Security nightmare or business opportunity? Private banks in Asia diverge over instant-messaging apps.
Banks are investing in digitizing the onboarding of clients, but hopes for a utility solution are unlikely to be realized.
Bank of Shanghai is testing BitMint’s Q-Pay, a.k.a. “pay like cash”, which looks like a preamble to a new paradigm of digital money.
Consensus mechanisms are about security, scalability, and who really wields power within blockchain networks.
The company is lobbying various governments where digital identity databases may facilitate new security tools for credit cards.
Hu Danqing, head of blockchain development, tells DigFin what's ready to industrialize, and what challenges remain.
Ethereum is a blockchain technology that is designed to be universal, supporting all manner of applications and functions, says its creator, Vitalik Buterin.
Deutsche Bank, having consolidated and outsourced core banking for wealth management, is about to launch its digital front end.
The bulk of fintech companies participating in Visa’s sandboxes in Hong Kong are using its customer data to develop security measures.
In Hong Kong, a foreign telco, Superloop, has gotten the jump on rivals by laying fiber to connect data centers more efficiently.