Japan's SBI Securities is working with IBM to test the use of blockchain technology for a new type of bond trading platform.
As Walmart (NYSE: WMT) opened its new Walmart Food Safety Collaboration Center in Beijing today, IBM (NYSE: IBM), Walmart and Tsinghua University announced a collaboration to improve the way food is tracked, transported and sold to consumers across China.
Phil Hussey, Vice President - Industry Strategic Services, UK and Ireland, IBM outlines the impact of a potential Brexit on financial services and how firms should be preparing.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) today unveiled a $200 million USD investment in the new global headquarters for its Watson Internet of Things (IoT) business in Munich, new IoT capabilities around Blockchain and security and an array of clients that are driving real outcomes by using Watson IoT technologies to draw insights from billions of sensors embedded in machines, cars, drones, ball bearings, pieces of equipment and even hospitals.
IBM is to acquire risk management and regulatory compliance consulting firm Promontory Capital and create a new subsidiary, Watson Financial Services, in which it will use artificial intelligence technology to keep pace with the rapidly changing financial reporting landscape.
Distributed ledger technology is set to move out of the test environment and into the wild next year, with nearly two thirds of banks expecting to be in production with full-scale, commercial blockchain projects by 2019, according to research from IBM.
IBM (NYSE:IBM) announced today that Bank Sohar, one of the leading financial institutions in the Sultanate of Oman, has selected IBM Cloud and mobile to accelerate its digital transformation.
Multi-bank foreign exchange counterparty CLS is to build a payments netting service for trades settled outside the core membership using distributed ledger technology based on Hyperledger Fabric.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced new offerings to help commercial banks rapidly provide new services for customers by using real-time payments.
IBM and China UnioPpay have demonstrated a blockchain prototype for loyalty bonus points exchange among multiple banks.
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