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Apple Pay Goes Live in Spain While Samsung Pay UK Release Pushed Back to 2017
December 2nd, 2016

Apple Pay continues its European expansion and Samsung delays the next launch of its mobile payment service.

Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase Ordered to Hand Over 2 Years of User Records to IRS
December 1st, 2016

The IRS suspects that some individuals could have hidden taxable income for the specified period.

Blockchain Consortium R3 CEV Open-Sources Its Distributed Ledge Platform Corda
November 30th, 2016

R3 aims to encourage collaboration and contribution to the Corda platform by giving developers an access to the source code.

1,000-Year-Old Royal Mint Partners with CME Group to Offer Gold Trading Based on Blockchain
November 30th, 2016

The market will be underpinned by up to $1bn in gold bars, or around two tonnes at current prices.

Ernst & Young Switzerland Becomes First Advisory Firm to Accept Bitcoins for Its Services
November 29th, 2016

EY Switzerland launches the first bitcoin ATM where customers will be able to exchange Swiss francs for bitcoins and vice versa.

Blockchain Consortium R3 CEV to Receive $59 Million From Major Banks
November 26th, 2016

A blockchain startup R3 CEV is going to raise $150 million in its first funding round and some of its original members have already expressed their intention to invest.

Don’t Miss Deals As Bitcoin Black Friday 2016 Begins!
November 25th, 2016

Around 150 merchants are expected to take part in Bitcoin Black Friday 2016 offering a wide range of products from video games, diamond jewelry, cryptoart to new computers.

Goldman Sachs and Santander Leave R3 Blockchain Consortium
November 22nd, 2016

R3 CEV is starting fundraising with most of consortium participants expressing their interest in investing.

Bitcoin Price Leaps to $745 as Chinese Yuan Reaches Eight-Year Low
November 17th, 2016

Overnight, the Yuan dropped to the lowest point since December 2008, and experts predict further declines.

CME Group Launches Bitcoin Reference Rate and Bitcoin Real Time Index
November 15th, 2016

The initiative is expected to professionalize and legitimize bitcoin as a financial asset.

What Does a Donald Trump Presidency Mean for US-Based Fintech Companies
November 11th, 2016

Experts predict that the campaign of Donald Trump can result in the reduction of fintech investment in the near future.

‘$1.4 Billion Invested in Blockchain Companies in Last 9 Months,’ Says PwC Expert
November 10th, 2016

According to Seamus Cushley, financial organizations all over the world see a great potential in the blockchain technology trying to adopt it to various services.

Bitcoin Price Rises as Donald Trump Becomes Next US President
November 9th, 2016

Bitcoin experts previously predicted that the victory of Donald Trump can result in bitcoin price boost.