Distributed ledger technology

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, 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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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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How alleged Asian crypto scam became headache for Comerica, Mastercard

10/09/19

A digital currency firm has been accused of recruiting actors to pretend to be Comerica and Mastercard employees, writing a fake prospectus and taking other steps to make it look like the two U.S. companies were its partners in an investment venture.

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Why Wells Fargo is jumping on the digital currency bandwagon

09/17/19

It's not a reaction to JPM Coin, the banks says, but a way to speed up international payments for corporate clients.

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Once a doubter, TD is now bullish on crypto, blockchain

07/17/19

It's created a new digital assets and distributed ledger group, trades bitcoin futures and is funding a crypto exchange.

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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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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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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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