The UK’s central bank has developed its own Proof of Concept ledger and will make the next version of its interbank payments system compatible with settlement in a distributed ledger.
Hyperledger Project continues to attract new companies, with the overall number of members now accounting for more than 120 organizations.
RSCoin, developed in cooperation with two researchers from the University College of London, allows central banks maintaining complete control over monetary supply while providing strong transparency and auditability guarantees.
The central bank of the UK takes a reasonable approach to a distributed ledger study and adoption.
According to a new report, elaborated by consulting agency McKinsey, large scale usage of the blockchain will require capital market participants to collaborate on solving the problems of further technology adoption.
The central bank of the UK announced a contest for the best ideas of using blockchain potential in order to change the society.
The innovation firm R3 has received support from five additional banks that joined the company’s project on developing blockchain solutions for the finance industry.
The UK authorities are ready to create favorable regulatory environment in the country.
Andy Haldane evaluates current economic situation in the world and underlines the potential of blockchain.
Blythe Masters is promoting blockchain to banks by offering an off-the-shelf private blockchain product and developing ways to connect its customers to the existing bitcoin system.
A report by the Bank of England reads that the most discussed cryptocurrency – Bitcoin – is harder money than gold standard due to deflation.
The world’s most famous banks and instituitions go public with their interest in Bitcoin and Blockchain technology.
Central banks consider implementing “hybrid systems” involving distributed ledger technology of the type currently used to record Bitcoin transactions.