#London

McKinsey Advisor: Blockchain May Kill Off the City of London and NHS

According to a senior advisor at consultancy firm McKinsey, John Straw, blockchain could make the City of London irrelevant in the near future. He made the...

R3 Doubles London Office Size in Anticipation of Growing Branch

New York-based enterprise software firm R3, known for its enterprise blockchain platform Corda, has doubled the size of its London Wall office. Business intelligence firm...

Coinbase Custody Holds $1.3B in Assets Under Custody, Expects to Hit $2B ‘Soon’

Coinbase Custody revealed that it holds $1.3 billion in assets under custody (AUC) and the firm expects to hit $2 billion AUC soon in a...

UK Watchdog Warns of Crypto Scams Using ‘Prestigious’ London Addresses as Smokescreen

The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said that crypto investment scams are increasingly targeting British investors, in an official warning published August 17. The...

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Cardano’s Payment Gateway for Merchants Is Now Live

The Cardano Foundation, the firm behind the 12th biggest cryptocurrency Cardano (ADA), has launched AdaPay, an ADA payment gateway for merchants.Developed by the Cardano Foundation...

R3 CEO: Facebook’s Announcement of Libra Was ‘Ridiculously Stupid’

CEO of blockchain firm R3 has ridiculed the way Facebook introduced its yet-to-be-released Libra stablecoin.Skepticism surrounding Facebook’s forthcoming Libra stablecoin continues growing as David Rutter,...

Hong Kong Steps Up Research Into Central Bank Digital Currency

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has revealed it is conducting research into applications for a central bank digital currency (CBDC).Ejinsight reported on the news...

Tencent Admits Facebook’s Libra Is a Threat to WeChat Pay

Facebook’s Libra stablecoin would be a serious threat to WeChat Pay, the payment service’s parent company Tencent admitted in a recent blockchain whitepaper.Asian news outlet...

Top-5 Cryptos This Week: XMR, XRP, BSV, LEO, BNB

While the fundamentals in the crypto space have been improving over the past few months, repeated opposition to popular projects like Libra has kept the...

Ripple’s XRP Sales Down 73% in Q3 Compared to Previous Quarter

Blockchain payments network Ripple has announced that it sold $66.24 million worth of XRP in Q3 2019 — down a staggering 73.66% compared to the...