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Tradeshift CEO Prudent on Blockchain Supply Chain Potential

Digital invoicing startup Tradeshift CEO Christian Lanng countered “hype” over blockchain’s role in supply chains Wednesday, September 19, telling CNBC the technology “wasn’t ready yet.” In an interview at the World Economic Forum in Tianjin, China, Lanng highlighted the use cases for blockchain in areas such as identity and certifications, but argued supply chains were too much of a challenge ...

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Stellar Startup Merges with Chain, to Reborn as Interstellar

San Francisco-based distributed ledger technology company Chain has been acquired by Lightyear, an entity powered by the Stellar network in an undisclosed agreement. Announced last week, Lightyear will be re-named to Interstellar concurrent with the merger, a company release states. Chain, that builds enterprise-grade blockchain products backed by financial giants Visa, Nasdaq, and Citigroup, will offer its cloud product, Sequence, to Interstellar’s portfolio, allowing ...

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Ruff Chain Introduces New Internet of Things (IoT) Blockchain Technology at Slush Shanghai

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Stellar-Based Lightyear Acquires Chain, Forms New Entity

Lightyear Corporation, a universal payments network built around Stellar’s open financial protocol, has announced the acquisition of Chain, in a merger that sees both brands combine to form a new entity called Interstellar. Under the terms of the merger, Interstellar will help organizations build applications on the Stellar Network while the Stellar Development Foundation will remain fully independent. Former Chain ...

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Stellar Acquires Chain to Create Interstellar, Another Major Initiative For XLM

Blockchain startup, Chain, announced Monday that they had been purchased in cash by a subsidiary of the Stellar Development Foundation, resulting in the formation of a new entity, called Interstellar. The announcement came months after rumors had first surfaced regarding the partnership. According to Chain’s Crunchbase page, the San Francisco-based blockchain startup has raised over $40 million in private capital ...

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Stellar-Focused Firm Acquires Visa-Backed Blockchain Startup Chain

Financial services blockchain startup Chain has been acquired by the Stellar-focused firm Lightyear, Reuters reports today, September 10. Chain CEO Adam Ludwin told Reuters that a new company, dubbed Interstellar, will “migrate” Chain’s customer network and existing products onto Stellar’s global public blockchain, aiming to thereby create a new public digital assets management platform: “We were looking for a way ...

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The Cross Chain Trust Platform, Peer Mountain Opens Whitelist

The Peer Mountain whitelist is now open Luxembourg, LUX – Sept 6, 2018 – Peer Mountain, the self-sovereign identity platform designed to make peer-to-peer transactions simpler, announces it has opened its whitelist for user to be pre-approved for the upcoming PMTN token sale, due to high public interest of the project. Users are able to sign up to the whitelist ...

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Peer Mountain, the Cross Chain Trust Platform, Reveals TGE to Take Place in October

Luxembourg, Lux – Sept 5th 2018 – Peer Mountain, the self-sovereign identity platform designed to make peer-to-peer transactions simpler, has today announced it will hold a Token Generation Event (TGE) on the 2nd of October and has now opened its whitelisting process due to high public interest in the project. The TGE will be carried out by Peer Mountain, with ...

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Walmart’s Latest Blockchain Patent Lets Robots Conduct Deliveries Across Supply Chain

U.S. retail giant Walmart has applied to the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) to patent a blockchain system for deliveries, according to an official patent document released August 30. The new patent aims to provide a technology for running “in-field authenticating of autonomous electronic devices” to enable secure deliveries. The patent specifies that “[i]n exemplary embodiments, two autonomous electronic ...

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Sister Joins Huobi Chain Advisory Committee

Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi sent a “friend request” to a member of the Zuckerberg clan, and that friend request has been accepted. This is after Randi Zuckerberg, the elder sister to the founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, was unveiled as a member of Huobi Chain Expert Advisory Committee. The serial entrepreneur and author is currently the CEO of Zuckerberg Media, a ...

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