Brian Brooks has defended the fintech charter he oversaw while heading the OCC, warning heavy-handed crypto regulations could undermine U.S. competitiveness globally.
Fintech is an industry composed of companies that compete with traditional financial institutions by implementing new, innovative technologies into their working process. The cryptocurrency Fintech sector has been exploring the use of blockchain and blockchain-based applications as a new technology to challenge traditional ways of doing business. Blockchain, smart contracts and cybersecurity are some of the most actively researched areas of Fintech. Crypto Fintech sees cryptocurrencies as a means of establishing a secure and traceable way of transferring assets and getting rid of intermediaries. However, blockchain is not only suitable for regular transactions, but may help in such fields as voting and dividends management by establishing a trusted and immutable network with unchangeable records about past events.
A new contest is taking place that has the ambition of breaking the world record for the bandwidth of blockchain protocols in a real network.7125
An Edinburgh music school will begin to accept tuition payments in the form of cryptocurrency.3583
Here’s what crypto and blockchain industry experts think about the role of women in the fintech space and global economic development.13255
COTI price hit a new all-time high following the roll-out of Staking 3.0 and a Simplex integration that allows Apple Pay users to purchase the token.45299
SCB 10X, the venture arm of Thailand's oldest bank, is participating in an $80 million Series C fundraising round for institutional crypto custodian and digital asset platform Anchorage.5530
A 108-page report details how the United Kingdom can retain its status as one of the global centers for fintech innovation and business.6969
A fintech platform has designed an esthetically pleasing point-of-sale terminal that has already made its way into high-end jewelry stores.4138
AOC and guests explored the conditions that led to the GameStop short squeeze and the ramifications of the institutional response to it.19870
While the conceptual and technical beauty of blockchain was apparent to a small minority, this was never communicated to the market at large.18734
If blockchain companies continue to neglect to acquire patents, they will struggle to convert their ideas into commercial success.5512
The result of developments in both crypto technology and regulation, Circle’s new USDC API provides a bridge between crypto and traditional finance.9253
The Association of Russian Banks is worried about regulators being unable to track illicit transactions of an offline-enabled digital ruble.4022
Singapore-based Propine emerged from the MAS regulatory sandbox with a Capital Markets Services License and an authorization to begin offering digital-asset services to institutions.11083
Zap is announcing Strike Global, a Bitcoin payments app for global remittances.34619