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World Bank Taps Australia's CBA to Issue Blockchain Bond in Its First

World Bank Taps Australia’s CBA to Issue Blockchain Bond in Its First

The World Bank Group has partnered with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) in a move aimed to issue a bond using blockchain...
94 Companies Join IBM and Maersk's Blockchain Supply Chain

94 Companies Join IBM and Maersk’s Blockchain Supply Chain

IBM and shipping giant Maersk have recruited a sturdy crew for their global trade blockchain platform. Revealed Wednesday, the companies have already signed up 94...
Barclays Is Pitting Blockchains Against Each Other (For a Cause)

Barclays Is Pitting Blockchains Against Each Other (For a Cause)

U.K. banking giant Barclays is challenging up-and-coming blockchain coders to help revamp the global derivatives market at a hackathon next month. Revealed exclusively...
State Street Insiders Split Over Key Blockchain Use Case

State Street Insiders Split Over Key Blockchain Use Case

There's no shortage of breathless hype about blockchain. What's harder to find is a sober and nuanced discussion of the technology's merits and...
Goldman Sachs Is Reportedly Weighing a Crypto Custody Service

Goldman Sachs Is Reportedly Weighing a Crypto Custody Service

Having launched bitcoin futures trading in May, Goldman Sachs is now pondering the launch of a cryptocurrency custody service, according to Bloomberg. In a...
Blythe Masters Looks Beyond Finance for Next Wave of Blockchain Growth

Blythe Masters Looks Beyond Finance for Next Wave of Blockchain Growth

To hear Blythe Masters tell it, the time has come for Digital Asset (DA) to spread its wings and fly. The distributed ledger technology...
Bithumb Sees 40% Trading Volume Drop After User Registration Suspension

Bithumb Sees 40% Trading Volume Drop After User Registration Suspension

Trading volume at one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges has plummeted by 40 percent in three days after it temporarily stopped opening...
BBVA Can't Hold Cryptocurrency – And That's a Problem

BBVA Can’t Hold Cryptocurrency – And That’s a Problem

After becoming the first financial institution to combine public and private blockchains in a live transaction, Spanish multinational bank BBVA has hit something...
Banking Giant Trials Blockchain for Issuance of Land-Backed Loans

Banking Giant Trials Blockchain for Issuance of Land-Backed Loans

The Agricultural Bank of China (ABC), one of the world's largest banks by total assets, has completed the issuance of a loan worth...
Crypto Bank Galaxy Digital Loses $134 Million in Q1

Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Will Start Trading on a Stock Exchange This Week

Cryptocurrency merchant bank Galaxy Digital is set to trade on Toronto's TSX Venture Exchange on August 1, Bloomberg reported Monday. The cryptocurrency merchant bank,...

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Messaging Giant LINE Launches $10 Million Token Venture Fund

Messaging Giant LINE Launches $10 Million Token Venture Fund

Japanese messaging giant LINE has launched a token venture fund with a capital commitment of $10 million via its recently established subsidiary called...
Bitcoin's Taproot Privacy Tech Is Ready – But One Thing's Standing In The Way

Bitcoin’s Taproot Privacy Tech Is Ready – But One Thing’s Standing In The Way

Bitcoin's privacy is pretty abysmal – after all, what else can you say when anyone in the world can look up any transaction...
Kaspersky: Cryptocurrency Scammers Stole $2.3 Million in Q2

Kaspersky: Cryptocurrency Scammers Stole $2.3 Million in Q2

Cybercriminals earned more than $2.3 million from cryptocurrency scams during the second quarter of 2018, according to a new report from Kaspersky Lab. In...