SummaryFocusOver the last decade, recognition has grown that developments in the financial sector can have a significant impact on the real economy, not just the other way around. However, our understanding of these interactions remains limited, partic...
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has partnered with a consortium of tech firms including cryptocurrency developer Ripple to develop a new open-source software called Mojaloop. The software creates a real-time, interoperable payments platform on a national scale to reach the world’s poor with essential financial tools. The World Bank estimates it may...
Ripple has announced it will host Swell: The Future Is Here conference from October 16 to 18 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, according to an email CoinReport received from The Hatch Agency, the PR firm of Ripple. The event is attracting leaders from blockchain and banking who are determined to change the way the world...
The top UK executive at taxi firm Uber has resigned in the wake of firm losing its licence to operate in London. The firm was stripped of its licence by transport regulator Transport for London (TfL) in response to multiple failures in its operations. Officials from TfL decided not to...
A strong euro has done little to slow global investors’ buying into European equities even as stocks become comparatively more pricey. Fund managers report sustained confidence in the region, predicting the eurozone will move on from years of economic flat corporate profits to post a strident recovery. Stock indexes peaked...
Creator of the Ethereum network, Vitalik Buterin, is set to publish three white papers explaining Casper, the blockchains much-anticipated version of proof-of-stake consensus. The publications are expected to mark a major milestone for ethereum outlining plans to keep the global network in agreement about the blockchain's transaction history. As proof-of-stake...