The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance announced the release of a common technical specification at Consensus 2018 on Wednesday.
BMW, Ford, GM and Renault have joined with tech providers to form the biggest-ever consortium focused on blockchain for the automotive industry.
Over 20 European countries have jointly established a new blockchain group to share technical and regulatory expertise.
Several multinational telecoms firms have joined the Carrier Blockchain Study Group to advance blockchain use cases in the industry.
Banks excited about their blockchain work may do well to monitor their signal-to-noise ratios in 2018.
South Korea's NongHyup Bank has joined the R3 distributed ledger consortium, saying it will launch a pilot blockchain project.
Oil and gas supply chain management platform PetroBLOQ has joined the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance.
Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) has become the first Austrian banking group to join the R3 distributed ledger consortium.
Latin American financial regulator, the Superintendencia Financiera de Colombia, has become the latest member of the R3 blockchain consortium.
R3 and 22 of its member banks have announced a cross-border payments platform built on top of the company's Corda distributed ledger.