Editor’s Choice

Editors’ Choice category presents the latest articles, hand-picked by the Coinspeaker’s editor.

Blockchain Platform ChronoBank Prepares to Launch LaborX Exchange
January 23rd, 2017

The project aims to transform the way people find work and are rewarded for their labour.

Payment Trends to Watch in 2017: The Promise of Mobile Payments 2.0
January 23rd, 2017

The global payments industry is facing a number of trends like growing mobile usage and higher customer expectations that will continue shaping the future of payment processing.

Global Survey Rates Toronto as One of the Major Fintech Centers
January 21st, 2017

Toronto can boast of multiple factors that altogether create a perfect environment for fintech development.

Daimler Acquires Bitcoin Services Company PayCash to Develop ‘Mercedes Pay’
January 19th, 2017

German automotive giant is launching its own ‘on-the-go’ payment solution to let drivers pay for the company’s mobility services using their mobile phones.

Yes Bank in Association with T-Hub & Anthill Launched Business Accelerator Program ‘Yes Fintech’
January 18th, 2017

One of the leading private banks in India is accepting applications for its new fintech accelerator program aimed at facilitating innovation in the financial sector.

Major European Banks Form Blockchain-Based Consortium Named ‘Digital Trade Chain’
January 16th, 2017

Seven large banks are collaborating to make domestic and cross-border commerce easier for European small and medium-sized enterprises.

Open Connectivity Foundation Tries to Organize the Internet of Things
January 16th, 2017

The consortium is making progress in developing common standards for connecting IoT devices, while other market players propose their own interoperable solutions.

Worldpay Founder Nick Ogden to Launch ClearBank, a Fintech-Focused Bank
January 13th, 2017

Former chief executive of Worldpay gets approval from UK regulators to launch a new bank that will provide financial services for fintech businesses worldwide.

Fifth Third Bank Now Accepts All Mobile Payments
January 13th, 2017

The bank estimates the growing number of mobile payments and becomes one of the first ones to offer all five mobile payment options.

‘Make-or-Break Year’: Deloitte Launches Blockchain Lab in New York
January 12th, 2017

Deloitte is opening its second blockchain lab to focus on providing blockchain-powered solutions for its clients in the financial sector.

IBM Watson Health and FDA to Use Blockchain for Secure Exchange of Healthcare Data
January 12th, 2017

The companies have entered a two-year agreement aimed at the development of secure blockchain-based ways to exchange health data.

Samsung Pay Website Seemingly Confirms Samsung Pay Mini App and Voice Assistant ‘Bixby’
January 10th, 2017

Electronics giant might soon launch a mini version of its mobile payment system and an upcoming artificial intelligence voice assistant Bixby.

Scotland’s University of Strathclyde Launches First Fintech Course in UK
January 10th, 2017

With fintech quickly gaining traction around the world, the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow is planning to launch the first fintech degree in the UK.