Blockchain Testing Gives Positive Results for Consumer Payments

Over the past week SETL, Deloitte and Metro Bank have completed a series of tests around consumer payment opportunities. SETL has provided a contactless smartcard-enabled blockchain to process digitised payments, Deloitte has exercised its...

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...

Smart Token Chain Completes Smart Tokens Transaction on Ripple

Smart Token Chain, a blockchain specialist in the financial technology sector, has completed its first full Smart Token transaction across the Ripple Network. Smart Tokens have the potential to generate more transparency and trust...

Interledger Looks to Develop and Grow as Protocol

Adrian Hope-Bailie of Interledger, the protocol for connecting blockchains, payments networks, wallets and all other aspects of distributed ledger technology, has written his thoughts on bootstrapping the Interledger with an aim of getting real...

Domestic and Cross-Border Payment with Blockchain in Japan

42 Japanese banks have come together to form the ‘Japan Bank Consortium to Central Provide Domestic and Cross-border Payment’ or the ‘Consortium’. Members include regional financial institutions and internet-only banks with a secretariat consisting...

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...

Free Cross-Border Transfers for Global Remittance Companies

Global blockchain money transfer network OKLink announced today that it will subsidize all fees on the first US$100,000 of cross-border transfers for every partner on the OKLink network, up to a total of US$100...

Global Risk Technologies CIO Appraises Blockchain Technology for Consumers and Merchants

Recently, the World Economic Forum predicted blockchain technology will “fundamentally alter the way financial institutions do business around the world” and will soon become “the beating heart” of the finance industry. Monica Eaton-Cardone, an...

Blockchain Solution Provides Humanitarian Aid for Refugees

Two-factor authentication technology and payments network, Boloro Global Limited and BanQu, developer of an ‘Economic Identity’ platform, have announced that they have won the 'Innovate for Refugees' global competition held by MIT Enterprise Forum...

Cross Borders Payments Proof of Concept from D+H and Rabobank

DH Corporation, technological solutions provider to financial institutions, and international financial service provider Rabobank have announced the execution of a proof of concept that has shown that D+H's payments services hub, together with Coin...