Credit Suisse Report Promotes Blockchain for Banking and Finance

Credit Suisse has produced a report titled ‘Shared ledger technology and the impact on stocks’ based on its findings on blockchain technology, with the conclusion that it will significantly alter all areas of finance...

Open Source Developer Platform Available From Chain

Chain, a provider of blockchain technology solutions, recently released Chain Core Developer Edition, a free and open source version of its distributed ledger platform that enables organizations to issue and transfer assets on permissioned...

BitSo Wins Innotribe Latin America; 3 Blockchain Firms Join Kickstart Accelerator

Bitcoin, blockchain startups are in the spotlight this week with Bitso coming out as one of the three winners of SWIFT's Innotribe Startup Challenge for Latin America, and Gatechain, Nivaura and BreadWallet joining the...

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...

DOKU and OKLink Bring Blockchain Payments to Indonesia

OKLink, the Hong Kong-based global blockchain money transfer network, has announced a new partnership with e-wallet provider DOKU to offer digital wallet as a pay-out option for real-time money transfers to Indonesia. Electronic money...

Deloitte, Stellar Partnership Provides Global Payments Application

Deloitte has revealed that it has integrated with Stellar, financial platform developers, to build a cross-border payments application. Designed to serve two customer segments, consumers and businesses, the Deloitte Digital Bank launched at the...

WeTrust Launches Trusted Lending Circles Platform, Trustcoin Crowdsale

Collaborative savings and insurance platform WeTrust, an Ethereum blockchain platform aiming to bring financial inclusion to the masses, has announced the launch of its very first Trusted Lending Circles product. The blockchain-based reciprocal aid...

Unocoin and Bitwage Partnership Benefits Indian Workers

Workers in India stand to benefit from a recent announcement by Bitwage, a blockchain-powered international wage disbursement and job acquisition solution, and Indian bitcoin company Unocoin who revealed the launch of a partnership. Bitwage...

Morgan Stanley: Blockchains’ Major Potential & Hurdles to Adoption in Banking

Morgan Stanley Research recently released a Global Insights report asking the question, "Blockchain in Banking: Disruptive Threat or Tool?" The investment bank's in-depth study highlights various misconceptions about blockchain technology and identifies 10 hurdles to making...

Blockchain Unveils Alpha Release of Lightning Network

Blockchain, a major bitcoin wallet provider, has launched its alpha version of the Lightning Network, dubbed Thunder. Lightning Networks are designed to bring scalability and instant off-chain payment capability to the Bitcoin Blockchain. Thus, Blockchain is positioning...