BlockEx is a FinTech company with a Digital Asset Exchange Platform (DAxP) which allows users to trade digital assets,
Multinational financial services firm Visa will be conducting a bank-to-bank test transactions as it prepares for a commercial launch of Visa B2B Connect. The banks that are participating in the trial include Commerce Bank in the US, South Korea’s Shinhan Bank, Union Bank of the Philippines,
The hard fork may be dead – or is it? Like a horror story, some developers are reaching out of the grave to keep the monster alive.
Although backers of a hard fork that would double the size of bitcoin blocks and change the protocol to a different mining algorithm stood down earlier this month,
Blockchain payments-as-a-service platform PayStand has raised $6 million during its Series A funding round, led by BlueRun Ventures. Other investors include Cervin Ventures, Serra Ventures, TiE, and Capital for Founders.
PayStand will use the funding to scale its account receivable systems and launch new free accounts payable product line,
American Express has joined Ripple’s blockchain network, seeking to provide real-time, business-to-business global payments.
Initially, American Express FX International Payments (FXIP) will partner with Santander UK to create a transaction channel between the U.S. and U.K., marking the first such channel between the two nations,
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Parity Technologies issued something of a post-mortem today on the massive hack to its digital wallet, which has locked up about $156 million in ether funds that may be permanently lost, making it potentially the biggest hack in digital currency’s short history.
The company’s blog post on the issue does not indicate a solution is at hand on fixing the damage,
Sweetbridge is a non-profit, global alliance of businesses that are leveraging blockchain technology to solve issues of liquidity and resource sharing within supply chains. Sweetbridge President Mac McGary talked with Block Tribune about how the organization is using its connections to create new companies.
Payments platform Square is experimenting with bitcoin on its Square’s Cash app. For now, the app only allows users to buy, sell and hold bitcoins, but not to make payments with it, as it does with dollars.
A Square spokesperson confirmed the experiment.
Project Ubin has released the source-codes on blockchain software prototypes for inter-bank payments for public access.
First unveiled in November 2016, Project Ubin is a collaborative project with the banking industry to explore the use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) for clearing and settlement of payments and securities.