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Crypto and Forex scam reports tripled in the UK in 2018: watchdog

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.

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London Stock Exchange currently exploring blockchain use cases

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.

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3 blockchain firms get green light to join UK FCA’s regulatory sandbox

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.

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British hacker who made over £700K in crypto jailed for six years

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.

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Coinbase introduces Visa crypto card in UK

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.

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The UK startup that wants to streamline the global healthcare industry

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.

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UK startup Acre raises $6.5M to fund blockchain mortgage tech

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.”

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OVO invests in an energy tech company Electron

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.

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UK’s Financial Conduct Authority flags ‘illegal’ Next Coin Market

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.

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73% of UK consumers ‘don’t know what cryptocurrency is’

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.

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Wirex adds crypto payments support for 10 new fiat currencies

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.

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Crypto analysis firm Chainalysis secures $30M in Series B funding

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.

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