As Banks Shut Down Remittance Programs, a $51 Billion Opportunity Opens For Bitcoin These criteria are said to be consequently reducing transaction costs and counter-party risks. Overall, the... Read More
With Bitcoin.se noting only 30 outlets accepting Bitcoin in Sweden at present, and Coinmap.org suggesting only 21, Segendorf may well have cause to extrapolate that retail acceptance going forward... Read More
The World Bank has revealed plans to explore how blockchain technology could help boost Kenya's financial prospects.
According to a new report, the World Bank is seeking to provide follow-up resear... Read More
Achieving financial inclusion or inclusive financing has been a daunting task in major parts of the world. The World Bank Group, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Committee on... Read More
The president of the World Bank had some positive things to say about blockchain during a media appearance yesterday.
Speaking with CNBC, Jim Yong Kim said that the technology is "something everyon... Read More
IBM Says Blockchain Can Power 'Open Scientific Research' in New Patent Filing
A patent application published Thursday claims the process of conducting scientific research can benefit from the blockchain.
Led by a team at IBM's Watson Research Center, the patent application p
CFTC Fines Bitcoin Trader $1.1 Million for Crypto Fraud
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has jailed a bitcoin trader and fined him over $1 million for running a fraudulent bitcoin and litecoin scheme.
According to a press release iss
Japanese Firms Claim Success in Marine Insurance Blockchain Trial
One of Japan's largest insurance companies, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance, and IT firm NTT DATA have completed a trial that put the paperwork for marine cargo insurance claims on a blockchain.
Accenture Puts Software License Management on a Blockchain Platform
Global professional services giant Accenture has rolled out a new software license management application built with tech from distributed ledger startup Digital Asset.
Accenture announced in a pre