Welcome to another crazy week in cryptocurrency! There’s been a lot for blockchain enthusiasts to digest this week, but let’s start with consortium news. The R3CEV blockchain consortium of banks opened its Corda codebase up to the larger developer community this week, in the hopes that independent experiments based onRead More
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The R3CEV blockchain consortium today released its code for Corda, its distributed ledger technology, into the wider world. The Corda code was also accepted into the Hyperledger project, alongside other budding distributed ledger technology. Despite recent events, R3 is still the largest consortium of banks dedicated to producing blockchain, orRead More
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
It looks like an R3CEV-Ripple partnership is in the works. This development could be a sign of the bundling of distributed ledgers and alliances between companies and consortiums in the space. The news was teased on Twitter today by Ripple CEO Chris Larsen: The future of fintech is bringing together like-minded companies,Read More
SEATTLE — Ripple is working with more banks than R3 or Digital Asset Holdings, and is narrowly focusing on cross-border payments, founder and CEO Chris Larsen said Monday. Speaking at the Bank Innovation conference here, Larsen said Ripple had 90 banks in the pipeline, 30 in pilot, and 10 in production.Read More
What happens when you bring 8,200 delegates together for a banking event? Well, you get at least some bizarre tweets. Here are the 8 oddest tweets from this year’s Sibos, which took place last week in Singapore. They say as much about the uncertainty of the future of banking as they doRead More
Call it another vote of confidence for the blockchain. Hyperledger from Hyper, which provides private blockchains to financial institutions, was bought by Digital Asset Holdings, Bloomberg reported yesterday. San Francisco-based Hyperledger won a place in Bank Innovation‘s 2015 DEMOvation Challenge, and was a semi-finalist at Innotribe’s 2015 Startup Challenge as well. AtRead More