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Fintechist Coinhako Litecoin

Here’s What’s Happening With Litecoin Right Now

by Samuel Raeon December 11, 2017
Litecoin has been one of the top performing coins over the last twenty-four hours, running towards the $200 level with breakneck speed. Whether it will reach it near term remains to be seen (we’ve seen markets cool off somewhat over the last couple of days in many other crypto type assets) but one thing seems […]
TheMerkle Malta Regulation Blockchain and Cryptocurency

Malta Seeks Recommendations Regarding its Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Regulatory Draft

by JP Buntinxon December 1, 2017
It was a matter of time until Malta unveiled its plans for blockchain and cryptocurrency. For the time being, there is still only a paper open to feedback from the public. It is an important step toward actively regulating both nascent industries in the country. This new effective legal framework can have a positive impact […]

Fintechist Tieto Blockchain

Tieto Lauches Blockchain Solutions Business Unit

by JP Buntinxon November 30, 2017
Blockchain technology has been of great interest to many different companies. It is evident this form of technology will make a decent impact in the next decade or so. Tieto is the latest company to successfully launch a new unit focus on this technology. The Blockchain Solutions business unit will be of great interest to […]
Fintechist BBVA DLT Letters of Credit

BBVA Trials DLT to Speed up Authorization of International Trade Transactions

by JP Buntinxon November 27, 2017
Blockchain technology continues to make inroads in the financial sector. BBVA has always been a big fan of this new technology. As of right now, the financial institution is trialing a blockchain-based solution for Letters of Credit. It is not the first time we see such a venture in the financial sector whatsoever. Reducing the […]

Fintechist Dnata IBM Blockchain

Dnata and IBM Successfully Trial Blockchain Technology in the Air Cargo Industry

by JP Buntinxon November 26, 2017
There are many different use cases for blockchain technology these days. IBM is one of the bigger names in this industry right now. The company has now partnered with Dnata to create a new proof of concept related to air cargo. It will be interesting to see how DLT can revolutionize this particular business model. […]
Fintechist Raiffeisen Bank International R3 DLT

Raiffeisen Bank International Becomes R3’s First Austrian Member

by JP Buntinxon November 22, 2017
It has been relatively quiet in the R3 consortium camp. More specifically, a lot of people had high hopes this initiative would finally kick off properly. Despite some positive technological development, mum’s the word when it comes to this project. With the first Austrian bank now on board, things may head in a new direction. […]