With increasing adoption of internet-banking and mobile-banking, an extensive network of branches is no longer necessary for banks. Are bank branches headed for extinction?
Swift, the international settlement network which connects 11,000 global banks has likely been hacked according to a report by BAE Systems.
Tiffany Hayden, founder and CEO of Enable Payments and candidate for US Congress, on the potential downsides of going completely unbanked.
A recent survey by The Zimbabwe Standard showed that a number of banks in the central business district of the country’s capital, Harare, had long queues to withdraw cash with others running out of cash by midday.
The Rothschild family recently announced that they are moving out of the U.S. Dollar, the global reserve currency, into gold and ‘other currencies’. Can it be Bitcoin?
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A new report published by investment bank, Needham & Company, suggests that Bitcoin is undervalued by potentially as much as 58%, or $200, at the moment.
Two expert from R3 and HSBC share their views on Blockchain potential.
Can the European Central Bank become a decentralized autonomous organization?
The exit of several high profile Blockchain developers from big banks begs the question if banks are facing Blockchain brain drain?
Japanese banks are set for embracing Bitcoin after proposed new laws. Has Bitcoin finally come of age in the land of the rising sun?
The world of banking is due for a huge upheaval if central banks go ahead and launch their own Bitcoin like cryptocurrency.
A new report announced an imminent tipping point for Fintech. The report by one of the world’s largest consulting firms is based on a survey of 16,000 customers in 32 countries and interviews with 140 industry experts.
CoinTelegraph spoke to Marten Nelson from Token about the company’s first step in leading European banks towards secure API banking.
Why Blockchain must be handled with utmost care? Stephen Corliss speaks with Cointelegraph on this and other subjects.
Despite years of development, the finance industry has failed to showcase a working application of the blockchain technology. Experts believe that banks may have overlooked the most important concept of the technology: decentralization.
A London company has come out with a card and a mobile app that allows customers to scan all their debit and credit cards and then use each one for separate purchases with the one card.
Leading Nordic financial services group has shown interest and invested in Danish blockchain payment service provider Coinify
Why does the UK have such a small BTC/GBP trading volume ratio? Bank’s refusal to deal with Bitcoin companies is at the heart of the problem.
Over the past few days, Britain’s major banks have been notifying their customers of potential implementation of negative interest rates.
Mexican drug cartels generate a lot of profit in the USA, which is one of their main markets. How is this money transferred back to Mexico?
Today, four major banks will announce plans to create their own Bitcoin-like digital currency which will leverage the Bitcoin technology known as Blockchain.
Berlin-based fintech startup, N26 recently received a German banking license. Allowing it to reach other European banking markets.
Banks are not moving fast enough to adopt the Blockchain and this may lead to their quick demise.
German banks may have violated EU competition law by placing restrictions on non-bank payment services.
A Bank of England research proposes that policymakers should create a bitcoin-like central bank currency.
Over the first six months of 2016, Bitcoin trading volumes in Brazil surpassed that of gold by 7 percent.
UK-based fintech company ThoughtMachine recently released their blockchain-based operating system specifically designed for banking known as Vault OS.
R3 Consortium gets truly global by the addition of its first African bank.
The Central Bank of Russia and a number of large financial institutions sign a memorandum to begin collaborative work on researching and testing of Blockchain technology.
According to chief economist of Deutsche Bank, European banks urgently need a $166 billion bailout.
Four cryptocurrency adoption experts share their tips and tricks for how to bring crypto to the average Joe.
Faced with a rapidly devaluing peso, the Mexican central bank has hiked rates, possibly triggering a slumping economy. Using Bitcoin allows citizens of Mexico to avoid their current currency troubles.
A bank accepting Bitcoin is unusual but one has just sprung up. Digital bank WB21 says it will be using BitPay’s Bitcoin payment processor for its addition of Bitcoin as a method for its over 650,000 customers.
Is the Netherlands equipping itself to be the next big innovator in the blockchain world?
Stringent Know Your Customer (KYC) norms and tedious opening account procedures have made opening a bank account in the US more difficult than buying a gun. Could Bitcoin fill the void for a universally accessible bank account?
Aiming at accelerating innovation and developing a unified payment services sector, the European Commission has adopted the Payment Services Directive (PSD2), which is expected to bring vital changes.
Despite its perceived frustrations, compliance seems to be an interesting concept that is entrenched in today’s Bitcoin world.
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