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Corporate News 25 Dec 2017 | 11:32 PM

As energy markets evolve, blockchain powers up

SINGAPORE: Energy startups have been using blockchain to power electricity sharing in microgrid trials from Texas to Tasmania for a year or so.

Banking 07 May 2018 | 12:00 AM

Banks don’t want to be weakest link in blockchain revolution

London: Blockchain, the cutting-edge technology behind virtual currencies like bitcoin, has the potential to play a disruptive role in the global finance sector, experts say, as banking behemoths seek to connect with its opportunities.

Cryptocurrency 13 Nov 2018 | 8:38 AM

Indonesia to develop blockchain exchange using Kinesis tech

KUALA LUMPUR: Jakarta Futures Exchange (JFX) is teaming up with Kinesis Money and Allocated Bullion Exchange (ABX) to develop an Indonesian based and regulated blockchain exchange.

Corporate News 29 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM

Wall St rethinks blockchain projects as euphoria meets reality

NEW YORK: Wall Street has been much more excited about the system underpinning bitcoin than the cryptocurrency itself, but the global financial industry has not yet been able to do much with the technology known as blockchain.

Business 23 Jan 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dreyfus teams up with banks for first agriculture blockchain trade

GENEVA: The blockchain is now part of the route from farm to table.

Business 02 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Blockchain will finally make itself useful

NEW YORK: After all the hype, blockchain is due for a breakthrough in 2019. Banks and companies are gradually applying versions of the distributed-ledger technology associated with bitcoin to tasks like settlement. Demonstrating blockchain’s utility, though, will say little about the value of cryptocurrencies themselves.

Business 27 Dec 2017 | 12:00 AM

Blockchain giving new life to old-school firms like IBM

PORTLAND: Blockchain is getting bigger at Big Blue.

Corporate News 04 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Conference on blockchain potential

PETALING JAYA: A two-day conference focusing on the potential of blockchain technology in South-East Asia will be held in Kuala Lumpur this month.

Business 10 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM

Decentral, Gowling WLG enter into strategic blockchain alliance

KUALA LUMPUR: Decentral Inc, a Canada-based blockchain company, and Gowling WLG have announced a strategic alliance to optimise commercial and legal applications of blockchain technology.

Banking 23 Aug 2018 | 5:20 AM

World Bank launches world-first blockchain bond

SYDNEY: The World Bank has priced the world's first public bond created and managed using only blockchain in a A$100 million ($73.16 million) deal designed to test how the technology might improve decades-old bond sales practices.