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IMF makes the case for state-backed digital currency

International Monetary Fund (IMF) director Christine Lagarde has used a speech at the Singapore Fintech Festival to explore the case for state-backed digital currencies. The future...

Banks partner on first syndicated loan using blockchain

Spanish bank BBVA has partnered with co-lenders MUFG of Japan and BNP Paribas of France to arrange a syndicated loan using the Hyperledger and Ethereum blockchains. €150m was...

Avaya: From bankruptcy to NYSE listing in 12 months | CEO...

Internet of Business says Telecoms provider Avaya has had an eventful couple of years. In January 2017, the company filed for bankruptcy as it grappled...

What Budget 2018 means for Big Tech, AI, transportation and smart...

Internet of Business says News sites are awash with the announcement that tech giants Apple, Amazon, and Google will be required to pay a new...

Oracle launches Blockchain Applications Cloud at OpenWorld 2018

Oracle took blockchain mainstream with the launch of Blockchain Applications Cloud at the enterprise tech provider’s OpenWorld annual conference in San Francisco this week. The...

Blockchain “ubiquitous” in supply chain by 2025, claims Capgemini | Analysis

A new report by the Capgemini Research Institute claims that blockchain could become “ubiquitous” by 2025, entering mainstream business and underpinning supply chains worldwide. “Through...

MOBI launches Grand Challenge for blockchain in transport sector

Transport industry blockchain consortium the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) and the Trusted IoT Alliance (TIoTA) have jointly launched a new initiative to spur...

Digital Street: HM Land Registry tests blockchain for property conveyancing

The Land Registry is partnering with digital transformation software company Methods to examine the potential use of blockchain in property conveyancing and land ownership...

How Sir Tim Berners-Lee is returning the Web to the people

As Sir Tim Berners-Lee launches a new initiative, Solid, that aims to reset the connected world in citizens' favour, Chris Middleton explains what the...

75 major banks join blockchain payments network

Internet of Business says While many in the banking sector have railed against blockchain and cryptocurrencies this year, suggesting the former is a systemic risk...

Connected transport: MOBI blockchain consortium expands with WEF, new standards groups

When the MOBI blockchain consortium was formed in May 2018 by some of the world's biggest automakers and cutting-edge technology providers, it promised to...

UK government calls for regulation of cryptocurrency ‘Wild West’

The UK government's Treasury Committee has called for greater regulation of cryptocurrencies, citing volatile prices, hacking vulnerabilities, minimal consumer protection, and money laundering risks...
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