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.
Swift's months-long cross border blockchain trial is expanding with the entrance of more than twenty additional financial firms.
Interbank messaging platform Swift has completed a blockchain proof-of-concept built using a data oracle from startup SmartContract.
Long a target of blockchain disruptors, the ultimate banking middleman, Swift, is looking to re-position itself as part of the fight against hackers.
Swift has revealed new details of its banking-focused blockchain proof-of-concept that already has a number of notable partners participating.
Financial messaging giant Swift may have introduced new payments tech, but bitcoin startups still feel confident about their role in the industry.