Thursday, June 22, 2017
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European Banking Giants Plot Blockchain Trading of Liquid Natural Gas

ING and Societe Generale, a Dutch and French bank respectively are reportedly in talks with global commodities traders to test trading of liquefied natural...

Japan Jumps Aboard Singapore’s FinTech Train

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the country’s central bank and financial regulator, has now entered a FinTech partnership with its Japanese counterpart, the...

Bitcoin Price Recovers from ETF Rejection, Nears $1,250; Cryptocurrencies are Booming

Bitcoin has swatted away the distraction of a failed attempt to establish a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) by the Winklevoss twins to supersede its...

Chinese Govt Official: Bitcoin Exchanges’ Supervision is PBOC Responsibility

Wu Xiaoling, vice chairwoman of the Financial and Economic Affairs Committee of the Congress in China has stated that the supervision of bitcoin exchanges...

Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Crashes Below $1,000 After ETF Rejection

The aftermath of the SEC’s refusal to approve the Winklevoss bitcoin ETF has resulted in a predictable outcome for bitcoin trading markets. As news...

The SEC Rejects the Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF

The Winklevoss’ quest to launch the first-ever bitcoin ETF sees a rejection by the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Explaining the reason for...

Newsflash: Bitcoin Spikes to All-Time High of $1,350 as ETF Decision...

On what could prove an eventful day for the cryptocurrency in the lead-up to the SEC’s ETF decision, bitcoin price soared to a new...

Bitcoin Extortionists Hold Taiwanese Schools for Ransom

Cybercriminals have reportedly targeted a number of schools in Taiwan, threatening to destroy their computer systems and data if a bitcoin ransom isn’t paid....

Singapore’s Central Bank Completes Blockchain Payments Pilot, Nods at Digital Currency

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the nation’s central bank, has successfully completed its blockchain inter-bank payments proof-of-concept (PoC) project. Working in partnership with...

South Korea Invests ₩10 Billion in ‘Poop’ Virtual Currency Project

The South Korean government is investing 10 billion won (approx. $8.65 million) on a human waste-to-virtual currency university project that rewards donors of human...