This is a start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 36. The catch-up is not intended to be comprehensive; it seeks to highlight developments covered by Enterprise Times. Then, in the second section, it lists a selection of ‘happenings’ which (for whatever reason) Enterprise Times was unable to or did not choose to discuss.
Blockchain Catch-up Week 36 in Enterprise Times (to w/e 18th September)
In reverse order of appearance:
- Crypto.com and BCG Platinion’s report on DeFi
- Mastercard launches testing CDBC platform for central banking
- TAG completes DLT pilot for digital advertising
- Tech Mahindra to offer solutions built on Amazon Managed Blockchain Services.
What else happened in blockchain in week 36 (to w/e 18th September)
In no specific order a selection from the past week:
- EU leaders to ask European Commission to name areas of strategic weakness (they include blockchain)
- The rise of Central Bank digital currencies
- Uncle Sam wants to protect blockchain technology
- “Never Break the Chain”*: pursuing antifragility in antitrust enforcement
- Armanino blockchain attestation tool gets real world use
- The Bahamas will launch a digital central bank ‘Sand Dollar’ in October
- Renault tests blockchain platform for parts compliance
- Bitcoin engineers rediscover huge blockchain vulnerability (now fixed)
- Russia’s largest bank joins blockchain trade finance platform
- Blockchain in mortgages – adopting the new kid on the block
- CB Insights buys Blockdata to build out blockchain data offering
- What is a blockchain smartphones market? A look at current and upcoming growth by IBM, Ledger, Samsung Group, HTC, Pundi X Labs, 3D printing filament, GENERAL BYTES
- Crypto.com views Chainlink integration as a gateway to DeFi
- How blockchain can prevent the spread of fake news.