What It Takes to Get a Crypto-Friendly Bank Charter in Wyoming – CoinDesk

It’s been more than three months since Wyoming began taking applications to charter a new type of crypto-friendly bank, and no company has announced its application while a handful of firms have indicated an intent to apply.   This hasn’t cooled hype around the charter’s potential. In October, Colorado announced plans to draft special-purpose banking legislation […]

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Bitcoin-Savvy Retailers to Experiment With Point-of-Sale Lightning App in 2020 – CoinDesk

It’s easy to see why litecoin creator Charlie Lee just invested an undisclosed amount in the lightning-friendly bitcoin wallet startup Breez: CEO Roy Sheinfeld is a hustler. Sheinfeld responds to messages 24/7 and executes just as quickly.  Since the mobile wallet app launched in June, Breez integrated with shopping and payment apps like Fold, MoonPay […]

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R3 Completes Trade Finance Blockchain Trial With More Than 70 Organizations – CoinDesk

R3 has closed what it’s calling the largest open-account trade finance trial ever conducted on its Corda platform. This trial included more than 70 organizations from more than 25 countries. Upwards of 340 participants from those organizations were involved and came out from sectors like financial services, information technology, telecommunications, logistics, the maritime industry, real […]

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