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  • First American, Old Republic Title bringing blockchain to title insurance

    Old Republic will use First American-designed blockchain solution
    Two of the biggest names in title insurance are joining together to bring blockchain to the title insurance industry. First American Financial announced Wednesday that it is launching a shared blockchain system to be used in the title insurance process. And the first company to sign on to use First American’s blockchain system is Old Republic Title Insurance Group, the nation’s third largest title insurance underwriter.
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  • Fintech Rundown: Factom, LoanLogics and more

    This week's mortgage tech moves
    Another week and more tech integrations! As the industry shifts ever-closer to a truly digital mortgage experience, we present some of the integrations and program selections companies in the mortgage lending space are making.
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  • Accenture develops two blockchain integration solutions

    Enables integration between two or more blockchain-based systems
    Accenture announced it developed and tested two blockchain solutions that enables integration between two or more blockchain-enabled ecosystems. The development in the growing area of blockchain technology solves what Accenture calls “a critical challenge” for the broad adoption of blockchain.
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  • Former SoFi CEO Mike Cagney's blockchain lending startup Figure unveils first loan program

    Launches first home equity loan product, grants approval in 5 minutes, funds in 5 days
    Figure Technologies is aiming to shake up home equity lending. Co-founded by former SoFi CEO Mike Cagney earlier this year, Figure leverages blockchain, AI and advanced analytics to elevate the lending process for homeowners looking for access to their equity. The company just announced the release of its first product – the Figure Home Equity Loan – which offers borrowers a completely digital experience at an impressive clip.
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  • JPMorgan expands blockchain network payments to 75 international banks

    Ledger network seeks to ease processing times for non-traditional payments
    JPMorgan has expanded blockchain-based payments to more than 75 international financial institutions in an effort to ease processing times for non-traditional payments. According to reporting by Financial Times (paywall), more than 75 banks, including Société Générale and Santander, are now testing the Interbank Information Network, or IIN.
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  • From HW Magazine

    Factom builds blockchain platform for business data

    Factom Harmony allows businesses and software vendors to quickly add blockchain capabilities using simple API calls
    The use of blockchain technology for fintech companies is on the rise and Factom, a blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) technology company, specializes in solving the major pain points companies face when implementing blockchain technology.
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  • Regtech Report, Episode #3: Here's why Debbie Hoffman started her own blockchain company

    Blockchain as compliance tool
    For the third installment of the Regtech Report, a five-part podcast series sponsored by ComplianceEase, HousingWire Editor-in-Chief Jacob Gaffney chats with Debbie Hoffman, the founder and CEO of Symmetry Blockchain Advisors, about how regtech and blockchain fit in the mortgage finance space together.
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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Are cities finally fed up with Airbnb wiping out local housing?

    Plus, the CFPB opens a new office, regulatory sandbox for fintech development
    Are cities over Airbnb? Looks like it. Last week, two city councils voted to limit the online home rental services activities in their cities, the latest in a series of moves to reign in the company, which some say are aggravating the housing crisis. That, plus more about the CFPB's new office in your Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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  • 7 things you want your boss to know about blockchain

    What to understand about emerging blockchain technology
    Blockchain is a powerful new technology, but since it isn’t mainstream yet, it may be difficult to justify to your boss, who still unsure about a blockchain strategy. These questions below are some of the ones that Factom's Crystal Wiese sees the most often and may be things your boss wants to know about blockchain, or even things you want your boss to understand better about this emerging technology.
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