Editor’s Choice

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

The Inevitable Blockchain [Infographic]
November 25th, 2016

The technology behind bitcoin is expected to transform traditional business models in the financial industry, according to Sopra Banking Software.

Morgan Stanley Might Leave Blockchain Consortium R3 CEV
November 24th, 2016

Morgan Stanley can follow Goldman and Santander that have recently unveiled their plans to leave R3 consortium.

Online Wallet Provider iPayYou Enables Bitcoin Payment for Amazon
November 23rd, 2016

A new payment service called Amazon Direct allows Amazon users to pay for purchases in bitcoin.

Siemens and U.S. Startup LO3 Energy Partners on Blockchain Microgrids
November 22nd, 2016

Siemens to take part in a new project with the US-based blockchain startup that will enable energy transfers through the distributed ledger technology.

Coinbase Promises to Fight the IRS in Court Over Data on All Active US Bitcoin Traders
November 21st, 2016

The Internal Revenue Services sent Coinbase a summons asking for information on all users basing on three isolated cases when people used bitcoin to evade taxes.

PwC Launches New Fintech Capability Called ‘Vulcan Digital Asset Services’
November 15th, 2016

One of the leading consulting services companies has developed a new platform that will enable digital assets to be used for a range of services, including everyday commerce, banking, and other personal currency and asset related services.

R3 and 10 Banks Have Successfully Tested New Blockchain Identity Registry
November 11th, 2016

Ten of the globe’s leading banks have worked with R3 to create a new service for Know Your Customer (KYC) procedure using the distributed ledger technology.

R3 Partners with Monetary Authority of Singapore, Launches Blockchain Lab
November 8th, 2016

R3 has announced a deal with Singapore’s financial regulatory authority to establish the first dedicated distributed ledger technology (DLT) Center of Excellence in the Asian region.

Hyperledger Announces ‘Iroha’ Project Developed by Blockchain Company Soramitsu
November 2nd, 2016

Iroha will allow even more developers to create projects and applications based on the distributed ledger technology.

Samsung Pay to Launch in Canada Next Month
October 28th, 2016

Samsung may soon roll out its mobile payment system in Canada, according to a Twitter user who contacted a customer service rep with the company.

Tel-Aviv-Based Startup Synereo Raises $4.7m to Realize its ‘Blockchain Promise’
October 26th, 2016

Synereo wants to use the investment to truly disrupt the traditional role of centralized servers.

Stripe Unveils Radar to Detect E-Commerce Fraud Behavior
October 19th, 2016

Radar is Stripe’s fraud detection service that is now available for customers including international ones.

ICICI Bank and Emirates NBD Conduct India’s First Banking Transactions on Blockchain
October 14th, 2016

ICICI Bank concludes that blockchain enables almost instant transactions that take several minutes.