FedEx Blockchain Strategist Sees Teamwork as Key to Developing Blockchain Business Models

Senior executives acknowledged the technology is not yet superior for its purposes, while remaining optimistic about development. A senior executive from American delivery services company FedEx is unconvinced about the benefits of blockchain technology in its present form, Memphis-based local news outlet Commercial Appeal reported on May 20. In a new interview, the firm’s dedicated […]

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UK Gov’t-Led Jurisdiction Team to Define Status of Crypto Under English Private Law

The United Kingdom Jurisdiction Taskforce started a public consultation to develop a basis for the mainstream use of crypto. A British government-led jurisdiction team has launched a public consultation to determine the status of crypto assets under English private law, according to an official statement on May 9. In the document, the United Kingdom Jurisdiction […]

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Swiss Post Partners With Blockchain Startup on Temperature Monitoring Shipments Solution

Switzerland’s national postal service Swiss Post has cooperated with blockchain firm Modum. Switzerland’s national postal service Swiss Post has cooperated with blockchain firm Modum to further develop a temperature monitoring solution for shipments. The news was reported by Swiss logistics news site Die Post on May 7. Die Post reports that Swiss Post has cooperated […]

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Hodler’s Digest, April 29 – May 5: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Stablecoin tether is apparently only backed 74% by cash reserves, and Elon Musk and Vitalik Buterin get friendly on Twitter. Top Stories This Week Fractional Reserve Stablecoin Tether Only 74% Backed by Fiat Currency, Say Lawyers According to documents released by USD stablecoin tether’s (USDT) lawyers, the company behind the stablecoin only has enough fiat […]

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UK Watchdog Allows Three Blockchain Firms to Join Regulatory Sandbox

Three blockchain-focused firms are among the latest 29 companies accepted into the U.K. financial watchdog’s regulatory sandbox. The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has allowed three blockchain-based businesses to join the latest cohort of its regulatory sandbox, the organization announced on April 29. Diro Labs is one of the blockchain-driven companies accepted by the FCA for performing […]

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FedEx Executive Advocates for Industry Blockchain Standards

The CIO of American delivery services company FedEx, Rob Carter, has called for blockchain standards for the industry. Rob Carter, the chief information officer of American delivery services company FedEx, has called for uniform standards in the blockchain industry, tech-focused media outlet Computerworld reported on April 25. Speaking at the Blockchain Global Revolution Conference, Carter […]

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