Daimler AG will use the experience of the Luxembourg-based remittance company in preparation for the launch of their own internet payment provider Mercedes Pay.
The New York Department of Financial Services has granted the popular crypto platform a licence for business operations with virtual currency.
The “Chinese sale” seems to be over. Bitcoin enthusiasts hope to see another impressive price hike soon.
The Belarusian commercial bank BelVEB plans to employ the blockchain technology to process transactions between Russian and domestic companies.
Fluctuations of bitcoin price led to new record highs on the crypto trading platform worldwide.
The Israel Tax Authority has declared bitcoin and other virtual currencies taxable assets rather than money.
The one-day conference “Regulation of cryptocurrencies in Russia: Intermediate results” will feature speakers from Microsoft and Sberbank. Government officials are expected to attend.
The Bank of Russia, the country’s main financial regulator, will adopt the laissez-faire approach to cryptocurrencies for the medium term while it evaluates possible risks, an official says.
The Lightning Network Daemon v0.1 alpha has been released for public testing. It uses SegWit implementation for increased efficiency.
After its remarkable hike in the first days of January, the cryptocurrency returns to mid-December level. In one day, bitcoin lost 15% of value.
Militant Islamists in Indonesia have doubled financial transactions via bitcoin and PayPal, the authorities report. The popular messenger is used to instruct newbies.
The solution will provide for a cheaper and more efficient derivative processing across the industry and may go live in early 2018.
The distributed ledger technology will help the industry to save up to $1 billion on transactions. The pilot version may be launched as early as January.
Six finalists of the competition will receive $50,000 each. The blockchain incubator promises the winners mentorship sessions with Michael Terpin and Roger Ver.
Bitcoin volatility in the first week of 2017 exceeded 28%. The cryptocurrency rose to the record $1150, then fell below $820.
It was a long year. From total blockchainisation to cyberattacks to tremendous bitcoin price growth, CoinFox reviews the things that have changed the blockchain world.