“Cryptocurrency Presents More Risk Than Benefits,” Says Spain’s Central Bank Governor

News | May 25, 2018 By:

Luis María Linde, the governor of Spain’s central bank, has warned that cryptocurrency presents more risk than benefits.

In a speech at a meeting of leaders of the financial sector organized by Deloitte, Linde said that cryptocurrencies are spurious novelties that do not provide significant improvements and that should be tackled as soon as possible.


American Express Using Blockchain For Membership Rewards

News | May 24, 2018 By:

Financial services giant American Express (Amex) has integrated blockchain technology to its membership rewards program.

Amex is leveraging Hyperledger, an open source blockchain project under the Linux Foundation, to allow merchants to create tailored offers involving membership rewards points on their own platforms that can deepen engagement and reward customers.