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Banking's Bitcoin dilemmas

22 December 2015  |  4306 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The banking industry is facing several dilemmas with distributed consensus ledger technology (the "blockchain"). Bitcoin has shown banks how the technology can be revolutionary, causing much excitement, and hype this year as banks scramble to find ways to adopt it. They tend to be enthusiastic about the technology, but are dismissive of ...

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Jeremy LightA Payments Fintech - London

APIs, Immediate Payments and Distributed Ledgers - Hot Topics for SIbos

06 October 2015  |  2554 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Sibos 2015 is almost here, and Singapore beckons. Key themes I expect to dominate Sibos are real-time, or immediate payments, PSD2 for the European banks and distributed consensus ledgers, particularly for cross-border payments solutions. Immediate payments are a big theme in Europe and the USA, with Australia in the middle of a programme, run by S...

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Buying with bitcoins...

14 September 2015  |  3413 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Last week I blogged on Bitcoin transactions, commenting on how they are steadily growing. I did not explore what these transactions were for, but one commentator expressed doubt they were for commerce...

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Jeremy LightA Payments Fintech - London

Where are bitcoin transaction volumes heading?

07 September 2015  |  7019 views  |  5 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

For the year-to-date at the end of August 2015, the total number of bitcoin transactions has increased by 70% over the same eight-month period in 2014. For the month of August 2015, the average daily...

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Jeremy LightA Payments Fintech - London

Private blockchains v centralised databases - what's the difference?

10 August 2015  |  6563 views  |  3 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Ethereum recently wrote an interesting blog explaining the difference between public and private blockchains. However, I believe there is a much more fundamental question that needs to be answered – ...

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Jeremy LightA Payments Fintech - London

The real-time payments customer proposition

01 July 2015  |  5068 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The UK payments system, Faster Payments, is the world leader in real-time payments. It is likely to process over 1.2 billion transactions in 2015, a volume far ahead of all other similar systems globa...

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