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Increased Acceptance of Cryptocurrencies in Banking and Finance Sectors

  The future of cryptocurrencies in the mainstream banking and finance sectors looks brighter than ever. Two startup financial companies in Switzerland and Germany are...

NEO Founder: “Blockchain Can Barely Survive Within the Existing Financial Regulation System”

By Jose Antonio Lanz Da Hongfei, Founder of NEO —the blockchain known as the Chinese Ethereum— was recently interviewed on the Project’s official blog on the occasion...

How can AI, Blockchain And Machine Learning Go Hand-in-Hand?

  The last few years have seen exponential growth in new technologies. It seems that the world is now opening up to new ideas and...

Executive Claims That The Ongoing Chinese Fintech Revolution Could Potentially Be A ‘Big Risk’...

By  Shiraz With the number of fintech companies setting up base in China increasing with each passing day, many business analysts have started to become worried about how...

Blockchain tech will not push fiat currencies aside anytime soon

By NASTASSIA ARENDSE Wide adoption of blockchain technology for a cryptocurrency payments system is intriguing but decades away, says the Reserve Bank. This effectively means SA’s...

Israel Poised to Become a Leading Blockchain Hub

By  Diana Ngo Considered amongst the most advanced startup ecosystems in the world, Israel is now quickly emerging as a leading blockchain hub. Israel’s development of cutting-edge...

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 2019 – FinTech Predictions

By Scott Purcell 2018 was a wild ride. There were negatives like jaw-dropping swings in the price of Bitcoin, and with tokens of thousands of...

France to Turn into ‘Blockchain Nation’ by Investing 500M Euros in the Technology

BY DARIA RUD France is on its way to becoming a blockchain nation. In September, the French authorities accepted the legal ICO framework drafted in early 2018.  Dedicated...

Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Downplays Cryptocurrency Plans

  Masayoshi Amamiya, Bank of Japan’s Deputy Governor, stated on Saturday that it was unclear whether digital currencies could enhance the monetary policies of central...

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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...