Modex: How blockchain can solve the fake news problem

When Satoshi Nakamoto solved the Byzantine General's problem in 2008 by inventing the Proof of Work consensus mechanism, not only did the world come to know what is today collectively known as Bitcoin, it received something which triggered a profound and irreversible chain of events. Few of us knew and even fewer dared to imagine that the solution to a mathematical problem would be the key to decipher a myriad of social, economic, and political... more Read more »

Blockchain Partners with Polkadot as Network Interoperability Takes Center Stage

Blockchain, the leading provider of cryptocurrency products and creator of the most popular cryptocurrency wallet, has partnered with the Polkadot Network to accelerate the adoption and decentralization of Polkadot tokens (“DOTs”) as it aims to solve the challenges of cross-blockchain interoperability. When the integration is complete, Blockchain’s 41M Wallets will be able to store, send, and receive DOTs, while contributing to the network’s... more Read more »

MediConnect appoints Gary Nelson as Head of Engineering

MediConnect, the developer of a framework blockchain solution to trace and manage prescription medication, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Nelson, an IT development expert with over 25 years of experience in the IT sector and more recently in the blockchain industry, as Head of Engineering at MediConnect. Read more »

Blockchain giant R3 announces plan to open new Dublin office amid further expansion

R3, the enterprise blockchain software firm, announces plans to open its second European office in Dublin in 2020, as part of its rapid expansion plans. The office will serve as another of R3’s tech hubs and will be primarily staffed by engineering specialists who will work closely with the existing Engineering team in London. Read more »

Commerzbank and LBBW have set a new milestone in the digitalisation of commercial transactions based on blockchain technology

LBBW and Commerzbank have once again executed a trade transaction between Voith and KSB SE, via the Marco Polo trade finance network, built on R3’s distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform, Corda. This time, besides the two companies involved, logistics provider Logwin AG was incorporated into the digital process chain – directly, and in real time. This represents a milestone in the expansion of the digital trade finance ecosystem.     Read more »

iFinancial to take advantage of Tatum’s blockchain API platform

Following the launch of Tatum’s revolutionary Blockchain API Platform, International Financial System Ltd (“iFinancial”) have agreed to a global partnership with Tatum Limited (“Tatum” ). iFinancial is author and supplier of integrated real-time software solutions to banks and other financial institutions worldwide. The software reflects the diversity of the multi-faceted financial industry and provides a range of solutions that meet the needs... more Read more »

EZ365 to Launch World’s First Blockchain Ecosystem Combining Digital Asset Trading, iGaming and Blockchain Education

EZ365 today announced its plan to launch the world’s first blockchain-based ecosystem that combines a digital asset exchange, a cryptocurrency casino and a blockchain education portal.  EZ365 is comprised of three integrated and complementary platforms:  Read more »

Blockchain Live Returns to London Olympia, 25th September 2019

Taking blockchain mainstream, Blockchain Live is back and will be returning to London Olympia on 25th September as a festival of blockchain education. A one-day event, packed with engaging, thought-provoking and quality content, this year Blockchain Live will be moving away from the traditional exhibition model, into a ground-breaking festival of content and collaboration. Read more »

R3 doubles down on London as post-Brexit technology hub

R3, the enterprise blockchain software firm, has reaffirmed its commitment to London, doubling the size of its London Wall hub to accommodate its rapidly growing engineering team. Read more »

Blockchain Live Returns to London for its Third Year

Blockchain Live returns to London for its third year on the 25th of September, gathering industry leaders and innovators to discuss the applications and impact of blockchain across various industries. Read more »

Mindtree Joins Hyperledger to Accelerate Blockchain Development

Mindtree, a global technology services and digital transformation company, announced that it has joined Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies. Joining as a general member enables Mindtree to accelerate the development of its capabilities around Hyperledger and offer industry-specific blockchain solutions to prospective clients. Read more »

Amphora becomes VAKT interface partner

Amphora, a market leader in oil commodity trading and risk management (CTRM), is delighted to become an interface partner with VAKT. Chris Mudry, CEO at Amphora says: “VAKT offers the energy industry a genuine opportunity to streamline post trade processes. Such efficiency gains are long overdue in a market with increasingly tighter margins. With VAKT, we can see an industry standard quickly advancing downstream from BFOET, especially into the... more Read more »

Blockchain Launches the Fastest Crypto Exchange in the World to Level the Playing Field for Retail Investors

Blockchain, the leading provider of cryptocurrency products and creator of the world’s most popular crypto wallet, is launching The PIT, the first microsecond-latency crypto exchange. The institutional-grade platform fills the void for a reliable, fast, and liquid marketplace where all investors can trade crypto fairly. After extensive, the custom “Mercury” matching engine delivers speeds a quantum faster than any other crypto exchange. Read more »

Kinesis expands to Indonesia: gold-backed currency allows citizens to make payments and generate returns

Kinesis Money – creators of a robust blockchain-based currency the value of which is tied 1:1 to underlying physical gold and silver holdings – has achieved a major step forward in its vision to offer a superior alternative to mainstream central bank-mediated fiat monetary system. Read more »

Coinbase Joins Leading Emerging Tech Conference

FinTech Network are excited to announce that Zeeshan Feroz, CEO (UK) at Coinbase will be speaking at the 4th Blockchain for Finance Conference, EU, Dublin, October 7-9, the premium European conference exploring how emerging technologies are redefining financial services. Zeeshan will join an exciting panel discussion with Barclays, Citi and Deloitte to discuss: Identifying the Value in Digitalisation Read more »


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