Thursday, August 25, 2016

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Major Financial Institutions Promote and Test Utility Settlement Coin Concept

BNY Mellon, Deutsche Bank, ICAP and Santander have joined UBS and Clearmatics to develop the Utility Settlement Coin (USC), a cryptocurrency model which aims to facilitate payment and settlement for institutional...

Intrinio and Factom Collaboration for Immutable US Stock Market Data

Blockchain provider Factom Inc. and financial analysis platform developer Intrinio have announced that they are working on a joint project with the aim of storing Wall Street data on the Factom...

UK Financial Watchdog Looking to Approve Blockchain Technology

A recent article by the Financial Times has brought to light information that the UK’s Finanial Conduct Authority is in the process of considering a number of firms that use blockchain...

New TAO Network Partnership Offers Music Industry Blockchain Solutions

Cryptocurrency-based smart contract DAO platform, the TAO Network, which specialises in offering solutions to the music industry, has announced its latest partnership with the music publishing company Boogie Shack Music Group....

Airbus Joins Hyperledger Project

Hyperledger Project, a collaborative cross-industry effort created to advance blockchain technology, has announced that Airbus has joined as a Premier member of the project. As a Premier member, Airbus will actively...

Third FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific Launches Mentorship Program

Eight fintech companies are beginning a 12-week mentorship program in the third annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific. The start-ups have developed a range of innovations – from wealth management solutions, know...

Deloitte and World Economic Forum Report on Blockchain Potential

Following a recent report on the potential of blockchain technology, the World Economic Forum has, in conjunction with Deloitte, released another report - “Opportunities & obstacles: Blockchain and the future of...

Singapore, HSBC, BofA ML Trial Blockchain for Trade Finance

HSBC, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Singapore's Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) have teamed up to trial a new blockchain prototype to execute import-export deals automatically using smart contract technology. The prototype,...

Ascribe Applies Blockchain to Secure Digital Art

Global Award & Tour for Digital Art, the Lumen Prize has launched a new online art platform dedicated to promoting and collecting blockchain secured works of art by award winning and...

Alpha Launch of Blockchain-Based Social Media Upcoming

Synereo’s decentralized, open-source social network, based on principles of the attention economy, is set to move into alpha phase in September. Synereo’s alpha is built on the company’s distributed tech stack,...