Hyundai Commercial Partners With IBM to Accelerate Blockchain Development

A financial services subsidiary of leading South Korean automobile manufacturer Hyundai has partnered with IBM. Hyundai Commercial — a financial services subsidiary of leading South Korean automobile manufacturer Hyundai — has announced a partnership with American tech giant IBM to modernize its business model using blockchain. The news was announced on Feb. 13 at IBM’s […]

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Blockchain’s Main Strengths Are Transparency and Instantaneity: HSBC Exec

Béatrice Collot, Head of Global Trade at HSBC, said that transparency and instantaneity are two central strengths of blockchain. Transparency and instantaneity are the main strengths of blockchain technology, an HSBC executive claimed in an interview with French business and tech journal L’Usine Digitale, Feb. 4. Béatrice Collot, Head of Global Trade and Receivable Finance […]

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Danish Government’s Energinet Signals Iota Deal to Improve Energy Sector Offerings

Danish state-owned energy company Energinet aims to use Iota Tangle to develop IoT-based products and services. Danish state-owned energy company Energinet has expanded its partnership with distributed ledger network Iota to investigate use of its technology in new areas, Iota revealed in blog post Jan. 30. Energinet, which is an independent enterprise under Denmark’s Climate […]

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Austrian Capital Vienna Develops Reward Token for Citizens in Partnership With University

Vienna has conducted several successful blockchain trials, preparing to launch its own token to reward citizens. The Austrian capital, Vienna, is currently developing a blockchain-based token as a part of an incentive program, digital innovation news outlet Trending Topics writes on Monday, Jan. 28. The coin, reportedly dubbed the Vienna token and first announced in […]

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Cybersecurity Firm WISeKey, Tech Holding Censof Announce Malaysian Blockchain Center

Latest partnership is the second blockchain-related announcement from cybersecurity firm WISeKey this week. Swiss-based cybersecurity firm WISeKey and a subsidiary of Malaysian tech investment holding Censof announced a partnership to expand blockchain activities, according to a press release Jan. 25. WISeKey, which focuses on secure authentication and identification using a cryptographic tool called Root of […]

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