• BitBeat: Blockchains Without Coins Stir Tensions in Bitcoin Community

    BitBeat: Blockchains Without Coins Stir Tensions in Bitcoin Community - MoneyBeat

    blogs.wsj.com 14 Apr '15, 11pm

    We hear variants of that refrain a lot lately, as Wall Street firms, mainstream tech companies and even a few governments awaken to the potential non-currency uses of bitcoin’s underlying “blockchain” ledger technology. These institutions are wary of a digital currency that’s associat...

  • BNY Mellon Explores Bitcoin’s Potential - The CIO Report -

    blogs.wsj.com 05 Apr '15, 10pm

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Bank of New York Mellon Corp. is experimenting with bitcoin, the disruptive digital currency, which it views as a potential new way to conduct financial transactions. But the bank is still working through the challenges of using the open source technology, whose de...

  • Interest in Bitcoin Grows on Wall Street - MoneyBeat

    blogs.wsj.com 29 Mar '15, 9pm

    Meanwhile, leading figures from Wall Street and Washington are, like Mr. Niederauer, taking job offers in the digital-currency sector. Long-time J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. executive Blythe Masters, who is credited with pioneering the global credit derivatives industry, this month took th...

  • BitBeat: Plug and Play Builds a Bridge Between Bitcoin, Wall Street - MoneyBeat

    blogs.wsj.com 26 Mar '15, 5pm

    For USAA, which earlier this year was part of the group that invested in bitcoin-services firm Coinbase, its interest in bitcoin is being driven by the military servicemen and women who are its clients. Over the past nine months, said Vic Pascucci, vice president of corporate developm...

  • Interest in Bitcoin Grows on Wall Street - MoneyBeat

    blogs.wsj.com 30 Mar '15, 1pm

    Meanwhile, leading figures from Wall Street and Washington are, like Mr. Niederauer, taking job offers in the digital-currency sector. Long-time J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. executive Blythe Masters, who is credited with pioneering the global credit derivatives industry, this month took th...

  • Singapore Launches New Cybersecurity Agency - Digits

    blogs.wsj.com 01 Apr '15, 6am

    Significant breaches “continue to make headlines around the world,” Singapore’s minister for communications and information, Yaacob Ibrahim, said in a speech last month. Ibrahim, who will head the new agency, added that such attacks “are expected to become more frequent and sophistica...

  • BitBeat: The Wacky Details of a Bitcoin Theft Gone Awry - MoneyBeat

    blogs.wsj.com 01 Apr '15, 8pm

    ) reads like the plot of a black comedy–which we can see this one day becoming. Two agents, Carl Force and Shaun Bridges, from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, who are part of a task force investigating a 22-year old kid who’s running a global online drug market that uses a contro...

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    UBS to Open Blockchain Research Lab in London - Digits

    blogs.wsj.com 02 Apr '15, 9am

    Swiss banking giant UBS is to open a technology lab in London. Bloomberg News Swiss banking giant UBS is to open a technology lab in London to explore how blockchain technology can be used in financial services. The lab, set to open this month and occupy a dozen desks at Canary Wharf-...

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