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Crypto Payments Startup Uphold Launches Lending Products

| Nikhilesh De

Crypto payments startup Uphold is launching Earn and Borrow in collaboration with lending platform Cred.

Accenture Tech Now Connects Corda, Fabric, DA and Quorum Blockchains

| Ian Allison

Accenture says its new "interoperability node" can connect the four big enterprise platforms: Hyperledger Fabric, R3 Corda, Quorum and Digital Asset.

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ING Bank Launches Zero-Knowledge Tech for Blockchain Privacy

| Ian Allison

ING Bank has continued further down the road of advanced blockchain privacy with the release of its Zero-Knowledge Set Membership (ZKSM) solution.

What China’s Cashless Revolution Can Teach the West About Crypto

| Michael J Casey

China appears to have achieved the crypto community's dream of a new internet of value, without blockchain. But there's more than meets than eye here.

Blockchain Finance Startup Clearmatics Raises $12 Million in New Funding

| Ian Allison

Blockchain finance firm Clearmatics has closed a $12-million Series A funding round led by Route 66 Ventures.

Singapore Moves to Help Crypto Startups Receive Banking Services

| Wolfie Zhao

Singapore's central bank is building relationships to ensure local crypto-focused startups receive domestic banking services.

PBoC Op-Ed Pushes Use Case for Yuan-Pegged Crypto Stablecoins

| Wolfie Zhao

A researcher from the People's Bank of China voiced support for yuan-pegged stablecoins in an op-ed published Tuesday.

Bitwala Partners With Visa-Backed Solaris on Blockchain Bank Account

| Aditi Hudli

Blockchain startup Bitwala is working with Berlin-based fintech company solarisBank to launch Germany's first "blockchain bank account."

Italian Bank Consortium Trials Interbank Transfers on R3’s Corda

| Aditi Hudli

Fourteen Italian banks say they have successfully completed the first phase of an interbank reconciliation trial utilizing R3's Corda platform.

SBI Ripple Asia’s MoneyTap App Has Launched in Japan

| Daniel Palmer

MoneyTap, a blockchain money transfer app built by SBI Holdings and Ripple, has just gone live in Japan.