Before there were MIT graduates counting cards in casinos, there was John Law. He was naturally gifted with numbers and loved gambling. It was only natural that we would learn to calculate the odds. B... Read More
A blockchain tech conference to be held this October will feature representatives from the French government and legislature.
Organizers for the event did not immediately respond to requests for c... Read More
In recent months, financial institutions from all over the world have been partnering and joining consortiums to develop blockchain infrastructure for various areas of the banking system. However, act... Read More
At the same time, the Banque de France report authors argue that the technology is “still very largely in the experimental phase”. The report said that future tests have to assess blockchain applicati... Read More
IBM Says Blockchain Can Power 'Open Scientific Research' in New Patent Filing
A patent application published Thursday claims the process of conducting scientific research can benefit from the blockchain.
Led by a team at IBM's Watson Research Center, the patent application p
CFTC Fines Bitcoin Trader $1.1 Million for Crypto Fraud
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has jailed a bitcoin trader and fined him over $1 million for running a fraudulent bitcoin and litecoin scheme.
According to a press release iss
Japanese Firms Claim Success in Marine Insurance Blockchain Trial
One of Japan's largest insurance companies, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance, and IT firm NTT DATA have completed a trial that put the paperwork for marine cargo insurance claims on a blockchain.
Accenture Puts Software License Management on a Blockchain Platform
Global professional services giant Accenture has rolled out a new software license management application built with tech from distributed ledger startup Digital Asset.
Accenture announced in a pre