Circle Inks Bank Deal With Barclays After UK Regulator Approval

Bitcoin wallet startup Circle has been granted an electronic money license from a top UK financial regulator.

Money20/20: MasterCard to Launch Tokenization Initiatives

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On Tuesday afternoon at the Money 20/20 conference in Copenhagen, a panel of industry leaders discussed the ongoing trends towards the tokenization of financial data and their respective involvements in these endeavors. Tokenization is growing in popularity among payment processors and their clients alike, and there are a number of overlapping ideas with how the […]

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US Cyber Command Has Been Given its First Wartime Assignment

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Cyber warfare has, to most people, always been a thing of movies and science-fiction books. But it looks like a harsh reality check is coming to people in the US, as Defense Secretary Ash Carter wants to elevate the status of US Cyber Command into a fully-capable weapon in the cyber warfare race. Also read: […]

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Western Union Launches B2B Platform for Global Payments

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At the Money20/20 conference in Copenhagen, Western Union announced the launch of the WU EDGE platform, designed to provide increased transaction channels and analytics opportunities for Western Union small and middle-sized business clients. The Enterprise Digital Global Exchange (EDGE) is the new Western Union business-to-business digital platform which will make buying and selling overseas much more seamless […]

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Circle CEO: “Blockchain Will Sooner Disrupt The Mobile Payments Industry”

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An exciting partnership between Barclays and Bitcoin exchange Circle could lead to a slew of new features and innovations in the digital payment industry. Moreover, this is very positive news for Bitcoin as well, as the European bank is letting Circle use their existing infrastructure to provide real-time conversion from GBP and EUR to Bitcoin, […]

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Blocks are a measure of time: Introducing the Bitcoin Blockchain ‘B-WAP’

Here’s one for all you Blockchain Geeks, App Developers and Traders who love novel data-sets & API’s.

How to Implement the Blockchain in Financial Institutions

How to Implement the Blockchain in Financial Institutions

In today’s world of advancing technology and innovation, the creation of bitcoin sparked in interest in the use of digital currencies in global financial institutions, and set the foundation for the development of blockchain. The use of this digital ledger to revolutionise tradition banking structures by providing a record of transaction between parties is expected to reduce banking […]

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R3 Announces New Distributed Ledger Technology Corda

R3 is building a blockchain platform designed to work without a central controller while still working with banks and regulators.

Blockstream Adds Another Marquee Developer in Security Pioneer

Blockstream has hired online security pioneer Christopher Allen as its standards and identity practice specialist.

Regulation a Doubled-Edged Sword for Blockchain Clearing and Settlement

In this opinion piece, blockchain investor William Mougayar explores how regulation could impact clearing and settlement.

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