Bitcoin & Banking News

Bitcoin & Banking News

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Australian Bitcoin Survey Shows 1 in 3 People Know About Digital...

Bitcoin in Australia is a topic surrounded by quite some controversy. The history between both parties has been colorful to say the least, and...

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...

Blockchain Startup Crowdaura Selected for Accenture’s 2016 Fintech Innovation Lab in...

Accenture has unveiled the 15 startups that will compose its 2016 class for the Fintech Innovation Lab in London, a 12-week mentorship program that aims...

Smart Oracles Connects Financial Infrastructure With Ethereum, Bitcoin

SmartContract, an American startup developing blockchain-based applications, has announced the launch of a new solution that connects existing data and financial infrastructure with leading...

Barclays Signs Deals with Blockchain Startups Chainalysis and Wave

Barclays has signed contracts with eight companies that participated in the bank's New York City fintech accelerator program, among which two blockchain startups: Chainalysis...

Barbadian Economists Advise Central Bank To Hold Small Amount of Bitcoins...

The Central Bank of Barbados should hold a "relatively small" proportion of bitcoins as part of its portfolio of international reserves, according to Barbadian...

CULedger Gets Credit Unions Off The Distributed Ledger Sidelines

Credit Union Associations are not satisfied sitting on the sidelines while the R3 Banks have all the distributed ledger fun. CULedger is creating a...

Jim Rickards on Central Bankers’ Incentives to Demonize Bitcoin and Gold

Jim Rickards, the New York Times bestselling author of Currency Wars, The End of Money, and The New Case for Gold, was recently interviewed...

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...