29 Sep '15, 2pm

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Distributed ledger startup R3CEV has added 13 new banking partners, bringing the total number of banks involved in its activities to 22. In a release , R3 revealed Bank of America, BNY Mellon, Citi, Commerzbank, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Morgan Stanley, National Australia Bank, Royal Bank of Canada, SEB, Societe Generale and Toronto-Dominion Bank had signed on to the project . R3 CEO David Rutter suggested in statements that the startups approach to collaborating with the market to lower the cost of delivering new blockchain initiatives was a factor in the deal. Rutter said: "The addition of this new group of banks demonstrates widespread support for innovative distributed ledger solutions across the global financial services community, and we’re delighted to have them on board." As previously noted, R3 will lead collaborations between its member...

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coindesk.com 30 Sep '15, 5pm

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB), a Stockholm-based financial services firm with 1.7bn SEK ($202m) in assets under mana...

Banks Embrace Bitcoin's Heart but Not Its Soul

Banks Embrace Bitcoin's Heart but Not Its Soul

googling.co 29 Sep '15, 3pm

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theglobeandmail.com 30 Sep '15, 1pm

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ofnumbers.com 29 Sep '15, 4pm

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coindesk.com 29 Sep '15, 9pm

Chinese conglomerate Wanxiang Group, best known as one of the nation's largest auto parts manufacturers, is investing in b...

Blockchain-Based Digital Cash Platform Raises $1.2 Million #bitcoin

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coindesk.com 29 Sep '15, 11am

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Dutch Bank’s Innovation Chief Dismisses Bitcoin

coindesk.com 30 Sep '15, 10am

The head of innovation at ABN Amro has said the Dutch state-owned bank wants to stay away from bitcoin, but is interested ...

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bbc.co.uk 18 Sep '15, 12am

The basic technology underpinning the Bitcoin virtual currency could be used by some of the world's biggest banks. Nine ba...

Banks focus on Blockchain but reject Bitcoin - Tribune-Review

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triblive.com 27 Sep '15, 2am

The U.S. banking business is being challenged by unregulated virtual currencies, known as digital or cryptocurrencies. The...

Verizon Ventures: Blockchain's Future is Brighter Than Bitcoin's

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coindesk.com 21 Sep '15, 1pm

While it may be expected that the world's leading financial firms would be interested in bitcoin and blockchain tech given...

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ceres.org 28 Sep '15, 12pm

Six major U.S. banks – Bank of America, Citi, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo – have issued ...

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coindesk.com 28 Sep '15, 11am

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bitcoinmagazine.com 01 Oct '15, 4pm

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bitcoinmagazine.com 18 Sep '15, 5pm

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Australia's major banks pull plug on bitcoin companies

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reuters.com 22 Sep '15, 3am

SYDNEY Australia's major banks are closing accounts of bitcoin companies, forcing at least 13 digital currency providers o...