Blockchain for banks, Monopoly-token vote, Buffy rings stock bell

The world’s biggest banks have taken the first steps toward moving a significant piece of financial infrastructure onto a blockchain — the technology introduced to the world by virtual currency bitcoin.

The Depository Trust and Clearing Corp. will replace one of its central databases, used by the largest banks in the world, with new software inspired by bitcoin.

The New York organization plays a role in recording and reporting nearly every stock and bond trade in the United States, as well as most valuable derivatives trades.

IBM, which has been making a big...
5 Published By - Business and Technology News - 2017.01.10. 22:36
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