• Gibraltar’s first DLT business scales back its plans, for now

    Gibraltar’s first DLT business scales back its plans, for now0

    Coinfloor, the first company to be granted a Distributed Ledger Technology [DLT] licence on the Rock, will be scaling back its plans for Gibraltar “for the time being” due to a downturn in the global market for cryptocurrencies. Coinfloor is one of the UK’s oldest cryptocurrency exchanges dating back to 2012 and focuses primarily on

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  • Blockchain milestone for Gibraltar Stock Exchange

    Blockchain milestone for Gibraltar Stock Exchange0

    The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange was yesterday granted a full licence as a provider of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission under the Gibraltar’s Financial Services Regulations 2018 DLT framework. The granting of the licence means that the Gibraltar Stock Exchange, of which the Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange is a subsidiary, has become

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  • Letter bomb sent to London Bitcoin firm over password snub

    Letter bomb sent to London Bitcoin firm over password snub0

    By Henry Vaughan, Press Association A Swedish man has been jailed for sending a “potentially lethal” letter bomb to a London bitcoin company after the firm refused to send him a new password. Michael Salonen, 43, was convicted of attempted murder in Stockholm on Friday over posting a package containing two pipe bomb-like devices to

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  • Hassans promotes ‘Blockchain Rock’ in Israel

    Hassans promotes ‘Blockchain Rock’ in Israel0

    Hassans sent a delegation of nine Fintech specialists to Tel Aviv to represent the firm, and Gibraltar as a jurisdiction, at Gibraltar Day held at the Crowne Plaza Tel Aviv on Wednesday October 10. The annual event, organised by Gibraltar Finance, the Gibraltar Government, and strongly supported by Gibrael and other local firms, had a

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  • HTC reveals blockchain phone that can only be bought using cryptocurrency

    HTC reveals blockchain phone that can only be bought using cryptocurrency0

    HTC has launched its first blockchain phone, the Exodus 1, which the smartphone maker says has been built for the “modern user and the new internet age”. The Exodus 1 has been rolled out initially for an early access period, currently only available to users who pay in cryptocurrency – either Bitcoin or Ethereum. The

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  • Gib issues first full blockchain licence

    Gib issues first full blockchain licence0

    The UK’s oldest cryptocurrency exchange, Coinfloor, has been the first to be awarded a full Distributed Ledger Technology Licence in Gibraltar. The awarding of the licence by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission follows the completion of a rigorous “nine principles” application process. This licence authorises Coinfloor to store or transmit value belonging to others using

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