Tag Archives: Banking

Anti-Crypto ‘Expert’ Tells British Govt. Blockchain Is Just a Fad

On Tuesday, a director of a leading think tank stood before the British Parliament’s Treasury Select Committee and called out blockchain technology as “magic wand, pixie-dust things” that is a “fad” and “a distraction from looking at getting some of the basics rights” in the banking industry. Continue reading Anti-Crypto ‘Expert’ Tells British Govt. Blockchain Is Just a Fad

UK Fintech Settles Security on Ethereum Blockchain in a World-First with Microsoft

The blockchain has just disrupted another niche. UK-based Nivaura in partnership with Microsoft’s Azure cloud has proved in a test case that the public ledger can be used to support regulated assets. The blockchain is an increasingly attractive option as the payments industry continues to embrace cryptocurrencies and even digital fiat money. Continue reading UK Fintech Settles Security on Ethereum Blockchain in a World-First with Microsoft

Tether Has Banking Relationship with Puerto Rico-based Noble Bank

New research suggests that cryptocurrency startup Tether — creator of dollar-pegged stablecoin USDT — has a banking relationship with Puerto Rican financial institution Noble Bank. On Monday, BitMEX Research published a report examining newly-released data related to Puerto Rico’s financial system for the calendar year ended 2017. Continue reading Tether Has Banking Relationship with Puerto Rico-based Noble Bank

Interview with Meni Rosenfeld. About colored coins and Bitcoin Association

Meni Rosenfeld is one of key figures in the Israeli cryptocurrency community. Scientist, developer and entrepreneur, he has a degree in mathematics. Meni is the author of the “colored coins” concept and the Head of several IT startups. Nevertheless, public work is now his main activity. Continue reading Interview with Meni Rosenfeld. About colored coins and Bitcoin Association