Identity

How Microsoft (and Others) Plan to Empower Users to Own and Control Personal Data

Microsoft, one of the world’s largest software makers by revenue, is currently on a blockchain streak. This time, Microso...

Five Canadian Banks Employ SecureKey Blockchain System to Identify Users

Five Canadian banks will be employing a blockchain-based user identification system developed by tech startup SecureKey Technol...

Mainstream Media Corp. Thomson Reuters Patents Blockchain System for Identity Management

Mainstream media corporation Thomson Reuters was awarded a patent for a blockchain-based identity management system, documents ...

Identity Solution Provider Reveals New $50 Mln Fund, Blockchain Firm Is First Investment

San Francisco-based enterprise identity solution provider Okta has launched a $50 million investment fund and announced its fir...

Cybersecurity, Blockchain Firm WISeKey Acquires Interest in Data Infrastructure Firm

Switzerland-based blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT) and cybersecurity firm WISeKey has acquired a 22 percent interest in Ame...

PayPal Invests in Digital Identity-Focused Blockchain Startup in Apparent First

In an apparent first, global online payments firm PayPal has made an investment in a blockchain startup — one that focuses on l...

Blockchain in Biometrics Could be Used in Travel Security, US Customs Rep Says

Using blockchain for biometric tracking would be the technology’s killer app in the travel security sector, according to a repr...

Ex-NATO Secretary General Bullish on Blockchain as He Partners With Swiss Startup

Swiss blockchain identity network Concordium has hired former Danish prime minister and NATO secretary general Anders Fogh Rasm...

Vitalik Buterin Says Non-Financial Blockchain Use Cases Are a ‘Harder Pitch’

Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin says that blockchain applications outside of finance face more difficulty gaining tra...

Japanese Multinational Holding SoftBank Announces Blockchain ID Working Group

Japanese multinational holding conglomerate SoftBank Corp. and American telecoms-focused blockchain firm TBCASoft are to lead a...
February 26, 2019
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