Browsing the "Identity" Tag

Civic Inks Deal to Bring Blockchain ID to 1,000 Vending Machines

| Brady Dale

After demoing a beer vending machine at SXSW, Civic is announcing a blockchain identity deal with 12 suppliers in the automated retail space.

New $50 Million Fund Makes First Investment in Blockchain ID Startup

| Yogita Khatri

A new $50 million VC fund set up by Nasdaq-listed company Okta has invested in its first startup, blockchain identity project Trusted Key.

Ex-NATO Chief, Danish PM Now Advises Blockchain Firm Concordium

| Yogita Khatri

A former prime minister of Denmark and secretary-general of NATO has joined blockchain identity startup Concordium as a strategic advisor.

GM Financial Partners With Blockchain Startup to Fight Identity Fraud

| Anna Baydakova

General Motors Financial has partnered with blockchain startup Spring Labs on solutions for identity verification.

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.