Browsing the "Identity" Tag

Former Apple Exec Joins Decentralized Identity Startup Civic

| Yogita Khatri

Blockchain startup Civic has hired Apple veteran Phillip Shoemaker as executive director of Identity.com.

Blockchain ‘Radically Simplifies’ KYC, Say UAE Trial Participants

| Yogita Khatri

An Abu Dhabi financial center and KPMG say they have successfully completed a trial of a blockchain-based know-your-customer application.

Swiss Railway Tests Blockchain Identities for Workplace Safety Boost

| Anna Baydakova

Swiss Federal Railways has trialed a blockchain-based credentials management system for construction workers.

Crypto Exchanges Should Take a Hard Look at IP Address-Masking Services

| Richard Malish

Cryptocurrency exchanges will likely have to reckon with VPN access as part of any regulatory or law enforcement actions for market manipulation.

Brave Browser Is Using Civic’s Blockchain Platform to Verify Publishers

| Nikhilesh De

Privacy-focused internet browser Brave will use Civic's identity verification services to ensure that publishers are paid for their content.

Gemalto Taps R3 Tech for Blockchain Identity Pilot

| Daniel Palmer

Digital security firm Gemalto is teaming up blockchain startup R3 to pilot a new platform aimed to bring digital identities closer to the mainstream.

Health technology

IBM Makes Another Blockchain Identity Play With Health Data App

| Ian Allison

IBM is working with Hu-manity.co, whose Android and IOS mobile app gives users a title of ownership, akin to a property deed, for their personal data.

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Civic to Spend $43 Million In Tokens to Boost User Numbers

| Brady Dale

Civic needs a network of users, so it's offering free KYC for business partners and funding the effort with its reserve of tokens.

Coinbase Acquires Digital Identity Startup Distributed Systems

| Nikhilesh De

Coinbase is advancing its push into developing a secure digital identity platform by acquiring San Francisco-based startup Distributed Systems.

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Bitcoin’s Second-Ever Developer Is Back (With a Big Vision for Crypto)

| Alyssa Hertig

The first developer to code alongside Satoshi couldn't stay away from crypto for long. He's now helping to launch a new token.