Ethereum Consortium Launches New Enterprise Tools With Input From Microsoft, Intel

The blockchain standards organization has released two new specifications aiming to enhance blockchain implementation for enterprises. Member-driven blockchain standards organization the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) has released two new specifications aiming to accelerate and enhance blockchain implementation for enterprises. The news was shared with Cointelegraph in two press releases on May 13. The EEA, which […]

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Nordic Banking Giant Nordea Opens Blockchain Trading Platform to More Clients

Nordea is expanding its blockchain-based we.trade platform to small and medium-sized enterprise clients. Nordic private banking institution Nordea is expanding its offering of the blockchain-based trading platform we.trade to its small and middle-sized business customers (SMEs),  according to a press release on May 9. The platform will purportedly help address trust deficits extant in current […]

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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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Major Austrian Bank Raiffeisen Joins R3 Corda-Powered Global Trade Finance Network

Austria’s Raiffeisen Bank International has announced it will pilot R3’s Corda-powered Marco Polo blockchain network for trade finance. Austria’s Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) has announced it will pilot R3’s Marco Polo blockchain network for trade finance, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 8. As previously reported, Marco Polo — which is […]

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Ecuadorian Shrimp Producers Join IBM’s Blockchain-Based Food Trust Ecosystem

The Ecuador-based Sustainable Shrimp Partnership has joined IBM’s Food Trust Ecosystem, using IBM’s blockchain technology to ensure the quality of SSP shrimp products. The Ecuador-based Sustainable Shrimp Partnership (SSP) is joining IBM’s Food Trust Ecosystem, using IBM’s blockchain technology to ensure the quality of SSP shrimp products, according to a press release on May 6. […]

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Intercontinental Exchange Used ‘Crypto Winter’ to Scoop Up Digital Assets for Bakkt

ICE was reportedly using the “crypto winter” to purchase crypto assets at a discount for its institutional cryptocurrency trading platform Bakkt. Intercontinental Exchange Inc (ICE) purportedly took advantage of the “crypto winter” to purchase crypto assets at a discount for its institutional cryptocurrency trading platform Bakkt, Reuters reported on May 2. ICE’s chief executive officer […]

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