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Forget Bitcoin, this is How China Plans to Dominate the $102 Trillion Blockchain Space

By  Dalmas Ngetich No doubt, blockchain is spawning a new movement that is disruptive to traditional tech companies. The new age of blockchain is what crypto...

REGULATING global crypto-markets will push banks and financial institutions out of their ‘comfort zone’...

Key to the boom in popularity of crypto finance has been decentralisation and a move away from hard and fast legislation. But specialist Luka Gubo...

VISA partners with IBM for B2B Connect blockchain payments

BPayy Nicky Morris Since 2016, Visa has been working on its distributed ledger platform for business payments called Visa B2B Connect. It plans to launch the system next...

When central banks will have to issue its own cryptocurrency?

By Kedavra Lestrange Central banks all around the world release their own cryptocurrencies. Bank of England strongly believes that cryptographic technologies can significantly benefit the financial...

BigTech is coming for the financial sector, and banks are starting to feel the...

  Until now that is. Rumors of Amazon expanding into financial services have been circulating for a while now, and at last Amazon-branded credit cards have hit the...

Blockchain Platform Backed by Oil and Banking Giants Goes Live

 By Anatol Antonovici UK-based blockchain venture VAKT launched its commodity trading platform this Wednesday, shareholder Gunvor Group told Reuters. Currently, the platform focuses on oil trading, allowing companies that physically...

How to fight the fraud crisis through blockchain and self-sovereign identity

By John Ainsworth The headlines keep coming with alarming frequency as are the bank alarms themselves: Earlier this month, HSBC acknowledged that the data of...

Ethereum Plans to Cut Its Absurd Energy Consumption by 99 Percent

By Peter Fairley Bitcoin soaks up most of the hype and the opprobrium heaped on cryptocurrencies, leaving its younger and smaller sibling Ethereum in the shadows. But Ethereum...

Bitcoin is dead — long live digital currencies

By FRANK KANE At a recent conference in Abu Dhabi on blockchain technology and the financial industry, the governor of the UAE central bank said that...

Leveraging Blockchain To Boost Cybersecurity In Fintech

By Faisal Husain As the Fintech sphere is evolving with advancements in digital technology, it is but natural that the aspect of cybersecurity needs to...

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  Artificial intelligence has started — slowly — to make its presence felt in payments and commerce, including in fraud prevention, via early deployments of the technology...
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By Soumik Roy WITH cross-border communications soaring and digital transactions becoming more rampant, fighting money laundering has become more complicated than it previously was. As a result,...
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As cybercrime grows, banks are increasingly being targeted

By Bertrand Borg Bank of Valletta was forced to shut down all its operations on Wednesday after detecting a cyber attack on its systems. It is the first...