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FCA Accuses Banks of Anti-Competitive Practices Towards Distributed Ledger Technology Start-Ups

Regulation The UK financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has accused financial institutions of withholding financial services from distributed ledger technology (DLT) start-ups on a wholesale basis. The assessments have been published in a report examining the outcome of the nation’s ‘regulatory sandbox’ one year after its …

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Ledger Bitcoin Wallet Partners With Tech Giant Intel

Technology The Paris-based cryptocurrency hardware wallet manufacturing company, Ledger, has announced a recent partnership with the giant multinational technology firm Intel. The joint initiative aims to tether Ledger’s unique operating system, ‘BOLOS’ and Intel’s ‘Software Extension Guard’ (SGX). Also read: SPV Wallet Bread Lets Users Decide During the …

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Venezuelans Risk “Energy Theft” Arrest and Police Extortion Mining Bitcoin

Mining Agence-France Presse (AFP) reports Venezuelans hard-hit by hyperinflation are still apt to mine the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, even though they’re subject to immediate arrest for energy theft, or even extortion, by police.  Also read: Venezuelan Bitcoin Mining Continues Despite Government Crackdown Venezuelans’ Harsh Reality Venezuela’s national …

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