Banks

The latest news about banks and blockchain technology.

JP Morgan Chase to Acquire Payments Technology from MCX
March 14th, 2017

The bank will buy the technology, developed by Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX), to drive the expansion of its smartphone payment application Chase Pay.

Hyperledger Project Adds 11 New Members, Including Bank of England and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
March 1st, 2017

Hyperledger Project continues to attract new companies, with the overall number of members now accounting for more than 120 organizations.

Chronicled Showcased IoT Platform Integration with Quorum at EEA Launch Event
February 28th, 2017

Chronicled demonstrated a solution that creates a secure link between any physical asset and the blockchain.

Microsoft, Intel, JPMorgan, UBS, Credit Suisse And Others are Forming Enterprise Ethereum Alliance
February 28th, 2017

J.P. Morgan, Chase, Intel, Microsoft, Banco Santander and other firms have established an alliance to develop solutions for financial companies using Ethereum blockchain.

Sprint, SoftBank Team Up with TBCASoft to Develop Blockchain Tech for Telecom Carriers
February 24th, 2017

The companies have announced a new blockchain-based solution that will bring the distributed ledger technology to the telecommunications industry.

‘Commercial Blockchains Just Two Years Away,’ Says Russia’s Largest Bank CEO
February 17th, 2017

The head of Russia’s leading bank unveiled his views on the future of the blockchain technology while speaking at the Real Estate Market Innovation Conference.

Three Japanese Megabanks Invest in Country’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange BitFlyer
February 14th, 2017

Japanese banking giants are looking to invest in financial technology startups, as the government is promoting innovation in the competitive fintech market.

Microsoft, JP Morgan, Santander and Others to Form an Enterprise Ethereum Alliance
February 14th, 2017

The cooperation is expected to contribute significantly to the overall development of Ethereum.

People’s Bank of China Launches Research Institute to Study Blockchain Technology
January 30th, 2017

The institute will focus on the ability of the blockchain to settle real-time transactions in a secure and fast way.

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.

Bitcoin Price Falls 10% as China’s Central Bank Starts Investigation of Exchanges
January 11th, 2017

China’s central bank unveiled plans to more closely inspect operations of digital currency exchanges in an effort to curb the yuan’s outflow.

China Looks to Stem Outflows as Authorities Zero In On Bitcoin
January 9th, 2017

The Chinese government seriously intends to keep its money at home.

‘Blockchain Will Move from Proof of Concept to Production in 2017,’ Says Market Intelligence Firm
January 4th, 2017

Greenwich Associates considers the blockchain to be one of the top market structure trends to develop in 2017.