Chinese bitcoin exchange BTCChina said on Thursday it will stop all trading from Sept. 30. It did not elaborate on why. BTCChina, which also runs an international exchange out of Hong Kong, also said on its official microblog that it would stop registration of new users from Thursday. Reuters
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Global accountancy firm Deloitte [DLTE.UL] has been hit by a sophisticated hack that resulted in a breach of confidential information and plans from some of its biggest clients, Britain’s Guardian newspaper said on Monday. Source Reuters
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Once a sign of the might of the French Socialists, the party’s grand headquarters in central Paris have been put up for sale following the electoral drubbing suffered by the leftwingers this year. The Local