ABN Amro also expressed optimism, and a company spokesperson said the bank is examining the technology behind Bitcoin for their own use. The retailer's acceptance marks the first franchised... Read More
Two major European banks have released the initial results of a blockchain prototype focused on oil trading.
The project, called Easy TradING Connect, was unveiled last month as part of a broader b... Read More
“It’s quite an effort.”
So says Mark Buitenhek, global head of transaction services for Dutch banking and financial services group ING.
In a new interview, Buitenhek told CoinDesk that the Amste... Read More
A spokesperson for ING Group has clarified its customers are able to buy bitcoin via company bank accounts, despite conflicting statements from one of its social media representatives.
The statemen... Read More
Dutch financial services giant ING and French banking group Société Générale are planning a follow-up to a recent trial that saw the firms examine how blockchain could create efficiencies in the oil t... Read More
Momentum Is Building to Block Ethereum ASICs
Several ethereum miners and developers have come forward with the goal of stopping specialized mining hardware from effectively operating on the network.
Underway since April, the controversy surro
Brazil's Largest Independent Broker Is Launching a Crypto Exchange
The parent company of Brazil's largest independent broker is setting up a cryptocurrency exchange, Bloomberg reported Thursday.
Grupo XP, which owns brokerage firm XP Investimentos, plans to launch
XRP Shot Up 75% During Friday's Bullish Trading Session
The price of XRP spiked as high as 75 percent above its opening price at one point during Friday's trading session amidst a broader market bull parade.
At roughly 14:45 UTC, the price of XRP rose
US Congressman Drafts Bills to Aid Blockchain Development
U.S. Representative Tom Emmer wants to support the development and use of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.
To that end, the lawmaker announced a trio of blockchain-focused bills Friday,