Distributed ledger technology

Credit union blockchain consortium enlists IBM to plot expansion


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


Massachusetts assembles fintech panel after crypto crackdown


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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?


GM joins Spring Labs' ID verification blockchain


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


Is this Swift's answer to Ripple?


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


Is customer information safer with a blockchain database?


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.


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


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.


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


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