The Bank of England's deputy governor has argued that, with the possible rise of non-bank actors issuing currency, public money in digital form could serve as a crucial anchor for confidence in money as a social convention.
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.
The cypherpunk was one of the first people besides Satoshi Nakamoto to mine Bitcoin blocks, and reported many of the early bugs.13971
Will blockchain technology help revitalize the concert and event industry through customer engagement?16407
The United Kingdom no longer has the choice but to adapt to the post-Brexit times, making digital finance one of its priorities.15247
The cryptocurrency exchange is looking to create a “culture of repeatable innovation” following the successful launch of its public offering last week.11857
Brian Brooks has defended the fintech charter he oversaw while heading the OCC, warning heavy-handed crypto regulations could undermine U.S. competitiveness globally.11120
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.8100
An Edinburgh music school will begin to accept tuition payments in the form of cryptocurrency.3688
Here’s what crypto and blockchain industry experts think about the role of women in the fintech space and global economic development.13399
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.45938
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.5570
A 108-page report details how the United Kingdom can retain its status as one of the global centers for fintech innovation and business.7062
A fintech platform has designed an esthetically pleasing point-of-sale terminal that has already made its way into high-end jewelry stores.4174
AOC and guests explored the conditions that led to the GameStop short squeeze and the ramifications of the institutional response to it.19892
While the conceptual and technical beauty of blockchain was apparent to a small minority, this was never communicated to the market at large.18883