Sunday , September 23 2018
Home / Banking

Banking

US Banking Giant PNC Becomes Latest to Adopt Ripple’s xCurrent

US Banking Giant PNC Becomes Latest to Adopt Ripple’s xCurrent American banking giant PNC has joined the growing number of financial institutions using payments products from blockchain startup Ripple. The bank’s Treasury Management division will begin accepting cross-border transactions using the firm’s xCurrent product, Ripple’s senior vice president, Asheesh Birla, …

Read More »

R3’s Hearn and Brown Say Enterprise Blockchain’s Day of Reckoning Is Here

R3’s Hearn and Brown Say Enterprise Blockchain’s Day of Reckoning Is Here This space ain’t big enough for all of us. That about sums up the way R3’s technical chiefs, CTO Richard Gendal Brown and lead platform engineer Mike Hearn, view the rivalry among enterprise blockchain solutions. While it may …

Read More »

Mobile bank Chime picks up credit score improvement service Pinch in all-stock deal – TechCrunch

Mobile bank Chime picks up credit score improvement service Pinch in all-stock deal – TechCrunch Chime, the no-fees mobile bank valued at $500 million as of its last round, has put some of its funds to use with its first acquisition. The deal is for Pinch, a startup that was …

Read More »

R3’s CordaCon Event Sees Big News, Packed Talks and Blockchain Converts

R3’s CordaCon Event Sees Big News, Packed Talks and Blockchain Converts London’s CordaCon 2018, an annual gathering hosted by R3 to celebrate everything happening on the Corda platform and its developer community, appeared to be in rude health this year with standing room only in many of the presentations. The …

Read More »

It’s the end of crypto as we know it and I feel fine – TechCrunch

It’s the end of crypto as we know it and I feel fine – TechCrunch Watching the current price madness is scary. Bitcoin is falling and rising in $500 increments with regularity and Ethereum and its attendant ICOs are in a seeming freefall with a few “dead cat bounces” to …

Read More »

10 Years After Lehman: Bitcoin and Wall Street Are Closer Than Ever

10 Years After Lehman: Bitcoin and Wall Street Are Closer Than Ever Hank Paulson, former secretary of the U.S. Treasury, called it “an economic 9/11.” Having loaded up on mortgage debt that went sour, then failed to find a savior in the government or private sector, the 158-year-old Wall Street …

Read More »

The Winklevoss stablecoin is one small step toward crypto acceptance – TechCrunch

The Winklevoss stablecoin is one small step toward crypto acceptance – TechCrunch A stablecoin is a cryptocurrency pegged 1-to-1 with another “stable” currency. In most cases, these coins are pegged to the US dollar and, as such, allow for true transfers of actual fiat currencies between parties using the blockchain. …

Read More »

Prosecutors charge Russian accused of hacking JP Morgan, Dow Jones – TechCrunch

Prosecutors charge Russian accused of hacking JP Morgan, Dow Jones – TechCrunch New York prosecutors have extradited a Russian hacker accused of breaking into JP Morgan, one of the world’s largest banking institutions. Moscow resident Andrei Tiurin, 35, was charged Friday after he was extradited from neighboring Georgia, with the theft …

Read More »