Exchange operator Nasdaq announced yesterday that it is developing an electronic shareholder voting system based on blockchain technology for the South African capital markets. To be delivered to South African central securities depository...
Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) has become the first Austrian banking group to join the R3 distributed ledger (DLT) consortium. The bank, which operates a banking network in central and eastern Europe, confirmed its...
More than $3.3 million has been stolen as part of an elaborate scam that took advantage of bitcoin users seeking to claim their share of the newly created cryptocurrency bitcoin gold. Perpetrated by...
Former Major League Baseball star Jose Canseco is apparently a big believer in blockchain and cryptocurrencies. The 53-year-old athlete took to Twitter last night and, in a series of posts, stated several bold beliefs...
Financial institutions Standard Chartered and Axis Bank have announced a new cross-border payments platform built on top of technology developed by Ripple. Unveiled today, the platform – which will connect corporates between Singapore...
A French asset manager has announced the launch of Europe's first mutual fund centered around bitcoin. Announced today, Tobam's alternative investment fund perhaps represents the latest bid to attract institutional investors to cryptocurrencies...
A senior official for Zimbabwe's central bank is casting doubt on the legality of bitcoin in the country. As quoted by local news source Chronicle, Norman Mataruka, director and registrar for the Reserve...
The rift between bitcoin and its offshoot bitcoin cash isn't just ideological – it's hazardous. For months, a technical quirk has led some users of both cryptocurrencies to lose money, temporarily and permanently....
The governor of Malaysia's central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), has provided more detail on its upcoming regulatory framework aimed to counter the illicit uses of cryptocurrencies. In statements made today at a counter-terrorism financing...
Blockchain startup Nivaura will today initiate its first bond denominated exclusively in ether. But what's truly disruptive about the issuance isn't the cryptocurrency denomination itself. Rather, its that the bond will be cleared,...