Blockchain

A blockchain breakthrough at Credit Suisse. Will other banks follow?

03/04/20

An innovative approach to settling trades pioneered by the bank and the tech firm Paxos Trust could start a wave of real-life use of distributed ledgers on Wall Street.

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Bitcoin doesn’t launder money, Mr. Mnuchin. Money launderers do.

03/02/20

The Treasury secretary’s recent Senate testimony coming down on cryptocurrencies is misguided. Regulations should require building better blockchain technology at the banks.

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Charges in Equifax hack; Varo Money passes FDIC test

02/11/20

Four Chinese military members charged with stealing data of 150 million Americans; fintech can use deposit insurance, a step toward a full bank charter.

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10 fintech forecasts for the ‘20s

01/10/20

A seasoned investor in startups offers his top predictions for the coming decade. Among them: Big tech firms will become big players in financial services.

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Bitcoin, despite its ups and downs, had a monster decade of growth

12/31/19

The largest digital token has posted gains of more than 9,000,000% since July 2010, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

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What inspired State Street's digital asset investing venture

12/19/19

The bank sees digital assets as part of the future and "we want to be there when this happens," says Ralph Achkar, head of digital product development and innovation.

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Credit union blockchain ID pilot could benefit small banks too

12/17/19

A new system uses biometrics and distributed ledger technology to safeguard call centers from identity theft attacks.

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Mike Cagney's new firm says it's giving banks 'a compelling reason' to use blockchain

12/13/19

The SoFi co-founder said Figure Technologies is working with national banks to employ its distributed ledger tech for loan originations.

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Money laundering battle drives Japan banks to JPMorgan’s network

12/10/19

JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s blockchain-based information network for payments is drawing the greatest interest in Japan, a country long blamed for weak measures against money laundering.

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Let’s clear the air on bitcoin and blockchain

11/05/19

It’s been a bumpy decade for crypto and blockchain, but both are here to stay.

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