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KPMG Unveils Its 2019 Fintech100 Rankings, Bitcoin-Related Companies Slip Down

On Monday, November 18, the big-four auditing giant KPMG unveiled its ranking for the top 100 companies in FinTech for 2019. The report shows that the Chinese and Asia-Pacific regions have dominated the rankings.Alibaba‘s payments wing Ant Financial topped the 2019 FinTech100 KPMG rankings. Last year in 2018, the payments

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BitMEX Operator Firm Donates to MIT to Conduct Crypto, Bitcoin-Related Research

The owner and operator of cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX has donated to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to conduct cryptocurrency-related research, according to an announcement published on May 28.HDR Global Trading Limited has made a donation to the MIT Digital Currency Initiative (DCI), the objective of which is to

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CFTC Requires Trading Platform to Pay $990K for Illegal Bitcoin-Related Transactions

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has announced Monday, March 11, that international securities dealer 1pool Ltd. and its CEO Patrick Brunner must pay a total of $990,000 for illicit Bitcoin (BTC) transactions with U.S. customers.The Marshall Islands-based startup, which was offering BTC-funded security-based swaps, and its

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