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R3’s Marco Polo Trade Blockchain Takes Another Step Toward Production
The trade finance blockchain platform has passed another milestone in its development, with a successful pilot of real-time payment triggers.
Barclays Is No Longer Banking Coinbase
Barclays is no longer banking Coinbase, resulting in delayed fiat withdrawals and deposits for the crypto exchange's U.K. users.
Binance’s CZ: Like It or Not, Facebook’s Libra Coin Is Poised for Mass Adoption
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao shares his thoughts on Facebook’s Libra and says Brexit is bullish for crypto in a wide-ranging interview.
Amazon Is Looking to Put Advertising Data on a Blockchain
Amazon is looking to hire a software engineer to integrate parts of its advertising business with a blockchain.
British Authorities Seek Data from Crypto Exchanges in Search of Tax Evaders
The U.K. tax authority is pressuring crypto exchanges to reveal customers' names and transaction histories in a bid to claw back unpaid taxes,…
Ethereum Foundation Director’s New Role to Help Business Use Public Blockchain
The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance has appointed the executive director of the Ethereum Foundation to help drive its new "Mainnet Initiative."
Lenovo, Glaxo, Nokia: Big Names Join New IBM Blockchain
IBM's new supplier onboarding blockchain is launching with a slew of big names attached.
R3 Doubles London Office Space for Blockchain Hiring Spree
Enterprise blockchain firm R3 is doubling its office space in London to accommodate a hiring spree.
Investors Can Now Trade Ether and British Pounds on the Same Blockchain
LAB577, a team of ex-Royal Bank of Scotland engineers, has built a system for settling crypto and fiat trades on R3's Corda Network.
UK Finance Watchdog Issues Guidance on Regulation for Bitcoin and Crypto Assets
The U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority has finalized its guidance on crypto assets following a consultation which began in January.