Monday, 20 August 2018

Banco Santander, the Spanish bank, has created a digital investment unit that will be headed by John Whelan, who is currently in charge of the bank’s blockchain unit.

Among the many new details in today’s indictment (PDF) of 12 Russian intelligence officers for cyber attacks meant to interfere with the US presidential election in 2016, one in particular should stand out to techies: the defendants allegedly used Bitcoin to fund the operation.

Traditional financial players should not violate the core values of crypto-finance, such as decentralisation and community, as they delve deeper into the new digital world, argues Alexis Roussel, co-founder and CEO of Swiss crypto exchange Bity.com.

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