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crypto-april18.jpg A summary of some of the select stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

crypto-april17.jpg A summary of some of the widely followed stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

carrefour1-041719.jpg Swiss food major Nestlé and French supermarket chain Carrefour have teamed up with IBM Blockchain to track a popular mashed potato brand in Europe on the Blockchain to bring consumers greater transparency of its supply chain and manufacturing. Nestle Maggi's Mousline instant mashed potato will be tracked using blockchain-based Cloud network IBM Food Trust.

forbespublishes-april17.jpg Forbes published a list of 50 major companies with at least $1 billion revenue or valuation and having U.S. operations that are implementing blockchain technology. The list, dubbed the "Blockchain's Billion Dollar Babies," includes cryptocurrency exchanges, blockchain development companies, social media networks, banks, clearing houses, food outlet networks, tech giants, and supply chain manageme

crypto-april16.jpg A summary of some of the widely followed stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

usresearchers-april16.jpg Researchers of Portland State University or PSU in the United States developed a blockchain protocol to prevent counterfeit pharmaceuticals. PSU researcher Nirupama Bulusu together with PSU computer science doctoral student Naif Alzahrani published the blockchain protocol. In the protocol, blockchain would record transactions in a more secure way that would help curb fake pharmaceuticals.

bitcoincryptocurrencies-nov15_15apr19.jpg Here is a summary of some of the widely followed stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

binancelabs-041519.jpg Binance Labs, the venture arm of cryptocurrency exchange Binance, announced its first round of grants for open-source Fellowship projects to support developers and researchers in creating free and open-source projects. The first round of grants of $15,000 each was announced for three open-source Fellowship projects - Ironbelly, HOPR, and Kitsune Wallet.

blockchain6_15apr19.jpg Samsung SDS, the IT unit of South Korean conglomerate Samsung, announced a tie-up with Indian technology firm Tech Mahindra on Nexledger blockchain platform. Under the deal, the Indian provider of digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services and solutions will offer Nexledger, which was launched in 2017 by Samsung SDS, in the markets in India and worldwide.

rttnewspaper-april12.jpg A summary of select stories from the cryptocurrency and blockchain world during this week.

tcs-april12.jpg Indian IT services major Tata Consultancy Services successfully tested a cross-border securities settlement between two central securities depositories. TCS claims this to be the world's first blockchain-powered cross-border securities settlement between two central depositories.

usenergydept-april12.jpg The U.S. Department of Energy is to develop a line of defense using blockchain technology to prevent cyberattacks targeting the country's power plants. DOE's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) announced that it recently kicked off Phase II of an electric grid security project in partnership with decentralized cybersecurity startup Taekion. Using a $1-million grant provided by NETL, the

crypto-april11.jpg A summary of some of the widely followed stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

albertsons-ibm2-041119.jpg Privately held US retail chain Albertsons Companies is joining the blockchain-based IBM Food Trust network to trace food from farm to store shelf. It will begin a pilot to trace bulk romaine lettuce from the supplier to the store for greater supply chain efficiency and more targeted recalls. The pilot will initially be conducted with one of Albertsons' distribution centers.

internationalchamberofcommerce-april11.jpg International Chamber of Commerce or ICC, which is deemed to be the world's largest business organization, is forming a blockchain technology alliance, according to a report by Forbes. With the move, the organization aims to explore how to use the distributed ledger technology to continue its mission to facilitate the free flow of goods across globe.

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