The Linux Foundation has launched the ToIP Foundation, a new cross-industry coalition that aims to provide a trusted exchange of data over the internet.
Corda is an open source enterprise blockchain platform designed to record, manage and synchronise agreements and transfer value. It allows firms build interoperable blockchain networks that transact directly, in strict privacy. It is built by R3, an enterprise blockchain software firm based in New York. While Corda remains open source at its core, in 2018 R3 launched Corda Enterprise to enable certain types of businesses to integrate blockchain technology across their operations rapidly and efficiently.
Nasdaq is partnering with the blockchain solution provider R3 to build institution-grade digital assets and marketplaces.4268
SBI Holdings will start implementing R3 blockchain-consortium technology in their Foreign Exchange services.2690
Flagship global airline KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is using blockchain to facilitate intercompany settlements process with its subsidiaries.2323
BCB Group, a British crypto firm that provides services to exchanges like Coinbase and Bitstamp, is now officially approved by U.K. financial watchdog, the FCA.3209
Hong Kong and Thailand’s central banks have stepped closer to implementing a joint central bank digital currency project for cross-border payments.4204
In Q4 2019, Hyperledger’s Fabric open source blockchain software overtook R3’s Corda in terms of developer activity.2473
Multinational IT services giant Tata Consultancy Services launched the Quartz DevKit, which the firm claims can build blockchain apps 40% faster.7843
The Marco Polo Network, a trade finance network co-developed by major blockchain firm R3, has completed its largest finance trial to date.2273
U.S. financial services giant BNY Mellon has joined R3’s blockchain trade finance network, the Marco Polo Network.3404
Deutsche Boerse and Swiss state-run telecom Swisscom have settled securities transactions using different blockchain protocols.3515
Bank of Lithuania has selected IBM and IT services firm Tieto as the finalists for its blockchain platform dubbed LBChain.2496
Archax, a London-based digital exchange, will use R3’s Corda technology to manage post-trade activities.1905
Raiffeisen Bank participates in the first successful global tokenized collateral trial.2989
The reconciliation data of an entire year of Italian banking activity on a blockchain platform, announced the local banking association.4181