Top ten blockchain stories in 2017
Welcome to a world of blockchain. A compilation of the bigger stories with Banking Technology’s top ten.
All aboard the Amex blockchain payments express
Working with Santander and Ripple? That’ll do nicely.
Ex-R3 members behind new blockchain alliance
Called the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA).
How crude! IBM oils up for blockchain threesome
Natixis, IBM and physical commodities trading group Trafigura got all oily.
Intel and Tencent team up for blockchain tech
Tencent is building an internet of things (IoT) lab.
R3 and Ripple locked in legal tussle
Suing each other over an options contract to purchase Ripple’s digital currency XRP.
BBVA warns of “dangerous bubble” for blockchain ICOs
“When everyone is talking about how well the stock exchange is doing, that is the time to get out and invest in another asset type.”
Fujitsu to trial blockchain payments with three Japanese banks
Trial will begin in January 2018 and last for about three months.
Mauritius looks to blockchain for financial inclusion boost
How often do you read about blockchain news from Mauritius?
Alastria blockchain consortium springs up in Spain
Believes blockchain is “set to become the new data exchange ecosystem”.
IBM and eight banks unleash we.trade platform for blockchain-powered commerce
Rebranded and with an enlarged consortium.