Porsche invests undisclosed amount in TriEye

TriEye’s cameras, which uses short-wave-infra-red sensing technology, can see at night as well as in adverse weather conditions. Israeli startup TriEye, which has developed short-wave-infra-red sensing technology which enables cars to see in night time as well as in adverse weather conditions, has attracted $19 million in its latest funding round, which also saw the…

IBM, TATA join Hedera Hashgraph’s governing council

Hedera Hashgraph is a distributed public ledger platform that aims to be faster and runs at a larger scale than current blockchain technologies. According to a top official from Hedera Hashgraph, a distributed public ledger platform that aims to be faster and runs at a larger scale than current blockchain technologies, India’s Tata Communications along…

Top 3 Australian banks join IBM and Scentre Group to test blockchain technology

Blockchain technology is steadily gaining traction in the financial world. Australia’s top 3 banks aim to use blockchain to reduce the risk of fraud as well as digitize bank guarantees. On Thursday, in a significant development, the top 3 banks in Australia stated, they have agreed to partner with IBM and with the Scentre Group…

Microsoft unveils new cloud services, AI and blockchain tools

Software behemoth Microsoft Corp has unveiled artificial intelligence and blockchain driven software tools which can contribute positively for businesses. The unveiling is not limited to just software but hardware as well. It has released a developer edition of its HoloLens 2 headset as well. In a significant development, Microsoft Corp announced the release of a…

HSBC settled forex trades worth $250 billion in 2018

The development marks Blockchain’s technology’s growing traction in the financial industry. In a development that marks Blockchain’s growing traction in the asset management industry, HSBC stated it had settled forex trades worth $250 billion (£194.15 billion) using blockchain in 2018. The development assumes significance since until now this sector had hesitations on embracing blockchain technology.…

Blythe Masters CEO of blockchain startup Digital Asset steps down

Following Blythe Masters’ stepping down as Digital Asset’s CEO, AG Gangadhar, the startup’s chairman will serve as its acting CEO while it locates a new chief executive. Digital Asset, a blockchain startup stated, Blythe Masters, its chief executive officer who is one of the most prominent backers of the distributed ledger technology on Wall Street…

Israeli blockchain startup Orbs receives investments from South Korea’s Kakao Investment

Orb will use the proceeds for R&D, and growth purposes. On Thursday, Israeli blockchain startup Orbs disclosed, it has received an investment from Kakao Investment – the venture capital arm of South Korean internet conglomerate Kakao Corp. Orbs did not disclose the size of the investment. Earlier this year, Kakao had stated it would establish…

Amazon.com partners with blockchain logistics startup CargoX for pilot project in Brazil

Amazon’s push into Latin America’s biggest economy is driven and bolstered by the listings of third party vendors on its local e-commerce marketplace. As per a Bloomberg report citing sources familiar with the matter at hand, Amazon.com Inc is working on a pilot logistics project in Brazil with CargoX, a Goldman Sachs-backed blockchain company for…

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Lightyear Corp acquires blockchain startup Chain Inc for undisclosed sum

The deal, which completed last week, has resulted in the creation of a new company – Interstellar. Interstellar’s product portfolio is set to include StellarX, a recently announced marketplace for trading assets on Stellar. On Monday, according to a statement by Lightyear Corp’s Chief Executive Officer Adam Ludwin, it had acquired San Francisco-based tech start-up…