Friday, September 18, 2020

Canadian banks experiment with blockchain technology

Canada's central bank, the Bank of Canada, and five other Canadian banks (like a growing number of banks around the world). Read more:

You can’t have financial inclusion without digital inclusion

Technology alone is not the answer, but the promise of blockchain could act as an enabler for a decentralized global identity database. Read more:

Why Dublin is turning into a haven for blockchain

In the wake of Brexit, the Republic of Ireland could become the go-to European hub for FinTech companies, and among them, its many specialists in blockchain technology. Read more:

Harnessing the power of blockchain for public services

Blockchain is the technological innovation behind Bitcoin. What could it deliver for councils and other providers of local public services?

US Federal Reserve explores blockchain, lacks vision

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen emphasised the importance of blockchain and hinted that the Fed is exploring the potential of the technology. Read more:

Startup develops cybersecurity solution on blockchain

A new startup powered by blockchain technology for cybersecurity has launched in India aimed at curbing global cybercrime. Read more:

ABN Amro joins R3 blockchain consortium

The Dutch bank is an investor in blockchain startup Digital Asset Holdings and is working with local academics on applications of the technology. Read more:

Too early for blockchain regulation, says EU watchdog

Regulatory action for blockchain technology at this ‘early stage’ is ‘premature’, said the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) in a report today. Read more:

Alibaba group’s Ant Financial creates blockchain solution

The new blockchain solution created by Ant Financial will bring in transparency and accountability to philanthropic organizations and charitable institutions.Read more:

Microsoft adds JPMorgan’s ‘Quorum’ blockchain to Azure

Microsoft has added JPMorgan’s Quorum project to its blockchain tool box. Read more: