Tag "Blockchain"

26 Upcoming Fintech Events in USA in 2019

The following are 26 of the top fintech, digital finance-focused events and conferences taking place in the coming months in the US:   #PAY Symposium & Exposition August 20 – 21, 2019 Caesars Palace, Las Vegas #PAY Symposium & Exposition,

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Libra: Despite Claims, Facebook Has Yet To Contact Swiss Data Protection Authority

During a hearing in the US Senate, David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s digital currency project Libra, said that Swiss authorities will be overseeing data and privacy protections for its Libra cryptocurrency. But a spokesperson for the Federal Data Protection

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Crypto Related Crime Surged to US$ 1.2 Billion in Q1 of 2019

Crypto related thefts, scams and fraud surged in the first quarter of 2019 to US$1.2 billion, or 70% of the entire year 2018 at US$1.7 billion, according to a report by cryptocurrency security firm CipherTrace. During Q1 2019, criminals stole

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130+ Stablecoin Projects Are In Development

With the promise of solving the volatility issue inherent to cryptocurrencies all the while retaining the main benefits of crypto and blockchain, stablecoins have been all the rage these past two years, with now more than 130 stablecoin projects in

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6 Banks Around The World Dabbling in Crypto with Their Own Coin

Long gone are the days when crypto coins and digital tokens were solely affiliated with scammers, cyber-attacks and dark web purchases, as today, an increasing number of banks around the world are beginning to launch their very own digital coins,

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Fintech Infographic of the Week: Blockchain for Trade Finance

Historically inundated with paper trails and inefficiencies, trade finance is a centuries old industry that’s ripe for disruption. One particular technology that’s been increasingly adopted by financial institutions and companies to improve processes, increase efficiency and reduce costs, is blockchain.

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The Next Generation Wealth Manager

Wealth managers are confident that technology will be a key enabler in achieving efficiency, delivering highly personalized services, and enhancing customer experience, according to a new survey by Temenos and Forbes Insights. In a report titled The Next Generation Wealth

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What is Stellar Blockchain, and Why it Matters

Since the launch of the Bitcoin protocol over ten years ago, a horde of blockchain projects have emerged to solve various problems in the financial services industry, and in the remittances and cross-border payments area, perhaps one of the most

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40% of Business Leaders Willing to Invest More Than US$5M on Blockchain, Said Deloitte Study

The blockchain industry is maturing and beginning a new chapter as executives move from experimentation and research to active adoption and implementation, according to a new study by Deloitte. Deloitte’s 2019 Global Blockchain Survey, released earlier this month, points to

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BMW is the Latest Automotive Company Jumping the Blockchain Bandwagon

German car manufacturer BMW is exploring the use of blockchain in numerous applications, including mobility services, supply chain and customer services. This news follows a streak of automotive manufacturers like Porsche and Mercedes Benz announcing their foray into blockchain. Speaking

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