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The Business Forum 2015, which will be held by SWIFT in March, will address key challenges of using bitcoin in the banking system.

UN Begins Official Investigation into Cyber Crime Sponsored by North Korea
August 13th, 2019

Following its report naming North Korea as the brain behind several crypto cyberattacks, the UN has now begun an official investigation into the illicit activity.

UK’s Pension and Welfare Agency is Considering Blockchain and DLT Technology
August 13th, 2019

It has come to light that UK’s Pension and Welfare Agency is examining Blockchain and DLT technology as a possible substitute for the traditional payments methods.

What Has Happened to Coinbase’ UK Customers?
July 29th, 2019

In recent days, UK investors have been stunned to learn that Coinbase, an institution in crypto and investing communities, has decided to pull the plug on the service it offers to UK retail investors.

Japan to Begin Developing SWIFT-like Network for International Cryptocurrency Payments
July 18th, 2019

Japanese government to create a network similar to SWIFT, for international cryptocurrency payments. The Ministry of Finance and the Financial Services Agency will deploy this network to also tackle financial crimes.

SWIFT Say They are Planning to Use R3’s Blockchain Within Their Global Payment System
June 24th, 2019

From SWIFT they said that banks now know they cannot stand still. They need to adapt their own systems to support them. Only a seamless and open global value transfer system can enable that.

Ripple Boosts the Clientele of a Remittance Company to +800% Over Night
June 13th, 2019

Ripple CEO, Brad Garlinghouse, revealed that a remittance company, which he wouldn’t disclose, has gained +800% in clients overnight because it recently began using Ripple’s technology. The main reason in this rise in the change in transaction fee.

Visa Launches New Blockchain Solution to Speed Up Cross-Border Transactions
June 12th, 2019

Visa has launched its Visa B2B Connect network – a product developed alongside blockchain startup Chain. Visa B2B Connect will serve businesses seeking to make payments to 30 markets with 90 more corridors expected to be covered.

Ripple Acquiring MoneyGram Was Fake News But It Gave XRP Price the Boost
June 7th, 2019

After a rumor broke out yesterday that a California-based crypto start-up Ripple has acquired the major US-based money transfer company MoneyGram, both companies refused to comment. Still, even the rumor was enough for XRP price 8% boost.

Ripple Expands to Switzerland with a New Office in Zurich
June 6th, 2019

Ripple has made substantial success by launching a new office in Zurich, Switzerland. The main purpose for this is to sell XRP to institutional buyers.

Harmony to Partner with Chainlink for Off-Chain Connectivity
June 5th, 2019

Just few days after the completion of the Harmony IEO on Binance, the fintech company partners Chainlink in a bid to become a pioneer in the field of highly scalable networks.