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Key Highlights from the Sibos 2017 and Swell 2017 Conferences
October 17th, 2017

Here’re the key highlights from this week’s two payment technology conferences – Sibos 2017 by SWIFT and Swell 2017 by Ripple.

IBM, KlickEx and Stellar Join Hands to Simplify Cross-Border Cryptocurrency Payments
October 16th, 2017

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.

Project Crypterium Wants to Build the First Truly Decentralised Crypto Bank
October 12th, 2017

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.

Blockchain Credit Bureau MicroMoney Partners with ICOBox to Reach the New Heights
October 10th, 2017

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.

IBM Partners with 5 Banks on Blockchain-based Trade Finance Platform Called ‘Batavia’
October 5th, 2017

Four banking giants have joined IBM-led and UBS-backed initiative to create a new global trade finance platform Batavia.

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein is ‘Still Thinking’ About Bitcoin
October 4th, 2017

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.

‘Bitcoin Price Could be Heading to $6,000 by End of the Year,’ Says Gatecoin’s Analyst
October 4th, 2017

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.

Goldman Sachs Considering Bitcoin Trading Services for Its Clients
October 2nd, 2017

Wall Street Investment Bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is considering new trading services for cryptocurrencies as bitcoin for its clients.

Lending Platform MicroMoney Wants to Raise $30M Through an ICO in October
September 29th, 2017

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.

China’s Bitcoin Exchange Need to Stop Trading Virtual Currencies Amid Crackdown
September 15th, 2017

Chineese authorities have ordered domestic Bitcoin exchanges to cease trading and immediately notify users of their closure.

OKCoin and Huobi to Meet Regulators Today, Says Litecoin Creator Charlie Lee
September 15th, 2017

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 Parried Criticism of J.P. Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon About Bitcoin
September 14th, 2017

John McAfee challenged J.P. Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon’s skeptic statement about bitcoin on Wednesday, September 13.

‘Chinese ICO Ban Is Not Quite What It Appears,’ US Blockchain Attorney Explains
September 12th, 2017

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.