26 June 2018 | Banking techs | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency | News

Latest reports from China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) unveil that the Digital Currency Research Lab under the control of the People’s Bank of China filed two new patent applications last week, bringing the total number of the applications to 41, as the central bank’s division pushes to develop national digital currency capable to mix the key features peculiar to a cryptocurrency and the proven performance of the current monetary system.

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20 June 2018 | Banking techs | Blockchain techs | News | Regulatory news

Banco Central do Brasil (BCB) made an announcement this week about its plans to introduce by the year end a new data exchange platform based on the blockchain technology. The new platform dubbed Pier will help financial bodies of the country to interact with each other and share information in a decentralized and tamper-proof manner.

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8 June 2018 | Banking techs | Blockchain techs | News | Payment gateways

Recent filing made by Mastercard with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) suggests that the payment solutions company seeks to integrate public blockchains into its existing system for verifying the payment cards during the transactions.

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24 May 2018 | Banking techs | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency | News

Deutsche Boerse, a Frankfurt-based marketplace organizer for the trading of shares and other securities, is in the process of reviewing the possibility to launch trading cryptocurrency instruments. The statement was made at the industry event in London this Wednesday by the group’s head of clients, products and core markets, Jeffrey Tessler, who noted that the exchange is deep at work with this matter.

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22 May 2018 | Banking techs | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency | News

This week the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) published its notice with recommendations to stock exchanges and clearing houses, which have intentions to start listing cryptocurrency-based derivatives.

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