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Banking Giant HSBC’s Blockchain Platform Processed $250 Billion in Forex in 2018

International banking giant HSBC settled $250 billion of forex trades using blockchain technology in 2018. The company has revealed the figure in a press release quoted by the Financial Times (FT) Jan. 14. Through its proprietary blockchain…
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3% of Americans Ready to Use Blockchain Banking Solutions

Note: this article is not intended as an endorsement or any sort of positive leaning sentiment toward the FOTON ICO. The author has no opinion of the ICO. The article is purely about the results of the survey the purveyors conducted earlier…
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Japanese Banking Giant, Others Donate $800K for Blockchain Course at University of Tokyo

The University of Tokyo will launch a blockchain course following a donation of nearly  $800,000 from several companies, including Japanese banking giant Sumitomo Mitsui (SMBC) and the Ethereum Foundation, Cointelegraph Japan reports Nov.…
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Italian Banking Association Completes First Test of Blockchain-Based Interbank System

The Italian Banking Association (ABI) has revealed they successfully passed the initial phase of testing their blockchain-powered interbank system, Italian financial media outlet Ansa reported September 29. By applying distributed ledger technology…
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Business Owner of Crypto Generating Bike Has Accounts Frozen by Barclays and HSBC

Barclays and HSBC have allegedly blocked three accounts of a U.K.-based electric bike retailer for having traded Bitcoin for cash through a popular P2P trading platform hours earlier. The alarming situation comes five months after crypto exchange…
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Cryptohomie Who Spent Almost $150,000 on Altcoins Sees 85% Loss

A crypto enthusiast who took out a six-figure loan to purchase cryptocurrencies has seen them lose almost 85% of their value. Investment Lost with NEO, Stellar, Litecoin, Ethereum, and Others On Monday, Reddit user “Cryptohomie,”…