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Silicon UK Roundtable: Tech Trends for 2024

In this Silicon Roundtable we bring together industry visionaries, thought leaders, and experts to delve into the exciting landscape of…

6 months ago

Bitfront To Close Down, In Latest Crypto Failure

Latest casualty. Crypto exchange Bitfront confirms it is shutting down amid challenging crypto market, despite best efforts

1 year ago

Maersk, IBM Discontinue Blockchain Shipping Platform

TradeLens, a blockchain platform from shipping giant Maersk and IBM is to be discontinued, to due lack of commercial viability

1 year ago

South Korea To Offer Blockchain-Based IDs

South Korea set to roll out blockchain identity verification to citizens with smartphones in 2024 as it looks to boost…

2 years ago

Ethereum ‘Merge’ Power-Saving Upgrade Completed

‘Merge’ upgrade to Ethereum blockchain completed - claimed to use 99.95 less energy, and reducing global energy consumption by 0.2…

2 years ago

Ethereum Power-Saving Upgrade Set For This Week

'Merge' upgrade to Ethereum blockchain that could drastically reduce power consumption may take place this week after multiple delays

2 years ago

SEC Charges Founders Of Crypto Group Forsage With Fraud

US SEC complaint says 11 associated with 'smart contract' firm Forsage, including founders, ran fraudulent pyramid and Ponzi scheme for…

2 years ago

BNP Paribas Joins JP Morgan Blockchain Trading Network

French bank BNP Paribas becomes first European bank to join JP Morgan's blockchain-based Onyx Digital Assets platform for repurchase trading

2 years ago

Davos Forum Sees Major Influx Of Crypto Firms

Cryptocurrency and blockchain firms are major presence at this year's physical Davos economic summit, in spite of recent drop in…

2 years ago

Funding Round Values Cryptocurrency Exchange KuCoin At $10bn

New $150m funding round values Seychelles-based cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin at $10bn amidst soaring investment in 'web3' ventures

2 years ago

Block, Blockstream, Tesla Build ‘Green’ Bitcoin Mine

Fintech giant Block (formerly Square) works with Bitcoin infrastructure company Blockstream on Bitcoin mining facility powered by Tesla solar products

2 years ago

Crypto Hackers Steal $615m From Ronin Network

Largest decentralised finance hack in history? Axie Infinity’s Ronin Network admits breach and says it lost $615m in USDC and…

2 years ago

Three quarters Of Ransomware Payments Go To Russian Hackers

Roughly 74 percent of all ransomware revenue in 2021 was sent to Russian-linked cyber-criminals, Chainalysis research has discovered

2 years ago

India To Launch Digital Currency In 2022

India's central bank will launch a digital rupee in two months time, as India becomes the latest country to embrace…

2 years ago

Jack Dorsey Blocked On Twitter By Netscape’s Marc Andreessen

Web3 dustup. Bad blood between Twitter co-founder and Marc Andreessen over Web3 deepens, after venture capitalist blocks Dorsey on Twitter

2 years ago

Jack Dorsey’s Square Changes Name To Block

When a Square becomes a Block. Payments giant Square will change its corporate name to Block next week, amid blockchain…

2 years ago

Facebook Cryptocurrency Executive David Marcus To Leave

Executive in charge of Meta's cryptocurrency efforts, confirms he is leaving after seven years at the social networking giant

2 years ago

Artist Creates ‘Piracy’ Site For NFTs

Australian programmer creates 'piracy' website for NFTs in order to allow 'future generations can study this generation's tulip mania'

3 years ago

Poly Network Hacker Returns All Stolen Tokens, Offered Job

Hacker who stole $610m worth of digital tokens has returned it all, and has been offered a job as 'Chief…

3 years ago

Poly Network Hackers Return $258m, After Huge Cryptocurrency Heist

That still leaves $353m unaccounted for. Hackers return $258m to Poly Network, after stealing $611m worth of digital tokens

3 years ago

Crypto Exchange Start-Up Bullish Sets Market Debut

Cryptocurrency market start-up Bullish plans $9bn market debut through merger with Far Peak Acquisition, headed by former NYSE president Tom…

3 years ago

Tim Berners-Lee’s NFT Source Code Sells For $5.4m

Auction of an NFT of Tim Berners-Lee's original source code for the World Wide Web sells for $5.4 million at…

3 years ago

Sir Tim Berners-Lee To Auction Web Source Code As NFT

Sir Tim Berners-Lee is to auction off the original source code for World Wide Web as a NFT later this…

3 years ago

New York Times Column Sells For Over £400,000

New York Times column in the form of a nonfungible token sells for over £400,000 at auction in latest sign…

3 years ago

Jack Dorsey’s First Tweet Sells For £2m

Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey sells first tweet as non-fungible token for £2m as digital art and collectibles grow in…

3 years ago

Renault Rolls Out Blockchain-Based System For Auto Industry Compliance

Renault's XCEED system uses Hyperledger Fabric blockchain technology to create neutral compliance-tracking platform for auto components

4 years ago

Facebook Rethinks Libra Digital Currency Plans – Report

Resistance from regulators around the world prompts Facebook to 'rethink' its plan for its Libra digital currency, it is reported

4 years ago

FinTech Part 1: A New Payments and Banking Landscape

As one of the fastest-growing sectors, FinTech is building technologies and services that will touch every consumer and business. In…

4 years ago