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Swift Selects Hyperledger Tech For Cross-Border Blockchain Test

Swift Selects Hyperledger Tech For Cross-Border Blockchain Test

Swift has officially selected Hyperledger’s Fabric codebase for use in its most prominent blockchain project. Designed to simplify the nostro-vostro accounts banks held to facilitate international transactions, the trial includes participation from BNP… Read more »

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ICO Insanity? $300 Million Gnosis Valuation Sparks Market Reaction

ICO Insanity? $300 Million Gnosis Valuation Sparks Market Reaction

The latest in a long line of initial coin offerings, a sale held today for tokens that will power the ethereum prediction market Gnosis is emerging as a novel entry –… Read more »

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New Bitcoin Core Software Makes SegWit Optional for Miners

New Bitcoin Core Software Makes SegWit Optional for Miners

A new software update has been published by the Bitcoin Core open-source development community. Released on Saturday, version 0.14.1 largely builds on the group’s March 0.14.0 release, incorporating a series of… Read more »

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Blockchain Could Expand Central Bank Access, Says Bank of Japan

Blockchain Could Expand Central Bank Access, Says Bank of Japan

Central banks could allow access to accounts around the clock if they used blockchains or cryptocurrencies, a senior Bank of Japan official speculated last week. Speaking during a finance forum… Read more »

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Bank of Korea: Costs Could Limit Cryptocurrency Use

Bank of Korea: Costs Could Limit Cryptocurrency Use

South Korea’s central bank has published a new working paper on cryptocurrencies. Drafted by researchers from the Bank of Korea and Seoul’s Hongik University, the paper seeks to identify factors that could… Read more »

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Bank of Korea: High Costs Could Limit Cryptocurrency Use

Bank of Korea: High Costs Could Limit Cryptocurrency Use

South Korea’s central bank has published a new working paper on cryptocurrencies. Drafted by researchers from the Bank of Korea and Seoul’s Hongik University, the paper seeks to identify factors that could… Read more »

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The UN Wants to Adopt Bitcoin And Ethereum – And Soon

The UN Wants to Adopt Bitcoin And Ethereum – And Soon

The United Nations (UN) is in the final stages of what could be one of the most epic blockchain projects of all time. After successfully using the ethereum blockchain to transmit Pakistani… Read more »

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Sweden's Land Registry: Legal Hurdles Could Slow Blockchain Use

Sweden's Land Registry: Legal Hurdles Could Slow Blockchain Use

Could the technology that powers bitcoin be adapted for land titling? Sweden’s land registry authority, the Lantmäteriet, seems to think so, and has emerged as one of the first national agencies… Read more »

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Why Sweden is Taking a Chance on Blockchain Land Registry

Why Sweden is Taking a Chance on Blockchain Land Registry

Could the technology that powers bitcoin be adapted for land titling? Sweden’s land registry authority, the Lantmäteriet, seems to think so, and has emerged as one of the first national agencies… Read more »

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The Next Phase of the Blockchain Consortium is Here

The Next Phase of the Blockchain Consortium is Here

Noelle Acheson is a 10-year veteran of company analysis and corporate finance, and a member of CoinDesk’s product team. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every… Read more »

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