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UK Man Offers Council $72M If He’s Allowed to Search Dump and Finds Discarded Bitcoin Trove

A UK IT engineer who mistakenly threw away a hard drive with around £210 million ($288 million) of bitcoin on it is applying to the local government to search wasteland for the device. Read more: UK Treasury Calls for Feedback on Approach to Cryptocurrency and Stablecoin Regulation Source

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Malaysian Regulator’s Shariah Advisory Council Allows Digital Asset Trading

In a landmark announcement, Securities Commission Malaysia’s Shariah Advisory Council declared that digital assets trading was permissible.The Malaysian Shariah Advisory Council is the authority that oversees the implementation of Islamic laws in the operation of Islamic Financial Institutions.Securities Commission chairman Datuk Syed Zaid Albar made the announcement during an online

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Leading Middle East Telecoms Firm Zain Joins Hedera Governing Council

Zain Group — a leading telecoms provider in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region — has joined the governing council for enterprise-grade distributed ledger platform Hedera Hashgraph.Zain provides mobile voice and data services to over 49.5 million active customers and has a commercial presence in eight countries in

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Cardano’s IOHK and Global Blockchain Business Council Join Hyperledger

Eight new members have joined Hyperledger, including several firms targeting tokenization initiatives.Hyperledger is a consortium of firms working on open-source enterprise solutions using distributed ledger technologies (DLT). Launched in December 2015 by the Linux Foundation, the project has since received contributions from IBM, Intel, and other leading tech firms exploring

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LG Shows Interest in Distributed Ledger Technology, Joins Hedera Hashgraph Governing Council

LG Electronics has joined the governing council of Hedera Hashgraph, the enterprise-grade public distributed ledger platform. LG serves as the council’s fourteenth member, sitting alongside Boeing, Deutsche Telekom, Google, IBM, Tata Communications, and other leading organizations.Hedera Hashgraph CEO Mance Harmon told Cryptox that LG is the first home appliance manufacturer

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University College London Joins Governing Council for Hedera Hashgraph

University College London’s Centre for Blockchain Technologies (UCL CBT) has joined the governing council for enterprise-grade distributed ledger platform Hedera Hashgraph.Paolo Tasca — former cryptocurrency lead economist at Germany’s central bank, Deutsche Bundesbank, and founder of UCL CBT — confirmed that the university is the first academic institution to join

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Hedera’s Token Price Spikes Prematurely After Google Cloud Joins the Network’s Governing Council

After Hedera Hashgraph announced that Google Cloud would be joining its governing council on Tuesday, the price of the network’s native token HBAR rose above 5 cents for the first time since the network’s launch and above 2 cents for the first time in a month.As part of the body

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