Blockchain boosts food safety

Major names in the global food industry are collaborating with IBM to harness blockchain technologies in a bid to boost product safety. Walmart, Nestlé and Unilever are three of the household names involved ...

Feeding the trust economy’s appetite

(LONDON) A tech company that uses 'blockchain-backed software' to increase integrity in the food and drink industry has attracted major investment. Provenance enables food and drink products to be digital...

Nurturing next generation technologies

(SWITZERLAND) Thomson Reuters has launched a startup accelerator in Switzerland to support young companies pioneering the next wave of game-changing technologies. The Thomson Reuters Labs™ – The Incubator...

Daimler road tests blockchain

(GERMANY) Daimler is teaming up with a German banking group to road test blockchain technologies. It has launched a €100 million 12-month bond-type instrument - called a corporate Schuldscheinthat - in pa...

Blockchain tech grows in popularity

(ASIA) AEON Financial Service is the latest firm to announce it is investing in blockchain technologies. The Japanese headquartered company will harness it to develop new and 'enhanced' products for its Asia...

Blockchain and the trust economy

Blockchain has been labelled the "gatekeeper in the emerging trust economy.” A pilot project developed between American International Group, IBM and Standard Chartered Bank has shown that the distributed led...