Category: Distributed Ledger Technology

State Street: 38% of Clients Will Put More Money into Digital Assets in 2020

The firm will have a better idea of what it will do with digital asset custody in 2020, he said at an event sponsored by the bank Thursday in New York. After custody, State Street is interested in looking...

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Swiss Media Publishes Full-Page Spread Singing Bitcoin’s Praises

Swiss media outlet Handelszeitung has published a full-page spread singing the praises of cryptocurrencies and underlying Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). Accompanied by a step-by-step guide to help newbies learn how to buy and properly store the coins, the article...

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US Federal Reserve Hiring Retail Payments Manager to Research Digital Currencies

The U.S. Federal Reserve is hiring a manager to oversee its traditional payments section, while adding new responsibilities to the role, including researching how to integrate digital currencies, stablecoins and distributed ledger technologies. For months, the central bank’s governors...

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Algorand Integrates Tech to Bring Users Detailed Analysis of Largest Blockchains

Algorand is gaining the ability to analyze the largest blockchains by adding the PARSIQ monitoring system to its platform, company executives told CoinDesk. PARSIQ is a monitoring tool for compliance officers, market analysts, blockchain developers and researchers. The advance brings...

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IBM, Tata Become First Big Techs to Back Hedera Hashgraph Blockchain

IBM and Indian telecom company Tata Communications have joined the governance council of Hedera Hashgraph, a blockchain-like public network for enterprises. Now, eight of the 39 available spots for governing council members are filled, the network announced Monday. “Our...

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