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Malaysia says working on regulatory framework for crypto currencies

Malaysia has begun work on a regulatory structure for digital currencies such as bitcoin, its central bank governor said on Wednesday, aimed at further securing Malaysia against money-laundering and terrorism financing. Governor Muhammad Ibrahim told a counter-terrorism financing summit that from next year those converting crypto currencies into conventional currency will be designated as “reporting […]

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American Express, Santander team up with Ripple for cross-border payments via blockchain

American Express, Santander team up with Ripple for cross-border payments via blockchain . American Express and Santander have partnered with financial technology firm Ripple to speed up cross-border payments between the U.S. and the U.K. by using blockchain technology. Payments made by American Express’ business customers on its FX International Payments (FXIP) platform will now be routed through Ripple’s […]

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What Björk’s Cryptocurrency-Paired Album Means For The Music Industry

A few days ago, futurist-artist Björk announced that not only would she accept cryptocurrencies as payment for her 10th album, Utopia—she’ll also give away 100 AudioCoins alongside any purchase. What is AudioCoin? AudioCoin is a cryptocurrency launched by British blockchain startup Blockpool, with the goal of decentralizing music currency to “reward fans and artists simultaneously” by moving past the centralized streaming model […]

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