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Blockchain news: Information, uses and researches about the cryptographed distributed ledger. The protocolized peer to peer network started with bitcoin.

Mc Kinsey: How blockchains could change the world

Mc Kinsey: How blockchains could change the world

  Ignore Bitcoin’s challenges. In this interview, Don Tapscott explains why blockchains, the technology underpinning the cryptocurrency, have the potential to revolutionize the world economy. What...
Bankia Fintech by Innsomia launches its new program to attract international companies

Bankia Fintech by Innsomia launches its new program to attract international companies

Spain’s first Fintech incubator and accelerator wants to attract talents and start-ups from Europe and Latin America. •The program includes a 16 weeks incubation in...
63 Companies Shaping Africa’s FinTech Ecosystem

63 Companies Shaping Africa’s FinTech Ecosystem

(by Elena Mesropyan, LTP) Africa is the largest unserved market that has dropped out of sight of the global financial system. Some estimates suggest that...
IBM Research: Cognitive Credit Risk

IBM Research: Cognitive Credit Risk

Overview We are at the beginning of a revolution in financial services fueled by new technologies in blockchain, cognitive computing, mobile and cloud—collectively referred to...
Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and central banks: Opportunity or threat?

Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and central banks: Opportunity or threat?

(bu World Economic Forum, in collaboration with VoxEU) While excitement about Bitcoin appears to have subsided, the blockchain technology underlying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is...
Another Nation Has Developed a National Currency That’s Entirely Digital: Senegal

Another Nation Has Developed a National Currency That’s Entirely Digital: Senegal

(by the Futurism.com) The country of Senegal has announced it will be issuing its own national digital currency based on blockchain technology, the same technology powering...
Mc Kinsey: Bracing for seven critical changes as fintech matures

Mc Kinsey: Bracing for seven critical changes as fintech matures

(By Miklos Dietz, Vinayak HV, and Gillian Lee) The fintech sector is being shaped by shifting market conditions, new regulations, and changes in consumer demands...

Here’s where fintech is heading next

By Nikolai Kuznetsov Thus far, growth in the Fintech sector has been exponential, but that has largely been the result of many years of under-development...

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How Machine Learning tools are helping prevent identity fraud

How Machine Learning tools are helping prevent identity fraud

  Most companies big and small tackle identity fraud daily and have come to rely on a fleet of tools, including multifactor authentication and CAPTCHA...
How financial services can benefit from cloud computing

How financial services can benefit from cloud computing

By Megan Crouse In financial services, trust is key. See how cloud computing can make a difference to your customers and your business. In the days...

Stellar Raises $20M in Series B Funding, Propelling its Position as a Leading Proptech

Financing will be used to enhance technology, invest in new talent, and expand into additional U.S. markets DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stellar, a venture-backed technology-driven marketplace which solves...