Microsoft announces Asia’s ‘first blockchain consortium’
The consortium aims to bring increased efficiency with lower costs and faster settlements in the Taiwanese financial market. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com
BNP Paribas and AXA team on blockchain fund distribution
BNP Paribas is working with AXA Investment Managers on the deployment of a blockchain-based fund distribution platform Read more: www.finextra.com
Blockchain is changing finance forever
An innovation imbalance has developed in the energy sector. Read more: www.cityam.com
How Blockchain will change the financial services industry
Blockchain technology has been hailed as a potential “second generation of the Internet.” Read more: www.cityam.com
Hyperledger eyes mobile blockchain apps
A blockchain project developed by startup Soramitsu and IT giant Hitachi has been accepted into the Hyperledger blockchain initiative. Read more: www.coindesk.com
Blockchain to attract over $1bn in global investments in 2016
Financial service firms and technology providers will focus on bringing blockchain to capital markets by investing more than $1bn in the sector this year, new research shows.
Blockchain: Myth, Distraction, Or Real Enabler?
There is excessive hype regarding the blockchain, but if applied to specific problems it could really change how business is done in financial services. Read more: www.digitalistmag.com
Blockchain used to solve KYC issues for banking consortium
Data stored centrally in a single location is a problem inherent to any database. Read more: www.thefintechtimes.com
IBM announces enterprise-ready blockchain services
IBM announced a new version of its enterprise-grade deployment of IBM Blockchain. Read more: www.arstechnica.com
Is Blockchain a dilemma for regulators?
Gabrielle Patrick is a UK and US lawyer specializing in cryptofinance and distributed ledger technology. Read more: www.baypayforum.com