Hong Kong Trade Finance Will Fight Fraud With a Blockchain-Based Platform

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has partnered with Chinese Ping An to release a blockchain-based trade finance platform. Read more: www.ccn.com

How blockchain is decentralising software

Richard Gendal Brown, CTO at R3, looks at an intriguing paradox at the heart of our economy. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

How blockchain will transform retail lending

The potential gains and benefits to global economics and society are on the horizon. Read more: bankingtech.com

American Express thinks blockchains could prove payments

Credit card giant American Express may be looking into developing a new proof-of-payment (PoP) system based on blockchain technology. Read more: coindesk.com

Korean researchers file for blockchain patent

A South Korean government-funded organization has submitted a blockchain-related patent application to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Read more: coindesk.com

Blockchain firms flock to Swiss ‘crypto valley’

Zug is a small town near Zürich with only about 30,000 residents, yet it is impacting the FinTech world in a big way. Read more: pymnts.com

Bitcoin price defends $6K as upside potential builds

A charting pattern suggests the bitcoin price might be able to successfully defend $6,000, despite a tug-of-wars between bulls and bears of late. Read more: coindesk.com

Can blockchain and AI make ads work for you?

The NOIZ Network combines blockchain and AI together to make advertising more appealing to both businesses and consumers. Read more: bitcoinist.com

Co-creator: Ethereum goes into phase two of development

Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin said that the Ethereum blockchain has entered phase two of its development. Read more: www.ccn.com

Citrusxchange launches blockchain-based supply chain

Canadian startup Citrusexchange has unveiled a blockchain-based platform for supply chain and invoice financing. Read more: www.finextra.com