Tag: Distributed Ledger Technology

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trade.io Funds Cutting-Edge Distributed Ledger Technology Research At The University of Nicosia No Comments

29 November 2017, Zug Switzerland trade.io is delighted to announce that it is funding two post-doctoral seats at the University of Nicosia to focus on advanced research in Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT).  Specifically, trade.io will be supporting post-doctoral research at the University of Nicosia in the areas of 1) Distributed Ledger Technology, with a specific focus on side-chains and cro...


World Economic Forum Report on Blockchain’s Role in the Future of Financial Infrastructure No Comments

A comprehensive report by the World Economic Forum released yesterday reiterates the importance of blockchain technology in global finance. The 129-page report presents the findings of an in-depth analysis of nine different use cases of the distributed ledger technology. The report titled “The Future of Financial Infrastructure - An ambitious look at how blockchain can reshape financial servi...


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Bank of England Monetary Policy Advisor Feels Bitcoin Has Flaws No Comments

The Bank of England is playing a very strange game right now. The institution is keen on issuing its own national virtual currency. However, they are still no fan of Bitcoin, as they feel the currency is “peppered with flaws.” Such a statement is not entirely surprising, though, as no banks have a vested interest in embracing a digital currency they cannot control. Interestingly enough, a r...


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Luxembourg Minister of Finance Acknowledges Blockchain Potential No Comments

Although Europe seems to be divided on Bitcoin, blockchain technology remains a popular topic. During the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2016, Luxembourg Minister of Finance Gramegna acknowledged the potential of Bitcoin technology. In fact, he feels confident this technology will revolutionize banking and financial services. It is positive to see government officials acknowledge the power...


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Bank of England Concerned over Central Bank Bitcoin Clones No Comments

Financial institutions have shown a keen interest in the concept of distributed ledger technology, and some countries have even taken the plunge of creating their own national digital currencies. While digitizing fiat currency may seem clear as day to same, it could pose a major threat to the business model of commercial banks. Bank of England is rethinking their plans with blockchain technology f...


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Australia Could Consider Digital Currency Issuance As Popular Payment Method Usage Keeps Declining No Comments

Although a lot of people active in the Bitcoin world have been saying this for a while now, it looks like digital currency pose a legitimate threat to replacing national currencies in their current form. That statement was made by Tony Richards, Head of Payments Policy Department in Australia during a speech a few days ago. The world of finance and payment is changing, and digital currency combine...


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Digital Asset Holdings Signs Non-Exclusive Blockchain Deals with Accenture and Broadridge No Comments

Digital Asset Holdings is one of those companies who keep making media headlines these days. The blockchain startup, led by Blythe Masters, has recently signed a strategic business deal with Accenture. As a result of this collaboration, Digital Asset Holdings will gain additional resources and expertise while partnering companies will get access to their distributed ledger technology solutions. ...


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Ukraine Embraces Ethereum Blockchain For Election Transparency No Comments

There are many different use cases for the blockchain outside of the realm of finance, and slowly but surely, people see the benefits of this technology. In Ukraine, the next series of elections might make use of the Ethereum Blockchain. Such an electronic election system is quite a novelty in the world of voting, and it can be utilized for different types of elections in the future. Also read...


DH Corporation Brings Private Blockchain Solution To Global PAYplus No Comments

It is no secret that distributed ledger technology will make a major splash in the financial ecosystem over the next few years. Other than speeding up transactions and reducing fees associated with transferring value,  distributed ledgers also create a global form of finance that was previously impossible. DH Corporation has applied blockchain technology to its global payment services offerings a...


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SBI Holdings Brings Ripple Technology To Various Asian Banks No Comments

Even though many people do not give much credit to the blockchain service Ripple has managed to create, there seems to be a growing demand for their services in Asian. Thanks to a deal with SBI Holdings, this technology will be able to merge with banking industry experience and create a new company called SBI Ripple Asia. With a large focus on Taiwan, Korea, Japan, and China, Ripple’s enterprise...


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