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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

NSE to test E-voting using Blockchain

By : CIOL Bureau

India’s leading stock exchange, National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE) announced today that it is conducting tests to use blockchain for E-Voting for listed companies on Elemential Labs platform. The pilot, which has been conducted would involve setting up

Fujitsu Introduces 360 Degree Blockchain Use Case Deep-Dive Service

By : CIOL Bureau

Fujitsu announces a powerful new service to help customers accelerate the enterprise development of blockchain solutions – ensuring they meet strategic objectives from business, technology and legal perspectives. The new Fujitsu 360 Degree Blockchain Use Case Deep-Dive service tests critical

LALA World launches blockchain-based payments app across multiple geographies in India and UAE

By : CIOL Bureau

LALA World has launched its iOS App in India and UAE. The company has built a global digital decentralized financial ecosystem powered by AI and Blockchain. Through this app, users in these two countries can carry out a wide range of utility

The Future of Blockchain Technology

By : Ashok Pandey

Zakir Hussain, BD soft, Country Partner of Bitdefender The technology that not only supports cryptocurrencies but is also apt for businesses, Blockchain has gathered a lot of traction very recently. Eliminating the intermediate authorities, Blockchain has gained prominence in various

Tech Mahindra and Government of Telangana Collaborate for India’s First Blockchain District

By : CIOL Bureau

The Telangana State Information Technology, Electronics, and Communication department (ITE&C) have signed a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the global digital transformation provider Tech Mahindra to launch India’s first Blockchain District in the state of Telangana. The Blockchain District will

Blockchain: Transforming Global Business Transactions

By : Ashok Pandey

Blockchain has the potential to fundamentally transform how global business transactions are conducted. This technology enables the participants in a trusted business network to transact directly, while still ensuring the validity and non-repudiation of their transactions. This technology can help

Can blockchain be used in digital lending?

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Lizzie Chapman The potential for digital technology, and especially those technologies leveraging India Stack, to change the way lending is done in this market, is well understood. Paying through easy instalments or applying for loans has become a smoother process because

Securing the Blockchain ecosystem: What’s secure today may not be tomorrow

Mark Horvath Like many emerging technologies enjoying a sudden increase in popularity, there are many myths and inflated expectations surrounding blockchain — all due to an incomplete understanding of the capabilities and vulnerabilities of these technologies. Blockchain technology certainly has

EY and Microsoft Launch Blockchain Solution for Media & Entertainment Industry

By : CIOL Bureau

With an aim to streamline the costly and time-consuming processes in entertainment rights and royalties, EY and Microsoft launched a blockchain network for content rights and royalties management. When fully operational, this EY and Microsoft blockchain network will encompass thousands

Blockchain poised to disrupt healthcare and senior care stands to gain significantly

Sunny KapoorCommerce has for centuries relied primarily on two things, namely trust and verified identities. On a much more simple note, having complete trust on what is being exchanged, and who is it that’s participating and confirming it! Modern commerce

HCL Tech joins BiTA to promote Blockchain adoption in the transportation sector

NEW DELHI, INDIA: HCL Technologies has joined the Blockchain in Transportation Alliance (BiTA), an organization dedicated to determining best practices and standards for Blockchain in the transportation industry. HCL will bring its deep expertise in digital technologies to the Alliance

Akamai and MUFG to build a Blockchain-based payment network

BANGALORE, INDIA: Cloud delivery platform, Akamai Technologies, together with financial group MUFG has announced plans to offer a new blockchain-based online payment network to support digital payments at unparalleled scale. MUFG and Akamai intend to leverage the technology, built and