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Japan's financial regulator the Financial Services Agency (FSA) and various financial institutions are developing a common identification system leveraging blockchain technology to facilitate customer onboarding. The system will first be rolled out at the country's three largest banks first, namely the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp., and...
It's widely accepted that Bitcoin's technology boasts an array of advancements over traditional financial systems and it is believed by some, that if adoption were to increase, then Bitcoin and other P2P protocols could one day render many parts of banking and finance unnecessary as they can transact without...
Although Bitcoin enthusiasts often mock the concept of private blockchains, a lot of the money now coming into the blockchain ecosystem is focused on providing permission-based solutions for some of the largest financial institutions around the world. Although private blockchains, permissioned ledgers, or whatever else people want to call...
UK-based payment network Earthport has launched the Distributed Ledger Hub (DLH), a point of access that takes the form of an API aimed at providing banks with full connectivity into the Ripple network. Building on Earthport's Distributed Ledger Gateway, the DLH aims to provide clients with full access to the...
The Economist recently featured Bitcoin and blockchain technology on the cover of their October 31st issue, and the weekly newspaper also released a video of a panel discussion on the topic via their YouTube channel. SecondMarket Founder and Digital Currency Group CEO Barry Silbert was featured on the panel,...