Software giant Microsoft has said it will trial decentralized identities built on public blockchains within its Microsoft Authenticator application.
T-Mobile has entered the blockchain space and it's using Hyperledger technology as a way to rebuild its services on open-source software.
An Illinois government task force is eyeing blockchain tech in the management of state citizens' identification and tokenizing public sector assets.
Cambridge Blockchain has partnered with IHS Markit to help financial institutions resolve compliance issues relating to know-your-customer information
The World Economic Forum is working with the Canadian and Dutch governments to pilot a digital identity project that focuses in part on blockchain.
Tech giant Microsoft and blockchain alliance Hyperledger and others have joined blockchain-based digital identity initiative, the ID2020 Alliance.
Blockchains are inefficient, and worth the cost only when censorship-resistance is required. For money, it clearly is; for identity, it just might be.
Blockchain is now being touted as a way to revive a long-promised method of boosting financial access for the underbanked.
The government of Moscow is pushing ahead with plans to test blockchain for use in its municipal elections.
The challenges of digital identity, AML/KYC and common technical standards must be overcome to deliver on the promise of blockchain technology.