Distributed ledger technology

ConsenSys acquires JPMorgan’s Quorum blockchain technology


The bank will outsource future development of Quorum to the software firm.


Mike Cagney launches blockchain for loan trading. Will banks go for it?


The former SoFi chief’s latest startup, Figure, has created what it says is a transparent marketplace for buying and selling assets. Some banks have embraced the technology, but other blockchain projects have stalled because lenders don't want rivals to see their data.


OCC weighing major changes to its technology framework


The agency sought industry feedback on a host of potential changes to ensure that rules are “sufficiently flexible and clear in light of the technological advances that have transformed the financial industry over the past two decades."


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


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.


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


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


Credit union blockchain ID pilot could benefit small banks too


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


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.