Blockchain

The financial turmoil caused by the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic has forced the ASX to delay the launch of its blockchain-based CHESS replacement, which had been scheduled to go live in April 2021.  The ASX announced yesterday it will conduct a formal consultation process in June to determine a new timetable

Around the world organisations’ interest in blockchain is waning. But some enterprise programs are now beginning to demonstrate value, provided businesses can integrate nascent systems and solve blockchain’s often overlooked non-technical challenges. Nelson Petracek, the global CTO of TIBCO – a software infrastructure company that works with companies like Mercedes,

The total number of digital banking users will exceed 3.6 billion by 2024, up from 2.4 billion in 2020; a 54 per cent increase, according to a new study from Juniper Research. This growth will be driven by the rise of digital-only banks and the ongoing focus on digital transformation

The Australian government has released its national blockchain roadmap, outlining how it plans to extract economic value from the immutable record technology. Parts of the local industry have welcomed the plan while others have branded it “disappointing”. Download: Which-50’s Simple Fast Easy magazine – Six great digital experience case studies The

Farmer Connect and IBM have created a new app for consumers called “Thank My Farmer,” which gives coffee drinkers immediate access to information about the origin of their cup of coffee. The app also enables users to support farmers and sustainability projects in coffee communities. Unveiled this week at CES

More than one million NSW motorists have downloaded the digital driver licence (DDL) since the launch last November.  This accounts for 19 per cent of all licence holders in the state.  Those with the DDL can expect to have it accepted in more places in 2020, with a ‘copy solution’

Nestle is piloting a blockchain solution to track the supply chain of its coffee products from harvest to consumer sale. The multinational says the technology helps to improve coffee taste and accessibility as well as reassure consumers about the provenance of their purchase. The pilot, which has been running for

Blockchain and IoT technology will enable $31 billion in food fraud savings globally by 2024 by immutably tracking food across the supply chain, according to research from Juniper, which identifies IBM, SAP and Oracle as leaders in the area. Substantial savings in food fraud will be realised from 2021 and

Australian food producers are trialling a new blockchain platform from KPMG to help keep track of their products across the globe.   KPMG in Australia, China and Japan today launched KPMG Origins, a blockchain-based ‘track and trace’ platform to support industries including agriculture, resources, manufacturing and financial services. The platform brings

The total value of B2B cross-border payments immutably stored on blockchain will exceed $4.4 trillion by 2024; up from $171 billion in 2019, according to new data from Juniper Research. Blockchain enables real-time clearing and settlement for B2B transactions, while offering increased transparency and reduced costs. The new research, Blockchain: