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Swift Reveals Future Global Payment Tech – Blockchain Not Included
  After months of testing, Swift, the interbank payments platform that connects 11,000 global banks, has formally launched the system it believes will [...]
Using PayPal Becomes Far More Expensive Than Before Come March 29
    When looking at all of the changes combined – which go into effect on March 29 – it is evident PayPal becomes a far less [...]
Asia’s Fintech Race: Trends, Regulations, Lessons For The West
  Asian fintech companies continue their growth and overseas expansion. The Chinese fintech firm Ant Financials’ payment arm Alipay has recently [...]
Bitcoin Payments, ZCash Mining in Focus of Two Latest Academic Works
  What could possibly be driving the interest of universities into researching to understand or improve any aspect of cryptocurrencies? This is the [...]
Buenos Aires Tries to Arrest Uber Argentina Leadership, Block App
  Buenos Aires has renewed its push to shut down Uber operations in the city, attempting to legally prosecute its local leadership and ban its app [...]
Fed Paper: DLT and Digital Currency Could ‘Change Payments Landscape’
  A working group within the US central bank believes digital currencies and distributed ledgers could come to have a significant impact on how its [...]
Bitcoin Blockchain May Have Your Salary’s Immutable Record
  Silicon Valley-based payment gateway Bitwage has announced major changes to its freelance employment platform. Bitwage My Employment (ME) is a [...]
PayCommerce Founder: “It’s Time for Blockchain Use Cases to Be Proven and Come to Market”
  While 2016 was the year of firms and governments experimenting with blockchain technology, 2017 should be the year we see use cases being proven and [...]
IoT, Smart Contracts Focus of Blockchain Expo London 2017
  London Correspondent Nick Ayton gives us a summary of Blockchain Expo London 2017, the two-day event at London’s Olympia Conference Centre. As a [...]
Russia Bans Mobile Payment to Bitcoin-Accepting Presidential Candidate
  The Central Bank of Russia has officially requested Yandex, the largest Internet company in Russia, to disallow Alexei Navalny, a Russian lawyer and [...]