Category: Blockchain News

India’s Native Blockchain Protocol Launches Testnet

One of India’s homegrown blockchain protocol, Eleven01 launched their testnet on Tuesday. The testnet is ready for real-world use in both public and private workloads. The eleven01 testnet will provide users with an ecosystem to create, publish, and extend the core blockchain services offered through the platform in India. Earlier, Crypto-News India had reported on eleven01, when the […]

Telegram’s Blockchain Is Live in Private Beta Mode

Messaging app Telegram has reportedly launched a private beta testing of its blockchain, Telegram Open Network (TON), as reported by Russian news portal Vedomosti recently. According to the news portal, the messaging app granted access of the TON blockchain to a select developers, including some from Russia. The news portal cited some anonymous sources and said the developer […]

UNICEF Innovation Seeks to Invest In Blockchain StartUps

The newly introduced United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Innovation (Venture) Fund has called for blockchain-enabled startups to streamline technology for benefit of underprivileged children. According to the announcement, the Fund will provide seed funding ranging from $50- $90,000 in equity-free seed funding. The money is intended for prototype testing and validation, and to get it to a stage […]

French Film Producer Recommends Blockchain In Cinema

French movie producer, Dominique Boutonnat, has submitted a report of recommendations to the National Centre for Cinematography (CNC). The report emphasizes on the need for blockchain technology. Boutonnat opined that the field of film making is beset with problems that involve  producers, rights holders, and others constantly forgoing previously-made bargains, due to which, balance of power is skewed. the […]

Xerox Bags a Patent for Blockchain-Driven System

Just when we thought that blockchain couldn’t get any more interesting, here’s a piece of news that will brighten up your day! Xerox was awarded a patent for blockchain-driven auditing system for electronic files on Tuesday. As per the record of the patent published by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), it is, “An electronic device making […]

Xerox Bags a Patent for Blockchain-Driven System

Just when we thought that blockchain couldn’t get any more interesting, here’s a piece of news that will brighten up your day! Xerox was awarded a patent for blockchain-driven auditing system for electronic files on Tuesday. As per the record of the patent published by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), it is, “An electronic device making […]

Mahindra to Leverage Blockchain for Grape Export Business

Indian company, Mahindra announced that it would be leveraging blockchain technology for its grape exporting business. It is aimed to dispel global concerns over transparency of the supply chain and the overall brand image of Indian grape exports. Speaking on the development, Ashok Sharma, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Mahindra Agri Solutions Ltd, said, “We are […]

West Bengal to Host Global Blockchain Conference

Kolkata will host Global Blockchain Conference on December 18 and 19 at the Biswa Bangla Convention Centre. It is slated to be organized by the State Information Technology and Electronics (IT&E) Department. Speakers will include, Rosine Kadamani, who’s the co-founder of Blockchain Academy, Brazil, Bart Preneel who’s a blockchain and cryptology expert from Belgium, Sreeram […]

IIM Calcutta to Introduce Advanced Course in Blockchain

The Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM, Calcutta) will kickstart an advanced programme in FinTech and financial blockchain for management and financial professionals. The institute will join hands with TalentSprint, a digital platform which provides certificate courses in Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, among others. Indranil Bose, a programme director at IIM, Calcutta, told news portal Asian […]
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