Articles with tag like: distributed ledger

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How CBDCs can operate seamlessly with existing networks – and why they should

Voice of the Industry | Online Payments | 25 Nov 2020

Mastercard’s Raj Dhamodharan agrees that CBDCs could work alongside existing schemes such as RTP to enable central banks to focus on CBDC minting and issuance while banks and PSPs focus on payment processing and distribution through existing channels

Raj Dhamodharan, MasterCard, CBDC, blockchain, payments, banking, PSP, innovation, distributed ledger, digital asset technologies, Central banks, real time payments, settlement, RTP

Fed joins MIT's digital currency initiative to explore Central Bank Digital Currency

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Sep 2020

The Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) has taken CBDCs seriously and has been engaged in efforts to research a path toward implementation.

distributed ledger, CBDC, Fed, MIT Digital Currency Initiative, digital currency, US, Central banks, commercial banks

Bank of Japan explores the potential offline use of a digital yen via CBDC

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Jul 2020

The Bank of Japan (BoJ) has published a research paper exploring the potential offline use of a digital yen using central bank digital currency (CBDC).

CBDC, central bank digital currency, decentralised CBDC, electronic money, smartphone, distributed ledger, SIM, cards, payments, Bank of Japan, Japan, BoJ

Credorax, Samsung SDS Europe to develop Next-Gen account reconciliation solution

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 03 Mar 2020

Credorax has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Samsung SDS Europe (SDSE) to develop and bring to market Credorax’s fully automated, distributed ledger-based account reconciliation platform.

Credorax, Samsung SDS Europe, distributed ledger, account reconciliation, MOU, merchants, parnetship, Robotic Process Automation, remittances, invoices

Ukraine to legalise Bitcoin and other cryptos

News | Cryptocurrencies | 30 Sep 2019

Ukraine’s Ministry of Digital Transformation has announced its plans to legalise Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Ukraine, legalisation, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, modernisation, blockchain, miners, trade, government, distributed ledger

Brazilian bank Brodesco joins Marco Polo trade finance network

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 15 May 2019

Brazil-based bank Banco Bradesco has announced joining R3’s Marco Polo blockchain network for trade finance.

Brodesco, Banco Pradesco, Marco Polo, R3, Corda, Trade Finance Network, blockchain, Brazil, South America, distributed ledger, trade finance

Sovrin Foundation adds Chain Partners, CynjaTech, NEC, and Tech Systems

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 23 Jan 2019

The Sovrin Foundation, has welcomed Chain Partners, CynjaTech, NEC, and Tech Systems as its newest Founding Stewards.

Sovrin Foundation, Chain Partners, CynjaTech, NEC, Tech Systems, self-sovereign identity, distributed ledger

eToroX receives Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) licence

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Jan 2019

Crypto platform eToroX has been granted a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) licence from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC).

eToroX, distributed ledger, eToro, blockchain, crypto asset

Amazon announces blockchain and distributed ledgers-based services

News | Cryptocurrencies | 03 Jan 2019

Amazon has announced two new services, Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB) and AWS, based on blockchain and distributed ledgers.

Amazon, blockchain, distributed ledger, ecommerce

R3 launches Corda Settler for XRP crypto payments

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Dec 2018

Distributed ledger technology provider R3 has launched the Corda Settler to facilitate global cryptocurrency payments using XRP within enterprise blockchains.

R3, XRP, cryptocurrency, payments, blockchains, distributed ledger, validation

Ripples XRP price influenced by CEO announcements at Singapore Fintech Festival

News | Cryptocurrencies | 14 Nov 2018

Ripple’s cryptocurrency XRP has spiked 4%, gaining ground on Ethereum as the world’s second-biggest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, according to Forbes.

Ripple, Singapore, cryptocurrency, XRP, distributed ledger, smart contracts, Faster Payments, banking, cross border payments

Infosys Finacle, R3 team up for trade finance blockchain solutions

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 26 Oct 2018

Infosys subsidiary Finacle and R3, a US-based blockchain software firm, have announced their partnership to collaborate on trade finance DLT solutions.

Infosys Finacle, R3, trade finance, US, blockchain, distributed ledger, Finacle Payments Connect, Finacle Trade Connect

Oracle launches business-ready blockchain applications

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 25 Oct 2018

Oracle has launched Oracle Blockchain Applications Cloud to help customers provide agility in transactions across their business networks.

Oracle, blockchain, supply chain, distributed ledger, AI

HSBC performs its first trade finance transaction via blockchain

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 14 May 2018

HSBC Holdings has performed the world’s first trade finance transaction using a single blockchain platform, according to Reuters.

HSBC, Cargill, Corda, blockchain, trade finance, supply chain finance, China, Asia-Pacific, distributed ledger

IBM joins Sovrin Foundation to support digital identity network

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 05 Apr 2018

The Sovrin Foundation has announced the addition of IBM as a founding Steward of the Sovrin Network to create and maintain the foundation`s decentralized digital identity network.

IBM, digital identity, Sovrin Foundation, distributed ledger, self-sovereign identity

TD Bank considers using public blockchain to track transactions

News | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Apr 2018

In a patent application, TD Bank has outlined how it could use a public distributed ledger to help point-of-sale computers track transactions.

TD Bank, public blockchain, distributed ledger, transactions , Canada, asset tracking, personal banking

CULedger, Evernym to launch distributed ledger identity system

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 02 Mar 2018

US credit union consortium CULedger and blockchain developer Evernym have announced a new digital identity system based on distributed ledger technology.

CULedger, Evernym, distributed ledger, blockchain, digital identity, data privacy, security, identity theft, partnership, MyCUID

UK Treasury to put cryptocurrencies under magnifying glass

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Feb 2018

The UK Treasury has announced that it will conduct an inquiry into issues around cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.

cryptocurrencies, blockchain, UK Treasury, distributed ledger, Bank of England, compliance, UK

WISeKey unveils digital identity blockchain platform

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 21 Sep 2017

Cybersecurity company WISeKey has unveiled its digital identity blockchain platform CertifyID aligning with UN Sustainable Development Goals.

WISeKey, digital identity, blockchain, CertifyID, distributed ledger, OISTE-WISeKey, encryption, cybersecurity

Ripple, R3 embroiled in legal battle over crypto contract dispute

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 Sep 2017

Ripple and R3, two distributed ledger startups, have been filing lawsuits related to a contract dispute between the two companies.

Ripple, R3, XRP, cryptocurrency, blockchain, distributed ledger, US, lawsuit, blockchain consortium