A senior official from the Bank of England revealed today that a forthcoming version of its real-time gross settlement (RTGS) system – which settles around £500bn daily – will be compatible with distr... Read More
During the past year, a number of blockchain projects have focused on trading bullion, but what about gold that's still in the ground?
That seemingly unlikely business model is precisely the aim of... Read More
The European Union’s central bank recent commented on how the economic bloc could move to encourage the spread of new technologies like blockchain.
The commentary was featured in a recent statement... Read More
A group of Japanese financial institutions has successfully tested a prototype that uses distributed ledger technology (DLT) to streamline international transaction agreements.
Announced earlier th... Read More
Researchers for the UK's central bank have argued in a new paper that, if left unregulated, securities settlement services built on distributed ledger tech (DLT) could turn into monopolies.
In a ne... Read More
Quebec Pushes Hydropower Utility to Halt New Bitcoin Mines
The Canadian province of Quebec has temporarily put a halt to the development of new cryptocurrency mining operations.
The region - known for its cheap hydropower - has been an attractive destinati
Steve Seagal-Backed 'Bitcoiin' ICO Hit with Regulator Warning
The Securities Division of the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) is warning residents about the Steven Seagal-backed "Bitcoiin" project.
Citing New Jersey's cease-and-desist ord
Ireland's Finance Department Plans Blockchain Working Group
Ireland's Department of Finance has proposed the creation of a new blockchain working group to help create cohesive regulation across government agencies.
Revealed in a new report, titled "Virtual
'Fake News': Russian Official Reportedly Denies Involvement with Petro
The Russian government is pushing back against reports that it helped Venezuela launch its controversial "petro" cryptocurrency.
In public remarks Friday, the deputy director of the Information and