Latest News Of United Kingdom Tag
Business 22 May 2019
Crypto and Forex scam reports tripled in the UK in 2018: watchdog
The U.K. continued to suffer from crypto scams during the down market, and it appears the old tricks still work.
Business 3 May 2019
London Stock Exchange currently exploring blockchain use cases
The London Stock Exchange is looking into blockchain use cases that could increase transparency for financial markets.
Business 2 May 2019
3 blockchain firms get green light to join UK FCA’s regulatory sandbox
The Financial Conduct Authority has included Diro Labs, Fintech Delivery Panel Partners and ecommerce payment firm Nuggets within the cohort 5 group of companies.
Tech 10 April 2019
British hacker who made over £700K in crypto jailed for six years
The UK has delivered a stiff sentence to a British hacker, who used malware to steal hundreds of thousands from victims around the world.
Business 11 April 2019
Coinbase introduces Visa crypto card in UK
Visa has agreed to a deal with Coinbase to allow a new Visa-branded debit card for the cryptocurrency exchange’s clients in the UK.
Interviews 9 April 2019
The UK startup that wants to streamline the global healthcare industry
Pharmeum’s co-founder and CEO Zain Rana introduces an app that enables users to bring their health data anywhere in the world with blockchain and AI.
Business 8 April 2019
UK startup Acre raises $6.5M to fund blockchain mortgage tech
The platform uses blockchain technology to combine detailed consumer and property data, bringing together all the components of the mortgage application process into one unchangeable “record of transactions.”
Business 13 March 2019
OVO invests in an energy tech company Electron
OVO, a major energy company in the United Kingdom, has invested in Electron through its recently launched intelligent grid technology division Kaluza.
Business 8 March 2019
UK’s Financial Conduct Authority flags ‘illegal’ Next Coin Market
The regulator, which is responsible for overseeing the financial services sector in the country, flagged a firm called Next Coin Market, which it said had been falsely claiming FCA authorization.
Business 8 March 2019
73% of UK consumers ‘don’t know what cryptocurrency is’
Almost three-quarters of consumers don’t know or can’t describe what a cryptocurrency is, according to a new survey published by the UK’s chief financial regulator.
Business 28 February 2019
Wirex adds crypto payments support for 10 new fiat currencies
The service offers access to interbank exchange rates, as well as “unconditional access” to OTC rates for cryptocurrency to its customers through the European Economic Area.
Business 13 February 2019
Crypto analysis firm Chainalysis secures $30M in Series B funding
Chainalysis, a cryptocurrency analysis firm, has raised $30 million in Series B funding, as the firm looks to expand into new markets in 2019.