Banking in Bitcoin’s Age: Norway Bank Adopts Direct Bitcoin Integration
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Banking in Bitcoin’s Age: Norway Bank Adopts Direct Bitcoin Integration

Brian Evans - May 16, 2017

Get exclusive analysis of bitcoin and learn from our trading tutorials. Join Hacked.com for just $39 now.While many in the banking industry around the world are trying…

UK & Hong Kong Watchdogs Ink FinTech Cooperation Pact
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UK & Hong Kong Watchdogs Ink FinTech Cooperation Pact

Brian Evans - May 16, 2017

Get exclusive analysis of bitcoin and learn from our trading tutorials. Join Hacked.com for just $39 now.Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has signed a cooperation…

Ireland’s Big Banks Pilot Domestic Payments on Ethereum-Based Blockchain
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Ireland’s Big Banks Pilot Domestic Payments on Ethereum-Based Blockchain

Brian Evans - May 15, 2017

Get exclusive analysis of bitcoin and learn from our trading tutorials. Join Hacked.com for just $39 now.Two of Ireland’s colloquial ‘big four’ banks are part of a…

Palestinian Govt Plans to Launch ‘Bitcoin-Style’ Digital Currency: Report
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Palestinian Govt Plans to Launch ‘Bitcoin-Style’ Digital Currency: Report

Brian Evans - May 15, 2017

The head of the Palestine Monetary Authority, the emerging central bank of Palestine, has revealed plans toward launching Palestine’s own digital currency. According to a Reuters report,…

China’s Central Bank Establishes FinTech Committee
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China’s Central Bank Establishes FinTech Committee

Brian Evans - May 15, 2017

The People’s Bank of China, the nation’s central bank, has announced the establishment of a FinTech committee. The PBOC has set up its own committee for ‘strengthening…

Australian Bitcoin Exchanges Join Govt-Backed Blockchain Delegation to New York
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Australian Bitcoin Exchanges Join Govt-Backed Blockchain Delegation to New York

Brian Evans - May 15, 2017

The Australian government is sending a 26-member delegation that includes bitcoin exchanges and blockchain startups to New York to participate in Consensus 2017, a prominent industry event.…

Bitcoin-Friendly Japan Plans a ‘Deregulated Sandbox’ for FinTech Sprint
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Bitcoin-Friendly Japan Plans a ‘Deregulated Sandbox’ for FinTech Sprint

Brian Evans - May 15, 2017

The Japanese government is reportedly plotting a pro-innovation sandbox that will encourage FinTech startups to enter the banking industry through regulator-free trials. According to a report by…

Bitcoin Boom: Japan’s Largest Bank to Turn Credit Card Unit into Digital Currency Platform
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Bitcoin Boom: Japan’s Largest Bank to Turn Credit Card Unit into Digital Currency Platform

Brian Evans - May 12, 2017

The Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) is reportedly planning to turn a majority-owned credit card unit into a wholly-owned hub for managing digital currencies. According to a…

Hong Kong Urged to Recognize Digital Currencies & Commit to Blockchain
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Hong Kong Urged to Recognize Digital Currencies & Commit to Blockchain

Brian Evans - May 11, 2017

An advisory body has urged the Hong Kong government to recognize digital currencies and invest in blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) amid a wider FinTech-forward remit…

Ex-Financial Ombudsman to Guide UK FinTech Sector through Brexit
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Ex-Financial Ombudsman to Guide UK FinTech Sector through Brexit

Brian Evans - May 10, 2017

Innovate Finance is to get a new chairperson who has been tasked with the role of guiding the U.K.’s fintech sector through Brexit. Natalie Ceeney, who was…