Fortune Magazine published its regular "40 under 40" rating which gathered the most influential young people in business all around the world. This year the list included Pavel Durov, Telegram cofounder.
The Chinese authorities again put EOS on the first place in the rating of the best blockchain and cryptocurrency projects. Bitcoin still can not enter the top 10 of the rating.
The decentralized platform for predictions Augur, which launched in early July, announced closure of first prediction markets and paid about $20,000 in ETH to predictors and bidders..
The decentralized platform Stellar outperformed Litecoin in the rating of cryptocurrencies by capitalization and stepped up to the fifth line. Within a week, the price of XLM jumped more than 1.5 times.
The subcommittee on monetary policy and trade of the US Congress held hearings on digital currencies. Cryptocurrencies are innovative asset that needs to be regulated, but it should be done carefully, the hearings come to such a conclusion.
New York Post connects Gemini's donations to New York governor's electoral campaign and BitLicense approval
The co-founders of the Gemini cryptocurrency exchange donated $100,000 to the Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo's electoral campaign. After less than a month their exchange was granted with BitLicense.
Vitalik Buterin confirmed suspicions that the recent overload of the Ethereum network was the result of a spam attack, and suggested that it costed to attackers about $15 million.
The rating of the Chinese unicorn companies for the first time included participants from the cryptocurrency industry. They are three Chinese companies that produce mining equipment.
Change.org has announced the launch of a special screensaver program that will mine Monero on website visitors' computers. The money will be spent on charity.
While the number of unconfirmed transactions recently rarely has exceeded 2,000 or 3,000 tx, on 16 July, it jumped suddenly to over 18,000 unconfirmed transactions.
The company, which developed the EOS blockchain platform, is on its way to a new financing round. The list of possible investors include billionaires and asset managers who are well-known in the IT field.
The financial body of the G20 released a framework and identified metrics to monitor the financial stability implications of crypto-assets markets.
Managing assets in decentralisation era: Azbit platform creating multi-functional ecosystem for investors and traders
Profitability of many cryptocurrencies over 2017 attracted to the cryptocurrency market a great number of retail investors without any previous experience in the sphere of investment or trading.
The market of videogames is one of the fastest growing ones. According to the assessment of the Newzoo company, at the end of 2017 its volume was evaluated at $121.7 billion, far exceeding the initial forecast of $102.9 billion.
Chinese authorities continue to struggle with the capital outflow and retail investors' attempts to invest in cryptocurrencies. Major payment system began to block accounts suspect of operations with cryptocurrencies.
According to the latest research, only 15% of the projects that attracted funding via ICO in 2017 managed to bring their tokens to cryptocurrency exchanges and continue to develop.