Browsing the "Blockchain Research" Tag

The UK Government’s Official Archive Is Testing Blockchain

| Christine Kim

The official archive of the UK government is investigating blockchain technology in order to answer pressing questions related to archive management.

IBM to Hire Blockchain Researchers for French Expansion

| Nikhilesh De

IBM plans to hire 400 researchers, a portion of which will be focusing on blockchain technology, CEO Virginia Rometty said Wednesday.

US Government Research Lab Eyes Blockchain in Energy Data Tests

| Stan Higgins

A research lab within the U.S. Department of Energy has revealed it is exploring the application of blockchain in next-generation power grids.

Japan’s SBI Holdings Is Gearing Up to Mine Bitcoin

| Sujha Sundararajan

The financial services division of Japan’s SBI Group has revealed plans to move deeper into the world of cryptocurrencies and blockchain.

Project Jasper White Paper Touts ‘Significant Benefits’ in DLT Payments

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Bank of Canada and R3 have concluded that their Project Jasper initiative could provide a basis for building cash-based settlements systems in future.

Tencent, FedEx Join Tapscott-Led Blockchain Research Effort

| Nikhilesh De

Tencent and FedEx are among over a dozen major companies and institutions joining the Canada-based Blockchain Research Institute.

Microsoft Joins Cornell Blockchain Research Group

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Tech giant Microsoft has joined the Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Contracts (IC3) research effort, it was announced today.

‘Blockchain Revolution’ Authors Launch Enterprise Research Effort

| Michael del Castillo

For $200,000, entities can join the newly launched Blockchain Research Institute, led by the Tapscott Group.

Australian Finance Regulator Unveils Blockchain Research Effort

| Stan Higgins

Australian financial regulator AUSTRAC is launching a new innovation hub dedicated in part to blockchain research.

Swift is Recruiting Banks for Blockchain Tests

| Garrett Keirns

Swift plans hopes banks will sign up for its developing blockchain program after it issues criteria guidelines.