Identity

New Blockchain-Based Smart City Project Planned for Cambodian Capital

A Singaporean startup, Limestone Network, is using blockchain to sustain a smart neighbourhood at the heart of the Cambodian ca...

BitPay Now Requires Your Photo ID for Purchases Over $3K in Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay is introducing new identity verification measures for certain high-value payments, refu...
August 13, 2019
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Civic, BitGo to Release New Wallet for Crypto and Identity Data

Decentralized identity startup Civic and blockchain security firm BitGo plan to launch a new wallet using BitGo’s multisig tech...

Major Korean Firms Partner to Launch Blockchain Mobile ID System

A consortium of major South Korean firms partnered to launch a blockchain-based mobile identification system in 2020, English-l...

Fujitsu Unveils Blockchain-Based Identity and Credential Rating Service

Japanese tech research firm Fujitsu Laboratories has developed a blockchain-based solution for evaluating user credentials, ide...

44% of European Healthcare Organizations Have Never Heard of Blockchain: IDC Survey

Only a limited number of healthcare firms in Europe are aware of the benefits of blockchain applications, according to a survey...

Corona, Budweiser Owner’s Investment Arm Backs Blockchain ID Startup

United States-based blockchain identity startup BanQu announced that it closed an extension of its series A funding round led b...

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 ...