Identity

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T-Mobile’s Blockchain Work Is Quietly Coming Together

| Michael del Castillo

T-Mobile has entered the blockchain space and it's using Hyperledger technology as a way to rebuild its services on open-source software.

Illinois Eyes Blockchain for IDs and Public Asset Management

| Wolfie Zhao

An Illinois government task force is eyeing blockchain tech in the management of state citizens' identification and tokenizing public sector assets.

Cambridge Blockchain, IHS Markit Ink KYC Partnership

| Annaliese Milano

Cambridge Blockchain has partnered with IHS Markit to help financial institutions resolve compliance issues relating to know-your-customer information

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WEF Trials Blockchain in Bid to Boost Air Travel Security

| Annaliese Milano

The World Economic Forum is working with the Canadian and Dutch governments to pilot a digital identity project that focuses in part on blockchain.

Microsoft, Hyperledger, UN Join Blockchain Identity Initiative

| Sujha Sundararajan

Tech giant Microsoft and blockchain alliance Hyperledger and others have joined blockchain-based digital identity initiative, the ID2020 Alliance.

Don’t Use a Blockchain Unless You Really Need One

| Marc Hochstein

Blockchains are inefficient, and worth the cost only when censorship-resistance is required. For money, it clearly is; for identity, it just might be.

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Microlending Startups Look to Blockchain for Loans

| Aaron Stanley

Blockchain is now being touted as a way to revive a long-promised method of boosting financial access for the underbanked.

Moscow Government Open-Sources Blockchain Voting Tool

| Stan Higgins

The government of Moscow is pushing ahead with plans to test blockchain for use in its municipal elections.

Here’s What’s Standing in the Way of a Tokenized Economy

| Pavel Kravchenko

The challenges of digital identity, AML/KYC and common technical standards must be overcome to deliver on the promise of blockchain technology.

SecureKey Taps IBM Blockchain for Digital Identity System Launch

| Sujha Sundararajan

Canadian startup SecureKey has revealed it will soon launch an ID verification system built with IBM Blockchain.