Blockchain Investor Vinny Lingham: ‘Bitcoin Threatens Gov’ts’ Ability to Make Money’

More from: | CoinTelegraph | 0 Bockhain entrepreneur and industry advisor Vinny Lingham told Cointelegraph in an interview Oct. 21 that cryptocurrency prices will surge again, but it will take some time. Speaking with CT during the Money20/20 conference Sunday, Lingham – also the CEO of Blockchain identity startup Civic... Read more

ING Bank Launches Open Source Privacy Improvement Add-On for Blockchains

More from: | CoinTelegraph | 0 Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation ING confirmed the release of its open source blockchain tool Zero-Knowledge Set Membership (ZKSM) in a press release Monday, Oct. 21. ZKSM, which functions as a privacy “improvement” to distributed ledger technology (DLT), such as blockchain, aims... Read more

Gates Foundation to Partner with Ripple and Coil to Support ‘Pro-Poor’ Payment Systems

More from: | CoinTelegraph | 0 The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is partnering with Ripple Labs Inc. and digital payments firm Coil to implement the Interledger Protocol, the Foundation’s Deputy Director and Principal Technologist Miller Abel tweeted Oct. 17. The Foundation itself has not made a formal announcement regarding... Read more

Natwest Bank Launches R3 Corda Blockchain-Based Syndicated Lending Platform

More from: | CoinTelegraph | 0 U.K.-based bank Natwest will integrate a new blockchain platform based on R3 Corda technology for use in the syndicated loans market, financial news platform Mondovisione reports today, October 18. The new platform, dubbed “Fusion LenderComm,” was developed by blockchain consortium R3 and fintech enterprise... Read more

Blockchain Can Reshape Global e-Government Procurement, Say World Bank Experts

More from: | CoinTelegraph | 0 Experts with ties to the World Bank Group presented options for using blockchain in e-government procurement (e-GP) in a report released Wednesday, Oct. 17. The World Bank Group includes organizations commonly known together as the World Bank. e-GP, which refers to business-to-government purchase and... Read more

Japanese Electric Power Company Partners With Bank, University on Blockchain Research

More from: | CoinTelegraph | 0 A four-way partnership between major Japanese companies will conduct research into the possible use of blockchain in distributed electricity supply, a press release announced Monday, Oct. 15. Kansai Electric Power Co. (Kepco) will work with Mitsubishi UFJ Bank, IT service management company Nihon Unisys,... Read more