Bloomberg News
Blockchain technology still has not proven itself invaluable to cross border transactions and remittance, but it's turning enough heads that Western Union has begun investing in its possibilities.
A recent spate of cyber-attacks leveraging POS (Point-of-Sale) malware against big retailers is drawing attention to a relatively new malware strain called "multigrain."  more »
TransferWise, which has been developing an anti-bank brand, now says it wants to partner with banks to expand its reach in the U.S.  more »
FinTech Forward
Are Bank-Blockchain Partnerships Putting the Cart Before the Horse?
Most of the largest banks are participating in industrywide blockchain standard-setting activities, trying to determine which use cases would improve upon existing technology. That's backward, says Chain, a startup whose product is already being used by banks.  read more »