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This week we are travelling around the world of finance and technology. Starting with a new bitcoin initiative from India, new blockchain regulations from Switzerland and London is being touted as the leader in the FinTech industry, swiftly followed by Singapore and New York. So buckle up and let’s begin! Indian bitcoin exchange launches new mobile wallet app. The release of Unocoin comes 2 months after the company raised...
Happy Monday! It’s time to kick start your week with all things blockchain-related, so grab your coffee and get ready for some serious tech knowledge. Today we’ve got Walmart using blockchain to avoid rotten purchases, a blockchain competition sponsored by US Department of Health, 9 blockchain firms accepted into to the UK Financial Conduct Agency sandbox scheme and increased scrutiny for US voting system. Let’s get...
Welcome to the start of a brand new week! Today we recap the most exciting news that happened over the weekend so you can get start your Monday on the best note possible. Today’s topics include a report from Deutsche Bank which says blockchain will be mainstream in six years, a Singaporean bank uses blockchain for inter-bank transfers for the first time, FinTech start-up company Nimbrix announces the launch of an asset management...
After a weekend of fireworks and bonfires (if you aren’t from the UK it was Guy Fawkes Night was on the 5 th ) it is time to get back into it with our weekend round up! Today we have a free blockchain social event in London, Chinese regulation cause bitcoin freefall, an advertising game-changer and a breakthrough Thai bank.   -          Attend the free Blockchain: Money social...
Happy Halloween! After a weekend of trick or treating, it’s time to swap poltergeists for proof of concepts and vampire bats for bitcoin. If you're still in a candy coma, don’t worry – let us fill you in with what happened in the world of blockchain over the weekend. Is blockchain the modern equivalent of the postal service? Wells Fargo and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia have begun sending actual packages using...
It’s Monday already! But while you are sipping at your takeaway coffee, bleary-eyed, wondering how Saturday and Sunday went by so quickly, kick start your working week with our weekend round up. We’ve got blockchain news from Russia, Dubai and Norway, and how Richard Branson thinks we are on the brink of a blockchain revolution.   IMB predicts blockchain will be used by 15% of banks by 2017 . The technology...
The news doesn’t take a break, even at the weekend. So while you were eating/drinking/sleeping/watching Netflix on the sofa (delete as applicable) the world of technology was making some crazy advancements. But in case you missed it, here is our weekend round up: A futuristic wallet that will control your shopping habits? This latest development by NewDealDesign is every shopaholic’s nightmare. The frugal gadget, Scrip...