The bank consortium-owned organization supported by the central bank is seeking bids for the creation of a blockchain solution for digital payments.
ING’s blockchain team is testing privacy tech called "bulletproofs," the latest in a series of such experiments at the global bank.
Resona, one of three Japanese banks working with SBI Holdings and Ripple on their blockchain app Money Tap, is pulling out of the project.
Kleinwort Hambros, a Societe Generale-owned bank and wealth manager, has launched a Luxembourg-listed blockchain exchange-traded note.
The blockchain startup Nimiq has just joined the ranks of WEG Bank AG shareholders like TokenPay and the Litecoin Foundation.
A new Puerto Rico-based financial institution catering to traders of cryptocurrency has opened for business.
ConsenSys-backed Trustology has launched an iPhone-controlled crypto vault service it says is secure enough for financial institutions.
Holders of the dollar-pegged stablecoin TrueUSD can now leverage their funds to earn interest through crypto lender Cred.
BIS chief Agustin Carstens has said that central banks are wary about issuing digital currencies due to the "huge operational consequences."
Co-founder Jesse Edwards is leaving R3, but will remain an investor and continue working with the blockchain firm.