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Blockchain in Financial Services Today: Where Are We Heading?
  From Goldman Sachs to Visa to Accenture, major firms across the financial services landscape have invested in Bitcoin and blockchain startups. So [...]
Corporate Insight Produces Report on Blockchain Solutions in Financial Services
  Corporate Insight, which provides intelligence and consulting to financial services firms, insurers and educational institutions, has released a [...]
Op-Ed: China’s Mining Subsidies Create Tension With Free Trade Rules
  If the only tool you have is a hammer, it’s tempting to treat everything as a nail. Thus, most people in the technically-oriented Bitcoin [...]
SEC Panelists on “Astonishing” But “Not Very Sexy” Blockchain: Achieving Network Effect Will Produce Winners
  Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) is recognized as amazing to some and potentially valuable to many others in the financial services sector, [...]
Learning Machine’s Blockcerts Wants Students to “Own Their Own Records” via Blockchain Credentialing
  Learning Machine plans to take its new Bitcoin blockchain certification solution to the commercial market in 1Q 2017. This is less than a year after [...]
Tilting at Windmills, Ukraine Bans Russian Payment Services Not Operating in Ukraine
  Earlier this week, National Bank of Ukraine introduced a ban on the use of payment services provided by Webmoney, Yandex.Money, Qiwi Wallet and [...]
Arcade City, The Decentralized P2P Services Platform Announces ICO
  As a part of its crowdfunding campaign which went live on November 1, 2016, the Arcade City platform will be creating 100 million ARC tokens. Arcade [...]
Bitcoin Miner Bitfury Group Partners ‘Big 4’ Firm EY to Provide Blockchain Services
  Ernst & Young (EY), one of the “big four” services firms in the world has entered an agreement with The Bitfury Group, best known for its [...]
OKLink Launches Blockchain Remittance Network in Korea; Government to Institutionalize Digital Currencies
  In October 2015 Bitcoin Magazine covered the launch of OKLink, an open digital wallet created by Chinese Bitcoin exchange OKCoin, designed to allow [...]
Western Union Revenue Drops amid Rise of P2P Services such as Bitcoin
  It is rather striking to see the average cost of Western Union transfers has remained virtually unchanged since 2014. A rather strange development, [...]