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Bitcoin hackers steal millions in ‘highly professional’ theft

Slovenian mining exchange NiceHash was targeted by 'professional' Bitcoin hackers who stole 4700 coins worth around $80 million
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Data shows 62% of adults ‘don’t understand inflation’

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has released startling data showing a large percentage of adults don't understand inflation
bitcoin crackdown

UK and EU plan Bitcoin crackdown over tax evasion fears

As the cryptocurrency hovers around the $10,000 mark, the UK and EU are threatening a bitcoin crackdown to prevent tax evasion and cybercrime
Bitcoin value hits

Bitcoin value hits record high of nearly $10,000

Bitcoin value hits a new high in its record-breaking trajectory, rising 4.5% to $9,700, nearly 10 x its value at the start of the year
defence technology

Adapting defence technology to business enterprise

Paddy Bradley, Director, Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership explains how investing in defence technology can boost the economy
bitcoin offshoot

Bitcoin offshoot set to rival cryptocurrency as value slumps

Bitcoin offshoot 'Bitcoin Cash' is making an impact in the world of cryptocurrency thanks to its ability to be processed cheaply

Ambrosus: Digitalising the Global Trade with Blockchain

Angel Versetti, CEO of Ambrosus discusses the world’s first blockchain ecosystem for supply chains and global trade
virtual currency

Blockchain: what is in it for the European economy?

Benoît Abeloos, Policy Officer at the European Commission gives a compelling glimpse into how virtual currency could affect the economy
household finances

MPs launch inquiry into household finances as debt grows

The Treasury Select Committee, led by Nicky Morgan, has launched an inquiry into household finances as debt grows to £200 billion The inquiry will look...
interest rates increase

Bank of England reveals decision on interest rates increase

The Bank of England has revealed its decision to raise interest rates by 0.25% for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis Economists and...
bitcoin gold

Bitcoin gold launch halted by hack

The launch of Bitcoin Gold, a new rival to the dominant cryptocurrency, has been hit by hacks, causing a drop in the value of Bitcoin
reporting rules

UK financial regulator fines US bank £35m for breaking reporting rules

The UK financial regulator has issued the Bank of America's Merrill Lynch a £35 million fine for violating transaction reporting rules
rising employment

Real wages fall despite rising employment

Data shows that when inflation is taken into account wages are declining despite the rising employment broadcasted by the government
blockchain

The rise and future of Blockchain

In this article, the founder and co-founder of the Blockchain Federation provide insight into the future for a blockchain based purpose-economy
low-income tenants

Rents rising for low-income tenants

Low-income tenants have seen a rise in the proportion of their wages being spent on rent over the last 20 years, as revealed by new data
cryptocurrency bubble

Bitcoin price rises over $5000 amid warnings of a cryptocurrency bubble

The price of bitcoin has risen above $5000 and is now more valuable than gold, generating warnings of a possible cryptocurrency bubble
changing regulatory rules

Changing regulatory rules in financial institutions

Jean Noël Georges at Frost & Sullivan explains how RegTech providers can aid financial service organisations in meeting changing regulatory rules
state cryptocurrency

Dubai launches world’s first state cryptocurrency

The local government of Dubai has launched emCash, the world's first state cryptocurrency, which will be available to all UAE citizens
interest rates

Bank of England says interest rates could rise as soon as November

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has said that interest rates could rise as soon as November and admitted fears over household debt
cryptocurrency jobs

Cryptocurrency jobs double over the last six months

The number of cryptocurrency jobs has doubled over the last six months as companies seek out employees who understand digital money

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