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Bitcoin Traders Flock to No-Fee Exchanges

On January 24, the three major China-based Bitcoin exchanges – BTCC, Huobi, and OKCoin – began charging a 0.2 percent fixed rate on trades. In a

DTCC Turns to the Blockchain for Trade Processing

The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), Wall Street’s post-trade financial services company, announced it will turn to distributed ledger technology for its processing activities.

The IRS Can Now Demand Coinbase’s User Data

A federal judge ruled on November 30 that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can summons information about users of the bitcoin exchange Coinbase. The motion was

Visa Launches Blockchain Platform for B2B Transfers

On October 21, 2016, Visa unveiled a blockchain-based global business-to-business transfer system for high-dollar payments called Visa B2B Connect. The exchange was developed in collaboration

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