Identity

Samsung Teams With Banks, Telcos for Mobile ID Network Based on Blockchain

| Daniel Palmer

Tech giant Samsung Electronics is joining six other major South Korean firms to develop a blockchain-based certificate and ID authentication network.

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Fujitsu Develops Blockchain ID Tech That Scores Trustworthiness in Transactions

| Daniel Palmer

Fujitsu Laboratories has unveiled digital identity tech that scores users' reliability to increase the security of online transactions.

Blockchain Solution for FATF ‘Travel Rule’ to Keep User Data Private

| Daniel Palmer

CipherTrace is teaming with Shyft on a blockchain solution to help crypto firms meet tough new standards from the Financial Action Task Force.

Buried in Facebook’s Libra White Paper, a Digital Identity Bombshell

| Ian Allison

Buried in Facebook’s Libra white paper are two sentences hinting the project's ambitions go even further than minting a global currency.

Microsoft, Salesforce Join Hyperledger Enterprise Blockchain Consortium

| Anna Baydakova

Microsoft and Salesforce have joined Hyperledger, lending their enterprise software heft to the DLT consortium.

Concerns Over Facebook Data Use Derailed at Least 3 Crypto Partnerships

| Leigh Cuen

Philosophical disagreements with crypto experts have slowed the development of Facebook's GlobalCoin, sources say.

Encrypted Email Service Launches on Blockstack With Bitcoin Features

| Leigh Cuen

An Egyptian web firm is building Dmail on Blockstack to bring bitcoin-friendly privacy tech to the Middle East.

Three of Ireland’s ‘Big Four’ Banks Using Blockchain to Verify Staff Credentials

| Yogita Khatri

Bank of Ireland, AIB and Ulster Bank, are using a Deloitte blockchain system to verify and track employees' credentials.

South Korea’s Shinhan Bank Turns to Blockchain to Speed Up Loan Issuance

| Yogita Khatri

Shinhan, one of the oldest and largest banks in South Korea, is using blockchain technology to speed up the approval process for loan products. 

Hyperledger Announces Aries, a Toolkit for Blockchain-Based Identity Management

| John Biggs

Aries is a new, open-source toolkit for identity management by the makers of Hyperledger.