Blockchain News

Blockchain is a public ledger of all Bitcoin transactions that have ever been executed. It’s constantly growing as ‘completed’ blocks are added to it with a new set of recordings. The blocks are added to the blockchain in a linear, chronological order.

Microsoft Provided More Details About Azure Blockchain as a Service Offering
December 8th, 2015

Microsoft has published an update on the Azure Blockchain as a Service, saying it is investigating how to add the Ripple’s payments technology.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Wants to Dominate the Internet of Things Industry
December 4th, 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has presented the new IoT gateway devices for gathering and analyzing data at the edge of the network.

Spanish Bank BBVA Purchases 30% Stake in UK’s First All-Digital Bank Atom
December 4th, 2015

BBVA has become the largest shareholder of the startup.

Blythe Masters Rejected Barclays’ CEO Offer In Order to Stay at Digital Asset Holdings
December 3rd, 2015

Former JPMorgan senior executive Blythe Masters rebuffed a proposal to join Barclays, as she is committed to continue her work at the blockchain startup Digital Asset Holdings.

Chain Closes Free Bitcoin API Service on December 31
December 3rd, 2015

Blockchain technology startup Chain Inc. will no longer offer its service as of December 31, 2015.

‘Blockchain Can Change Everything,’ Says Goldman Sachs
December 3rd, 2015

Goldman Sachs has developed a new cryptocurrency using the blockchain technology.

Shanghai’s Fintech Company Lufax Said to Seek $1B at $15 Billion Value
December 2nd, 2015

Chinese peer-to-peer online lender Lufax is planning to raise $1 billion next year in an attemp to reach a value of between $15 and $20 billion.

Bitnation to Offer Blockchain Notary Services for Estonia’s e-Residents
November 30th, 2015

Estonia has partnered with Bitnation, the blockchain-based governance system, to enable refugees get bitcoin debit cards and blockchain IDs.

‘FinTech Can Change Bank Industry Radically,’ Says Ex Barclays’ Chief
November 27th, 2015

The former chief executive of Barclays, Anthony Jenkins, believes the FinTech will disrupt the traditional banking industry over the next ten years.

Bank of England Offers Paid Intership for Best Blockchain Ideas
November 25th, 2015

The central bank of the UK announced a contest for the best ideas of using blockchain potential in order to change the society.

Coinbase Teams Up with Shift Payments for Bitcoin Debit Card
November 22nd, 2015

Coinbase has partnered with Shift Payments to issue a new bitcoin debit card that can be used by US residents at merchants accepting VISA.

5 New Banks, Incl. BNP Paribas, ING and Wells Fargo, Partnering with R3 Blockchain Project
November 20th, 2015

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.

UBS Sees Potential in Blockchain with Clearmatics Raising its Funds
November 19th, 2015

UBS Group AG partner Clearmatics continues raising its funds while UBS is working with blockchain.