Editor’s Choice

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

Deloitte Launches Bitcoin Payment Option in Toronto Office’s Internal Restaurant
March 23rd, 2017

Canada-based professional services provider drives blockchain adoption with the integration of bitcoin payments at its Toronto office’s restaurant.

Blockchain Startup Qtum Raises Over $15M in Just Five Days of Token Crowdsale
March 21st, 2017

The Qtum Foundation has conducted one of the most successful crowdsale campaigns having sold $10 million of its tokens in the first 90 minutes.

BTCC Launches Multicurrency Mobile Bitcoin Wallet Mobi for Android and iOS
March 21st, 2017

One of the largest bitcoin exchanges has released a first mobile app that will enable transfers in more than a hundred different currencies, including gold and silver.

Blockchain Startup Bloq Launches BloqLabs, Joins Enterprise Ethereum Alliance
March 17th, 2017

A blockchain technology startup has made two announcements that are part of the company’s strategy to facilitate the adoption of distributed ledger applications.

SXSW 2017: Visa’s New Preload Contactless Payment Card is a Pair of NFC Sunglasses
March 15th, 2017

Buyers will no longer need to use their debit cards to pay for purchases as the credit card giant developed a new pair of glasses embedded with a tiny payment chip.

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.

Japan and Singapore Establish FinTech Co-operation Framework
March 13th, 2017

The countries have announced a new partnership that is expected to promote further development of the fintech ecosystem in Japan and Singapore.

Google Ventures Backs UK’s FinTech Startup Currencycloud in $25M Funding Round
March 9th, 2017

GV, formerly known as Google Ventures, took part in a $25 million funding round together with Sapphire Ventures, Anthemis and other investors.

Blockchain Project Qtum Announces Support From PwC, Releases Smart-Contract Whitepaper
March 7th, 2017

The Qtum Foundation aims at wider blockchain adoption and makes great efforts to adapt existing products and services for the new technology.

Maersk Partners with IBM to Apply Blockchain Tech to Container Shipping
March 5th, 2017

The companies have announced plans to launch a new distributed ledger platform that is expected to change and improve the global logistics industry.

The Fantastic Flowering Field of FinTech [Infographic]
March 3rd, 2017

In today’s world, Fintech companies almost compete directly with in most areas of the financial sector to sell financial services to customers across the globe.

Android Pay Adds Support for 31 New US Banks, While Samsung Pay to Launch in India
March 2nd, 2017

Android Pay is expanding its support in the United States, while South Korean electronics giant Samsung is preparing to launch its mobile payment platform in India.

Switzerland’s ‘Crypto Valley’ Wants to Be the World’s Leading Blockchain and Cryptographic Ecosystem
March 1st, 2017

Thomson Reuters, PwC, UBS and other companies have established a new blockchain group in Switzerland to facilitate the growth of the blockchain ecosystem.