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Exclusive: ING working on digital assets custody technology - sources

12 Dec 2019

NEW YORK Dutch bank ING is working on developing technology to help clients safely store digital assets, according to people familiar with the matter.

Fintech startup Qwil raises $24.4 million in equity and $200 million in debt

11 Dec 2019

NEW YORK Qwil, a startup that provides financing to freelancers and small businesses, has raised $24.4 million in equity and $200 million in debt funding from investors including Jefferies Financial Group Inc, the company said on Wednesday.

Diversity-focused British VC firm closes inaugural fund with high-profile backers

11 Dec 2019

A new London-based venture capital aimed at funding tech companies whose founders come from traditionally under-represented groups said on Tuesday it closed its inaugural fund with backing from investors including TransferWise co-founder Taavet Hinrikus and later stage investment firm Atomico.

Crypto expert thought it would be ‘cool’ if North Korea mined ether: source

03 Dec 2019

NEW YORK A U.S. digital currency expert who was arrested last week for allegedly aiding North Korea in violation of sanctions told acquaintances last year that he thought it would be "really cool" if the reclusive state mined cryptocurrency ether, according to one person with direct knowledge of the matter.

Crypto expert thought it would be ‘cool’ if North Korea mined ether -source

03 Dec 2019

NEW YORK, Dec 2 A U.S. digital currency expert who was arrested last week for allegedly aiding North Korea in violation of sanctions told acquaintances last year that he thought it would be "really cool" if the reclusive state mined cryptocurrency ether, according to one person with direct knowledge of the matter.

Fidelity’s crypto company secures New York state license

19 Nov 2019

NEW YORK Fidelity Digital Assets, the cryptocurrency company of Boston-based Fidelity Investments, has been granted a license by New York’s financial regulator, the company said on Tuesday.

Factbox: Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra

23 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK Facebook Inc revealed lofty plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra in June, but the project quickly ran into trouble with sceptical regulators around the world.

Factbox - Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra

14 Sep 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK Facebook Inc revealed lofty plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra in June, but the project quickly ran into trouble with sceptical regulators around the world.

Factbox: Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra

13 Sep 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK Facebook Inc revealed lofty plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra in June, but the project quickly ran into trouble with sceptical regulators around the world.

Factbox: Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra

13 Sep 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK Facebook Inc revealed lofty plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra in June, but the project quickly ran into trouble with skeptical regulators around the world.

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