The CEO of Microsoft believes blockchain can have "massive implications," a comment that helped close Swift's annual Sibos conference this year.
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.
An upstart financial conference yesterday saw discussion of digital assets – though so-called "unregulated" cryptocurrencies were the butt of…
Day one of Swift's annual Sibos conference found the interbank messaging platform under pressure from the rising tide of cryptocurrencies.
Blockchain startup SmartContract has today unveiled a new a proof-of-concept built with assistance from five major financial institutions.
Swift declares its blockchain proof-of-concept a success, but in the build up to its biggest annual event, implementation is far from certain.
The senior vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston believes blockchain will make financial middlemen wake up and innovate.
Barclays has become the latest major financial institution to join the foreign exchange-focused blockchain consortium CLS.
Distributed ledger startup Ripple is ramping up its competition with banking services provider Swift by launching a rival conference this fall.
Swift has completed development work on its first blockchain proof-of-concept, and six global banks are about to put it through its paces.