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Can Bitcoin Become a Major Reserve Currency by 2030?

According to research released in late 2015, U.K.-based Magister Advisors, a financial institution which focuses on facilitating mergers and acquisitions in the technology sector, explained...

Bitcoin: The Next Evolution in Remittances

Traditionally, sending money to friends and family abroad is done through money transfer services such as Western Union or WorldRemit. Yet, a small handful...

Swiss Private Bank to Add Support for Ether, Litecoin and Bitcoin...

Switzerland's Falcon Private Bank will begin supporting ether (ETH), litecoin (LTC) and bitcoin cash (BCH) on August 22, 2017, expanding its blockchain asset management...

Bitcoin Surpassed $4,300 But 99.98% of World’s Capital is On The...

On August 14, the price of bitcoin surpassed the $4,300 mark, achieving yet another new all-time high. Amidst a strong week-long rally triggered by...

Bank of America: Bitcoin Trading Volume Surpassed That of Gold ETF

In recent months, major financial institutions have warmed to Bitcoin, increasing coverage and providing increasingly positive information. In their latest report, Bank Of America...

Israeli Startup Colu Launches Second Local Digital Currency in the UK

Colu, a startup headquartered in Tel Aviv that develops localized digital currencies based on blockchain technology, has launched its second currency in the UK,...

Estonia’s Polybius Foundation Is Building The World’s First Digital Bank For...

Polybius Foundation, a financial services company established this year and registered in Estonia, is building a fully digital bank for businesses and individuals and...

Banks Unite Around Ripple to Launch Blockchain-Based Cross-Border Wiring Service

MUFG and six other international banks plan to launch next year a cross-border wiring services that leverages blockchain technology. The solution promises to be...

New Ethereum-Backed Banking Platform Set to Soft Launch in Coming Months

London-based BABB App Ltd. plans to soft launch its blockchain-based banking platform in Q2'17. The company is currently applying for a full banking license...

ING Blockchain Innovation Team: “For Us, 2016 Was About Experimentation”

For Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation ING, 2016 was the year of blockchain experimentation during which it developed 27 proofs-of-concepts of the application...

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