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Tag: IBM

March 20, 2019

Stellar (XLM) Surges After Becoming A Direct Rival To SWIFT 

Stellar’s native coin XLM has recently surged by 11% in a few hours following IBM’s move of signing up to 6 banks to use the digital asset for cross-border remittance payments. Following the great news of IBM’s banking partnerships to use XLM and issue stablecoins, the XLM crypto saw a surge a couple of days … Continue reading “Stellar (XLM) Surges After Becoming A Direct Rival To SWIFT “

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March 19, 2019

Stellar Challenges The Traditional Payments System SWIFT

Stellar was recently in the spotlight after XLM got listed on Coinbase Pro. IBM’s Stellar-powered global remittance platform boasts six banks on board. The tech giant has just received that World Wire will be powering payments and foreign exchange service across 72 countries. “World Wire provides a more straight-through model for cross border payments using … Continue reading “Stellar Challenges The Traditional Payments System SWIFT”

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March 16, 2019

IBM And Stellar Partnership Aims To Revolutionize Cross-Border Banking

IBM’s head of blockchain solutions Jesse Lund has just confirmed that they are preparing for a massive announcement about the World Wire platform which uses the Stellar decentralized protocol to power cross-border payments. Stablecoins’ utility Lund told Cheddar that banks are interested in using stablecoins to move money across the globe. In comparison with traditional … Continue reading “IBM And Stellar Partnership Aims To Revolutionize Cross-Border Banking”

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February 23, 2019

John McAfee Predicts 1 Bitcoin (BTC) Will Be Worth $1 Million By The End Of 2020

Bitcoin-related predictions seem to be intensifying this year, especially since mass adoption of crypto is getting closer. There are a lot of moves in the crypto space that are supporting and triggering the mainstream adoption of digital assets. The latest one is the fact that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is exploring the blockchain tech for users of … Continue reading “John McAfee Predicts 1 Bitcoin (BTC) Will Be Worth $1 Million By The End Of 2020”

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November 27, 2018

Why I Am Distressed About IBM Blockchain – Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Butterin, the Ethereum (ETH) Project co-founder, has submitted that most of the use to which blockchain technology is being put is a waste. According to him, most join the bandwagon to generate marketing hype and it seems that is the case with IBM blockchain. Speaking recently with Quartz’s Matthew De Silva, while the two … Continue reading “Why I Am Distressed About IBM Blockchain – Vitalik Buterin”

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November 14, 2018

Ripple Vs. Stellar – IBM Chooses Stellar’s Network For Its World Wire Service

Global banking is quite a natural fit for the blockchain unlike a lot of industries which are still trying to figure out in which ways they could use crypto and the blockchain tech best to enhance their services and offerings. Bitcoin, unfortunately, involves slow transaction speed and there’s definitely a need for a more efficient … Continue reading “Ripple Vs. Stellar – IBM Chooses Stellar’s Network For Its World Wire Service”

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October 9, 2018

IBM Launches Enterprise-Level, Blockchain-Based Food Trust Platform: Using DLT Food Traceability Software

IBM takes one more step further into the innovative emerging technologies these days. After about 18 months of in-house testing, IBM has reportedly launched its very own blockchain-enabled food tracking platform. From now on, retail companies, food item suppliers, and wholesalers will be able to use the tech giant’s distributed ledger (DLT) food traceability software. … Continue reading “IBM Launches Enterprise-Level, Blockchain-Based Food Trust Platform: Using DLT Food Traceability Software”

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September 5, 2018

IBM Reveals Crypto Payment System For Banks – The $2 Trillion Industry Is Using Stellar Protocol

IBM introduced the Blockchain World Wire (BWW) which is a cross-border payment system that’s designed to eliminate banking intermediaries, cut expenses and lower transaction times for traditional international payments. IBM’s announcement about World Wire says that the new financial rail is able to clear and settle cross-border payments almost in real-time. World Wire is using … Continue reading “IBM Reveals Crypto Payment System For Banks – The $2 Trillion Industry Is Using Stellar Protocol”

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August 29, 2018

Stellar Lumens (XLM) Celebrates 1 Million Accounts Registered On Their Ledger

Stellar is celebrating an extraordinary achievement these days. Stellar has recently set a new milestone and recorder no less than 1 million accounts on their ledger. Stellar’s market cap is more than $4 billion. Despite the bearish trend that lingered over the crypto market this year, Stellar enjoyed a massive addition to its value, and … Continue reading “Stellar Lumens (XLM) Celebrates 1 Million Accounts Registered On Their Ledger”

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July 22, 2018

IBM’s Stable Coin Boosts Bitcoin And Stellar’s Prices – Benefits Of Asset-Backed Tokens

IBM managed to boost Bitcoin and Stellar’s prices just recently and here’s what happened. Big Blue announced a few days ago a partnership with Stronghold which is the first digital currency backed by US dollars and traded on the Stellar Blockchain Network. It seems that this is a brand new way for IBM to make … Continue reading “IBM’s Stable Coin Boosts Bitcoin And Stellar’s Prices – Benefits Of Asset-Backed Tokens”

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