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All ‘Big Four’ Auditors to Trial Blockchain Platform for Financial Reporting

All ‘Big Four’ Auditors to Trial Blockchain Platform for Financial Reporting The world’s four biggest auditing firms – Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PwC – are joining a group of 20 banks in Taiwan to trial a blockchain service for auditing public companies’ interim financial reports. According to a local news …

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Government-Backed Blockchain Trade Platform Launches in Singapore

Government-Backed Blockchain Trade Platform Launches in Singapore CrimsonLogic, a Singapore-based e-government service provider owned by a government agency and a major port operator, has announced the launch of a blockchain platform focused on cross-border trade. The firm’s fully-owned subsidiary GeTS launched the service on Wednesday, according to a press release. …

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Billionaire Marc Lasry Sees Bitcoin’s Price Reaching $40,000

Billionaire Marc Lasry Sees Bitcoin’s Price Reaching $40,000 Another billionaire investor has made bullish comments on bitcoin. Marc Lasry, the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Avenue Capital Group, an investment firm with $9.6 billion in assets under management, weighed in on his bitcoin investment on CNBC Wednesday. Speaking during the …

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Pop Icon Peter Gabriel Has Invested in a Blockchain Startup

Pop Icon Peter Gabriel Has Invested in a Blockchain Startup Legendary musician Peter Gabriel is backing UK-based blockchain startup Provenance, though the full amount of Gabriel’s investment has yet to be disclosed. Gabriel, formerly the lead singer of rock band Genesis, invested in Provenance along with Working Capital Fund, Digital Currency …

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US Congressman Calls for Ban on Crypto Buying and Mining

US Congressman Calls for Ban on Crypto Buying and Mining A U.S. lawmaker has called for a blanket ban on cryptocurrency buying. Congressman Brad Sherman is no stranger to controversial statements on the subject – back in March he called cryptocurrencies “a crock” – and during the Wednesday hearing of a …

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