Editor’s Choice

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

Northern Trust and IBM Pioneer Use of Blockchain for Private Equity Record-Keeping
February 22nd, 2017

The Chicago-based financial services provider is launching the first commercial application of the blockchain technology to administer private equity funds.

Daimler AG Joins Hyperledger Project as Premier Member
February 22nd, 2017

Daimler AG has become one of 115 members of the Hyperledger Project working on the creation of common distributed ledger technology.

IOTA, a Cryptoplatform for the Internet of Things, Will Debut at MWC 2017 Next Week
February 21st, 2017

The team behind IOTA is going to introduce the first decentralized blockless tokens for the Internet of Things that will allow users make transactions at zero fees.

NatWest Bank Launches Digital Lending Platform ‘Esme’ to compete with fintech startups
February 20th, 2017

Royal Bank of Scotland’s National Westminster Bank is launching a new platform that will offer quick loans decision and almost instant funding.

‘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.

Blockchain Project Fermat Announces Alpha Release for the ‘Internet of People’
February 16th, 2017

The blockchain-enabled open source project developing the Internet of People reveals its ambitious roadmap for 2017.

Could Bitcoin Become a New Global Currency? [Infogrpahic]
February 14th, 2017

Bitcoin will continue expanding in the upcoming years, as more governments continue to adopt the technology, says the new infographic from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

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.

The Qtum Foundation Releases the Blockchain Economy Whitepaper
February 13th, 2017

Supported by reliable partners and third parties, Qtum aims to establish a smart contract hub, offering secure contract templates for a number of industries and use cases, such as supply chain management, telecommunications, IoT, social networking, and more.

Switzerland Wants to Attract Fintech Startups by Reducing Entry Barriers
February 2nd, 2017

The Federal Council of the country initiated the consultation on amendments to the Banking Act and Banking Ordinance in the fintech area.

Cryptocurrency Exchange Gemini Introduces Zero-Confirmation Bitcoin Deposits
February 1st, 2017

The exchange, founded by the Winklevoss twins, has unveiled a new option to enable its clients instantly trade their digital funds via the platform.

P2P Marketplace Paxful Introduces Virtual Bitcoin Kiosk
February 1st, 2017

Paxful is giving away 10 bitcoins for those who sign up and make at least one sale before February 10.

LendingRobot Launches Automated Blockchain-based Hedge Fund Investing in Loans
January 31st, 2017

A robo-advisor for peer-to-peer lending is launching an automated investment tool based on the blockchain technology and machine learning.