Blockchain firm HashCash plans to create a federated and sovereign digital identity architecture to be used in banking processes.
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IBM could teach banks a thing or two about DeFi.4894
Alleged attempts to bring Binance CEO CZ on as anchor shareholder in a troubled Liechtenstein bank have reportedly been blocked by regulators.1537
It is high time for traditional financial institutions to see that the crypto industry has matured enough and does not possess high risks.6219
We’re suddenly seeing banks lining up to support crypto custody, and KB Kookmin Bank is looking to get in on the action.19007
Shortly after Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, signed the country’s recent cryptocurrency law, the country’s largest bank voiced its considerations.6955
United States Representative Tom Emmer is confident about the bright future of Bitcoin and blockchain technology.4496
Swiss cantonal bank Basler Kantonalbank becomes the first bank in Switzerland to announce its crypto plans.4983
A number of crypto businesses and non-profits have written to the main banking regulator in the U.S. asking for banks to have more authorization to deal with crypto.4906
Global payment processors Mastercard and Visa are laying the foundations for crypto support that may drive adoption on a global scale.20770
Paxful has released data showing growing usage of its peer-to-peer trading platform in Russia.4420
Laundering money with Bitcoin is actually an ineffective strategy because of its complexity and high risk.3390
The United Arab Emirates is debuting a blockchain-based Know Your Customer, or KYC, platform.8808
Acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian Brooks points to existing stablecoin projects as an example for U.S. payments infrastructure.4778
Digital payment platforms add more cryptocurrency features for U.S. customers, but will big banks take the lead?9439