Blockchain

Worldwide spending on blockchain solutions will reach USD 11.7 billion in 2022, according to a new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (...
Jul 20, 2018
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Oracle has launched its Blockchain Cloud Service and businesses globally have started deploying an early adopter version of it. The service allows organizations to easily build blockchain networks to...
Jul 18, 2018
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SITA, the air transport industry’s technology provider, recently announced the launch of a major industry research project to explore the potential of blockchain. More than 100 top IT executives,...
Jul 02, 2018
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With investigations into the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal resulting in lawsuits and GDPR coming into effect, digital advertising’s unbridled collection and usage of user data is finally...
Jun 19, 2018
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Information and communication sector has emerged as the top performer in terms of digitalization progress, followed by Accommodation and Food Services sector, according to the latest Industry...
May 21, 2018
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According to news reports, Facebook executive David Marcus, who has been responsible for managing the company's standalone messaging app, Messenger, will head a new team dedicated to exploring the...
May 09, 2018
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Only 1% of CIOs revealed blockchain deployment is taking place in their organizations, with only 8% of CIOs in short-term planning or active experimentation, according to Gartner’s 2018 CIO Survey. ...
May 03, 2018
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ICICI Bank successfully on-boards over 250 corporates on its blockchain platform for domestic & international trade finance, the most by any bank in India. With this, leading Indian corporates,...
Apr 18, 2018
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The most popular questions in the technology world today is most definitely the one on whether Hashgraph is better than Blockchain. The life and credibility of the Blockchain is being questioned and...
Apr 12, 2018
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This week, three Indian factoring exchanges and the American blockchain technology firm MonetaGo announced launching of a full-fledged blockchain. The yet-unnamed blockchain, built on HyperLedger...
Apr 06, 2018
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After years of announcements regarding blockchain Proofs of Concept and Pilots, a first successful enterprise grade deployment that includes multiple financial services organizations has taken place...
Apr 04, 2018
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The Government of Andhra Pradesh has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ConsenSys, as an additional step to bolster the state’s blockchain ecosystem. The partnership seeks to incubate an...
Mar 06, 2018
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2017 was a great year for fintech mainly because global investors are making targeted investments on value and long-term sustainability in the market. Global research firm, KPMG, has said that the...
Feb 14, 2018
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With finance minister, Arun Jaitley, announcing that virtual currencies are no legal tender and that the proliferation of its use for illegitimate financing will be curbed. "Crypto currencies are...
Feb 01, 2018
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The year 2017 was exceedingly eventful for enterprise tech. We questioned the existence of legacy and replaced them with more modern, more innovative tech. Be it Blockchain, Internet of things, Cyber...
Jan 03, 2018
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Digital wallet for cryptocurrencies Blockchain on Monday announced the introduction of Bitcoin Cash to its popular consumer wallet. Customers who had bitcoin in their Blockchain wallets prior to...
Dec 18, 2017
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The 2018 CIO Agenda Survey has found that digital transformation is more important for banking CIOs than for all other industries. According to the survey, prioritizing digital business is first...
Oct 30, 2017
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Andhra Pradesh has become the first state in the country to pilot blockchain technology in two departments and plans to deploy it across the administration, said Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu...
Oct 10, 2017
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IBM has taken the top slot -- beating Microsoft and Accenture -- when it comes to deploying Blockchain technology across industries, a new study has said. The "Blockchain Enterprise Survey" by...
Sep 19, 2017
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Microsoft last week announced Coco Framework, which the company said would reduce this complexity, and when integrated with blockchain networks addresses critical needs for commercial adoption like...
Aug 17, 2017
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While enterprises are harping on the implementation of a single disruptive technology, here’s an Indian NGO that’s using AI, Blockchain and IoT to feed over a million school children. The...
Jul 26, 2017
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In the past, investing or managing money was left to professionals since the tools and know-how was limited.   Over time, there has been a lot of movement across various spaces but our interactions...
Jun 06, 2017
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Distributed Ledgering Technology (DLT) refers to any system providing an asset database or a ledger that enables a seamless and distributed participation of cross-organization entities. The system...
Apr 20, 2017
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An estimated two billion people have no access to banks and hence rely on cash and inefficient transfer systems to participate in their economies. These people effectively operate outside the...
Apr 10, 2017
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With the idea of blockchain as a disruptive technology gaining ground, each country is looking to chart its own path—based on both global learning and domestic ground reality. India is no exception....
Mar 23, 2017
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It is immensely unfair today to introduce blockchain as the technology behind bitcoin. While it is a fact—and everybody knows it—that it is indeed is the technology that powered the most successful...
Mar 21, 2017
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The Institute of Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) is the research and academic unit of Indian central bank, Reserve Bank of India. It helps Indian banks help deploy and get...
Mar 15, 2017
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Not long back, when all of us learnt about this fascinating thing called bitcoin, few knew what the technology behind it was all about. Today, that technology, blockchain, is arguably better known...
Mar 14, 2017
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Banks may become the early adopters of the blockchain technology. Recently, State Bank of India (SBI) has taken the initiative to spearhead India’s first Blockchain exploration consortium for banks...
Feb 17, 2017
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Blockchain, the underlying technology of cryptocurrencies, continues to remain something of an enigma. Perhaps it is a little less mysterious today than it was say 6 months ago, but you can’t deny...
Feb 15, 2017
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More than 50% of the banks globally have already invested on blockchain or will do so in 2017. About one out of three banks expects blockchain to be adopted commercially by 2018 while more than half...
Feb 09, 2017
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In the good old days, when the enterprise IT was full of techies, there was a fair amount of book talk; albeit books often meant thick guides on new technologies, protocols and standards—often...
Jan 30, 2017
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With the Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), the nodal technology research centre set up by RBI announcing a successful trial of blockchain technology involving a...
Jan 25, 2017
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Have there been any dramatic changes in the existing Indian law since the introduction of bitcoin? A virtual currency is a digital representation of value that can be digitally traded. It does not...
Dec 16, 2016
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For any technology to travel the distance from hype to reality, its early adopters play an instrumental role. When it comes to blockchain – it is a technology that everyone has been talking about....
Dec 14, 2016
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Blockchain is a technology for a new generation of transactional applications that establishes trust, accountability and transparency while streamlining business processes. It is a design pattern...
Nov 18, 2016
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CIO&Leader asked which technology would impact the enterprise the most in the next five years on Twitter. Here is the result of the poll. Since most of the followers of our account are CIOs/...
Nov 09, 2016
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Blockchain technology has got a big boost with both the major payment companies globally—Visa and Mastercard—announcing their plans to embrace Blockhain,  in a span of barely ten days. This is...
Nov 01, 2016
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