Tag "Blockchain"

New Report Explores the Potential of Blockchain in Asset Management

Blockchain has the potential to transform the asset management industry by allowing new products to be developed, improve efficiency and cost-savings, and enhance data quality, according to a new report by blockchain software company ConsenSys. In its first report part

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New EU Report Addresses Blockchain Potential and Challenges

Blockchain, the technology behind bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, has the potential to transform the way we exchange assets, providing a secure method for transferring money, contracts, land titles, data, and more, digitally and with few or no intermediaries. Yet, despite

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Liechtenstein Bets on Blockchain and Crypto

The small landlocked country of Liechtenstein has long been known for its business-friendly environment and financial and banking hub. But over the past years, the country has positioned itself to become a top fintech hub, leveraging its experience and expertise

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Swiss University Rolls Out Blockchain Pilot Project to Fight Fake Diplomas

The University of St. Gallen has unveiled a new pilot project for a blockchain-based system that certifies diplomas and verifies their authenticity. The university’s CIO Harald Rotter told CNN Money Switzerland he hopes to issue about 200 tamperproof certificates by

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Swiss Central Banker: Stablecoins Hold Promise for Widespread Deployment

Though cryptocurrencies and cryptocurrency-based tokens “are more like speculative investment instruments” and are unlikely to reach mainstream adoption, stablecoins, which are pegged to stable, official currencies, “hold greater promise for widespread deployment as a payment instrument and store of value,”

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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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