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HSBC transfers £20bn worth of paper records to a custody blockchain

Distributed ledger technology will be used to digitise investor assets
29 Nov 2019
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China prepares to launch the first domestic cryptocurrency

EU responds with calls for launch of a public European cryptocurrency
6 Nov 2019
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What is blockchain?

The tech that underpins the biggest cryptocurrency in the world is branching out
13 Sep 2019
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Pat Gelsinger: “Bitcoin today is not OK”

VMware CEO blasts cryptocurrencies
28 Aug 2019
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Facebook pushed to reveal Libra's data protection policies

Since its launch, Facebook's stablecoin has garnered widespread concern about user privacy
6 Aug 2019
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EU champions blockchain-powered law enforcement platform

Digital evidence will be more effectively managed and secured for presentation in court
31 Jul 2019
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Mounting Facebook Libra pressure spurs Bitcoin slump

Facebook's digital coin is branded "a national security risk" as Bitcoin price falls by more than 10%
16 Jul 2019
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G20 approves rules to shake up cryptocurrency industry

New rules aimed at fighting money laundering and terrorism have been met with criticism from industry leaders
2 Jul 2019
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The turbulent politics of Iran's crypto mining debacle

Iranian government claims the industry is putting strain on the national power grid, but figures suggest something different
1 Jul 2019
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Microsoft and Salesforce join the Hyperledger project

The open source research initiative is welcoming eight large organisations to its ranks
19 Jun 2019
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What is Libra? A guide to Facebook's cryptocurrency

Users will soon be able to send and receive payments across Facebook and WhatsApp
18 Jun 2019
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Facebook primes for cryptocurrency launch

Major financial backers and high-profile hires prelude the launch of a white paper next week
14 Jun 2019
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Current enterprise blockchains 'obsolete' in 18 months

Market fragmentation and "unrealistic expectations" from blockchain tech set to force system replacement in some 18 months
3 Jun 2019
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Salesforce launches blockchain platform for CRM

Low-code tool will give customers the ability to build networks and share datasets with partners
31 May 2019
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Hackers steal $41m of Bitcoin in Binance security breach

‘Large scale’ incident also sees attackers compromise users' API keys and 2FA codes
8 May 2019
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Grocers to use blockchain to track food by 2020

Gartner estimates that some of the top global food retailers will be using the tech to create product visibility, quality and freshness
30 Apr 2019
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JLR trialling crypto rewards for data sharing

Britain's biggest car manufacturer is developing blockchain technology for the future of its connected cars
29 Apr 2019
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Bitfinix allegedly covers up business fraud

Bitfinix controls an exchange and Tether, a highly popular stablecoin at the heart of the allegations
26 Apr 2019
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From 5G to blockchain, Epicor gives these bandwagons a miss

Firm is unconvinced ERP customers will benefit from a wide range of emerging technologies just yet
23 Apr 2019
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Coinbase Card will let people make payments via Bitcoin

The Visa-powered card will convert digital currencies into fiat currencies at point of purchase
11 Apr 2019
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Head of Mt. Gox found guilty of data manipulation

But the ex-CEO is cleared of embezzlement after the platform lost 850,000 bitcoins prior to going bankrupt in 2014
15 Mar 2019
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Quadriga's cryptocurency mysteriously goes missing

The deceased founder stored $145 million in cold wallets previously thought to be uncrackable, leaving the exchange with a crypto conundrum
6 Mar 2019
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Facebook wants to bring cryptocurrencies to the mass market

Secret project reveals a 'Facebook Coin' could be released before the end of 2019
1 Mar 2019