Mastercard Joins the Blockchain Bandwagon

Mastercard Joins the Blockchain Bandwagon

Mastercard is looking to expand its offices based in Dublin, Ireland, with 175 new technology developers recruited for roles such as blockchain experts, software engineers and information security specialists. Mastercard is confident that blockchain technology is the future in regards to security and integrity within financial systems. This is displayed by the array of blockchain-related patents that they have […]

German Stock Exchange Subsidiary to Launch Stock Exchange Crypto App

German Stock Exchange Subsidiary to Launch Stock Exchange Crypto App

A new cryptocurrency app due to be released in the autumn is reputed to be the first to provide traditional stock exchange features. The app, Bison, is being released by Fintech company Sowa Labs, a subsidiary of Boerse Stuggart Digital Ventures. Boerse Stuggart is Germany’s second-largest stock exchange after Boerse Frankfurt. The new app is […]

Robinhood Phone App Introduces Secure Streamlined Bitcoin Trading

Robinhood Phone App Introduces Secure Streamlined Bitcoin Trading

Popular mobile phone app Robinhood is offering the ability to trade cryptocurrencies in addition to stocks on US exchanges. The app initially set out to bring investments in public limited companies to a wider demographic without the limitation of fees and minimum balances. The app uniquely collects interest on balances similar to a bank instead of taking […]

Mark Carney Repeats Crypto “No Risk” Claims at Canadian Forum

Mark Carney Repeats Crypto "No Risk" Claims at Canadian Forum

Bank of England’s governor Mark Carney has declared during a speech in Toronto that digital currencies are no risk to the financial environment. At the Public Policy Forum’s Canada Growth Summit held on 12 April, Carney suggested that digital currencies were “no risk” to the financial world as yet, despite the “huge amount” of illicit […]

Danish Hockey Stadium Renamed “Bitcoin Arena” by Billionaire Sponsor

Danish Hockey Stadium Renamed "Bitcoin Arena" by Billionaire Sponsor

The Rungsted Seier Capital ice rink in Denmark has been officially renamed the Bitcoin Arena in a move by co-owner Lars Seier Christensen and billionaire sponsor Niklas Nikolajsen. “We have had a good year, and you would be of no worth if you cannot look beyond your nose tip and see how to contribute a […]