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The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi and Hitachi to Test a Blockchain-Based System for Check Processing

The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and Hitachi are currently engaged in a collaboration to build and test a blockchain-based system that will process and validate checks payments. The institution and private companies –who focus on technology products and systems– have developed a prototype that will enter a test phase as soon as Monday, August 22. The effort will take place in Singapore, and it is the first time a Japanese-lead FinTech …
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Hitachi to Launch Fintech R&D Lab in Silicon Valley

Tokyo-based Hitachi LTD., has decided to join the fintech revolution with the opening of its new Financial Innovation Laboratory in Silicon Valley. The new laboratory will be be housed at Hitachi’s Global Center for Social Innovation (CSI) in Santa Clara, California, where research is scheduled to start sometime in April of this year. According to the release, the lab will focus on studying the applications of blockchains, as well as …
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