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CoinMarketCap Pushes Exchanges to Transparency: Sign of Mature Market?

In May, crypto market data provider CoinMarketCap requested all exchanges in the global exchange market disclose accurate data in a move to improve transparency of the information displayed on the platform. CoinMarketCap declared an ultimatum to all exchanges listed, clarifying that they would be delisted from the platform if

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Alyx Fashion Brand Launches IOTA-Powered Pilot for Supply Chain Transparency

Alyx — the luxe fashion brand founded by erstwhile Lady Gaga creative director and Kanye West collaborator Matthew Williams — is launching an IOTA-based pilot for supply chain transparency. The news was reported by industry magazine Vogue Business on June 24.Williams — who earned a 2016 LVMH Prize finalist

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Italy’s Banks to Use Blockchain to Boost Settlements and Improve Transparency

Italian banks will deploy blockchain technology to run reconciliations starting in March 2020, financial technology news outlet Finextra reported on June 18.The Italian Banking Association (ABI) has announced that Italy’s banks will integrate distributed ledger technology (DLT) into internal processes to boost settlements. The deployment of blockchain is also

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70% of Crypto Exchanges Have Complied With CoinMarketCap’s Transparency Initiative

Crypto data provider CoinMarketCap says most listed exchanges have complied with its transparency-boosting mandatory data requests. The news marks the end of the first phase of the site’s Data Accountability & Transparency Alliance (DATA) initiative, which pushes for stricter disclosures, which include

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Iota, IoT Firm Evrythng Partner to Increase Transparency for Consumer Goods Supply Chain

Iota and internet of things (IoT) firm Evrythng announced a partnership to combine and apply their distributed ledger and IoT technologies to provide greater transparency for consumer goods supply chains. The news was revealed in a press release on April 17.According to the press release, Evrythng’s focus is to

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Albertsons Companies is Joining Blockchain-based IBM Food Trust Network to Pilot Technology to Increase food Transparency

Albertsons Companies, one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, is joining the Blockchain-based IBM Food Trust network. The company’s goal is to pilot the technology to improve how food is traced from farms to store shelves. The Albertsons’ recent connection with the Food Trust ecosystem,

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Blockchain’s Main Strengths Are Transparency and Instantaneity: HSBC Exec

Transparency and instantaneity are the main strengths of blockchain technology, an HSBC executive claimed in an interview with French business and tech journal L'Usine Digitale, Feb. 4.Béatrice Collot, Head of Global Trade and Receivable Finance at multinational banking giant HSBC, described the role of emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence

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