Bitcoin & Banking News

Bitcoin & Banking News

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Singapore Fintech Festival Kicks Off: IBM and KYCK! Announce New Blockchain...

The inaugural Singapore Fintech Festival, a week-long event organized by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in partnership with the Association of Banks in...

Singapore’s BitX Joins FCA Fintech Sandbox; Sets Sights On European Market

BitX, a bitcoin startup headquartered in Singapore that offers consumer wallets, exchanges services and APIs to businesses, has been accepted into the UK's Financial...

Epiphyte To Offer Transaction Clearing And Settlement Using Bitcoin To UK...

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK's financial services regulator, has announced that blockchain startup Epiphyte will be providing financial institutions in the UK...

Nathaniel Popper On TechCrunch’s Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain

Known for their coverage of disruptive technology, Techcrunch have this week released the initial episodes of their first series on Bitcoin and blockchain technology,...

New Blockchain Consortium Formed in Luxembourg

A new blockchain consortium comprising of 10 key players of the Luxembourg fund industry has been formed with the aim to explore the potential...

Investment Bank Praises Bitcoin Core Scaling Roadmap in Price Report

Investment bank and asset management firm Needham & Company recently released a report regarding their views on the future price of bitcoin. Their price...

SWIFT: Smart Contracts, DLTs Need Standard Language

In April, SWIFT announced that it is investigating Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and Smart Contracts (SC). Yesterday, they announced their findings. In the paper...

This Blockchain Startup CEO Doesn’t Think Bitcoin is Going Away

Over the past year or two, large financial institutions and tech companies have taken a liking to Bitcoin’s underlying blockchain technology. Many bank executives,...

Wirex Combines With Shapeshift to Bring Altcoins To Debit Cards

Wirex's bitcoin funded debit cards have seen favorable reviews. Now, users can use any popular cryptocurrency to fund their cards. Wirex has announced via press...

Seven Financial Institutions Complete Proof of Concept of Blockchain Platform

Seven financial institutions, including Alliance Bernstein, Citi, Credit Suisse and HSBC, have completed a multi-month proof-of-concept aimed at assessing the merits of blockchain to...