Bank of America has filed for or received more blockchain-related patents in the US than any other firm, beating out Mastercard and IBM for the top spot, according to research from law firm EnvisionIP.
IBM and transport and logistics outfit AP Moller-Maersk are setting up a joint venture that will build a blockchain-based cross-border supply chain programme to manage and track the paper trail of tens of millions of shipping containers across the world.
JPMorgan Chase and Barclays are among the first firms to tap into the IBM Q early-access commercial quantum computing systems.
DBS Bank and IBM today announced they are working together to scale an enterprise-wide Centre of Excellence (COE) in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), making it the first-of-its-kind large-scale implementation in the financial services sector in Singapore and the region.
Sberbank has organised the Russian banking industry’s first-ever pilot blockchain payment transaction.
An industry consortium led by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the island's Association of Banks has released the source-codes of three successful distributed ledger prototypes for inter-bank payments, in an effort to encourage other financial institutions and central banks to experiment with the technology.
Thailand's Krungsri plans to use a blockchain toolkit from IBM to streamline and secure the exchange of contracts between the bank and its subsidiaries.
Leading Australian insurer Suncorp today announced it has successfully integrated IBM (NYSE: IBM) Watson artificial intelligence technology into its online claims process.
IBM Security today announced a new capability from IBM Trusteer that helps banks identify fraudulent accounts before they are opened. The technology also protects consumers even if they are not a customer of the bank being targeted with the fake account
Swiss bank UBS has said that a migration of more than 1,000 jobs from London as a result of Brexit is "more and more unlikely" after receiving "regulatory and political clarifications".
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