While U.S. and European banks ban buying bitcoin with credit cards, Australia’s biggest banks have confirmed that they are not barring customers from purchasing cryptocurrencies.
Owing to the risks of over buying and purchasing, banks across the U.S and Europe and banning crypto purchases through credit cards.
US-based bank files three new patent apps aimed at validating of not only users of its system, but also of the information within it.
R3 CEV aims to raise $150 million with the third tranche of fundraising round scheduled for later this year.
Computing giant will be working with Bank of America Merrill Lynch on creating blockchain technologies to improve financial exchanges between enterprises.
A number of the world’s leading banks have partnered to form Global Payments Steering Group, the first interbank group for payments based on the blockchain technology.
A group of banks, including HSBC and Bank of America, have created a new blockchain solution that will help to streamline the process of global trade.
The Bank of America and Wells Fargo are reportedly working on adding Apple Pay support to their cash machines this year.
One of the largest banks in the USA has already filed for 15 patents and have 20 new ones in turn.
Research company Aite Group predicts bank will invest around $400 million in the blockchain technology within the next few years.
Thirteen top banks, including Citi, Bank of America and Deutsche Bank, have joined a consortium led by financial tech firm R3 that is developing blockchain technology for the financial industry.
Banks offer using credit cards with EMV chips to better protect customer’s funds.
Bank of America has applied for a patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a new technology of funds transfers using digital currency.