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Quebec Pushes Hydropower Utility to Halt New Bitcoin Mines

Quebec is temporarily suspending new cryptomining operations from setting up facilities in its low-cost power region.

IT Giant Fujitsu Unveils European Blockchain Innovation Center

Japanese multinational Fujitsu has launched a Brussels-based Blockchain Innovation Center to facilitate research and projects around the tech.

South Korean Financial Watchdog Touts Blockchain in Fintech Plans

South Korea’s Financial Services Commission plans to encoureage businesses to use blockchain tech in new payment systems and more.

Security Settles on Ethereum in First-of-a-Kind Blockchain Transaction

A structured note is being issued on the ethereum blockchain, with an identical one settled on a traditional clearing house to test the cost savings.

Forget the price rout – Bitcoin and Ethereum fundamentals are moving forward

The death of bitcoin is at hand if you believe what you read in much of the mainstream media. However, alongside the portent of doom there are usually more positive tones to be discerned in the briefings and commentary from financial experts when it comes to distributed ledgers as opposed to much of the stuff […]

Binance Unveils New Blockchain to Support Decentralized Crypto Exchange

Binance announced Binance Chain, a public blockchain for trading assets, on Tuesday.

NEM’s XEM jumps 30% on Coincheck compensation, Binance sets up bounty to catch hackers

Coincheck has honoured its promise and compensated its clients who fell victim to the hack of the exchange’s XEM token wallet. XEM is the token of NEM, the blockchain platform that is one of the successes of the burgeoning Singapore blockchain hub. The XEM token’s price has been rising in what is otherwise a sea […]

Investor appetite insatiable at London crypto show but more discerning

Hundreds of investors packed into the Queen Elizabeth ll Conference Centre in Westminster, London, for the annual Crypto Investor Show, the largest event of its kind in the UK. This year saw queues around the block and ticket holders having to be turned away because of the numbers seeking to gain entry. Credit: Cryptopoly Cryptoraptor […]

Tennessee Is Closer to Barring Retirement Funds from Crypto Investments

The Tennessee Senate Ways and Means Committee has voted to advance a bill banning public retirement trusts from investing in cryptocurrencies.

Japan’s FSA Suspends Two Crypto Exchanges, Coincheck to Start Reimbursing Customers Next Week

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has told seven cryptocurrency exchanges to improve internal controls, ordering two of them to cease business operations for a month. The country’s finance regulator said today that it had issued two suspension orders to digital currency exchanges, Bitstation and FSHO, effective from today. The five exchanges ordered to improve internal […]