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All posts by Jimmy Aki

Based in the UK, Jimmy has been following the development of blockchain for several years, and he is optimistic about its potential to democratize the financial system.


HSBC India Blockchain

HSBC India Issues First Blockchain Enabled Letter of Credit with Reliance Industries

HSBC India has completed a first of its kind blockchain enable transaction in partnership with ING Bank Brussels between Indian Holding juggernaut...

/ November 6, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Jail

U.S. Trader Faces Jail Time for Running an Unlicensed Bitcoin Business on LocalBitcoins

A man identified as Jacob Burrell Campos has pleaded guilty, before a federal court in San Diego, to operating an unlicensed money...

/ November 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Coinbase Lays off Around 15 Members of Staff

America's largest cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase recently fired staff in the customer support, compliance and fraud departments, according to a Yahoo Finance report....

/ October 30, 2018 / 0 Comments
Royal Mint Cryptocurrency

British Government Halts the Royal Mint’s Plan for Gold-backed Cryptocurrency

The institution saddled with the responsibility of supplying the United Kingdom's coinage, Royal Mint Limited has ditched plans to launch a gold-backed...

/ October 30, 2018 / 0 Comments
Air Canada Blockchain

Air Canada to Integrate Blockchain Travel Distribution Solution

Canada's flag carrier Air Canada has signed an agreement with Swiss start-up Winding Tree to participate in a blockchain-based open source travel...

/ October 26, 2018 / 0 Comments
China Blockchain

China’s Largest Newspaper Plans to Launch a Blockchain Laboratory

In the bid to stimulate the real economy through blockchain applications, the Investor and Venture Capital arm of People's Daily Online—People Capital,...

/ October 25, 2018 / 0 Comments
WEX Exchange Problems

Wex Exchange Users Notify the Authorities over Withdrawal Difficulties

Observers have begun to raise an eyebrow after many users of embattled cryptocurrency exchange WEX complained of the difficulty encountered in withdrawing...

/ October 25, 2018 / 3 Comments
Blockchain Franchising

Blockchain Uses Expanding: Exploring Blockchain Technology to Advance Franchising

Blockchain technology is pushing the frontiers beyond cryptocurrency transactions and application to different forms of record keeping. This technology seems relentless in its...

/ October 23, 2018 / 0 Comments
Japan Cryptocurrency

Japan’s Central Bank Has No Plan to Issue Digital Currencies

The deputy governor of the Bank of Japan Masayoshi Amamiya has reiterated his skepticism about any relevance that may abound in the...

/ October 22, 2018 / 0 Comments
CTFC Crypto

Court Slaps Bitcoin Hedge Fund and CEO with $2.5 Million Fine for Ponzi Scheme

Cryptocurrency hedge fund Gelfman Blueprint, Inc. (GBI) and its CEO Nicholas Gelfman have been convicted for floating a fraudulent Ponzi scheme. They...

/ October 22, 2018 / 0 Comments