Here’re the key highlights from this week’s two payment technology conferences – Sibos 2017 by SWIFT and Swell 2017 by Ripple.
Software giant IBM, regional financial services company KlickEx Group, and Stellar, a non-profit organisation that supports an open source blockchain network, have unveiled a new regional cross-border payments solution using IBM’s blockchain technology.
Cryptobank Crypterium wants to combine a mobile bank, cryptocurrency acquisition solutions for business, an OpenAPI cryptocurrency platform for developers, and the ability to receive decentralized crypto loans.
MicroMoney, the world’s first Blockchain-based credit Bureau, partners with ICOBox, the leading supplier of SaaS solutions for conducting ICOs, with an intention to open access to banking for everyone.
Four banking giants have joined IBM-led and UBS-backed initiative to create a new global trade finance platform Batavia.
The news about Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein consideration on bitcoin was announced a day after Goldman’s statement about readness to create bitcoin trade services.
Industry top analysts express their optimism regarding bitcoin’s short-term price trend, saying its price may reach $6,000 by the end of the year.
Wall Street Investment Bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is considering new trading services for cryptocurrencies as bitcoin for its clients.
With a blockchain-based lending platform, millions of underbanked people in Asia will be able to access basic financial services and build their financial reputation.
Chineese authorities have ordered domestic Bitcoin exchanges to cease trading and immediately notify users of their closure.
Charlie Lee claims that OKCoin and Huobi are meeting regulators today. Whether this would make the two exchanges follow BTCC’s decision to halt trading remains unknown.
John McAfee challenged J.P. Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon’s skeptic statement about bitcoin on Wednesday, September 13.
The People’s Bank of China recently announced its decision to introduce a complete ban on ICOs, a stunning move that sent shockwaves throughout the world. The global blockchain is abuzz, parsing this decision and its potential consequences.