Samsung, Korean Banks Ramp up Blockchain Development

As Samsung Group seeks to lead the fintech industry, the South Korean electronics giant is turning its eyes toward blockchain technology. Reports from Korean media outlets suggest that the firm is planning to set...

Ripple Introduces New, Unified API for Consensus Ledger with Improved Source Code

Ripple recently announced an improved, unified interface to the Ripple Consensus Ledger. The new RippleAPI merges two original APIs, ripple-lib and Ripple-REST, into a single high-level interface for JavaScript that, according to Ripple is "fully documented, tested, schema-validated,...

Bitwala Nominated to Pioneers Festival Top 70 Startups

Bitcoin-powered remittance startup Bitwala has been nominated one of the top 70 startups in Pioneers Festival 2016. The Pioneers Festival is one of the largest entrepreneurship and innovative technologies events in Europe, and will take place on May...

Coinsecure and OKLink to Bring Blockchain Remittance to India

Indian bitcoin company Coinsecure has announced a new partnership with OKLink in order to provide blockchain technology based remittance services in India. The newly launched OKLink is part of OKCoin's initiative to provide digital...

[Q&A] WAVES Platform Completes ICO

Last week WAVES, the decentralized platform which uses blockchain tokens represent any value, ended its ICO with a reported 29,634 bitcoins raised – then worth close to $16 million. Tokens can be customized to...

Volante Technologies Accelerates Bank Integration to Ripple’s Distributed Financial Technology

Volante Technologies Inc., who provide software for the integration, processing and orchestration of financial messages and payments in collaboration with Ripple, has announced it has created a solution specifically designed to accelerate the process...

R3 Successfully Tests 11 Major Global Banks on Ethereum P2P Distributed Ledger

Banking blockchain technology company, R3 CEV, revealed yesterday the completion of a distributed ledger experiment involving eleven of the largest global financial institutions. R3 and eleven of the 42 banks that joined its consortium, Barclays,...

D+H Releases White Paper for Blockchain Banking & Payments

Toronto technology solution provider DH Corporation (D+H) today released a white paper highlighting five aspects that the banking industry must get right with blockchain technology to transform the payments landscape. D+H reveals that it is encouraged by the potential...

Tendermint CEO on Powering Blockchains with Speed, Security, Scalability

Tendermint is an open source, blockchain & language agnostic socket protocol that facilitates distributed application deployment. In particular, banks could run a Tendermint enabled ledger with publicly identified validators for fast settlement of transactions. I had...

World Economic Forum Names Blockchain Technology Pioneer

Blockchain has been named as World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, joining other big names in being recognized as having the potential to significantly impact business and society through new technologies and advance the Fourth...