Distributed ledger technology

Credit union blockchain consortium enlists IBM to plot expansion

03/15/19

CULedger and the computing giant will work to develop blockchain technologies, create new products and improve existing ones.

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Massachusetts assembles fintech panel after crypto crackdown

03/07/19

Digital-asset companies will try to develop a less adversarial relationship with the state's securities regulator, who stopped several startups from selling digital currencies as investments.

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Big tech’s blockchain projects haven’t disrupted banks — yet

03/05/19

Tech giants have been experimenting with blockchain technologies for years, and while they haven’t displaced banks, there’s still cause for concern.

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Startup investment bank seeks to become one-stop shop for crypto

03/04/19

Fincross, based on the island of Mauritius, is launching a regulated investment bank for digital assets. It faces tough competition.

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Can JPMorgan Chase's JPM Coin knock off Ripple and Swift?

02/14/19

JPMorgan is prototyping its own digital currency to be used for cross-border payments and, later, other purposes. Will banks find this a palatable alternative to today's most well-known options?

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GM joins Spring Labs' ID verification blockchain

02/12/19

The automaker's finance arm joins Avant, OnDeck Capital and SoFi in the system, which is designed to help verify loan applicants' identities.

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Is this Swift's answer to Ripple?

02/06/19

Swift is showing more swagger in its rivalry with Ripple thanks to progress it has made with a multifaceted payments-tracking technology called GPI.

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Is customer information safer with a blockchain database?

01/24/19

Spring Labs is spearheading a group of prominent fintech lenders to use a blockchain-based, peer-to-peer network to share consumer information to help with ID verification on loan applications.

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'He let the gas out of her bloated, unruly lawsuit machine': Comments of the week

01/18/19

Readers react to Sen. Elizabeth Warren's investigation into former acting Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Mick Mulvaney's job talks, weigh Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's potential impact on the Financial Services Committee, consider the future of cryptocurrency and more.

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Could Ripple's XRP replace correspondent banks? This bank says yes

01/08/19

Despite controversy surrounding Ripple’s digital token, one bank is pushing forward to use it in cross-border payments.

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