Category: Channels


The World Bank is preparing for the world’s first blockchain bond

August 10, 2018


The World Bank has mandated Commonwealth Bank of Australia to arrange the world’s first blockchain bond. The Kangaroo bond, referring to foreign bonds issued in Australia in the local currency, has been named bond-i, an acronym standing for Blockchain Offered […]


Facebook wants your bank data

August 7, 2018

Via: Banking Technology

According to the Wall Street Journal, the tech titan was talking to financial organisations to get information like credit card transactions and account balances. The timing is interesting as Facebook is battling privacy concerns and adjusts its policy regarding user […]


Mobile banking trojans proliferating

August 6, 2018

Via: Finextra

This represents a historic high; more than a three-fold growth when compared with Q1 2018, and over double the installations than in Q1 2017. This is just one of the main findings from Kaspersky Lab’s Q2 IT threat evolution report. […]

Channels, Regulations

Huge money and reputation. Why does the market need institutional investors?

July 31, 2018

Via: Finextra

Large investment funds, banks and other traditional financial organizations are getting closer to the blockchain technology. Under a certain scenario, they may bring this sphere to a new level. An important stage in the development of the cryptocurrency market is […]

Activity, Channels, Trading

Trading app Robinhood adds two new cryptocurrencies despite bear market

July 12, 2018


Despite a sluggish cryptocurrency market, stock trading app Robinhood is adding two new digital currencies to its platform. The company will add Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash to its no-fee app, which already lets users trade bitcoin and ethereum. “Since we […]


JP Morgan Chase’s mobile app Finn goes nationwide

June 29, 2018

Via: Banking Technology

JP Morgan Chase is now offering its digital bank account for smartphones, Finn by Chase, across the US. As reported in October, JP Morgan launched the app. Designed for millennials, Finn will allow customers to open a bank account, make […]

Channels, Products, Retail banking

Do more people want online-only banks? Chase thinks so

June 28, 2018

Via: Market Watch

No bank branch? Chase says that’s no problem. Chase JPM, +0.08% on Thursday announced it is expanding its online-only bank called Finn. Finn debuted in St. Louis in October and will now be rolled out nationwide. The online bank will […]


Commerzbank taps Google for mobile payments in Germany

June 26, 2018

Via: Banking Technology

Commerzbank has turned to Google for its mobile payments in Germany – giving the bank’s customers the option to pay via smartphone. According to Commerzbank, it is the first major bank in the country to use Google Pay. “Together with […]


Square acquires crypto licence in NYC

June 21, 2018

Via: Banking Technology

Square has had its application for a virtual currency licence approved by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS). Square currently holds a money-transmitter licence from NYDFS. Square intends to implement its Cash App, which provides customers with […]

Business banking, Channels, Products

Crypto Company Launches App Aimed to Replace Visa Mastercard Payments

May 21, 2018

Via: PR Newswire

CHARLESTOWN, St. Kitts and Nevis, May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — MF Chain offers a solution that first solves for a great number of issues in commerce, by leveraging merchant payment integration to unite users, merchants and innovators MF Chain is […]