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On Aug 26, 2020
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Blockchain Bites: Major Acquisitions, Bitcoin Futures Liquidations and the SEC’s New Rules https://t.co/99L8GVV3zf by @Coindesk 2020-08-26 16:08:11
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Blockchain Bites: Major Acquisitions, Bitcoin Futures Liquidations and the SEC’s New Rules

Blockchain Bites: Major Acquisitions, Bitcoin Futures Liquidations and the SEC’s New Rules

FTX acquired Blockfolio, ConsenSys acquired Quorum and police have seized the third largest exchange in South Korea. And the SEC expanded its rules for investors.

On Aug 26, 2020
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A bankers guide to AI Part 5. What are the third-party dependencies? How will this technology affect my operational resiliency? https://t.co/sIKzns21Y8 by @BernardLunn 2020-08-26 05:00:09
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A bankers guide to AI Part 5. What are the third-party dependencies? How will this technology affect my operational resiliency?

A bankers guide to AI Part 5. What are the third-party dependencies? How will this technology affect my operational resiliency?

This is the final in a 5 part series (published weekly) written by guest author Amber Sutherland a banker who understands technology who currently works for Silent Eight an AI-based name, ...

On Aug 27, 2020
@HollandFinTech shared
RT @bf_magazine: InvestHK unveils Global Fast Track Programme to boost fintech development with Hong Kong’s proven market resilience and fintech opportunities https://t.co/VppJcr5XNr #fintech #development #FastTrack #HongKong @andi_staub @Xbond49 @psb_dc @terence_mills @WeAre80dB
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InvestHK unveils Global Fast Track Programme to boost fintech development with Hong Kong’s proven market resilience and fintech opportunities

InvestHK unveils Global Fast Track Programme to boost fintech development with Hong Kong’s proven market resilience and fintech opportunities

10 August 2020 Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) today (August 10) unveiled the Global Fast Track Programme, a business-driven programme within Hong Kong Fintech Week (HKFW), Asia’s annual ...

On Aug 25, 2020
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Mike Cagney launches blockchain for loan trading. Will banks go for it? https://t.co/GR9klbplQ4 by AmerBanker 2020-08-25 17:44:05
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Mike Cagney launches blockchain for loan trading. Will banks go for it?

Mike Cagney launches blockchain for loan trading. Will banks go for it?

The former SoFi chief’s latest startup, Figure, has created what it says is a transparent marketplace for buying and selling assets. Some banks have embraced the technology, but other ...

On Aug 26, 2020
@mdudas shared
Legend: @mickymalka of @ribbitcapital https://t.co/4Kng6XCnaX
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Bitcoin Investor Files For Giant $350 Million IPO For Possible Merger

Bitcoin Investor Files For Giant $350 Million IPO For Possible Merger

The founder of early bitcoin venture capital firm Ribbit Capital has filed for a massive $350 million initial public offering.

On Aug 27, 2020
@leimer shared
RT @UrvashiPrakash: #Alipay Ant Forest, the catalyst for enabling citizen action towards #carbonreduction #FintechforGood #GreenBonds #SME https://t.co/h21HWyOFtQ via @Finextra
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Alipay Ant Forest, the catalyst for enabling citizen action towards carbon reduction

Alipay Ant Forest, the catalyst for enabling citizen action towards carbon reduction

According to the Green Digital Finance Alliance (GDFA), by introducing nudging and incentives on digital platforms, there is potential for substantial behavioural change among ...

On Aug 26, 2020
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Crypto and Fintech Investor Ribbit Capital Files to Raise $350M for ‘Blank Check’ IPO https://t.co/dN4UioN5nY by @Coindesk 2020-08-26 00:10:36
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Crypto and Fintech Investor Ribbit Capital Files to Raise $350M for ‘Blank Check’ IPO

Crypto and Fintech Investor Ribbit Capital Files to Raise $350M for ‘Blank Check’ IPO

While it's unclear how much Ribbit Leap will focus on crypto or blockchain acquisitions, it comes at a time of renewed exuberance in the sector

On Aug 26, 2020
@Finovate shared
[email protected]_RnD receives 2020 Artificial Intelligence Breakthrough Award https://t.co/5JciygHzC3 https://t.co/vR8EZnP9JP
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ID R&D Recognized for Biometrics Innovation with 2020 Artificial Intelligence Breakthrough Award

ID R&D Recognized for Biometrics Innovation with 2020 Artificial Intelligence Breakthrough Award

ID R&D Recognized for Biometrics Innovation with 2020 Artificial Intelligence Breakthrough Award - ID R&D offers biometric authentication technologies for enterprise customers & solution ...