A blockchain and AI technology firm has scored a major deal to help provide the financing as China upgrades its buses to run on electricity.
Even though the Bitcoin ETF was shot down last week, we are still moving closer to getting a real ETF in the coming months. While we’re waiting for that to happen, many are now starting to feel like there is no recovery in sight for cryptocurrency markets. Which is also to say the technology behind […]
The Securities and Exchange Commission continues to crack down on illicit activity within the cryptocurrency industry. It is easier said than done, as a lot of dubious-looking projects exist today. Aaron Smith of San Francisco was recently charged with insider trading. That wouldn’t be entirely unusual, were it not for the fact that Smith is […]
Crypto exchange BitBay has partnered with a Berlin-based equity fundraising platform to allow investors to buy and sell equity tokens with fiat currencies
The Research Institute of Tsinghua University has recently partnered with China Internet Nationwide Financial Services to establish a blockchain research center
Following a detailed study, South Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service has advocated the development of an integrated blockchain system for stock transactions
Cryptocurrencies are of great appeal to a lot of consumers and corporations. In particular, firms in the financial sector want to enter this market sooner rather than later. Northern Trust, a famous financial services giant, is looking to expand its blockchain and cryptocurrency presence. Northern Trust Makes a Strategic Move There has been increasing interest […]
129-year-old asset management firm Northern Trust Corp. is looking to start a custody service for digital assets such as cryptocurrencies
Once blockchain is in place, is there any room left for another Great Recession?
Korea’s Financial Services Commission has urged lawmakers to hasten approval of the country’s first crypto bill
Banks and other financial institutions have never been particularly crypto-friendly. When it comes to blockchain technology, however, the story is very different. The Bank of England is looking to introduce a new payments system which will accommodate future blockchain integration. It’s a positive development for the industry as a whole. Bank of England Has Blockchain […]
Stablecoins are the newest frontier in the crypto industry, and IBM is the latest company that wants to challenge Tether for market share. The computing giant is exploring the possibility of issuing a new stablecoin that will be pegged to the US dollar in a bid to provide an alternative to crypto volatility. IBM has […]
Barclays Bank is the latest in a long line of companies that have filed blockchain-related patents as they seek to gain an edge on the newest technology frontier. The London-based financial services giant filed the two patents with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on July 19, with the first detailing a blockchain-based currency system […]
Spanish bank BBVA signed a new blockchain-powered loan, having completed the first global blockchain-based pilot on loans and corporate finance
Bitcoin has no intrinsic value, and those who invest in it only do so in the belief that they’ll find a greater fool who’ll buy it at a higher price. This is according to billionaire investor Howard Marks who in a recent interview tore into Bitcoin, stating that it does not have any substance. His […]