The man in charge of China's quest to research and deploy distributed ledgers outlines his view on the breakthroughs of bitcoin and potential of DLT.
Two of Russia's largest banks are planning to launch a cryptocurrency portfolio product for their private banking clients, Kommersant reported.
To most banks in the U.S., cryptocurrency businesses are pariahs. To Metropolitan Commercial Bank in New York, they're "pioneers."
The banking arm of Chinese retail giant Suning is testing a blockchain that would allow banks to share a ledger of users with bad credit scores.
A national banking group from South Korea is to roll out a blockchain-based ID verification system for domestic banks next month.
South Africa startup Wala is using microraiden for high volume, low-value, off-chain ethereum transactions. And people are using it in the thousands.
Rather than simply an expedient way for porn performers and other sex workers to get paid, crypto has become a part of their retirement savings plan.
Cryptocurrency startup Circle is in talks to become registered in the U.S. as a licensed bank and brokerage, according to a report.
Blockchains should do for the global value chain what shipping containers did for transport of goods, says HSBC trade finance expert Vinay Mendonca.
China's central bank has completed a blockchain-based system that digitizes checks in a move to counter fraud in the country.