MonetaGo, the blockchain company that rose to prominence after it helped RBI’s banking R&D institution, IDRBT, in launching a pilot blockchain, has tasted success in India by launching a...
Feb 26, 2019
An NFT is a digital collectible asset, like a work of art or a trading card, that gives proof of ownership and authenticity, enabling it to be bought, sold, and collected like a Picasso at Christie's...
Aug 07, 2023
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Blockchain has captivated enormous interest from experts, technocrats, and researchers across fields since the technology originated. A digitally secure algorithm-based technology, Blockchain is...
Feb 23, 2023
A thriving startup segment drives innovation, disrupts the status quo, provides new employment opportunities, and significantly contributes to economic growth. India's startup ecosystem is currently...
Jul 04, 2022
The rise of cryptocurrency has shown the usefulness of blockchain-based frameworks, promising a high degree of security and establishing trust among unknown parties. The FinTech industry has already...
May 05, 2022
Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) – operator of Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport) – is working with Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, to establish...
Apr 06, 2022
More than one-third of consumers (35%) have never heard of the metaverse, stats according to Gartner. The survey finds that 58% of respondents have either heard of the metaverse but do not know what...
Feb 17, 2022
In these volatile times when business cycles are ambiguous and customer demands are erratic, enterprises are facing several challenges, such as poor contract visibility, procurement complexities,...
Feb 16, 2022
Contrary to popular lore, cryptocurrencies are not a haven for anonymous criminals. In fact, armed with smart analytics, it’s easier to follow money trails on blockchains than it is on legacy payment...
Feb 14, 2022
Total global fintech funding across M&A, PE, and VC reached USD210 billion across a record 5,684 deals in 2021. Fintech funding in H2’21 accounted for USD101 billion of this total – down slightly...
Feb 09, 2022
By 2024, successful cryptocurrency thefts and ransomware payments will drop by 30% due to criminals’ inability to move and spend funds off blockchain networks, predicts Gartner in its recently...
Jan 17, 2022
Quantum computing has become a priority, as 74% agree that those who fail to adopt quantum computing will fall behind, states a new global study “The First Annual Report on Enterprise Quantum...
Jan 10, 2022
Tata Steel has successfully executed a blockchain enabled, paperless trade transaction - a global first for the steel industry. The live trade finance transaction involved the export of steel by Tata...
Apr 22, 2021
Organizations are forecast to spend nearly USD 6.6 billion on blockchain solutions this year, an increase of more than 50% compared to 2020, according to IDC’s Worldwide Blockchain Spending Guide....
Apr 20, 2021
Piramal Glass, Asia’s largest specialty glass manufacturer, has successfully kicked off its first cross-border trade digitization program using blockchain. The company is prioritizing the technology...
Mar 03, 2021
The World Economic Forum’s Mining and Metals Blockchain Initiative (“MMBI”), released a proof of concept that uses distributed ledger technology to track embedded greenhouse gas emissions. A...
Dec 22, 2020
Global blockchain revenues fell 35% between 2018 and 2020, according to ABI Research, which calculated the potential loss to hit USD 2.8 billion. The 2018 crypto winter wiped 80% of the total...
Nov 05, 2020
Worldwide spending on blockchain solutions will be USD 4.1 billion this year, an increase of more than 50% compared to 2019, according to IDC’s Worldwide Blockchain Spending Guide. The blockchain...
Sep 15, 2020
Digital technologies are increasingly exerting pressure on incumbents across industries to fundamentally reconsider their business models while giving rise to smaller, agile players that are enabling...
Jul 27, 2020
COVID-19 has accelerated the development and use of emerging technology across industries. For blockchain technology to scale in its next phase, global alignment between the public and private...
May 25, 2020
The pressure created by the COVID-19 outbreak on global trade systems highlights an urgent need for global cooperation to maintain and strengthen the resilience of international supply chains. To...
May 04, 2020
Key industry partners announced the launch of the MRO Blockchain Alliance, the air transport’s first industry-wide investigation into the use of blockchain to track, trace and record aircraft parts....
Feb 05, 2020
Through 2022, 80% of supply chain blockchain initiatives will remain at a proof-of-concept (POC) or pilot stage, according to Gartner. One of the main reasons for this development is that early...
Jan 24, 2020
Asia/Pacific spending on blockchain solutions will reach USD 522.7 million in 2019 – recording an increase of 81% when compared to 2018 – according to the latest IDC Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain...
Nov 19, 2019
The business impact of blockchain will be transformational across most industries within five to 10 years, according to Gartner’s 2019 Hype Cycle for Blockchain Business. “Even though they are still...
Sep 12, 2019
It is important to know ‘your identity’. Every organization wants to know, from the e-retailer to the tax office to the bank. However, there are 2 main issues with this: It is very easy for...
Jul 12, 2019
The first thing that comes to mind when we talk about blockchain, is Bitcoin. Blockchain has been stereotyped or correlated with Bitcoin and crypto currencies even though its applications lies far...
Jun 18, 2019
By 2021, 90% of current enterprise blockchain platform implementations will require replacement within 18 months to remain competitive, secure and avoid obsolescence, according to Gartner. “...
Jun 06, 2019
Blockchain solutions spending in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) will reach nearly USD 523.8 million in 2019, an increase of 83.9% from the USD 284.8 million spent in 2018, according to the IDC ...
Apr 25, 2019
Only around half (48%) of businesses can detect if any of their IoT devices suffers a breach, according to a Gemalto study. This comes despite companies having an increased focus on IoT security...
Jan 17, 2019
Blockchain, IoT, city operations centers, smart city frameworks, digital twins and smart contracts are among the technologies that will achieve mainstream business adoption in the next five to 10...
Dec 14, 2018
As I sift through the trends, forecasts and ‘vision’s that invariably fill up a journalist’s mailbox around yearends, it is difficult to miss how some areas dominate the forecast landscape. The top...
Dec 12, 2018
Even as enterprises wake up to the potential of Blockchain, a new report by World Trade Organization (WTO) has identified how the trending technology can revolutionize world trade. The publication,...
Dec 04, 2018
In 2018, the theme for CIO&Leader’s annual Summit was Practical CIO. The Forrester 2019 forecasts validate that. Multiple predictions point to a shift towards organizations moving from generic to...
Nov 26, 2018
Fujitsu today announced a powerful new service to help customers accelerate the enterprise development of blockchain solutions – ensuring they meet strategic objectives from business, technology and...
Sep 25, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 no...
Feb 01, 2018
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
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