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.
Canadian startup SecureKey has revealed it will soon launch an ID verification system built with IBM Blockchain.
The United Nations has partnered with the World Identity Network to develop a blockchain identity pilot aimed to help curb child trafficking.
CoinDesk takes a look at problems facing decentralized identity schemes – as told by those seeking to take the blockchain use case live.
Electronics giant Sony has proposed a two-part blockchain-based multi-factor authentication system in a new patent application.
Blockchain startup Civic is to provide identity verifying services for wallets used to store the U.K. Royal Mint's gold-backed cryptocurrency.