Browsing the "Sibos" Tag

Perks of a Follower? HKEX Seeks Second-Mover Advantage on Blockchain

| Michael del Castillo

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange is comfortable watching and learning from the sidelines while other securities' exchanges adopt blockchain.

Microsoft CEO Challenges Swift: Build ‘Useful’ Blockchain Applications

| Michael del Castillo

The CEO of Microsoft believes blockchain can have "massive implications," a comment that helped close Swift's annual Sibos conference this year.

Is Blockchain Worth the Trouble? Blythe Masters (and More) Say Yes at Sibos

| Michael del Castillo

While blockchain solutions can be expensive, it's a price worth paying to mitigate security weaknesses, says Digital Asset's Blythe Masters.

Blockchain of the Vanities? Sibos, Swell and Stellar Troll in Toronto

| Bailey Reutzel

No one won the game of trolls, but competition between Swift, Ripple and Stellar is still fierce, even though it might be too early for fists.

Downplaying ‘Digital Assets’: Blockchain Reigns at Ripple’s Swell Event

| Bailey Reutzel

An upstart financial conference yesterday saw discussion of digital assets – though so-called "unregulated" cryptocurrencies were the butt of…

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Sibos Highlights Swift’s Complicated Relationship With Blockchain

| Michael del Castillo

Day one of Swift's annual Sibos conference found the interbank messaging platform under pressure from the rising tide of cryptocurrencies.

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Swift Startup Winner Demos Smart Contract Trade with 5 Financial Firms

| Michael del Castillo

Blockchain startup SmartContract has today unveiled a new a proof-of-concept built with assistance from five major financial institutions.

Collaboration FTW: How Blockchain Came So Far, So Fast

| Rob Palatnick

Without further cooperation, DLT risks ultimately recreating the many silos and disjointed systems that already exist, warns an executive at the DTCC.


Swift Blockchain Success Sets Stage for Sibos

| Michael del Castillo

Swift declares its blockchain proof-of-concept a success, but in the build up to its biggest annual event, implementation is far from certain.

Epiphyte’s Crypto Solution for Banks Wins Sibos Startup Challenge

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Epiphyte has won the SWIFT Innotribe Startup Competition at the Sibos 2014 technology and innovation trade show in Boston.