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Following $120 Million Funding Round, Waves Token Price Jumps Over 30%

Global blockchain platform Waves raised $120 million in a private funding round for its new project called Vostok. Global blockchain platform Waves has raised $120 million in a private funding round for its new project called Vostok, according to an official blog post published Dec.…

Allianz Global Investors CEO Calls for Cryptocurrencies to Be Outlawed

The head of one of Europe’s largest asset managers, Allianz Global, has called for global regulators to “outlaw” crypto assets. The outburst from CEO Andreas Utermann came during a panel discussion in London.  Also read: Netherlands to Regulate Cryptocurrencies in Bid to Curb Money Laundering Cryptocurrencies Have…

This London Taxi Driver Sells Cryptocurrency to Passengers

If you hail a taxi in downtown London, you could wind up paying for more than just your fare. Pseudonymous cab driver Dave Jenkins is known as the Crypto Cabbie because as he drives passengers around London he provides the ability to purchase BTC. Also…

EY To Make Ethereum Private, Announces ZK-Snarks Integration

London-based professional services firm EY has announced the development of an EY Ops Chain Public Edition (PE) prototype that could improve privacy without compromising consensus algorithms on blockchains, such as Ethereum. This will theoretically allow companies and private entities to enhance their privacy and security…

Craft Brewery In The UK Chooses Bitcoin Over Cash Payments

Amazing crypto news for all beer lovers, a craft brewery popular in the UK called BrewDog opened a bar in London that accepts the only bitcoin as a method of payment. The brewery is known for operating a chain of drinking pubs around London and…

Blockchain Could Track the Globe’s Gold Bullion by 2019

The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) is to create a set of standards for blockchain-based gold tracking, as well as an oversight committee to approve and monitor technology providers. Ethical sourcing is becoming critical in such a high-value sector as precious metals. It will become…

Security Giant G4S Offers Protected Offline Cryptocurrency Storage

G4S (LSE: GFS), a security services provider with operations in more than 90 countries, guards everything from cash transfers to nuclear power plants and prisons. The London-headquartered company has now started to offer cryptocurrency protection, according to a recent report. Also Read: Majority of Crypto…

Brewdog Brand Welcomes Bitcoin Cash

One of Britain’s best known breweries is welcoming Bitcoin Cashers to its new bar. Scottish firm Brewdog, which boasts of making “beer for punks”, will be giving away £3,000 (US $4,000) at the opening of its Canary Wharf bar on October 19. The bar will…