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Start-up uses sensors to link harvests to the web and records data on distributed ledger
Blockchain will enable cheaper and simpler cover
Banks seek to hedge tech bets with legacy platform’s latest pilot
Steep fall in value of many virtual coins has failed to dent demand in mining subscriptions
Move is one of industry’s biggest in terms of using online ledger to settle orders
Mainstream finance is experimenting with digital tokens despite bitcoin tumble
Blockchain can cut paperwork and clarify provenance, from beans to baby food
Secure systems will lower cost barriers and extend the rule of law
Move will allow access to shared information on platforms such as blockchain
Acquisitions, partnerships and ‘digital attacker’ approach are among the defences
The legal side, rather than technology, proves the problem for central bank pilot
The JPMorgan-led Interbank Information Network is starting to work at scale
Lloyd Blankfein revelation; Ford hops on scooters; Google, blockchain and UBS
Blockchain promises big returns for $16tn industry but revenues remain elusive
‘Things are moving relatively fast for an industry bound by tradition’
The technology can slash transaction times in the $4.6tn-a-year market
Anarchists give way to Tory parliamentarians; free lunch gives way to “self-organised lunch”.
Big firms respond to new products but there is a lack of consensus on rules
A video suggests perhaps not the former.
Licence approval for UK’s Setl represents a further coup for proponents
Global network aims to lower risks associated with servicing smaller companies
The controversial “stable coin” is looking... not stable.