Blockchain

PayPal-backed blockchain aims to help banks verify digital IDs

07/16/19

A new project backed by the government of Luxembourg could ultimately be influential in the U.S., where banks have been slow to develop a shared platform for digital identities.

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JPMorgan won’t let revenue risks curtail expansion plan

07/16/19

The likelihood of Fed rate cuts is causing banks to plan for less net interest income, but it would be a mistake for JPMorgan to back off its move into new markets and tech investments, Jamie Dimon says.

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Regulating Libra’s a waste of time

07/03/19

What Facebook really needs is another heavyweight like Amazon or Google to help spur cryptocurrency competition.

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Spring Labs raises $23M, plans to expand customer ID blockchain

06/12/19

The Los Angeles company has established a network that is designed to help verify the identities of consumer and small-business borrowers. It says 20 lenders are participating and that it is trying to recruit more.

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New role for blockchain; why so many bankers run

06/07/19

Digital Asset Holdings eyes blockchain for 'smart contracts'; readying for a marathon is like competing for a big client.

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Banks launch firm to settle transactions, peer-to-peer, on blockchain

06/05/19

State Street, BNY Mellon, UBS and Credit Suisse are among the banks that have created a company to bring their idea of a utility settlement coin to life.

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How a startup fits into BNY Mellon’s blockchain strategy

06/03/19

Subhankar Sinha, the bank’s new head of blockchain, says its partnership with Bakkt is part of a larger effort to figure out what it would look like to be a custodian for digital assets.

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Man behind postal banking push; Citi's Mexico problem

06/03/19

A former Wall Street lawyer who worked on bank bailouts is behind the idea; threatened tariffs are only one of the country’s problems, Citi CEO says.

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Cornell professor launches own crypto coin

05/16/19

Some of the biggest venture capitalists in the field are backing a new digital currency being offered by a leading blockchain academic.

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5 questions about the future of blockchain

05/15/19

Although the euphoria over blockchain has dissipated recently, many still see it as vital to the future of banks and the economy at large. Following are key issues being hashed out.

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