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Chicago Crypto

Chicago becomes crypto kiosk battleground

By LYNNE MAREK  Chicago is becoming a battleground for cryptocurrency kiosk companies looking to attract the city’s early adopters of digital currencies like bitcoin, ether...

Amazon Will Have to Issue its Own Currency ‘Sooner or Later’, Binance CEO Claims

By Omar Faridi Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of Binance, a Malta-based digital asset exchange, recently predicted that Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, would eventually...

JP Morgan Chase Report Says That Bitcoin (BTC) Could Drop To $1,250; Bank Impact...

By Abhimanyu Krishnan After remarks at a recent CNBC-hosted panel discussion at Davos, where BCG Digital Asset Ventures CEO Jeff Schumacher said that “Bitcoin...

PwC: 2018 ‘Cleared the Noise’, 2019 Will Be the Time for the Big Players...

BY TEUTA FRANJKOVIC The cryptocurrency world was always pegged for a correction year after the 2017-high which saw the collective market cap balloon to over $800...

CRYPTOCURRENCYTwitter CEO Supports Instant Bitcoin Payments

  Jack Dorsey, billionaire tech founder and current CEO of Twitter, said he only owns bitcoin and that he supports the Lightning Network, a bitcoin network...

France to Turn into ‘Blockchain Nation’ by Investing 500M Euros in the Technology

BY DARIA RUD France is on its way to becoming a blockchain nation. In September, the French authorities accepted the legal ICO framework drafted in early 2018.  Dedicated...

Simplecoin celebrates six year anniversary

  Prague-based crypto exchange, Simplecoin, celebrates its six year birthday as a leading European digital currency exchange. Simplecoin was founded in 2013 with the original aim...

Black Markets, Fraud, and Money Laundering: How Much Are Cryptocurrencies Used For Crime?

BY DANICA SERGISON At the FinTech Canada conference this August, leading cryptocurrency trial attorney Brian Klein gave an excellent overview of how cryptocurrencies have been used for illegal purposes and what law...

Bitcoin is dead — long live digital currencies

By FRANK KANE At a recent conference in Abu Dhabi on blockchain technology and the financial industry, the governor of the UAE central bank said that...

What is Blockchain and What Can It Do?

  The rapid emergence and implementation of a decentralised public ledger allowing peer-to-peer transactions without the trusted middleman, has unearthed countless uses for any system...

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Artificial Intelligence Innovation Steered By U.S. and China

  Artificial intelligence has started — slowly — to make its presence felt in payments and commerce, including in fraud prevention, via early deployments of the technology...
AI Financial

How artificial intelligence is fighting financial crime

By Soumik Roy WITH cross-border communications soaring and digital transactions becoming more rampant, fighting money laundering has become more complicated than it previously was. As a result,...
Cybercrime Grows

As cybercrime grows, banks are increasingly being targeted

By Bertrand Borg Bank of Valletta was forced to shut down all its operations on Wednesday after detecting a cyber attack on its systems. It is the first...