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Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange's Mark Karpeles appeals conviction

Business Mar 30, 2019

Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange's Mark Karpeles appeals conviction

Mark Karpeles, who headed Mt. Gox, a Japan-based bitcoin exchange that went bankrupt after a massive hack, is appealing his conviction on charges of manipulating electronic data. Karpeles' lawyer Nobuyasu Ogata said Friday his client was just trying to reduce risks for Mt. Gox users. The ...

JPMorgan Chase unveils cryptocurrency prototype

Business / Financial Markets Feb 15, 2019

JPMorgan Chase unveils cryptocurrency prototype

JPMorgan Chase on Thursday unveiled a prototype for a digital coin system using blockchain, a first among major banks as disruption accelerates change in financial services. The system, called JPM Coin, which for now is only at the prototype stage and for business-to-business deals, would ...