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The blockchain ecosystem made great leaps forward in 2016, with dozens of new companies, funding rounds and partnerships making headlines. But who is doing what in the Blockchain ecosystem ca be challenging to keep up with. Here is the definitive Blockchain startup map to help you navigate.

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Banking has always been a very conservative industry. If liquidity drops too low, entire markets can grind to a halt. Open yourself up too much and you become susceptible to fraud and theft. Striking the perfect balance is difficult. In every economy, one of the government’s primary concerns is securing a steady flow of money [...]

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The US Supreme Court has declined a bid by retailers to revive a $7.25 billion antitrust settlement they reached with Visa and Mastercard over claims the card networks improperly fixed payment card interchange fees. The high court left in place a lower court decision that threw out the interchange fees settlement on the basis that it [...]

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The latest Threat Intelligence Report reveals a new all-time high in mobile device malware infections, a sharp increase in compromised smartphones and major IoT device security vulnerabilities. Issued twice per year, the Nokia Threat Intelligence Report examines general trends and statistics for mobile device malware in devices connected through mobile and fixed networks around the world. The [...]

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UK e-commerce sales were up +15% year-on-year (YoY) in February, according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index, building on solid growth in February 2016 (+16%). For the second month running, the average basket value was at a seven-year high for that month of the year. While on the surface this represents [...]

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