The $5tn mutual fund manager announced that they have successfully tested blockchain technology to automatically update data on index funds; types of data in the test included names and share prices of companies in index funds; the company stated they are not looking to blockchain to replace workers but give them more freedom to focus on other tasks; Vanguard follows other big name firms who have tested uses of the technology recently. Source.
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