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Mark Zuckerberg’s blockchain dream becomes reality - how Facebook's Libra is different from Bitcoin
Thu, Jun 20, 2019
The critical question is: Can Facebook make a difference in cryptocurrency market, which has been dominated, and tested, by Bitcoin?
Telangana govt releases draft blockchain policy
Sun, May 26, 2019
The Telangana government has released a draft block-chain policy under the overall IT policy, focussing on attracting firms and encouraging startups working in the field, a government official said Saturday.
Facebook sets up Libra Networks to create its own cryptocurrency
Mon, May 20, 2019
Facebook wants to be part of the exciting world of digital currency and before any other technology giant takes the leap, the social networking service has reportedly started working on its virtual money in Switzerland. According to a Swiss news site Handelszeitung, Facebook has set up a company called Libra Networks in Geneva that will help CEO Mark Zuckerberg build the cryptocurrency.The company is owned by Facebook Global Holdings II in Ireland and will focus on developing the hardware and software for digital currency-related functions including payments, financing, identity management, big data, analytics, and blockchain.
Blockchain may make e-commerce for digital goods cheaper, fairer: Study
Sat, May 18, 2019
Blockchains allow multiple stakeholders to transact money or data virtually over linked peer-to-peer computer networks.
Blockchain Fatigue to hit 90% supply chain initiatives by 2023
Tue, May 07, 2019
Blockchain remains a popular topic, but supply chain leaders are failing to find suitable use cases, a new report by Gartner said on Tuesday.
Wipro, R3 build blockchain-based solution prototype for digital currency in Thailand
Tue, May 07, 2019
The prototype aims to enable digital currency for interbank settlements for a consortium consisting of the Bank of Thailand and eight commercial banks in Thailand, Wipro said in a regulatory filing.
Facebook interested in Blockchain-based authentication, says Mark Zuckerberg
Thu, Feb 21, 2019
Earlier in May, Facebook set up a group within the company to explore Blockchain technology and its potential use for the platform, headed by Messenger chief David Marcus.
The new Bitcoin? Apple, Tesla, Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Google in blockchain trade - Is this the next big thing in the crypto world?
Tue, Jan 08, 2019
An exchange named as DX.Exchange is offering digital stocks apart from major cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash and Ripple.
Blockchain network: Disruptive in auto sector
Mon, Dec 24, 2018
54% of automobile pioneers will implement their first commercial blockchain network at scale within next three years, said a study by IBM Institute for Business Value.
Bengaluru gets ready for 1st drone race contest in Tech Summit
Fri, Nov 23, 2018
The summit with the theme 'Innovation and Impact' will witness participation of 13 countries including France, Germany, the Netherlands, Estonia, Japan, Australia, Czeck Republic, among others. About 3,000 delegates and up to 5,000 visitors are expected to participate in the event.
HTC's Blockchain-based Exodus smartphone to be launched in October
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Talking about Exodus, the website elaborates that "with over two decades of experience manufacturing the world’s leading smartphones, and shipping over 100 million phones, we believe we can help reshape the internet with the HTC Exodus. Join us and together we will make decentralization a reality."
Blockchain can add $5 bn to Indian economy in 5 years: Nasscom official
Sat, Jul 28, 2018
Blockchain technology has the potential to create value of up to $5 billion in India in the next five years, a top official of IT industry`s apex body Nasscom has stressed.
Blockchain jobs soaring; From Bengaluru to Mumbai, here are top 5 cities with best opportunities
Tue, Apr 10, 2018
Bengaluru is the leading city for those seeking job opportunities in the blockchain sector with over 36 per cent of all the such job postings in India.
Blockchain-related jobs see high demand, Bengaluru leads other metros, says report
Tue, Apr 10, 2018
Bengaluru is the leading city for those seeking job opportunities in the blockchain sector, with over 36 per cent of all the blockchain job postings in India. It is followed by Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune and Chennai, making up the top five destinations for blockchain careers in the country.
India's first blockchain network launched, but without operations in cryptocurrencies; here's how
Tue, Apr 03, 2018
The Reserve Bank of India licensed three entities to provide a more efficient venue to do this: RXIL, A.TReDS, and M1xhange.
Did you just buy a fake product? Check for counterfeit stuff soon; here is how
Tue, Mar 20, 2018
The IBM scientists are working on an approach that uses plankton, which are natural, biological sensors of aquatic health. The technology would be helpful in situations like oil spills and runoff from land-based pollution sources, and to predict threats such as red tides, IBM said. The IBM researchers have already developed a post-quantum encryption method, which is submitted to the US government, called lattice cryptography.
Ramco Systems, XinFin to jointly develop hybrid blockchain solution
Thu, Feb 15, 2018
The combine features of public and private networks will provide secure and rapid transactions for the aviation, logistics and human resources industries.
Bitcoin exchanges likely to maintain user database
Tue, Feb 13, 2018
Bitcoin exchanges, rattled by the Finance Minister terming the cryptocurrency as illegal tender, are planning to create a central repository of users that will help create and maintain a real time record of transactions, reports ET.
Will Reliance Jio launch JioCoin? Here’s what you need to know
Fri, Jan 12, 2018
Jio may be planning to hire 50 young professionals with average age of 25 years for Akash Ambani, son of Mukesh Ambani, to lead.
Bitcoin: The blockchain that wouldn't die
Sun, Dec 24, 2017
Ethereum classic was the result of things going wrong.