China’s Central Bank Governor Says Digital Currencies Will Replace Cash, Regulated as Legal Tender

The governor of the People's Bank of China, Zhou Xiaochuan, said in an interview that digital currencies will inevitably replace cash, but they will be regulated if used as legal tender. Zhou noted that the...

Nasdaq Provides Blockchain Technology for Estonian Market’s Shareholder Voting

Estonia has been pushing boundaries by launching its Estonian e-Residency program, which allows anyone in the world to become a digital resident of Estonia, allowing people to found and manage Estonian companies online and...

Block Chain Conference SF Highlights Need for Blockchain Financial Industry Standard

There was consensus among speakers the Block Chain Conference in San Francisco last week that collaboration toward a "scalable standard for blockchain technology" was essential for its adoption by the global financial industry. The conference also determined that the blockchain ecosystem has been...

Digital Asset Adds IBM, Goldman Sachs to Investors Raising Funding to $60M Plus

Digital Asset Holdings, a blockchain technologies developer for the financial services industry, have announced today that Goldman Sachs and IBM have joined its recently announced funding round raising the total capital to more than $60 million from 15...

Symbiont Teams Up With Gemalto to Offer Security for Blockchain Services

Digital security giant Gemalto and Symbiont, the smart securities platform developer, have announced they are working together to enable financial services organizations to securely execute smart contracts and other blockchain-based transactions. Through their partnership, Symbiont will...

DTCC Encourages Financial Sector Collaboration, Authorities Play “Leading Role” on Distributed Ledger Tech

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the US post-trade financial services company providing clearing and settlement services to the financial markets, has released a white paper that calls for financial sector collaboration in...

Where’s China in Global Blockchain Movement? Starting a Digital Currency

One question at a Hong Kong blockchain conference yesterday shook up perspectives of R3's ambitious plan with 42 major banks to develop blockchain technology for the global financial sector. The questions was simply "Where is China?". The...