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Fintech startup TransferWise adds Adyen CFO, former Netflix CFO to its board

Jul 18 2019

NEW YORK Money transfer startup TransferWise has appointed Adyen NV Chief Financial Officer Ingo Uytdehaage and former Netflix Inc CFO David Wells and to its board, the company said on Thursday.

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan

Jul 17 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted to safeguard the world financial system and consumers' data. | Video

Factbox: Blockchain projects - A status update

Jul 17 2019

Banks, exchange operators and other companies are investing billions of dollars to find uses for blockchain, a digital ledger used by cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.

Factbox - Blockchain projects: A status update

Jul 16 2019

Banks, exchange operators and other companies are investing billions of dollars to find uses for blockchain, a digital ledger used by cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.

Blockchain projects: A status update

Jul 16 2019

Banks, exchange operators and other companies are investing billions of dollars to find uses for blockchain, a digital ledger used by cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.

FOCUS-Wall Street finds blockchain hard to tame after early euphoria

Jul 16 2019

NEW YORK, July 16 Two years ago Nasdaq Inc and Citigroup Inc announced a new blockchain system they said would make payments of private securities transactions more efficient. Nasdaq Chief Executive Adena Friedman called it "a milestone in the global financial sector."

FACTBOX-Blockchain projects: A status update

Jul 16 2019

July 16 Banks, exchange operators and other companies are investing billions of dollars to find uses for blockchain, a digital ledger used by cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray

Jul 11 2019

NEW YORK German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thursday.

Facebook's Libra coin likely to run a regulatory gauntlet

Jun 28 2019

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCOFacebook Inc will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny over a new digital currency that the social media company hopes will become globally recognized legal tender within a year.

Facebook's WhatsApp hires senior exec from London remittances startup: sources

Jun 28 2019

NEW YORK/LONDON Facebook Inc's WhatsApp has hired a senior executive from London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit, three people familiar with the matter said this week.

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