Saudi ATM Provider Partners with Blockchain Identity Platform to Launch Blockchain Based ATM

News coming from Saudi Arabia indicate that Saudi automated teller machine (ATM) provider Alhamrani Universal (AU), has entered into a partnership with blockchain identity platform Shocard to develop a blockchain-based biometric ATM, according to a press release published on Feb…

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…

Is a Facebook blockchain move in the pipeline to protect users’ data?

Technology giants like Facebook and Google collect massive amount of user data. Users have no control over the destiny of this data. The data may be sold, or hacked. A Facebook blockchain move may be in the pipeline to protect users’ data, as a Mark Zuckerberg interview seems to indicate.

BMW blockchain initiatives pick up pace with the company hosting MOBI

BMW is increasingly embracing blockchain. The company’s seriousness about the technology once again finds expression when they hosted Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) in their Munich IT center.

Luxembourg’s Blockchain Framework Bill is now Law

Lawmakers in Luxembourg have just passed a bill 7363 into law, facilitating the use of Blockchain technology in financial services, according to an official announcement published by the country’s August house on February 14. This new piece of legislation aims…

Former Goldman Sachs partner, believes Bitcoin will be Gold’s Digital Equivalent

Former Goldman Sachs partner, Mike Novogratz, who is also the founder of crypto merchant bank Galaxy digital, argued that Bitcoin (BTC) occupies a special place in the crypto world; while on an interview with Bloomberg TV. While reflecting on the…

Huobi unveils US Dollar Gateway to Global Crypto Traders

Singapore based exchange conglomerate Huobi Group is prioritizing wall street partnerships for the first time in its history. In its 6 year history, Huobi Group, has been dominant over other crypto exchanges moreso because of its popularity among rich chinese…

Wisekey Announces Geneva Blockchain Center of Excellence

Leading global and cyber security, Blockchain and IoT Company, Wisekey, just announced the opening of its Geneva Blockchain Center of Excellence. As announced at the Geneva Blockchain Congress in January, the new center is part of a partnership made with…

Facebook Quietly makes Chainspace its First Blockchain Acquisition

Popular social platform Facebook has reportedly made its first acquisition in the blockchain space. The social network reportedly quietly hired the team behind Blockchain startup, Chainspace. Chainspace is a blockchain startup that was set up by researchers from the University…

IBM blockchain supply chain solution keeps oranges fresh and juicy with an efficient bill of lading!

Bill of lading is time-consuming and impacts the container shipping industry. IBM blockchain supply chain solution is reducing the time to complete bill of lading, as a pilot project to track an orange shipment shows.