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Vancouver’s University of British Columbia Launches Canada’s First Graduate Blockchain Training Programmes

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is launching Canada’s first blockchain and distributed ledger technology training path for graduate students.“As the country’s first graduate blockchain learning path, the initiative is transformative to the blockchain sector in Canada and beyond,” said Victoria Lemieux, UBC iSchool associate professor and [email protected] cluster lead. “The initiative will allow students to develop

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Crypto Criminals Send Scam Emails Impersonating British Financial Watchdog

Cyber criminals have been sending scam emails claiming to be from the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and promoting crypto assets investments, financial market-focused platform FT Adviser reported on July 22.The letter impersonating the FCA is entitled "Guaranteed chance to earn" and features the watchdog’s logo and branding.

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‘Open to Massive Fraud’ — British MP Wants to Probe Facebook’s Libra

Damian Collins, a senior official at the British Parliament and known critic of Facebook, wants to probe the firm’s crypto project Libra.Damian Collins says Libra is going to be open to massive fraud Collins, chairman of the British Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, who led an 18-month investigation

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British Regulator FCA Prepares a Potential Ban of Crypto CFDs for Retail Investors

British financial watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), is preparing a potential ban on the sale of crypto derivatives to retail investors, according to an official document released on July 1.In the document, titled “Restricting contract for difference products sold to retail clients,” the FCA revealed that the regulator

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Canada’s University of British Columbia To Launch First Blockchain Graduate Course

The University of British Columbia (UBC) announced that it is launching Canada’s first blockchain course for graduate students in January next year. The blockchain and distributed ledger technology training path for graduate students aims to build capacity for existing master’s and PhD students in this area and help scale Canada’s blockchain industry, UBC

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Binance Cryptocurrency Exchange Testing British Pound Stablecoin

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance is apparently testing a British pound stablecoin on its native blockchain, Binance Chain, according to a Twitter post on June 3.Twitter user CryptosBatman noticed that the listing “$BGBP” appeared on the Binance platform.Screenshot of stablecoin on Binance Chain. Source: TwitterBinance CEO Changpeng Zhao has commented

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