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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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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Spanish City Gives $13 Mln to Develop ‘Industry 4.0’ Technologies, Including Blockchain

The Spanish city of Aragon has given over $13 million for the industrial digitalization and implementation of “Industry 4.0” projects. The government of the Spanish city of Aragon has allocated over 12 million euros ($13 million) for the development of “Industry 4.0,” which includes blockchain technology, artificial intelligence (AI), and other emerging technologies. The news […]

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Software Giant Oracle Expands Its Enterprise Blockchain Platform

Global computer tech giant Oracle expanded features to its enterprise-grade Oracle Blockchain Platform. Global computer tech giant Oracle is expanding features on its enterprise-grade Oracle Blockchain Platform, the firm announced in a press release on Feb. 12. The platform’s new capabilities reportedly intend to simplify the process of integrating existing business and IT systems, as […]

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Standard Chartered Signs MoU With Chinese Blockchain Finance Platform Linklogis

London-headquartered financial services firm Standard Chartered has signed an MoU with Tencent-backed Chinese firm Linklogis to use its blockchain platform. London-headquartered multinational banking and financial services firm Standard Chartered has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tencent-backed Chinese fintech firm Linklogis. The agreement, reported by financial technology news site Finextra on Feb. 12, will […]

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Moscow Gov’t to Launch Blockchain-Enabled IT Innovation Cluster by Summer 2019

The Moscow city government is planning to launch a blockchain-based city innovation cluster by summer 2019. The Moscow municipal government is planning to launch a blockchain-based city innovation cluster by summer 2019, Russian news agency TASS reports on Feb. 11. The upcoming platform for the city’s IT innovation cluster will enable participants to find potential […]

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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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