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Germany’s Central Bank and Deutsche Börse Complete Blockchain Settlement Trial

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In February 2017,  Deutsche Bundesbank was working on a blockchain-based settlement system which according to the institution was not yet market ready. In partnership with Deutsche Börse, the organization developed a preliminary prototype for a blockchain-based solution for payment settlement, transferring securities, processing delivery-versus-payment transactions in which securities purchases are settled and …

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Bitcoin Shows New Resilience as Markets Shake off Futures Settlement

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Bitcoin futures may have expired, but even that failed to produce volatility in cryptocurrency as markets remained flat Saturday, Oct. 27. The behavior marks a stark contrast from just several months ago, with impending futures previously sparking losses in the run-up to their settlement date. On Friday, Cointelegraph had noted that Bitcoin volatility had hit an 18-month …

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Malta Financial Watchdog Warns Against ‘Dubious’ Crypto Trading Platform

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The platform in question, “Primetradingbot,” reportedly appears to be running a “high yield” Bitcoin (BTC)-related investment scheme, which the MSFA cautions has “a dubious nature with a high risk of loss of money” The platform in question, “Primetradingbot,” reportedly appears to be running a “high yield” Bitcoin (BTC)-related investment scheme, …

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North Korea Hacked up with Two Cryptocurrency Scams This Year

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According to the report, the HOLD coin has been listed and delisted on a series of crypto exchanges, eventually defrauding investors in a scam staking scheme. In the report entitled “Shifting Patterns in Internet Use Reveal Adaptable and Innovative North Korean Ruling Elite,” Recorded Future’s research team Insikt Group mentions …

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