Distributed ledger technology

How alleged Asian crypto scam became headache for Comerica, Mastercard


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.


Why Wells Fargo is jumping on the digital currency bandwagon


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


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


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


PayPal-backed blockchain aims to help banks verify digital IDs


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.


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


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.


How a startup fits into BNY Mellon’s blockchain strategy


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.


Cornell professor launches own crypto coin


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


The Wall Street banks bullish on blockchain


Some banks have backed away from the technology, but Northern Trust, State Street and JPMorgan Chase are among those actively working on blockchain projects.


JPMorgan, Microsoft strike blockchain partnership


The bank is hoping the venture will encourage more companies to use Quorum, the Ethereum-based blockchain it built five years ago.


'Get your facts right': Crypto firm disputes New York license denial


Cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex is protesting New York's decision this week to deny it a virtual license exchange, claiming that its rationale contains factual errors and its personnel were not well versed in blockchain.