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Big Four Auditor PwC Trials Blockchain System for Verifying Employee Credentials

Big Four audit firm PwC is conducting a trial of its new blockchain platform for ensuring the integrity of employee credentials

Experts: Finance Firms Need to Replace IT Infrastructure to Adopt Blockchain and Crypto

Experts at a recent conference in Edinburgh suggested that entering the blockchain and crypto space will require some firms to undergo an IT infrastructure overhaul

Brewdog Brand Welcomes Bitcoin Cash

Brewdog Brand Welcomes Bitcoin CashOne of Britain’s best known breweries is welcoming Bitcoin Cashers to its new bar. Scottish firm Brewdog, which boasts of making “beer for punks”, will be giving away £3,000 (US $4,000) at the opening of its Canary Wharf bar on October 19. The bar will be accepting BCH (and BTC) as payment, funded with the […]

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The Daily: Malta Sees No Issue With Unlicensed Crypto Firms, Valletta Mansion on Sale for Crypto

The Daily: Malta Sees No Issue With Unlicensed Crypto Firms, Valletta Mansion on Sale for CryptoMalta is not worried about crypto companies operating while their applications for licenses are still pending as the loophole does not mean they are free from obligations under the current regulations, officials from the island nation commented. Also in The Daily, a €3 million palazzo in Valletta has been put up for sale and the […]

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The Daily: Bitcoin Art Merges Canvas and Augmented Reality, Bitmain IPO Update

The Daily: Bitcoin Art Merges Canvas and Augmented Reality, Bitmain IPO UpdateIn today’s edition of The Daily we feature an interesting art exhibition which merges augmented reality technology with oil paintings inspired by Bitcoin and cryptocurrency culture. We also cover updates about the Bitmain IPO, ASX’s “blockchain” deployment and Alexander Vinnik’s extradition case. Also Read: Binance Wants to Invest in Africa, Reaches Out to African Projects […]

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UK Financial Game Show Uses Comedy & Bitcoin to Entertain, Inform

UK Financial Game Show Uses Comedy & Bitcoin to Entertain, InformWho is the richest person in the world? Who said, “It costs a lot of money to look this cheap?” Where do they drink the most alcohol per capita? Ireland, Scotland, Russia or France? Readers who immediately answered just might be perfect guests on Dominic Frisby’s Financial Game Show, launching in the United Kingdom. Prizes […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Friday: Bitpanda Offers New Coins, Microsoft Dips Data Center in the Sea

Bitcoin in Brief Friday: Bitpanda Offers New Coins, Microsoft Dips Data Center in the SeaIn today’s Bitcoin in Brief we cover a recent announcement by a leading European crypto exchange – Bitpanda is adding two new coins, IOTA and Komodo. While on the Old Continent, Microsoft has immersed a whole data center off the coast of Scotland. And in Japan, a startup uses artificial intelligence, augmented reality and blockchain […]

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Bitcoin Addicts Crave Risk, Excitement, Escape

Bitcoin Addicts Crave Risk, Excitement, EscapeCorner those experienced within cryptocurrency’s ecosystem, and they’ll admit something akin to addicts exist. That fine line between obsession and irrational exuberance is probably best exemplified in wild price fluxuations, furious buying and selling. At least one historic county in Scotland, Peeblesshire (Siorrachd nam Pùballan), believes they’ve identified bitcoin addicts, and are beginning to treat […]

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Scottish 'Crypto Clinic' Treats Bitcoin Trading Addicts

A Scottish hospital is offering a course of residential treatment for ‘crypto addicts,’ who experts say show similar behavior to problem gamblers

Bitcoin Accepted Here: Where to Spend Your BTC

You have some Bitcoins but don’t know where to spend them? Look no further than this article.

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