Trade finance has seen more successful blockchain pilots than other use cases, but will historically conservative banks have the same risk appetite to move from testing to full-scale production? Where is this data coming from?
Seventeen tonnes of almonds have successfully been shipped and tracked from Sunraysia in Victoria to Hamburg in Germany in a blockchain-based collaboration between Commonwealth Bank and five Australian and international supply chain participants.
Virtual currency sales ballooned to US$9.1 billion so far this year, exceeding the $6.6 billion total for all of 2017, a financial technology data provider reported on Monday, but it said the monthly trend actually showed a slowdown if the two biggest offerings are excluded.
After months of intense attention on blockchain technology and the Ethereum blockchain, we pull together statistics from across the network to provide a snapshot of Ethereum today, its past, and its roadmap ahead.
Christchurch-based BitPrime has signed a partnership with the NEM Foundation. BitPrime will be working with NEM Foundation Australia and New Zealand to provide a secure and compliant platform for New Zealand residents to buy and sell the XEM cryptocurrency with ease. BitPrime is trusted by over 9,000 Kiwis and is New Zealand owned and operated, The cryptocurrency retailer boasts over 50 Cryptocurrencies in their ecosystem.
Billionaire Peter Thiel's venture capital firm Founders Fund is backing a startup that aims to bring Wall Street electronic trading expertise to the bitcoin market, the Wall Street Journal reports. Tagomi Systems expects to be the bitcoin version of a broker-dealer, executing orders to buy or sell …