Open Source Software Developers Find A Home At Gitcoin

Blockchain, FinTech, Group, Innovation | November 28, 2017 By:

Open source software is often the ugly stepchild of technology development. Because developers are largely donating their time and efforts, progress lags on building better versions of apps, blockchains and other software. That stifles progress, and leaves advancement in the hands of for-profit ventures, many of them without the public’s best interests at heart.

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Project Ubin Releases Source-Codes of DLT Prototypes for Inter-Bank Payments

Announcements, Blockchain, FinTech, Group | November 15, 2017 By:

Project Ubin has released the source-codes on blockchain software prototypes for inter-bank payments for public access.

First unveiled in November 2016, Project Ubin is a collaborative project with the banking industry to explore the use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) for clearing and settlement of payments and securities.

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R3 Consortium Develops DLT Solution for International Payments

Announcements, Blockchain, FinTech, Group | November 2, 2017 By:

Consortium R3 has developed a blockchain-based system for cross-border payments based on Corda, its distributed ledger technology (DLT) software. The solution prototype will be out by the end of this year.

R3, along with 22 of its member banks, specifically designed the solution to interact with central banking systems’ digital currencies as they are created.

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NRI, Microsoft Japan Partner to Establish Financial Innovation Consortium

Announcements, Blockchain, FinTech, Group | November 2, 2017 By:

Japanese IT consulting firm Nomura Research Institute (NRI) and Microsoft Japan are establishing a financial innovation consortium that will focus on artificial intelligence (AI), deep learning, and blockchain.

Called the Financial Digital Innovation Consortium, the group will initially be composed of 18 organizations that include Infosys,

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Swiss Companies Form Trade Association for Blockchain Asset Management

Announcements, Blockchain, Group | October 18, 2017 By:

Twenty financial and blockchain companies have joined forces to form a trade association in Switzerland, with the goal of establishing a unified, industry-wide voice for tackling issues in the asset management industry.

Called Multichain Asset Management Association (MAMA), the Swiss trade association was announced at the first  M-0 conference in Zug,

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