with Port of Antwerp for a blockchain pilot aimed to facilitate international trade. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/abu-dhabi-belgium-ports-collaborate-on-blockchain-trade-pilot/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Big Four consultancy KPMG is expanding its blockchain activities beyond pure financial services work to explore a less-traveled path. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-refresh-why-kpmgs-new-strategy-focuses-on-customs/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada is looking to implement blockchain for its energy credit tracking system. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/nevadas-utilities-agency-eyes-blockchain-for-energy-credit-system/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Blockchain finance firm Clearmatics has closed a $12-million Series A funding round led by Route 66 Ventures. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-finance-startup-clearmatics-raises-12-million-in-new-funding/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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IBM is taking its food-tracking blockchain into production and has already signed up European supermarket giant Carrefour. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ibm-food-supply-chain-blockchain-carrefour-live-production/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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The Hyperledger Project and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) have agreed to collaborate on bringing common standards to the blockchain space. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ethereum-enterprise-alliance-hyperledger-blockchain-consortiums-join-forces/. …

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Chinese search engine Baidu has published a new white paper outlining its upcoming XuperChain network. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/chinese-search-giant-baidu-shares-details-of-upcoming-blockchain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Bitcoin apostate Mike Hearn and his R3 colleague Richard Gendal Brown view the enterprise blockchain game as, if not quite zero-sum, something close. This article is originally written and posted…

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In order to make public networks secure enough for enterprise use, two key things must happen, says EY’s Paul Brody. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/how-to-make-public-blockchains-safe-for-enterprise-use/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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The software giant’s Azure cloud division is building bridges between its blockchain services and other, widely used infrastructure and platforms. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/microsoft-is-slowly-but-surely-connecting-blockchain-to-major-products/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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The new company, which incorporates the Interledger and Codius technologies Thomas helped develop at Ripple, is now available to try out. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/former-ripple-ctos-blockchain-project-coil-enters-closed-beta/. …

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The race is on to build the best “stablecoin” – a cryptocurrency with mechanisms aimed to reduce price volatility built in. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/as-central-banks-go-digital-crypto-competition-looms/. …

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A team of Russian engineers and entrepreneurs wants to link heavy-duty delivery drones using blockchain. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/where-roads-cant-reach-blockchain-drones-just-might-travel/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Japanese technology giant Sony wants to patent two approaches to hosting and maintaining blockchains, newly published documents show. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/sony-patent-filings-hint-at-work-on-crypto-mining-hardware/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Telegram has put out its first app since its ICO, but that identity play has security researchers reeling. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/telegrams-post-ico-id-app-vulnerable-to-attack-researchers-say/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Announced Monday, LedgerConnect is the offspring of bank-owned currency trading utility CLS and enterprise software giant IBM. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ibm-barclays-and-citi-team-up-to-launch-blockchain-app-store-for-banks/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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This booming crypto platform could hardly be described as institutional, but it isn’t fully decentralized either. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/waves-crypto-exchange-bitcoin/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Google Cloud is teaming up with distributed ledger startup Digital Asset to provide development tools for blockchain apps. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/google-cloud-inks-deal-with-blythe-masters-blockchain-startup/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Not a traditional firewall, the term denotes how Corda is able to limit communication between blockchain nodes operating in different environments. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/r3-launches-corda-enterprise-with-first-ever-blockchain-firewall/. …

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