Identity

BMW, Ford, GM: World’s Largest Automakers Form Blockchain Coalition

| Ian Allison

BMW, Ford, GM and Renault have joined with tech providers to form the biggest-ever consortium focused on blockchain for the automotive industry.

ICBC’s First Blockchain Patent Is Now Public

| Wolfie Zhao

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, a major state-owned bank, is exploring how to verify and share users' certificates on a blockchain.

Korea’s SK Telecom to Build Blockchain for Identity and Asset Exchange

| Wolfie Zhao

SK Telecom has announced plans to launch a blockchain-based platform aimed to simplify payment and subscription processes.

Twitter

Bad Checks: Twitter’s Identity Crisis Is Costing Users More Than Bitcoin

| Leigh Cuen

Twitter's blue check mark verification system is falling under the pressure of the complicated crypto world.

Blythe Masters: Business Blockchain Won’t Be ‘Winner-Takes-All’

| David Floyd

At the Synchronize 2018 conference in New York City, enterprise blockchains heavyweights made it clear they want to build ethereum-like platforms.

Mastercard Eyes Blockchain for Fighting Fake Identities

| Annaliese Milano

New patent filings from Mastercard explore a blockchain-based identity data storage system.

Bank of America Envisions Blockchain As Internal Ledger

| Nikhilesh De

A newly released Bank of America patent application proposes securing health records on a permissioned blockchain.

IT Giant Tech Mahindra Joins India’s Early Blockchain ‘Bulls’

| Sujha Sundararajan

Blockchain startup ChromaWay and India-based Tech Mahindra have partnered to bring new solutions to the Indian market.

Bank-Backed Hyperledger Is Slowly Opening to ICOs

| Ian Allison

Amidst a broad uptick in interest in crypto tokens, a technology platform built by some of the world's biggest enterprises is adapting to the trend.

There’s A Facebook Alternative, It’s Called Self-Sovereign Identity

| Kaliya Young

The answer to Facebook's fiasco isn’t a new platform. It’s an open standards-based infrastructure that centers on people and fosters a new…