Distributed ledger technology

Why bankers should care that two rival blockchains linked up

10/11/18

Brian Behlendorf, the executive director of Hyperledger, explains why Hyperledger and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance have joined each other’s organizations. 

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PNC to use Ripple blockchain tech for international payments

09/19/18

The Pittsburgh bank joins Bank of America and other large financial players in a distributed-ledger network that seeks to make global payments in real time.

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Don't be too quick to give up on tech

07/24/18

Banks should continually try out new technologies, even after failed experiments.

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R3 updates blockchain software with new security feature

07/10/18

The consortium's Corda Enterprise is designed to let blockchain applications exist behind a company’s firewall but still interact with outside partners.

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Has Amex found a data gold mine with its rewards blockchain?

05/31/18

The credit card issuer has built a distributed ledger through which merchants create their own membership rewards and get access to detailed information on purchases and the success of promotions.

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Spinoff rumors or not, JPM's blockchain unit is evolving

04/23/18

JPMorgan Chase is sending signals that its homegrown blockchain, Quorum, is alive and well despite a recent shake-up.

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New York AG launches crypto inquiry

04/17/18

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman asked 13 cryptocurrency exchanges for detailed information about their operations as part of a "fact-finding inquiry."

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Anti-fraud blockchain for invoice financing goes live

04/03/18

Software firm MonetaGo and three Indian factoring exchanges have launched a blockchain that can identify invoices that have already been loaned against.

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Blockchain collective snags big fish: Ripple

03/29/18

Becoming a member Hyperledger fits Ripple’s ideal of allowing different blockchains or distributed ledgers to communicate with each other.

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Can blockchain ease banks’ digital-identity concerns?

03/27/18

A startup called Spring Labs has launched a blockchain network with the goal of getting lenders and data providers to share data to help verify customers' identity.

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