Japan’s Largest Bank Plans Blockchain Payments in 2020

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. MUFG, Japan’s biggest bank, has announced plans to launch a ‘hyper-scale’ blockchain payments network to be co-developed with cloud delivery giant Akamai for faster, cheaper payments. In an announcement [PDF] on Monday, the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) revealed details of …

SEC Chair Jay Clayton Applauds US-Canada ICO Scam Crackdown

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Jay Clayton, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, praised state-level regulators across the United States and Canada for cracking down on cryptocurrency fraud through their joint task force — “Operation Crypto Sweep.” “I applaud our fellow regulators in the …

Australia Plans Blockchain Prototype to Deliver Welfare Payments in 2019

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UK Forex Operator LMAX to Launch Institutional Cryptocurrency Exchange

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Startup Teams Samourai Wallet on App to Trade Bitcoin Without the Internet

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Mobile Simpsons Game Adds Bitcoin Mining, Blockchain-themed Quests

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Blockchain and AI Combine to Power Modern Technological Advancement

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Cryptocurrency-Funded Solar Energy Could Power A Moldovan University This Summer

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Bitcoin Mining Firm Trolls Warren Buffett with Billboards Outside His Office

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