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2019 Hype Cycle Shows Most Blockchain Technologies Are Still 5 to 10 Years Away From Transformational Impact: Gartner

By : CIOL Bureau

The Gartner Inc. 2019 Hype Cycle for Blockchain Technologies shows that blockchain is sliding into the Trough of Disillusionment. The market will begin to climb out of this Trough by 2021, as technology advances and pragmatic use cases uniquely supported

Mindtree Launches Blockchain-Powered Merchant On-Boarding Solution for Banks

By : CIOL Bureau

Mindtree announced the release of its Merchant On-Boarding solution for acquirer banks and payment service providers. It uses Hyperledger fabric Blockchain technology to enable these financial institutions that facilitate credit card or debit payments to more quickly, seamlessly and securely

Tech Mahindra and Adjoint Collaborate to Announce Industry’s First Blockchain Solution for Secure Enterprise Financial Management and Insurance

By : CIOL Bureau

Tech Mahindra and Adjoint have announced the industry’s first Blockchain solution for secure enterprise financial management and insurance services across locations to create a seamless and reliable customer experience. With this solution, customers will be saving up to USD 4

Travelport, IBM and BCD Travel develop blockchain solution for hotel commission reconciliation

By : CIOL Bureau

Travelport announces the development of a blockchain solution to enhance the hotel commission reconciliation process. Working with IBM Services and leading travel management company BCD Travel as well as a number of high-profile hotel chains, the blockchain technology solution aims

Tech Mahindra and BlockApps Partner to Accelerate Adoption of Blockchain Business Networks Globally

By : CIOL Bureau

Tech Mahindra and BlockApps have announced a partnership to accelerate the adoption of blockchain business networks. Demand for enterprise blockchain networks is at an all-time high as companies are beginning to see the value in the immutability and transparency created

Seagate enters pilot stage for Blockchain Supply Chain Project to trach HDD supply

By : CIOL Bureau

Seagate and IBM has culminated into running a pilot project to track hard drive supply counterfeit. In late 2018, Seagate initiated the project utilizing IBM’s blockchain platform aimed to track the origin of HDDs. “Last year, we started a proof-of-concept

IIIT Hyderabad and TalentSprint Brings Executive Programs in AI, ML & Blockchain in India

By : CIOL Bureau

IIIT-Hyderabad and TalentSprint announced the All India roll out of their popular executive programs on AI and Machine Learning as well as Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies. Since their launch in 2018 in Hyderabad and Bengaluru, these hybrid executive programs,

90% of Blockchain-Based Supply Chain Initiatives Will Suffer ‘Blockchain Fatigue’ by 2023: Gartner

By : CIOL Bureau

Blockchain remains a popular topic, but supply chain leaders are failing to find suitable use cases. By 2023, 90% of blockchain-based supply chain initiatives will suffer ‘blockchain fatigue’ due to a lack of strong use cases, according to Gartner, Inc.

Tech Mahindra’s Blockchain Solution Safeguards 300Mn+ Mobile Subscribers in India from Spam Calls

By : CIOL Bureau

Tech Mahindra Ltd. announced the successful deployment of a cutting-edge solution leveraging Blockchain Technology for the telecom sector in India impacting 300Mn+ mobile subscribers. The solution aims at mitigating the issue of unsolicited commercial communication (UCC) or spam calls In

20% of Top Global Grocers Will Use Blockchain for Food Safety and Traceability by 2025: Gartner

By : CIOL Bureau

Mumbai, India, April 30, 2019 –Gartner, Inc. predicts that, by 2025, 20% of the top 10 global grocers by revenue will be using blockchain for food safety and traceability to create visibility to production, quality and freshness. Annual grocery sales

How blockchain technology is revamping the logistics industry

By : CIOL Bureau

By Sandeep Sharma— Founder & CEO, Cogent Transware Solutions Pvt. Ltd Logistics is the lifeblood of most of the businesses in the present era. From food to pharmaceutical, and consumer electronics to heavy machinery, it is the logistics that bridge

Blockchain Ecosystem in India To See Rapid Growth Trajectory In The Coming Year

By : CIOL Bureau

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) launched the findings of the AVASANT-NASSCOM India Blockchain Report 2019, which highlighted the developments in the global and Indian Blockchain market and ecosystem. The report has been developed extensively by incorporating

Challenges and Potential of Blockchain Technology

By : Ashok Pandey 1

The blockchain is one of the most talked technology with lots of confusions as well. In the beginning, most of the people were confused with the relation of blockchain with Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. But it’s not limited to that extent

Singapore Becomes one of the most Transparent & Safest Bullion Trading and Storage Hubs in the World

By : CIOL Bureau

Bullionist Technology (a Singapore fintech company) has developed “ELUME,” a digital platform on the IBM Blockchain Platform and targeted at the bullion market supply chain. The platform aims to promote transparency, authenticity and true ownership of bullion assets through the

Unleashing Blockchain for cross-border surveillance & reporting of Communicable Diseases

By : Ashok Pandey

In today’s globalized world, disease outbreaks do not stop at national borders. A health threat anywhere is a health threat everywhere. Efforts taken by the United Nations (UN), World Health Organization (WHO) and Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in conjunction

Blockchain Implementations are still POCs

By : Ashok Pandey

Blockchain implementations are mostly POCs being done in the hope to convert them to fully fledged projects. The main real world implementations are still not mainstream. There are many factors in play but one of the most prominent ones is

Oracle Unveils Business-Ready Blockchain Applications

By : CIOL Bureau

To help customers increase trust and provide agility in transactions across their business networks, Oracle has launched Oracle Blockchain Applications Cloud. The new suite of use-case-specific SaaS applications enhance traceability and transparency throughout the supply chain. Oracle Blockchain Applications are

TCS partners with Intel to Further Secure Quartz Blockchain Solutions

By : CIOL Bureau

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization announced that it is partnering with Intel to integrate Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX) technology with the Quartz Blockchain solution, to further enhance the privacy

TCS’ Quartz Blockchain Solution powers Landmark Cross-Border Data Exchange in Africa

By : CIOL Bureau 1

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced that two of its TCS BaNCS customers in Africa: Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS) Plc., the Central Securities Depository (CSD) of Nigeria, and South Africa based Standard Bank, a leading custodian, have successfully completed a

Blockchain set to supercharge global supply chains by 2025

By : CIOL Bureau

A new report by the Capgemini Research Institute today reveals that blockchain could become ubiquitous by 2025, entering mainstream business and underpinning supply chains worldwide. Through investment and partnerships, the distributed ledger technology will dominate manufacturing as well as consumer