Thursday, June 22, 2017
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UK Government Considers Blockchain for ‘Digital Strategy’ Plan

Blockchain and smart contracts are to feature among the U.K. government’s key technologies as it works at pushing its digital strategy plan, in a...

Payment App for Foreign Tourists Wins FinTech Award in Iran

ZPay, a payment application for foreign tourists in Iran, has won Bank Pasargad Iran’s award for best fintech innovation at the First Fintech Festival....

Antpool Founder: We Will Switch Our Entire Pool to Bitcoin Unlimited

It appears that the structure underlying the fastest growing digital currency, Bitcoin, has reached a crossroads with support increasing for Bitcoin Unlimited (BU). Blockchain,...

Google Ventures Conducts First FinTech Investment

Currencycloud, a London fintech world leader in cross-border payments, announced that it has raised £20 million ($25 million) from Google’s venture capital arm, GV,...

New Hampshire’s Bill to Deregulate Bitcoin Passes House

New Hampshire’s House of Representatives have moved a proposed law that would excuse people who use virtual currencies such as bitcoin from money transmitter...

PBoC Chief: FinTech is Our Future, the Yuan’s Stable

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) chief and other top PBoC officials held a press conference in Beijing Friday discussing the yuan, capital control,...

Online Travel Agency CheapAir Sees 74% Increase in Bitcoin Sales

CheapAir.com, the first U.S. online travel agency to accept bitcoin, has announced that it has witnessed a record number of bitcoin sales in the...

Does the UK Budget Threaten London’s FinTech Scene?

The U.K.’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond delivered his first Spring Budget to Parliament, announcing, among other things, that self-employed people would have...

China Set to Exceed Previous FinTech Investment Record

China is on track to beat its 2016 FinTech capital venture $10 billion funding record as Chinese companies continue to set the pace and...

Bitcoin Investors Make Bets as ETF Decision Nears

On March 13, the bitcoin community will find out whether we are to see the first-ever U.S. bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) to track the...