IBM and Chile’s Santiago Stock Exchange to Deliver World’s First Securities Lending Blockchain Solution

  • SANTIAGO, Chile, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Chile’s Santiago Stock Exchange, the largest in the country, today announced a partnership to introduce blockchain technology across the country’s financial sector.
  • The agreement makes the Santiago Stock Exchange the first stock market in Latin America to apply IBM Blockchain technology within its short selling system for securities lending.
  • Built by IBM and Chile’s Santiago Stock Exchange, the solution is designed to help reduce errors, possible fraud, and processing time for each transaction, while also improving transaction management and lowering costs.
  • IBM Chile General Manager, Francisco Thiermann, highlighted the fact that the Santiago Stock Exchange is the first stock exchange in Latin America to implement a securities lending blockchain solution.
  • About Santiago Stock Exchange

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    IBM is the leader in open-source blockchain solutions built for the enterprise.

SANTIAGO, Chile, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Chile’s Santiago Stock Exchange, the largest in the country, today announced a partnership to introduce blockchain technology across the country’s financial sector. The agreement makes the Santiago Stock Exchange the first stock
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SingularDTV Forms Ethereum Blockchain Lab CODEX

  • NEW YORK, April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — SingularDTV announces the formation of CODEX, an enterprise research and design lab dedicated to the development and proliferation of “Tokenized Ecosystems”, with specific focus on the continued addition of complexity and functionality to SingularDTV’s SNGLS token.
  • Zach LeBeau, CEO of SingularDTV comments, “The first great wave of blockchain adoption is going to be because of Ethereum’s ERC20 tokenized ecosystems.
  • While SingularDTV’s primary economic model is designed around retail applications for artists and creators, CODEX embodies a B2B enterprise model that will spread Ethereum’s ERC20 token functionality and the power of tokenized ecosystems to legacy entertainment companies around the world.
  • Through CODEX, SingularDTV is leveraging the rise of Ethereum and the resources of its strategic partners to add greater development power to SingularDTV’s ecosystem of modules, particularly its rights management gateway.
  • About SingularDTV (S-DTV)

    SingularDTV is laying the foundation for a decentralized entertainment industry with its ecosystem of applications; from a revolutionary rights management gateway to a peer-to-peer distribution portal.

Zach LeBeau, CEO of SingularDTV comments, “The first great wave of blockchain adoption is going to be because of Ethereum’s ERC20 tokenized ecosystems.  Tokenized ecosystems are a new type of blockchain business entity that allows one to take their ideas, place them on Ethereum’s blockchain
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BlockApps Collaborates with Red Hat to Deliver Hybrid Cloud Solution for Blockchain Applications in the Enterprise

  • BlockApps Collaborates with Red Hat to Deliver Hybrid Cloud Solution for Blockchain Applications in the Enterprise
  • BlockApps and Red Hat are working together to bring blockchain applications to scale for hybrid cloud environments.
  • BlockApps is trusted by enterprises worldwide and is recognized as the best platform for creating blockchain applications.
  • Red Hat began collaboration with BlockApps early, and we couldn’t ask for a better technology partner for bringing standard based blockchain technologies into full production environments.”
  • BlockApps is the first Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) software platform that empowers enterprises to build blockchain applications quickly and easily.

BlockApps, the first Blockchain-as-a-Service platform and a leading provider of Ethereum blockchain enterprise software, is collaborating with Red Hat to make it easier for enterprises to build production …
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Microsoft unveils Azure Blockchain as Service

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  • New Delhi [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): The Congress Party on Sunday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is choosing various public platforms and not the Parliament to justify his government’s demonetisation drive as the common man cannot contradict his claims.
  • Congress general secretary taunted Prime Minister Modi for speaking up on the demonetisation issue at a farmers’ rally in Banaskantha district of Gujarat.
  • New Delhi [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday launched a scathing attack on the opposition for their rigid stand in Parliament following the government’s demonetisation drive and said the opposition members will lose their composure once Prime Minister Narendra Modi puts forth his position on the issue.
  • New Delhi [India], Dec. 9 (ANI): India and Vietnam on Friday signed an agreement on Cooperation in Peaceful use of Atomic Energy signed.

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Microsoft on Friday launched Azure Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) that provides a rapid, low-cost and low-risk platform for organisations to collaborate together by experimenting with new business processes, backed by a Cloud platform. Blockchain is a data structure used to create
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Banks adopting blockchain ‘dramatically faster’ than expected: IBM

  • Banks adopting blockchain ‘dramatically faster’ than expected: IBM
  • “2017 looks to be the year banking on blockchains shifts from zero to sixty.”
  • LONDON (Reuters) – Banks and other financial institutions are adopting blockchain technology “dramatically faster” than initially expected, with 15 percent of top global banks intending to roll out full-scale, commercial blockchain products in 2017, IBM said on Wednesday.
  • “The industry is hurtling toward blockchain adoption far faster than many expected,” IBM said in its report.
  • “First movers are setting business standards and creating new models that will be used by future adopters of blockchain technology,” said IBM Banking and Financial Markets general manager Likhit Wagle.

By Jemima Kelly LONDON (Reuters) – Banks and other financial institutions are adopting blockchain technology “dramatically faster” than initially expected, with 15 percent of top global banks intending to roll out full-scale, commercial blockchain products in 2017, IBM said on Wednesday.
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Banks adopting blockchain ‘dramatically faster’ than expected

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‘Banks adopting blockchain ‘dramatically faster’ than expected – IBM’ on Yahoo Finance UK. Banks and other financial institutions are adopting blockchain technology “dramatically faster” than initially expected, with 15 percent of top global banks intending to roll out full-scale, commercial blockchain products in 2017, IBM said on Wednesday. The technology company said 65 percent of banks expected to have blockchain projects in production in three years’ time, with larger banks – those with more than 100,000 employees – leading the charge. Blockchain, which originates from digital currency bitcoin, works as an electronic transaction-processing and record-keeping system that allows all parties to track information through a secure network, with no need for third-party verification.
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IBM to Open First Blockchain Innovation Center in Singapore

  • Business Day | IBM to Open First Blockchain Innovation Center in Singapore
  • SINGAPORE – IBM plans to open a blockchain innovation center in Singapore in collaboration with the government, as the city-state strives to become Asia’s main financial technology hub.
  • Singapore is rushing to reinvent itself as Asia’s fintech hub to fend off a regulatory threat to its wealth management industry and revive a sluggish economy.
  • The tech giant will be working with the main economic planning agency, the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to accelerate blockchain adoption for finance and trade.
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IBM plans to open a blockchain innovation center in Singapore in collaboration with the government, as the city-state strives to become Asia’s main financial technology hub.


IBM to Open First Blockchain Innovation Center in Singapore