sony blockchain for digital rights FTSE / NASDAQ NEWS 

Sony Pursuing Blockchain for Digital Rights in Entertainment

Sony file a U.S. Patent to use blockchain for digital rights. The concept of the Patent, filed jointly with subsidiary Sony Pictures Entertainment, is to use blockchain for copyrighted materials. A patent to develop a digital rights management (DRM) solution, that aims to manage the access to copyrighted materials, limiting it to only those who purchase. Sony has been actively looking at blockchain technology for some time. Indeed, they have already developed an educational blockchain solution on the IBM Hyperledger platform.

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Rise in Blockchain Activity across Stock Exchanges

Stock exchanges across the world are rapidly building and exploring Blockchain Technology to lower risks, tighten security, improve costs and efficiency.  The number of exchanges signing up to be part of this revolution is extraordinary, with some markets already utilising BCTech.  We take a look at developments in a variety global markets, large and small:

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financial industry securities transaction INFLUENCERS NEWS 

Credit Suisse and ING complete €25 million securities transaction using Blockchain Technology

The financial industry begins to use Blockchain Technology for a securities transaction. In this unprecedented transaction, two important banks, Credit Suisse Group AG and ING Groep completed a 20 million euros ($30.5 m) securities transaction, demonstrating how blockchain technology can help make the securities lending process faster and more capital efficient.

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