Asset Manager: Get your Bitcoin or Get Fired!

Who would have ever thought that not having bitcoins could be career suicide? Poorly done portfolios, under qualification, poor craft; these are some of the few career suicides know. However, in an interview on CNBC, Coin Share chair and former…

CEO of Social Capital Chamath provides his opinion after Paypal News on Crypto

On October 21st, Paypal announced a new service enabling its customers to buy, hold and sell cryptocurrency directly from their PayPal account, and signaled its plans to significantly increase cryptocurrency’s utility by making it available as a funding source for purchases at…

FED Chair on CBDCs: America Wants to Get It Right not First!

According to FED Chairman Jerome Powell, the US will not unveil a digital dollar unless all the questions surrounding it are resolved. Responding to concerns that other countries were closing in on finalizing their digital currencies and unveiling them, Powell…

G20 Nations begin Laying the Groundwork for Crypto Payment

Digital currency payments may become a reality for G20 members before the next summit in Saudi Arabia. According to Kyodo news, 19 countries from the G20 unit as well as the European Union have accepted that the digital currency wave…

India’s largest private port operator endorses the Blockchain by partnering with Tradelens

Adani ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ), the largest multi-port operator in India has partnered with Blockchain based supply solution platform Tradelens to digitize supply chains. According to a local news outlet, Business line, APSEZ’s move to digitize supply…

Brazil’s Central Bank Introduces Almost Instant Payment System in Response to Crypto

A new almost instant payment system is coming to Brazil in response to cryptocurrency and Blockchain technology. The new system known as PIX, is a creation of the country’s Central Bank and is being promoted as a 24/7 system that…

China’s Top Bank says that a Government Backed Digital Currency is Close

The people’s bank of China has said that it is progressing smoothly with its development of a government backed digital currency. The bank issued this statement during a conference in Beijing that was held on Jan 2-3 according to an…

Chinese Province Launches Blockchain-based SME Financing Project

The Chinese province of Guangdong’s government launched a Blockchain based financing platform that will help small enterprises in the region access loan financing quicker from commercial banks. The government led project is supported by Oneconnect, which is a fintech firm…

Blockchain in central banks? Banque de France is open to it!

Blockchain in central banks seems to be an idea whose time has come, and Banque de France senior officials endorse it.

Banks May Drop Facebook Due to Regulatory Concerns

An ING executive has warned that banks may be forced to drop Facebook as a customer, if it persists with its plans to develop the Libra project. The executive is concerned that Facebook may continue its project without addressing the…