Sunday, September 15, 2019

Bank of China’s New Infographic Shows Why Bitcoin Price Is Going Up

The Chinese central bank released on its website an infographic illustrating what is Bitcoin, how it works, and why it is valuable. The Chinese central…

SWIFT Vs. Ripple — The Importance of Speed in Cross-Border Payments

With SWIFT looking to match Ripple’s transaction settlement rate, is speed the determining factor by which the success of a payment network will be measured?…

Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation Warns Against Crypto Dependency

The CEO of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation says cryptocurrencies are very risky since they are not regulated or backed by central banks. The Nigeria…

The Next Big Financial Meltdown Is Around the Corner, Many Voices Warn

“The economy is looking great,” how many times have they told you that? And why do you usually hear it when you are late on…

No Companies Have Officially Joined Libra Association Says Visa CEO

The CEO of Visa said that the listed members of the Libra Association have only signed a nonbinding letter of intent and have not officially…

US Senate to Hold Debate on Crypto, Blockchain Regulatory Frameworks

The United States Senate Banking Committee is set to hold a broader debate on crypto and blockchain regulatory frameworks next week. The United States Senate…

Philippines-Based UnionBank Completes Blockchain Remittances Pilot

The Philippines-based UnionBank has successfully completed a pilot of a blockchain-based cross-border remittance from the Philippines to Singapore. The Philippines-based UnionBank has successfully completed a…

Palestinian Authority Considering Crypto to Replace Israeli Shekel

The Palestinian government plans to use cryptocurrency as an alternative to the Israeli shekel fiat currency, according to the country’s prime minister. Palestinian Prime Minister…

Watch Out Ripple, SWIFT Says Its Fastest Remittance is Down to 13 Secs

SWIFT says it conducted a successful trial of instant cross-border transfers in Asia. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT) announced a successful trial…

Bank of America Files Patent for Settlement System Citing Ripple

Bank of America has filed a patent application for a settlement system citing the Ripple ledger. Bank of America has filed for a patent for…
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