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Over the past few days, Britain’s major banks have been notifying their customers of potential implementation of negative interest rates.
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?
Today, Ripple announced that they have struck a first-of-its-kind accord, with several major banking interests to created the GPSG, or the Global Payments Steering Group.
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.
The National Australian Bank successfully sent $10 in a Blockchain transaction.
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In its quarterly, the IMF examines how Bitcoin and its blockchain technology may end up helping banks, despite being created to help avoid them.
Do banks really need to be considering their own currencies when there are so many already in the market? Cointelegraph asked top industry experts from Agentic UK, Lisk and Steemit about their opinion on the matter.
A Bank of England research proposes that policymakers should create a bitcoin-like central bank currency.
If the UK exits from the EU, it should lose its banking passporting rights, warns the head of Bundesbank, and adds that Frankfurt is more attractive as a financial capital.
Is the Netherlands equipping itself to be the next big innovator in the blockchain world?
What is the catalyst required for Bitcoin to succeed in Thailand?
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.
Bitcoin startup Ripple raises further $55 mln from investors, having received $93 mln in total
British banks have turned down 6 million people access to banking services over the past two years. Bitcoin would allow all those unbanked access to valuable financial services.
Stand-up comedian and sports commentator Joe Rogan expressed his optimistic view towards Bitcoin in episode 844 of the Joe Rogan Experience podcast featuring security expert Andreas Antonopoulos.
Banks are not moving fast enough to adopt the Blockchain and this may lead to their quick demise.
The Los Angeles City Attorney and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined Wells Fargo US$185 million for creating fake bank accounts to meet sales targets. A convincing case for Bitcoin?
UK-based fintech company ThoughtMachine recently released their blockchain-based operating system specifically designed for banking known as Vault OS.
Major bank Santander lists the advantages and disadvantages of using Bitcoin in the banking and financial sector.
Four cryptocurrency adoption experts share their tips and tricks for how to bring crypto to the average Joe.
Coinkite co-founder and CEO Rodolfo Novak heavily criticized the multi-billion dollar research firm Accenture’s newly designed Blockchain concept “Editable Blockchain.”
British bank Barclays has recently successfully conducted its first Blockchain trade transaction.
Why banks joined the cryptocurrencies race? To stay relevant, match up to competition, exercise control or defeat existing crypto?
UK-based Razormind plans to launch two banks in Europe for full Blockchain banking.
Could rapid innovation in the fintech space lead to the end of banks as we know them? A recent report from MIT explores these possibilities.
The key factor behind the failure of finance and insurance companies’ attempts to implement the Blockchain is their lack of understanding decentralization.
Within minutes of its launch, US Federal Reserve FB page was full of negative comments by Bitcoin fans critical of central banking.
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and Hitachi are starting the Blockchain project in Singapore to digitalize banking.
A model in new research for the Bank of Canada predicts that the exchange rate of virtual currencies will become less sensitive to speculation as it becomes more established.
SWIFT revealed that banks with weak security systems have been compromised by hackers after the US$81 million Bangladesh Bank heist in February.
The heads of the world’s biggest central banks need help fixing the economy. Instead of asking for more government control, is Bitcoin a better alternative?
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?
CoinTelegraph spoke to Marten Nelson from Token about the company’s first step in leading European banks towards secure API banking.
Today, four major banks will announce plans to create their own Bitcoin-like digital currency which will leverage the Bitcoin technology known as Blockchain.
The exit of several high profile Blockchain developers from big banks begs the question if banks are facing Blockchain brain drain?
Leading Nordic financial services group has shown interest and invested in Danish blockchain payment service provider Coinify
Scandinavian bank Nordea continues its hunt for AI and blockchain breakthroughs.
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