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Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency: A Technical Deep Dive
Technical details of Facebook's Libra blockchain were published Tuesday in a white paper by the Libra Foundation. Here's what stands out.
Private Blockchain’s Biggest Startups Integrate in Unprecedented Tie-Up
A historic change in strategy is taking place at R3 and Digital Asset (DA), who are now collaborating to maximize their respective blockchain…
Retail Giant Walmart Enters Second Drug-Tracking Blockchain Trial
Walmart will take part in a second drug-tracking blockchain pilot, this one with IBM, KPMG and drug maker Merck.
14 Banks, 5 Tokens: Inside Fnality’s Expansive Vision for Interbank Blockchains
Fresh off a $63 million fundraise, execs at bank blockchain consortium Fnality shed some light on the often-secretive project's plan to tokenize fiat…
Ex-R3 Director Tim Swanson Joins Blockchain Builder Clearmatics
Outspoken blockchain analyst Tim Swanson is joining Clearmatics, one of the top rivals to his former employer R3.
Metaco Offering Crypto Custody Insurance via Giant Broker Aon
Insurance brokerage Aon has lined up coverage for institutional clients of crypto custody tech provider Metaco.
Retail Giant Target Is Quietly Working on a Blockchain for Supply Chains
Retail giant Target has quietly entered the blockchain space, working with Hyperledger on supply chain solutions.
Cumberland Global Head Jason Leung Latest to Leave Crypto Trading Firm
Jason Leung, global head of DRW's cryptocurrency OTC shop Cumberland, has left the firm – joining two other high-level recent departures.
Ethereum Startups Team to Offer ‘Banking-Grade’ Wallet Security
Insurtech startup Nexus Mutual and wallet provider Argent have teamed up to bring bank account-like protection to ethereum.
Anti-Patent Troll Consortium Is Recruiting Blockchain Startups
Three blockchain startups have joined a multi-industry consortium that protects its members from patent trolls.