United Nations Is Among New Entrants in Forbes’ 2nd Blockchain 50 List

Forbes’ newly released Blockchain 50 list members moved from focus on theory to generating “very real revenues and cost savings.” Newly released Blockchain 50 list by major finance publication Forbes features some new entrants like major international association, the United Nations. Shortly after including six blockchain-focused firms into its Fintech 50 list last week, Forbes […]

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EU Securities Regulator Flags Risks of Big Tech’s Entry Into Financial Services

The EU’s financial regulator released a lengthy 2020 report, which includes the dangers of big tech companies entering finance. The European Union’s securities regulator has put out a report warning of risks of Big Tech’s entrance into finance.    “The high level of market concentration typically observed in BigTech may get carried into financial services, with […]

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Not All Central Banks Have an Interest in CBDCs

While banks in emerging markets are moving more rapidly toward issuing CBDCs, other countries appear to be taking a more cautious stance. The recent survey results published by the Bank of International Settlements produced bullish and bearish sentiments with regard to Central Bank Digital Currency adoption. While banks in Emerging Market Economies (EME) are moving […]

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BitPay CEO: Platform Will Support More Cryptocurrencies and Possibly Lightning Network

BitPay CEO says platform will add support for more cryptocurrencies, along with possible integration of the Lightning Network – will BitPay become the next PayPal? During an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph, BitPay CEO Stephen Pair said that the platform would soon add support for more cryptocurrencies, along with a possible Lighting Network integration. While Pair […]

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