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Anujit has over two decades of IT industry experience, spanning software development, project management and consulting areas, and has added significant value to the businesses of clients he has supported. Outside of working hours, Anujit is passionate about history and sports.

SWIFT and MonetaGO partnership for blockchain in India

SWIFT, the global provider of secure financial messaging service has partnered with MonetaGO, which provides private blockchain solutions for the financial services industry. Together, they will push blockchain in India by increasing its’ adoption in the Indian banking sector. They…

VaultTel launches mobile crypto wallet that fits in the SIM tray of smartphones

VaultTel, an American start-up has launched a mobile crypto wallet. It’s a hardware wallet that fits in the SIM tray of a smartphone. The company has launched it in the US, while the European launch is expected soon. The launch…

Northern Trust patents blockchain-powered solution to manage meetings

American financial services company and one of the largest and oldest banks in the country, Northern Trust, has won a patent for a blockchain-based technology solution to manage their corporate meetings better. The patent was awarded recently by the US…

IBM patents solution to audit blockchains

Technology giant IBM has patented two solutions to audit blockchain networks, which should help organizations to certify the data integrity in their blockchain-based systems. Both patents were recently approved by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The world of…

Blockchain start-up Wemark aims to disrupt the digital photography industry

Israel-based blockchain start-up Wemark is likely to disrupt the digital photography space with their blockchain-powered platform. They are planning to issue their cryptocurrency Wemark Token (WMK) as part of their solution. Digital photography is a highly centralized space. Photographers submit…

Ben & Jerry’s and Poseidon Foundation pilot blockchain-based ‘Carbon currency’ project

American Ice Cream maker Ben & Jerry’s is piloting a carbon trading platform powered by blockchain. They have partnered with the Poseidon Foundation for this pilot project. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has demonstrated that there is an…

UN’s project services office signs MoU with IOTA Foundation

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) has entered into a partnership with IOTA Foundation to use blockchain technology in their relevant projects. UNOPS and IOTA Foundation recently confirmed that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU). UNOPS is…

MIT researchers create Bitcoin Lightning network combined with the power of smart contracts

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)’s Digital Currency Initiative (DCI) have built a technology solution which is likely to expand Bitcoin‘s utilities significantly, with the help of Lightning Network that also incorporates smart contracts. Alin S. Dragos and…

AmEx powers its membership rewards program with blockchain

American multinational financial services giant American Express (AmEx) has decided to integrate the promising blockchain technology in its membership rewards program. AmEx has partnered with the digital retailer Boxed, for the initial phase of this transformation. At present, onboarding merchants…

Walmart seeks to patent blockchain-powered reselling marketplace

American multinational retail giant Walmart plans to patent a blockchain-based reselling marketplace solution. This has been revealed by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently, as part of the patenting process. A customer who wants to resell a product…