Indian E-Commerce Giant Partners With Blockchain Logistics and Shipping Platform

India’s largest e-commerce firm mjunction has partnered with blockchain shipping firm Shipnext. India’s largest e-commerce firm, mjunction services limited, has entered into a strategic partnership with blockchain shipping firm Shipnext, global maritime news agency Sea News reports Feb. 20. The new partnership intends to boost efficiency across mjunction’s supply chain, bringing value-added services to its […]

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Moscow Blockchain Cluster Needs Intellectual Property Mechanism, Says Expert

Founder of blockchain platform Universa.io Aleksandr Borodich said that the Moscow blockchain innovation cluster needs a mechanism for assessing intellectual property. The Moscow-based blockchain innovation cluster needs a mechanism for assessing intellectual property, says the founder of blockchain platform Universa.io, Aleksandr Borodich. Borodich’s statements were reported by Russian news agency TASS on Feb. 15. The […]

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Russian Tech Giant, Blockchain Platform Sign Agreement to Improve Operational Systems

Russian state-owned tech giant Rostec has partnered with blockchain company Vostok to improve operational systems. A subsidiary of Rostec, a Russian state-owned high-tech conglomerate, has partnered with blockchain platform Vostok, major Russian news agency Tass reports on Feb. 14. The joint agreement was signed by Rostec subsidiary National Center for Informatization (NCI) and tech company […]

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JPMorgan Securities Exec: ‘Blockchain Is Still Far From Institutionalization’

JPMorgan Securities’ Joyce Chang has said that blockchain technology is still far from reaching institutionalization. Joyce Chang, global research chair at JPMorgan Securities, has said that blockchain technology is still far from institutionalization and must still overcome key hurdles before it can break through to cross-industry adoption at scale. Chang made her comments during an […]

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Major Mining Company BHP, Japanese Shipper NYK Deliver Biofuel Traced via Blockchain

Multinational mining giant BHP conducted a joint blockchain experiment with Japanese shipper NYK and biofuel producer Good Fuels. Multinational metal and oil mining giant BHP has successfully tested blockchain in a conjoint experiment with Japanese shipping company NYK, shipping news magazine Dry Bulk reports Tuesday, Feb. 5. Sustainable biofuel company GoodFuels provided its product for […]

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Italian Postal Service Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Community

The Italian postal service has joined the Hyperledger blockchain community, which includes American Express, Cisco, Intel and JPMorgan. The Italian postal service provider, Poste Italiane, has joined the Hyperledger blockchain community, Cointelegraph Italia reported on Jan. 29. Hyperledger is a collaborative project led by the Linux Foundation which aims to create open-source standards for blockchain […]

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Crypto Payment Firm: ‘Volume of Transactions in Africa Has Risen 130 percent in 2018’

sponsored A company says it has seen growth in Africa, as consumers seek alternatives to unstable currencies. A site enabling consumers to buy Bitcoin using hundreds of different payment methods says demand is thriving despite declining cryptocurrency prices — with Africa being its biggest market. Paxful says the volume of transactions it has processed from […]

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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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