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The First Bitcoin-Featured Commercial Advertised on French Television

Bitcoin has enjoyed its first television commercial on free-to-air station across France. The 30-second video promotes Keplerk, a financial-technology firm based in Paris, and its services.Currently, the ad is running on TF1, France’s national on-air station. Keplerk provides a virtual platform for consumers to exchange traditional fiat money for the

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Thailand’s Largest Commercial Bank Retracts Tweet Indicating Plans to Use Ripple’s XRP

Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), Thailand’s largest commercial bank, has denied it plans to start using Ripple’s XRP token, contrary to earlier indications. The bank’s denial was communicated in a tweet published on June 7.The bank’s denial was prompted by an earlier post on social media dated June 5, when

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Ripple Prices Ranging, Will Siam Commercial Bank Leverage XRP?

XRP up 3.2 percent. Thailand’s oldest bank, Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), to pioneer Ripple’s Multi-hop.Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) will pioneer Ripple’s Multi-hop feature, although the public will wait for further announcement on whether the bank will utilize XRP in their future transactions. Meanwhile, XRP is ranging, adding 3.2 percent from May

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Thailand’s Largest Commercial Bank and State Oil Company Trial Blockchain Payments

Thailand’s largest commercial bank, Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), and state oil company PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP) performed a successful test of blockchain use for cross-border business-to-business payments. The bank recently announced the successful pilot on its website.Per the announcement, the project, which has been ongoing

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French NCC Deploy IBM Blockchain For Commercial and Corporate Registries

IBM and the French National Council of Clerks (NCC) have teamed up to kick off development of blockchain-based commercial court solution devoted to the clerks of commercial courts’ commercial and corporate registry.  “This project, which is the result of an autonomous initiative between clerks of commercial courts and IBM, is the

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Hyundai Commercial Partners With IBM to Accelerate Blockchain Development

Hyundai Commercial — a financial services subsidiary of leading South Korean automobile manufacturer Hyundai — has announced a partnership with American tech giant IBM to modernize its business model using blockchain. The news was announced on Feb. 13 at IBM’s annual tech and business conference “IBM Think 2019” in San

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Intel Launches Commercial Blockchain Package Based on Hyperledger Fabric

Intel has launched a commercial blockchain package based on the Hyperledger ecosystem, according to marketing materials published on Feb. 12.Intel, which is a member of the Hyperledger collaboration — hosted by the Linux Foundation along with IBM and other major financial institutions — has announced that its new product is

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