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Chain Releases Open Source Code, Partners with Visa

Chain Releases Open Source Code, Partners with Visa

by October 28, 2016 at 1:04 pm 2 comments

It seems as though fintech-ers are more interested in chatbots than blockchain these days, but that doesn’t mean distributed ledger technology has slid out of the spotlight. Blockchain startup Chain  made waves at the recent Money20/20 event when it announced what it’s calling the Chain Core Developer Edition: basically theRead More

Banks Form ‘First Ever’ Group to Agree on Blockchain Payments Standards

Banks Form ‘First Ever’ Group to Agree on Blockchain Payments Standards

by September 27, 2016 at 10:08 am 0 comments

A collection of banks have formed what is being called the world’s first interbank group for global payments using blockchain technology. This is Ripple’s distributed ledger  technology, specifically, because evidently no one at that company sleeps. “Six of the biggest banks in the world are saying, ‘hey, we’re dong this, we believe in this,’”Read More

Here’s a Peek at ING’s Fintech Focus

Here’s a Peek at ING’s Fintech Focus

by September 9, 2015 at 11:37 am 0 comments

Those Dutch know how to fintech. From Rabobank to Adyen to ABN Amro (or at least before it imploded with the credit crisis), the Netherlands has been a global spark for fintech evolution in recent years. Which is why ING Groep NV‘s fintech strategy deserves a look. Today, the DutchRead More

At PayPal, the Story Starts to Center on Braintree

At PayPal, the Story Starts to Center on Braintree

by July 17, 2014 at 10:06 am 0 comments

PayPal continues to boost parent company eBay. The San Jose, Calif.-based auction giant had a “challenging quarter,” due to the much-publicized security breaches earlier this year, but still beat earnings estimates, the company reported last night.