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Paul Moore HBOS

There are no regulations for banks – just commit the crime, pay the fine @SimonDixonTwitt to @Paul_R_Moore

Unbelievable article in the Independent on Sunday outlining how the Bank of England, HBOS and the FSA all knew about undeclared bailout loans being made to HBOS from the government while they were raising finance from investors without disclosing. Anybody else but a bank would have lost there regulatory approval. This is the consequence of…

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Hargreaves Lansdowne to become a bank?

As reported in the Dailey Mail: Financial services group Hargreaves Lansdown is expected to say it will apply for a full banking licence to take advantage of a growing flood of client money through its business. Analysts at investment bank Morgan Stanley say Hargreaves, which provides investment and share dealing services, could announce the move…

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apple1

Don’t make the same mistake with #Bitcoin as this guy did with #Apple

And speaking of Apple looks like they are getting ready to move into banking soon…

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Crypto for the masses

Crypto For The Masses Trailer

Directed by Lahav Levi Production: Ofer Ben-Hayun Cinematography: Noam Steiner Editing: Or Abuhatzira Design and Branding for the Campaign: Noam Shahar Maman Campaign Management: Michael Ron Distribution: Hasware Ltd. Director Lahav Levi explained for Cryptocoins news “Crypto for The Masses!” is a full-length documentary film about Bitcoin, the future of digital currencies worldwide and the…

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Bitcoin Wallet Apple IOS

Apple & Blockchain get married again after a 6 months divorce – Thank you @tim_cook and @niccary

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UK Government Alternative Currencies

UK Government Releases Report on Alternative Currencies

Interesting to see Parliament release their report on Alternative Currencies. Here is the summary of the report and how they see Alternative Currencies like Bitcoin and the Bristol Pound: Here is how they see it… Alternative currencies include global currencies like Bitcoin and local community currencies such as the Bristol Pound. They are meant to complement,…

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Ethereum

Ethereum – Finding out what the future of financial markets may look like

@ethereumproject Spending my Sunday at a Hackathon with the #Ethereum head developers pic.twitter.com/jPwYHdAuen — Simon Dixon (@SimonDixonTwitt) August 10, 2014 What is Ethereum? Ethereum is a platform and a programming language that makes it possible for any developer to build and publish next-generation distributed applications. Ethereum can be used to codify, decentralize, secure and trade…

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