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IBM launches Blockchain World Wire payment network available in more than 50 countries

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The IBM Blockchain World Wire, a global payments network designed to optimise foreign exchange, cross-border payments and remittances, is now officially accessible in more than fifty countries. The solution is claimed to be the world’s first blockchain network to integrate payment messaging, clearing and settlement on a single unified network. Payment locations have been enabled […]

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John Clippinger: On sustainable energy through blockchain and self-organising systems

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In 2014, From Bitcoin to Burning Man and Beyond explored the re-invention of money and a utopian vision of a self-governing, self-editing and self-learning society. John Clippinger, who co-edited the book, wrote one chapter on the importance of self-sovereignty. “Through the use of data asset exchanges where individuals and groups could make markets using their […]

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IBM to work with French National Council of Clerks to deploy blockchain technology

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IBM, along with the French National Council of Clerks (NCC) have successfully developed a blockchain-based commercial court solution dedicated to the clerks of commercial courts’ commercial and corporate registry. The blockchain network will be used from 2019 by the Clerks operating in commercial courts across the nation, which will add transparency and bring efficiency through […]

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Forte and Ripple’s Xpring form $100 million fund to support blockchain technology in gaming

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Blockchain-based platform technology provider, Forte, and Ripple’s developer ecosystem initiative Xpring, have formed a $100 million fund to support game developers. The funds will be operating alongside Forte’s platform technologies and include open-source solutions designed in collaboration with Ripple to accelerate the mainstream adoption of blockchain technology in gaming. With Forte’s platform it becomes easy […]

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CULedger teams up with IBM to offer blockchain services for credit unions

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CULedger, a provider of blockchain-based technologies to help credit unions, has collaborated with IBM to use permissioned blockchain technologies to create an immutable audit trail that can be utilised to build new business models. By creating a permissioned blockchain-based network, CULedger will make the identification authentication, regulatory compliance around KYC, lending and payments processes better […]

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Marseille-Fos Port to take part in blockchain initiative

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The Marseille-Fos Port in France will be a part of a blockchain technology project, which is supported by the Interministerial Delegation for the development of the port and logistics axis Méditerranée-Rhône-Saône (MeRS). The pilot project, which will involve transport of freight on the Mediterranean-Rhône-Saône axis transport corridor, aims to test security of the digital transport […]