Deloitte to develop fintech in Irish ‘lab’, 50 jobs to be created

.@DeloitteIreland join @Infosys in locating blockchain R&D centre in Dublin #fintech

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  • Michael Cogley Forecourt retailer Maxol is to create 50 new jobs in Mayo after a €2m investment that will see the firm restore its station on Newport Road and open a new outlet in Castlebar.
  • Deloitte to develop fintech in Irish ‘lab’, 50 jobs to be created
  • Paul Jacob, managing director of Smart Storage, which is creating 60 jobs in Ireland

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Dublin has been selected to become a base for developing services using new blockchain technologies by Deloitte, the professional services and consulting firm.


Deloitte to develop fintech in Irish ‘lab’, 50 jobs to be created

US federal agent investigating Silk Road admits $800,000 bitcoin

  • US federal agent investigating Silk Road admits $800,000 bitcoin theft
  • Bridges belonged to a Baltimore-based federal task force that investigated Silk Road.
  • Related: Silk Road: undercover DEA agent turned bitcoin thief pleads guilty
  • Silk Road operated for more than two years until it was shut down in October 2013 having generated more than $214m in sales of drugs and other illicit goods using bitcoin, prosecutors said.
  • Shaun Bridges, a former secret service member, pleads guilty to money laundering after another member of same task force admitted to similar crimes

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Shaun Bridges, a former secret service member, pleads guilty to money laundering after another member of same task force admitted to similar crimes


US federal agent investigating Silk Road admits $800,000 bitcoin

Mark Carney’s biggest speech of the year is going to be about fintech and the technology behind bitcoin

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  • Distributed ledger technology, which Carney also singled out, is the area of fintech that traditional banks are most excited about.
  • Bank of England Governor Mark Carney’s biggest speech of the year will be about fintech and blockchain technology, he revealed on Tuesday.
  • The Governor said: “My speech will be about aspects of fintech and distributed ledger technologies and it actually starts to shift into…
  • Mark Carney’s biggest speech of the year is going to be about fintech and the technology behind bitcoin

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‘Mark Carney’s biggest speech of the year is going to be about fintech and the technology behind bitcoin’ on Yahoo Finance UK. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney’s biggest speech of the year will be about fintech and blockchain technology, he revealed on Tuesday. Carney was questioned by MPs on the Treasury Select Committee over his upcoming Mansion House speech to top bankers and City of London officials in early June.


Mark Carney’s biggest speech of the year is going to be about fintech and the technology behind bitcoin

China stocks close lower, resources firms hit by weak commodities

China stocks close lower, resources firms hit by weak commodities #bitcoin #forex #trading

  • China stocks close lower, resources firms hit by weak commodities
  • SHANGHAI, May 24 (Reuters) – China stocks closed lower on Tuesday as resources firms were hit by slumping commodity prices amid worries over China’s economic health.
  • The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen fell 0.8 percent, to 3,063.56, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.8 percent, to 2,821.67 points.
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SHANGHAI, May 24- China stocks closed lower on Tuesday as resources firms were hit by slumping commodity prices amid worries over China’s economic health.


China stocks close lower, resources firms hit by weak commodities

The BBC has shown one of the largest mining farms. Video

The #BBC has shown one of the largest mining farms!

#BBConferences #blockchain #mining

  • The BBC has shown one of the largest mining farms.
  • The BBC has shown a video tour of one of the world’s largest mining farms.
  • The farm is placed in a former warehouse and operates around the clock.
  • Construction of a new farm is worth more than half a million dollars or 3,500 BTC.
  • Full or partial copying of materials is prohibited, if agreed, a direct link to resourse required.

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The BBC has shown a video tour of one of the world’s largest mining farms. The datacenter is located in China and does mining of half a hundred Bitcoins every day. At the time of publication, it was about 23 thousand dollars.


The BBC has shown one of the largest mining farms. Video

Five Myths About the Blockchain Revolution

  • The financial services industry can transform itself around blockchain technology, if it can find the leadership to do it.
  • The smartest incumbents will use blockchain technology strategically, including permissionless systems to penetrate new markets like the unbanked and bring new services to market.
  • Permissioned blockchains use distributed ledger technology without having a digital currency attached.
  • Regulators might also prefer them over public blockchains, like the bitcoin blockchain, because they need not be anonymous or pseudonymous.
  • (Read an excerpt of our book, Blockchain Revolution, .

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Five Myths About the Blockchain Revolution

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  • Blockchain technology could improve the reliability of medical trials
  • you’ll need to turn it on to use the site properly!
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