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  • New blockchain targeting sustainable development economy

    Ian Jones describes corporate social responsibility funding as a ‘grudging obligation’ that, as it currently stands, achieves very little apart from being an exercise in good PR.

    Written by Byron Connolly16 July 18 12:14
  • Cryptocurrency prices are all in the mind

    ​The volatility of cryptocurrencies has become something of a joke. The fact its value bounces around like a kangaroo in a clown car has given rise to countless memes about the emotional toll of being an investor.

    Written by George Nott23 May 18 09:00
  • Twitter to ban cryptocurrency ads

    Twitter Inc will start banning cryptocurrency advertising from Tuesday, joining Facebook and Google in a clampdown that seeks to avoid giving publicity to potential fraud or large investor losses.

    Written by Reuters27 March 18 10:43
  • U.K. unveils new plan for cryptoassets

    Britain announced a task force on Thursday to exploit the technology underpinning cryptoassets, such as bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, as part of new plans to help fintech companies find more customers.

    Written by Reuters23 March 18 09:54
  • G20 to monitor cryptocurrencies

    Financial policymakers from the world's top 20 economies agreed to keep a watchful eye on cryptocurrencies on Tuesday and opened the door to regulating the booming industry at a later stage.

    Written by Reuters21 March 18 09:37
  • BMW using blockchain to prove batteries use clean cobalt

    Automaker BMW is working with a London-based start-up to use transaction-recording technology blockchain to prove batteries for its electric vehicles will contain only clean cobalt, the start-up's CEO said.

    Written by Reuters06 March 18 09:40
  • Researchers to be rewarded with cryptocurrency

    A group of academics and technology experts will soon launch a blockchain-powered network that will reward quality research with its own cryptocurrency called Mosaic.

    Written by Reuters15 Feb. 18 09:01
  • Bitcoin drops below $7000

    Digital currency bitcoin fell more than 15 percent on Monday to a nearly three-month low amid a slew of concerns ranging from a global regulatory clampdown to a ban on using credit cards to buy bitcoin by British and U.S. banks.

    Written by Reuters06 Feb. 18 09:21
  • Facebook banning crytocurrency ads

    Facebook said it will ban ads promoting financial products and services tied to cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings.

    Written by Reuters31 Jan. 18 08:53
  • Cryptocurrency prices drop following regulatory crackdown concerns

    Bitcoin slid as much as 18 percent on Tuesday to a four-week low, as worries about a regulatory crackdown on the market spread after reports suggested it was still possible that South Korea could ban trading in cryptocurrencies.

    Written by Reuters17 Jan. 18 09:17