Post Tagged with: "Ethereum"

Tramonex Labs To Use Smart Contracts for Cross-Currency Money Transfer

Tramonex Labs To Use Smart Contracts for Cross-Currency Money Transfer

by February 6, 2017 at 12:55 pm 1 comment

Regulators are waking up to the potential of blockchain, just in time for the rise of smart contracts. Tramonex Labs, a London-based fintech, has announced today that it has been granted a registration as a Small Electronic Money Institution with the Bank of England Financial Services Register, or FCA.  The companyRead More

12 Coolest Brands in Banking 2017 Page 2

12 Coolest Brands in Banking 2017 Page 2

by February 1, 2017 at 11:55 am 0 comments

3. Ethereum: Smart Contracts, Trust, and the Internet 3.0 Creating a new kind of internet–one where the users control their own data, where code upholds business deals, and where the 2.5 billion people who are globally unbanked can become part of the wider financial world–is not an easy thing, butRead More

Investors Bet on Altcoins by Buying Hash Power

Investors Bet on Altcoins by Buying Hash Power

by February 1, 2017 at 10:52 am 1 comment

Bitcoin is notoriously volatile, making it dangerous to use it as a currency. That fraction of a coin that buys you a pizza this week might bring two the next (though you would starve if you waited that long.) Bitcoin’s value began 2017 around $430 and is now around $960. ThisRead More

Cryptocurrencies Look Toward a Cashless World for Mass Adoption

Cryptocurrencies Look Toward a Cashless World for Mass Adoption

by January 31, 2017 at 11:29 am 2 comments

Blockchain is here to stay, in some capacity or another, but what’s less clear is the fate of cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin, ether, Zcash, and like coins could fade into oblivion — or be the mainstream method of transaction in a future where the only physical bills remaining are behind museum glass.Read More

What’s in an Ethereum Trademark? (Money)

What’s in an Ethereum Trademark? (Money)

by January 23, 2017 at 12:45 pm 1 comment

It turns out, brand recognition is one of the few things that works the same on or off a blockchain. Grayscale Investments, the Digital Currency Group investment company in the news for publicly listing its bitcoin investment trust or GBTC fund on the NYSE, is in the spotlight again. ThisRead More

Blockchain for Gold, the Banque de France, and Zcash’s Decline

Blockchain for Gold, the Banque de France, and Zcash’s Decline

by December 21, 2016 at 11:24 am 1 comment

The Euroclear Bankchain has successfully completed its first pilot, a service launched by financial blockchain solutions firm Paxos and the Euroclear Bankchain Market Advisory Group. The Euroclear Bankchain is designed for the settlement of London’s bullion (gold) market, and is scheduled to go live for the first time in 2017.Read More

Learning to Fly with the Internet of Value

Learning to Fly with the Internet of Value

by December 5, 2016 at 11:38 am 0 comments

The Internet of Value will remove the need for intermediaries in banking, insurance, housing, media, and all sorts of other industries. It… will eliminate financial exclusion and make us free by handing control of our identity back to ourselves. It will provide true democracy and a new kind of trulyRead More

Rideshare on Ethereum Raised More Than $650,000 in Ether

Rideshare on Ethereum Raised More Than $650,000 in Ether

by November 30, 2016 at 10:02 am 0 comments

Arcade City started out as a Facebook page that resembled a decentralized ridesharing environment where customers would “hail” a car by posting to Arcade City’s page, and drivers would then respond with their set prices. But founder Christopher David had other plans for Arcade City: a decentralized ridesharing app that will runRead More

Bank of America, Chase the Latest Banks to Buy into Blockchain

Bank of America, Chase the Latest Banks to Buy into Blockchain

by October 4, 2016 at 10:22 am 1 comment

So much has happened with blockchain over the past couple of weeks—so very much—but let’s talk about the banks: Firstly, Bank of America is the latest to join the ranks of financial institutions experimenting with blockchain. Bank of America Merrill Lynch recently announced at Sibos that it was collaborating withRead More

Synechron Launches 6 New Accelerators For All Your Blockchain Needs

Synechron Launches 6 New Accelerators For All Your Blockchain Needs

by September 20, 2016 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

Some people seem to think blockchain is the best technological advancement humanity has come up with since the wheel. Certainly, one can’t deny that blockchain or distributed ledger technology has an intriguing amount of potential. On the other hand, making that potential actionable takes a house of engineers, resources, andRead More