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    Amazon-Rival Rakuten Forms Blockchain Lab

    by Jon Southurst Amazon competitor Rakuten is launching the Rakuten Blockchain Lab (RBL) in Belfast, UK, to explore potential applications for blockchain technology in fintech and e-commerce. Rakuten Sets Up Blockchain Lab The establishment of RBL stems from Rakuten’s...

    Japanese Banks Plan Blockchain Currency Exchange

    By Stan Higgins, A group of Japanese financial institutions is looking to create a blockchain-based platform they could leverage to cut costs on domestic and foreign exchange services. Announced today, initial members include the Bank of Yokohama and SBI Sumishin Net...

    Bank Blockchain Developers Are Leaving for Startups

    By Bailey Reutzel, Recent months have seen blockchain innovation professionals departing legacy financial institutions for smaller startups, but the motivations driving this shift in the industry are less than clear. To date, it’s been one of the less-discussed trends...

    Will Blockchain Data Standards Help?

    By Julio Gil-Pulgar, The lack of global financial industry data standards for financial instruments has created chaos for digital currency startups and the financial sector as a whole. Even more devastating is the intensification effect this lack of standards has had...

    TrumpCoin is Real

    By William Suberg, A new currency — TrumpCoin — dedicated to supporting Donald Trump’s presidency is currently seeking investments as a political action committee (PAC).  Support Trump ‘Without Giving Away All Your Money’ TrumpCoin, which calls itself “the world’s...
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