Some of R3’s ecosystem consists of : Citibank, HSBC, Bank of America, Amazon Web Services, Barclays, Wells Fargo, USbancorp, SBI, Synchrony Financial, Microsoft, Huawei, Google Cloud, LG CNS, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and many more…
Coinbase customers who need to file taxes in the U.S. this year can get a boost from TurboTax, the tax-filing software offered by Intuit Consumer Tax Group.
Blockchain is a disruptive technology that’s poised to change the world and have a major impact on a number of industries in the coming years. Given the interest from potential employers and students alike, some of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world are indeed offering blockchain/cryptocurrency courses and, in some cases, even degrees.
On January 3, 2009, the first event on the Bitcoin blockchain happened, known as the genesis block. Now, a decade later, The cryptocurrency community is being urged to participate in a event dubbed, “proof of keys.” The event advocates for people to remove all their cryptocurrencies from third-party crypto exchanges and similar services on January 3, 2019.
Bitcoin and XRP could be a savior in the midst of a financial crisis
Gottfried Leibbrandt will step down next June from Swift, the cross-border payment system, after spending seven years leading a key piece of global economic infrastructure through crises from hacking to sanctions on Iranian banks.
R3 is an enterprise software firm which focuses on distributed database technology. It leads a consortium of over 200 members, such as financial institutions, banks, trade associations and fintech companies. The main aim of R3’s consortium is to develop Corda – an open-source distributed ledger platform, designed to work within finance to operate complex transactions and restrict access to transaction data. Corda has also garnered the interest of healthcare institutions, the insurance industry, and governments. Although R3 was inspired by blockchain, Corda is not designed to be a traditional blockchain platform. Corda does not have its own cryptocurrency, can only share data with the required participants and offers interoperable applications for finance and commerce (called CorDapps). Corda is gradually being implemented into the financial industry, being used for the transactions of Credit Suisse and IGN, while continuing to gather more and more partners for R3.
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Ripple Labs Inc. has announced it has reached a settlement “of all outstanding litigation” between R3 HoldCo LLC, R3 LLC, and XRP II, LLC, according to a press release published
When buying/selling/sending/receiving cryptocurrencies, it is extremely important to practice ‘Good Cyber Hygiene’ and securely maintain your private keys. One of the most secure ways of doing this, is by using “cold wallets” like a Ledger Nano S.