Technology

Podcast: Separating Hype from Reality on Bitcoin and Blockchain

Aside from the recent bitcoin mania that is seeing a wave of "initial coin offerings" and goosing the stock value of companies that announce virtual currency plays, the underlying technology -- known as blockchain, or distributed ledger technology -- has attracted significant interest from financial institutions and investors.

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Newsbytes Podcast: Banking on the Last Frontier

Did you ever wonder what it's like to be a banker on the Last Frontier? On the latest episode of the ABA Newsbytes Podcast, co-hosts Evan Sparks and Shaun Kern interview Michael Martin, EVP, COO and general counsel of Northrim Bank, a community bank based in Anchorage, Alaska, with branches across the far-flung 49th state.

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New ABA Survey Examines State of Digital Lending

With consumers increasingly expecting a seamless lending experience and more non-bank digital lending players emerging in the market, banks must embrace digital lending strategies to remain competitive, ABA said today in a new report on the state of digital lending.

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