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Mastercard takes on counterfeiters with blockchain tech
| Finextra

Mastercard takes on counterfeiters with blockchain tech

Mastercard is to use blockchain technology to track the provenance of limited edition fashion items....

  • August 07, 2019
Tokenisation: Can fractionalisation democratise asset ownership?
| Finextra

Tokenisation: Can fractionalisation democratise asset ownership?

Security tokens typically fall into two categories: the tokenisation of traditional financial assets, such as equities, bonds and funds; and a new asset class which involves the direct part ownership of assets, also known as ‘fractional ownership’.

  • August 06, 2019
R3 commits to London despite Brexit uncertainty
| Finextra

R3 commits to London despite Brexit uncertainty

R3, the enterprise blockchain software company, has doubled the size of its London hub amidst Brexit...

  • August 05, 2019
Russian Airline’s Blockchain System Sells $1M In Tickets In July
| PYMNTS

Russian Airline’s Blockchain System Sells $1M In Tickets In July

Russia’s S7 Airlines revealed that its blockchain platform, developed in partnership with Alfa-Bank,...

  • August 01, 2019
How Visa’s Using Blockchain Tech To Simplify X-Border Payments
| PYMNTS

How Visa’s Using Blockchain Tech To Simplify X-Border Payments

Global payments revenues are at an all-time high, and experts predict that they could even climb to be a $2 trillion industry by 2020. Cross-border payment revenues currently account for approximately $200 billion, a significant slice of the payments pie. Currently, there are 0.7 international transactions per capita every year, up from 0.5 in 2014.

  • July 30, 2019
Senate Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Hearing Set for July 30
| FinTech Times

Senate Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Hearing Set for July 30

THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled “Examining Regulatory Frameworks for Digital Currencies and Blockchain.” 

  • July 26, 2019
FBI Investigates Long Island Iced Tea For Blockchain-Related Crimes
| PYMNTS

FBI Investigates Long Island Iced Tea For Blockchain-Related Crimes

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has filed a search warrant request for a trading and...

  • July 26, 2019
Workday Buys Blockchain-Based Identity Management Innovator Trusted Key
| Finovate

Workday Buys Blockchain-Based Identity Management Innovator Trusted Key

Seattle, Washington-based Trusted Key will bring its innovations in blockchain-based, digital identity management technology to Workday, courtesy of a recently-announced acquisition. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

  • July 23, 2019
Cloud Software Firm Workday Acquires Trusted Key For Blockchain Authentication 
| PYMNTS

Cloud Software Firm Workday Acquires Trusted Key For Blockchain Authentication 

Business and cloud software company Workday has bought Trusted Key, an identity authentication company that uses blockchain technology, according to reports. 

  • July 19, 2019