IBM launches blockchain proof-of-concept platform for financial services

IBM unveiled its LedgerConnect proof-of-concept blockchain platform today. The company teamed up with CLS, a foreign exchange market infrastructure firm, to design the platform for financial services, according to a report by CNBC. LedgerConnect will provide a variety of services...

IBM: Blockchain Tech News Influencer of the Year

IBM: Blockchain Tech News Influencer of the Year

In last year's booming blockchain market, IBM stood out as a key player — and as a logical choice for Blockchain Tech News Influencer of the Year. We asked Bridget van Kralingen, senior vice president of IBM Industry Platforms, about the company's involvement in blockchain development and where the technology is headed.

Singapore consortium yields DLT solutions for clearing, settlement of payments, securities

A consortium led by the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Association of Banks in Singapore has developed software prototypes of three models for decentralized interbank payment and settlements with liquidity savings mechanisms. According to a press release, the models...

Banks select IBM blockchain for cross-border trade

The Digital Trade Chain Consortium, a group of seven European banks, has selected IBM to create a trade finance platform based on its blockchain. The platform will help to simplify domestic and cross-border trade for European companies by managing, tracking...

IBM, AOS develop blockchain supply chain solution

IBM and AOS, a Colombian company, are collaborating to create a solution to enhance efficiency in the logistics and transport industry across the country. The solution is built on IBM Blockchain and Watson IoT on the IBM Cloud, according to...

IBM and partners pilot blockchain-based insurance platform

The first blockchain and smart contract-based multinational insurance policy has been piloted by IBM, American International Group and Standard Chartered Bank, according to a press release. "There is tremendous opportunity to apply advancements in blockchain technology to transform the insurance...

IBM applies blockchain efficiency to carbon reduction

IBM has announced the world's first blockchain-based green asset management platform based on the open source, openly governed Hyperledger Fabric. In use by the carbon asset market in China, the platform allows enterprises to generate carbon assets more efficiently, according...

IBM blockchain partnership aims to shape up shipping logistics

IBM and Maersk, a transport and logistics provider, have collaborated on a blockchain solution intended to transform the global cross-border supply chain. The blockchain solution, based on the Linux Foundation's open-source Hyperledger Fabric, will help shipping and logistics companies manage...

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