A U.S. federal court has placed a restraining order on and frozen the assets of four alleged promoters of deceptive schemes involving cryptocurrencies at the request of the country’s Federal Trade Commission. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies US Court’s Order The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on Friday […]
Private Blockchain targeting pharmaceutical industry comes from DHL and Accenture. #NEWS
Japan’s largest consumer electronics retailer Yamada Denki has partnered with the country’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Bitflyer to trial bitcoin payments. Initially, bitcoin will be accepted at two of Yamada Denki Labi stores in Tokyo, but the company plans to roll out the digital currency payment option nationwide in the future. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange […]
Not everyone wants a more transparent financial system, as these struggling sales pitches from global CSDs make painfully obvious.
Smart contracts on Bitcoin? Chain annonces Ivy, a programming language that makes it easier to code on Bitcoin’s network. #NEWS
Blockchain startup Chain is launching a new cloud-based Software as a Service product for managing balances in financial and commerce applications.
The Bank of England announced four new financial technology projects, including a proof-of-concept test for distributed ledger technologies.
A major supermarket chain in South Africa, Pick n Pay, has started a trial to accept bitcoin payments in-store at its head office location. A payment technology company named Electrum provides the payments platform, with bitcoin exchange Luno providing the Bitcoin payment infrastructure. Also read: Five Leading Russian Universities Start Offering Cryptocurrency Courses Pick n Pay […]
Citi’s head of cash management for Asia-Pacific explains why state-issued currencies on a blockchain could supercharge the technology’s potential.
Payments multinational Visa may be looking to blockchain as a way to facilitate the transfer of digitized assets, according to a patent filing.
It has become likely that Bitcoin Cash will be created by a group of miners led by ViaBTC on August 1. However, investors should not fear the creation of Bitcoin Cash. …
Live on stage yesterday, the CEO of Swift asked some hard-hitting questions of his members and one potential blockchain competitor regarding security. Source
After revealing its part in a Nasdaq to Citi blockchain, Chain’s Adam Ludwin talks about the half a dozen other projects his company is behind. Source
Global financial institution Citi and stock exchange Nasdaq have partnered on a new blockchain payments initiative. Source
Precious metals and cryptocurrency will likely benefit from the inherent flaws in our debt-based monetary system, but owning one type of asset shouldn’t deter anyone from investing in the other.