The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is seeking to fund anti-counterfeiting solutions from blockchain startups with grants of up to $800,000. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-government-offering-up-to-800k-for-anti-forgery-blockchain-solutions. …

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The Air Force Institute of Technology has published a demonstration website aimed at helping professionals learn about blockchain. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/air-force-grad-school-launches-blockchain-demo-site.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Medici Ventures has bought a $2.5 million equity stake in GrainChain, a software firm launching its own blockchain and stablecoin. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/overstocks-medici-invests-2-5-million-in-grain-tech-firms-blockchain-pivot.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Accenture has rolled out a new software license management application built with distributed ledger tech from Digital Asset. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/accenture-puts-software-license-management-on-a-blockchain-platform/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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IBM is to use its blockchain platform to track Seagate-produced hard drives as a means to guarantee their authenticity. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ibm-seagate-team-up-to-tackle-hard-drive-fakes-with-blockchain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Alrosa, the world’s second-largest diamond producer, is joining the blockchain pilot program spearheaded by De Beers to trace the stones’ provenance. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/russian-diamond-group-signs-onto-de-beers-blockchain-tracking-program/. …

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The largest blockchain consortium has released its latest round of specifications – the next steps to harmonizing the way big companies use ethereum. This article is originally written and posted…

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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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Samsung has announced a partnership with Dutch bank ABN AMRO and Rotterdam Port Authority to build a shipping and logistics business based on distributed ledger technology. Samsung’s NexLedger to Test…

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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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Christie’s auction house is launching a pilot program to record art sales and provenance on a blockchain. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/leading-auction-house-christies-to-record-art-sales-on-a-blockchain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Chainstack, a Singapore-based multi-cloud and multi-protocol Platform as a Service using decentralized networks, has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). BiTA is involved in determining best practices in the transportation,…

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Representatives from U.S. Customs and Border Protection say they hope to evaluate its blockchain tech trial and produce recommendations by December. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-customs-agency-hopes-to-evaluate-blockchain-testing-by-december/. …

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Citizens Reserve is partnering with Blockdaemon to launch tools enabling rapid blockchain node deployment for its customers. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/citizens-reserve-partners-with-comcast-backed-blockchain-startup/.  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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Medici Ventures, the blockchain accelerator arm of Overstock.com, has made a seven-figure investment in wine-tracking startup VinX. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/overstocks-medici-ventures-backs-firm-tackling-fake-wine-with-blockchain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Scientists from IBM Research claim they’ve found a way to reshape blockchain architectures for energy-constrained internet of things devices. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoins-proof-of-work-can-be-made-more-efficient-ibm-research-claims/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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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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The world’s largest telecoms firm, AT&T, has launched a suite of blockchain services targeting diverse industries. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/att-launches-blockchain-solutions-targeting-supply-chain-and-healthcare/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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The Dairy Farmers of America will trial a blockchain platform to track milk products, the company announced Tuesday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-dairy-farmers-to-trial-blockchain-in-bid-to-track-milk-products/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Walmart will begin tracking leafy greens using IBM’s blockchain technology starting late next year, the company announced Monday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/walmart-will-start-tracking-groceries-on-blockchain-in-2019/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Dutch Supermarket Giant Adopts Blockchain to Make Orange Juice Production Transparent Albert Heijn, Holland’s largest supermarket chain, has revealed it is using blockchain to make the production chain of its orange juice transparent, International…

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