Coinbase is advancing its push into developing a secure digital identity platform by acquiring San Francisco-based startup Distributed Systems.
The first developer to code alongside Satoshi couldn't stay away from crypto for long. He's now helping to launch a new token.
Tech conglomerate Hitachi and teleco giant KDDI are piloting a blockchain payments system that can identify shoppers via their fingers alone.
Civic secures a high-quality URL from a longstanding internet company, raising the profile of the whole blockchain industry.
Around 40 participants have trialed a "self-sovereign" know-your-customer application that gives customers more control over their data.
Digital identity is scattered and insecure. ConsenSys' uPort project wants to rework the internet to make "self-sovereign identity" a reality.
A national banking group from South Korea is to roll out a blockchain-based ID verification system for domestic banks next month.
"It's about being demand driven instead of supply driven."
While there is tremendous promise for the tech, blockchain must evolve substantially to meet the unique demands of the internet of things.
Civic has launched a decentralized identity verification system, and crypto social network platform Hilo is the first to use it.