One of the Eurozone’s chief monetary economists heaped some backhanded praise at Bitcoin on Thursday, arguing that the flagship cryptocurrency was an “extremely clever idea” that suffers from “manifold problems.”…

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Malaysian banking group CIMB has joined Ripple’s blockchain-based payments network, RippleNet, seeking faster cross-border payments. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/malaysian-banking-group-cimb-taps-ripple-for-blockchain-remittances.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the nation’s stock exchange have developed a blockchain-based settlement system for tokenized assets. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/singapores-central-bank-sgx-develop-blockchain-settlement-system/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the nation’s stock exchange have developed a blockchain-based settlement system for tokenized assets. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/singapores-central-bank-sgx-develop-blockchain-settlement-system.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Reliance Industries – owned by India’s richest person, Mukesh Ambani – has used blockchain to conduct its first trade finance transaction. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/firm-owned-by-indias-richest-man-turns-to-blockchain-for-trade-finance/. …

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Unlike other enterprise versions of ethereum, ConsenSys’ new Pantheon has a less-restrictive software license and uses Java as a programming language. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ethereum-software-client-enterprise-pantheon-pegasys-consensys/. …

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The largest blockchain consortium has released its latest round of specifications – the next steps to harmonizing the way big companies use ethereum. This article is originally written and posted…

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Nine Japanese banks are teaming up to trial a blockchain-based inter-bank settlement system using Fujitsu technology. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/nine-japanese-banks-to-trial-blockchain-settlement-using-fujitsu-tech/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Crypto payments startup Uphold is launching Earn and Borrow in collaboration with lending platform Cred. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-payments-startup-uphold-launches-lending-products/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Accenture says its new “interoperability node” can connect the four big enterprise platforms: Hyperledger Fabric, R3 Corda, Quorum and Digital Asset. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/accenture-launch-interoperability-node-connects-corda-fabric-da-and-quorum-blockchains/. …

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A consultation paper for the Asian Development Bank proposes a blockchain network to boost efficiency in government procurement systems worldwide. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/researchers-propose-global-blockchain-network-for-government-procurement/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Blockchain finance firm Clearmatics has closed a $12-million Series A funding round led by Route 66 Ventures. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-finance-startup-clearmatics-raises-12-million-in-new-funding/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Singapore’s central bank is building relationships to ensure local crypto-focused startups receive domestic banking services. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/singapore-moves-to-help-crypto-startups-receive-banking-services/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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A researcher from the People’s Bank of China voiced support for yuan-pegged stablecoins in an op-ed published Tuesday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/pboc-op-ed-pushes-use-case-for-yuan-pegged-crypto-stablecoins/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Blockchain startup Bitwala is working with Berlin-based fintech company solarisBank to launch Germany’s first “blockchain bank account.” This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitwala-partners-with-visa-backed-solaris-on-blockchain-bank-account/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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