Japanese digital services firm GMO Internet has just launched a new web bank that it says will soon use blockchain to facilitate payments.
Litecoin Foundation, the non-profit behind the popular cryptocurrency, says it now owns part of a German bank thanks to a new deal with TokenPay.
A new patent filing reveals Chinese e-commerce giant has been exploring the use of blockchain technology to speed up international payments.
The payment affiliate of China's e-commerce giant Alibaba has launched a blockchain-based remittance service between Hong Kong and the Philippines.
Several leading institutions are working towards producing tokenized digital central bank money, a more viable approach than unbacked crypto-assets.…
Alibaba's Ant Financial has raised $14 billion in a new funding, part of which will be used to continue its development of blockchain technology.
South Africa Reserve Bank indicates that tests of a blockchain-based system for interbank clearance and settlement produced astonishing results.
Two money transfer firms are to open a new payments corridor using RippleNet, while a Kuwaiti bank has also signed up to use the service.
The latest "Project Jasper" tests have shown that distributed ledgers are effective at automating securities settlements in real-time.
Reddit is looking to bring back cryptocurrencies as a payment option – and this time bitcoin won't be the only option.