MoneyGram Reveals Real-Time Remittance Tech, Based on Visa not Ripple

MoneyGram launched a real-time remittance service, but firm’s COO told Cointelegraph its blockchain partner Ripple is not involved. Remittances giant MoneyGram announced a new service allowing real-time money sending, but the solutions of its blockchain partner Ripple are not involved. MoneyGram recently announced FastSend, a new service that allows its customers to send money in […]

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Cryptocurrency News From Japan: Feb. 9 – Feb. 15 in Review

Japanese exchange Bitpoint released data on its massive 2019 deficit, the country’s FSA pointed out tightening regulations, and more in news from Japan this past week. This past week in Japan, native exchange Bitpoint released data showing a massive deficit from 2019, Japan’s Financial Services Agency mentioned upcoming tightened regulations, Japanese and European central banks […]

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Google Partnership with Hedera Hashgraph Can Generate $1.9B by 2024

Cointelegraph talks to Hedera Hashgraph CEO about the potential of the company and how their governance model triumphs Libra. Independent research firm Fundstrat predicts that Hedera Hashgraph, the enterprise-grade public distributed ledger platform, could generate $1.9 billion in value across its network by 2024. Fundstart’s predictions are highlighted in their latest report, which analyzes Hedera’s […]

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DTCC Seeks Blockchain-Focused Security Framework for Financial Sector

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, a global financial market infrastructure giant, says traditional IT security frameworks must be updated to tackle the blockchain. The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), a global financial market infrastructure giant, says traditional IT security frameworks must be updated to tackle the blockchain. An official press release on Feb. […]

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DLT Goes Viral as Live Coronavirus Tracking Spreads to the Blockchain

Distributed Ledger Technology powers a new visualization tool from a blockchain company to track the coronavirus. Blockchain-enabled applications developer Acoer has created a data visualization tool to track the deadly coronavirus. The tool, known as the HashLog data visualization engine, interacts in real-time with Hedera Hashgraph’s distributed ledger technology. This allows researchers, scientists and journalists […]

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IBM-Backed Hyperledger Fabric Releases Version 2.0

Hyperledger Fabric had a major release with version 2.0, which significantly improves performance while adding some decentralization aspects for data sharing. Hyperledger Fabric released version 2.0 of its enterprise distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform, according to a Jan. 30 announcement. Several major features were added to the platform that improve how its different participants communicate […]

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