Banque de France Digital Currency Initiative

From LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/collaboration-key-banque-de-france-digital-currency-initiative-treat We are living in a moment of incredible technology innovation that’s enabling greater collaboration, trust and resiliency. Entire ecosystems are moving away from traditional business models and exploring new ways of doing business. I’m very excited to announce that Accenture is continuing to drive innovation with central banks and core financial infrastructure in […]

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Smart Contract Language DAML Is Now Available on R3’s Corda

DAML, a major smart contact language designed for building business-level blockchain applications, has been integrated with R3’s blockchain. Developed by United States’ blockchain startup Digital Asset, DAML, or Digital Asset Modeling Language, is now available on R3 commercial blockchain platform, Corda Enterprise. A cross-platform alternative to Corda’s native programming language In order to bring the […]

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Standard Chartered Claims First Yuan-Based Letter of Credit Issued on a Blockchain

Standard Chartered says it’s issued the first blockchain-based international letter of credit (LC) transaction using China’s national currency, the yuan. The London-based bank said earlier this week that the transaction, for a deal between Australian mining giant Rio Tinto and Chinese steelmaker Baosteel, was carried out over the blockchain trade finance network Contour. LCs are […]

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R3 Corda Partners With Kaleido After Ethereum Startup Spins Out of ConsenSys

R3, the company behind distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform Corda, is edging ever closer to Ethereum, with news of a partnership with blockchain-in-the-cloud startup Kaleido. The announcement comes following Kaleido’s emergence as a standalone company last month. The startup revealed Tuesday it was spun out of ConsenSys, the Ethereum-based venture studio founded by Joe Lubin. […]

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Nasdaq Partners With R3 to Help Build Institutional-Grade Digital Assets

The world’s second-largest stock exchange and capital markets technology company, Nasdaq, has entered a partnership with enterprise blockchain solutions platform, R3.  R3 announced the partnership on April 29, 2020, stating that Nasdaq will use its blockchain software, Corda, among other services. Their intention is to help financial institutions easily build and deploy institutional-grade digital assets. […]

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