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Only 1% of Business CIOs are Actually Using ”Blockchain” Technology

1% of Business Chief Information Officers are Actually Using Blockchain TechnologyUnited Kingdom corporate research firm Gartner conducted a survey of nearly 300 Chief Information Officers (CIOs), in an attempt to separate hype from reality. The results are revealing, with a dismal 1% reporting “any kind of blockchain adoption within their organizations.” Also read: Telegram Rakes in Over $1.5 Billion, Ditches ICO for an Open Network […]

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Japanese Forex Giant GMO to Launch New UK Crypto Trading App

Japanese Forex Giant GMO to Launch New UK Crypto Trading AppJapanese brokers already dominate the global online retail FX and CFD market by trading volumes. And it now looks like they will try to leverage their country’s receptive regulatory environment to expand internationally with crypto too. The latest example is an app in the UK created by two groups headquartered in Tokyo. Also Read: Bitcoin […]

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PR: Aramcocoin Launches Crypto Commodity Coin

Aramcocoin Launches Crypto Commodity CoinAramco Ltd. is a private company based out of the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia. Aramco Coin has created the ARM token in order to allow people to invest in a cryptocurrency that has some intrinsic value and also to allow people to easily trade on the live price of Brent crude oil.

Aramcocoin.io is a digitized interest in equivalent reserve barrels of crude oil and is free from the external risk of governmental intervention affecting the valuation of fiat currencies or the extreme volatility faced by digital currencies due to rapidly changing supply and demand dynamics. Aramcocoin.io offers all of the advantages historically associated with blockchain enabled digital currencies while providing a fully verifiable and audited asset reserve to ensure its value, stability and security as a leading medium of exchange.

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Facebook to Be Sued for Defamation Related to Scammy Bitcoin Ads

Facebook to be Sued for Defamation Related to Scammy Bitcoin AdsIn what is being referred to as a “groundbreaking lawsuit”, United Kingdom financial guru Martin Lewis is taking aim at Facebook’s lack of vigilance with regard to fake accounts. Mr. Lewis claims his likeness and reputation were used in multiple fraudulent instances, peddling mostly investment advice for assets such as bitcoin. Also read: James Bond-Like […]

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Most Britons Won’t Support a Crypto Issued by the Bank of England Says Poll

Most Britons Won’t Support a Crypto Issued by the Bank of England, PollAlmost two thirds of British people would not support a cryptocurrency issued by their central bank, according to a survey. Pollsters also found that the majority of Britons have already heard of bitcoin, however, a third of the respondents admitted they would be more likely to invest in cryptocurrencies if they were regulated. Also read: […]

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Many Brits Confuse Cryptocurrency with Something Else

Many Brits Confuse Cryptocurrency with Something Else, SurveyAccording to a new poll, many British people have little or no idea what cryptocurrency really is. Terms like “blockchain” sound familiar, but often in completely different contexts. The authors of the study have compiled a “Techionary” to acquaint the public with some common acronyms and buzzwords. Also read: Financial Professionals Bet On Rising Cryptos, […]

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Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey: Bitcoin to be World’s Currency

Twitter and Square CEO: Bitcoin to be World’s CurrencyJack Dorsey, CEO of both Twitter and payment platform, Square, told the Times of London there will be a single world currency in the next ten years, and he believes that will be bitcoin. His comments came at a downturn in the broader crypto markets and amidst declarations of bitcoin’s imminent demise.    Also read: Bitcoiners […]

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Coinbase Reveals Partnership With Barclays Bank

Coinbase Reveals Partnership With Barclays BankCoinbase has revealed that it has obtained a bank account with major U.K-based multinational financial services company, Barclays. The partnership comprises the first agreement reached between a leading U.K bank and a cryptocurrency exchange. Also Read: Secretive High-Tech Wall Street Trading Firm is Now Trading Bitcoin Coinbase Opens Account With Barclays The opening of an account […]

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Coinbase Granted E-Money License by UK’s Financial Conduct Authority

Coinbase Granted E-Money License by Uk’s Financial Conduct AuthorityCoinbase appears poised to increase its global market share for licensed cryptocurrency exchanges. It recently hired a mergers and acquisitions veteran who handled more than 40 deals for Linkedin, signaling its intent to start gobbling up competitors in the industry. Now it’s also established a new legal beachhead in the UK from which it can […]

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Half of Large British Businesses Hold Stockpiles of Cryptocurrency

Half of Large British Businesses Hold Stockpiles of CryptocurrencyA new poll of IT mangers at large UK businesses found that exactly half keep stockpiles of cryptocurrency for various reasons. Unlike what some might imagine, only a very small fraction of the companies that are holding bitcoin claim to be doing so as preparation for a ransomware attack. Also Read: Coinbase Develops Bitpay Competitor […]

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