Bank of Japan May Apply ‘FinTech’ to Its Operations in Future, Says Governor Haruhiko Kuroda

Bank of Japan conducted its first FinTech Forum focused on the impact of fintech on financial services.

Japanese Banks Partner to Develop Blockchain-Based Financial Platform

Japanese financial services providers have formed a consortium targeted at creating new types of payment and settlement platforms using Ripple.

UK’s Financial Conduct Authority Supports Blockchain Businesses

Financial Conduct Authority encourages companies to develop the blockchain technology and adapt it to financial services.

Next Bitcoin Software Release to Integrate SegWit Soft Fork

The next version 0.13.0 of the bitcoin core is set to be released in the upcoming weeks, while warned that it might be targeted by government hackers.

Ethereum-based Prediction Market Service Gnosis Launches in Beta

Gnosis, a forecasting service that will allow people to find out what will happen in the future, is planned to be launched in beta.

‘Blockchain and Connected Home are Almost at the Peak of the Hype Cycle,’ Says Gartner’s Report

The Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies report by Gartner has focused on three key technologies that will dominate in the coming years.

FinTech News

Bank of Japan conducted its first FinTech Forum focused on the impact of fintech on financial services.

Nasdaq Unveils Nasdaq Financial Framework Available For Over 100 Market Operators Globally

The Nasdaq Financial Framework aims at delivering cutting-edge end-to-end solutions to financial infrastructure providers worldwide.

Deloitte Launches New Blockchain Lab In Dublin

The launch of Deloitte Lab seems to be a part of a global initiative aimed at employment of the blockchain in a variety of sectors.

Banks Struggle to Keep Pace with FinTech Companies, Says World Retail Banking Report 2016

Capgemini and Efma publish an annual report on Retail Banking that highlights points of view of banking customers and banking executives from around the world on FinTech.

PayPal Credit Rolls Out in the UK with an Interest-Free Option

Customers in the UK can use PayPal Credit through the official website or authorized retailers.

Why the Internet of Things Will be the Next Economic Revolution [Infographic]

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) holds great potential to change the industrial sector and improve economic productivity by adding trillions of dollars to the global economy.

South Korea Announces the First Low-Cost Internet of Things Network

Leading South Korean carrier SK Telecom has developed the first nationwide Internet of Things network to make the country even more connected.

Amazon Added 50 New Brands to its Dash Button Program

The US-based online retailing giant has expanded the list of brands supporting its Dash Button program, with the addition of 50 new members.

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