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Apple surprised by 'quick' German law on digital payments

German parliamentary committee will force operators of electronic money infrastructure to offer access to rivals
15 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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Valve thwarts criminals using CS:GO as laundering platform

The video game giant said 'stopping criminals was more important than preserving its microtransaction system'
4 Nov 2019
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Facebook partners yet to financially back Libra project

Social network labelled "disingenuous" for downplaying its role in the direction of the group
23 Oct 2019
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MasterCard and Visa abandon support of Facebook's Libra

The two payments specialists are joined by eBay and other financial firms in leaving the Libra Association
14 Oct 2019
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TalkTalk hacker's crypto assets auctioned off by police

The auction of seized cryptocurrencies is a UK-first for law enforcement
1 Oct 2019
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Pat Gelsinger: “Bitcoin today is not OK”

VMware CEO blasts cryptocurrencies
28 Aug 2019
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Fintech sector warns of UK leadership complacency

Digital finance survey signals concerns over Brexit impact on the sector
27 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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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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On this one issue, Trump is absolutely correct

Sometimes the US president’s ramblings are right on the money
12 Jul 2019
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BrewDog calls for crypto investors

Equity For Punks scheme marks the company’s second crypto experiment
5 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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What is cryptocurrency mining?

Ever wondered how bitcoins are actually made?
25 Jun 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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Rival cryptomining gangs warring over unsecure Linux servers

Pacha Group’s malware goes toe-to-toe with Rocke for maximum computing power to launch mining attacks
10 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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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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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