Tag "Blockchain"

Crypto Could Become A Reality Over The Next Decade, Says Deutsche Bank Report

Until now, cryptocurrencies have been additions rather than substitutes to the global inventory of money, but over the next decade, this situation may change, according to Deutsche Bank’s Imagine 2030 report, which looks at the bank’s predictions for the 2020s.

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Coordinated Stablecoin EU Approach / Switzerland Rejects Cryptofranc Proposal

The European Council and Commission have issued a joint statement in which the two bodies call for a “coordinated approach” in regulating crypto-assets. The statement puts a focus on so-called stablecoins which, given their global nature, pose multifaceted challenges and

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Blockchain’s Promise in the Hospitality and Travel Industry

Blockchain, the technology underpinning popular cryptocurrency bitcoin, is considered as one of the most exciting digital technology innovations of recent times. Though the financial services sector has been undeniably the most active sector to experiment with and deploy blockchain, the

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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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