Distributed Ledger Technology

High School Team Places Third in Barclays Blockchain Challenge Event

| Ian Allison

A U.K. school won third place in a blockchain interoperability hackathon hosted by Clearmatics at the Barclays Rise fintech hub in London.

SWIFT Chief Announces Trial DLT Integration With R3

| Ian Allison

Global banking payments network SWIFT says it plans a trial integration with DLT provider R3.

2 Executives Are Leaving Blockchain Startup R3 in Management Shake-Up

| Ian Allison

R3 is carrying out an internal reorganization, resulting in the departures of head of global services Brian McNulty and chief administrative officer…

IBM

IBM, Aetna, PNC Explore Medical Data Blockchain for 100 Million Health Plans

| Ian Allison

Aetna, Anthem, Health Care Service Corporation, PNC Bank and IBM are collaborating to improve healthcare data sharing with blockchain.

Nasdaq Leads $20 Million Funding Round for Blockchain Startup Symbiont

| Ian Allison

Enterprise blockchain startup Symbiont has closed a $20 million Series-B funding round led by Nasdaq Ventures.

Barclays and Clearmatics Call on Coders to Help Blockchains Talk to Each Other

| Ian Allison

U.K. bank Barclays and startup Clearmatics will hold a hackathon next month to spur ideas for blockchain interoperability.

The First Live Enterprise Blockchain Sets Sights on Every Area of Global Trade

| Ian Allison

Trade finance DLT platform we.trade is seeking partnerships with other networks, with TradeLens and Tradeshift as prime candidates.

Tensions Emerge Between Hyperledger Blockchain Group’s Biggest Supporters

| Ian Allison

More than a potential competition between blockchain platforms, tensions between IBM and Intel point to bigger questions around governance.

MultiChain Releases 2.0 Beta, Adds SAP and HCL as Partners

| Ian Allison

Enterprise blockchain framework MultiChain is beefing up its partner list as it starts to roll out the next version of its software.

Amazon Plays Its Own Game With Enterprise Blockchain

| Anna Baydakova

Amazon Web Services, the e-commerce giant’s cloud computing arm, is having its proverbial blockchain cake and eating it, too.