Tag "Blockchain"

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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Will Amazon Find the Same Success With Blockchain as They Did With Cloud?

After carving out their dominance in the cloud computing space, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has seemingly set their sights on blockchain with Amazon Managed Blockchain According to AWS, the fully managed service makes it easier for companies to create and

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New Research Finds Proliferation Of “Flash Boys” Trades On Crypto Exchanges

A new study by researchers at Cornell Tech and several other universities has discovered that “Flash Boys”-like trading manipulation is rampant on certain cryptocurrency exchanges, especially decentralized exchanges (DEXes). The study, titled Flash Boys 2.0: Frontunning, Transaction Reordering, and Consensus

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Porsche Explores Blockchain Deployment for Driverless Cars

In collaboration with the Berlin-based start-up XAIN, Porsche is currently testing blockchain applications directly in vehicles. This is not the first instance of a luxury automotive company turning to blockchain to solve its problems. Mercerdes-Benz also announced earlier this year

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EU Calls for a European Blockchain Infrastructure

The blockchain ecosystem has been steadily maturing over the past several years and projects are getting both larger and closer to going live, or have already done so. 2019 is set to witness several large platforms attract significant user bases,

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