Social network Zapchain has announced its closure a year after receiving a seed financing of $350,000.
In its Proposed Payments Framework, the country’s main financial regulator the Monetary Authority of Singapore suggests licensing bitcoin payments providers.
Finopolis-2016 in the city of Kazan will focus, among all, on the use and regulation of blockchain. The event is hosted by the Bank of Russia and the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan.
A laconic tweet from an influential Chinese miner may indicate that the year-long confrontation in the community is over. When asked about the issue, HaoBTC’ head Eric Mu declared: “They [developers] won.”
Observers believe that the silent removal of cryptocurrency-related links may indicate the tightening of Chinese official policy towards digital money or be a response to recent cases of fraud.
A record number of fintech startups are planning to take part in the International Blockchain Week in Shanghai. About 30 of the 100 applicant projects will be presenting themselves at the Demo Day.
The Ministry shows a change of heart promising to revise its draft law on digital currencies with regard to what fintech experts have to say. Instead of seven years in jail – bitcoin legalisation?
According to the World Federation of Exchanges, 84% of world’s trading venues and clearing counterparties are exploring or already implementing the distributed ledger.
The international group backed by the Netherlands Police, Europol, Intel and Kaspersky Lab has managed to decrypt files affected by the infamous Wildfire ransomware.
The head of fintech company Ripple Labs Brad Garlinghouse has criticised the recent initiative of four major banks to create the blockchain-based Utility Settlement Coin for interbank settlements.
A subcutaneous implant storing private bitcoin keys may be released as soon as 2017 as an alternative to hardware wallets. It is supposed to provide maximum security for your funds – inside your own body.
The municipal council of the city in Kiev region is going to approve the project presented by the city mayor Gennady Dikiy. It provides for the regular use of the blockchain platform eAuction 3.0 for the leasing of state and municipal property.
Blockchain developers are among the most popular IT professionals on the job market, together with machine learning specialists and virtual reality engineers, US recruiters say.
The European cryptocurrency payment provider, which enables paying bills with bitcoins and issues bitcoin debit cards, has combined its core services in one online wallet.
Satoshi Citadel Industries (SCI), a payment service developer, has acquired a New York-based bitcoin startup Keza, closed in April 2016, to launch a user-friendly cryptocurrency investment application.
NJUF Investments company has created a cryptocurrency-based market for trade in crude oil and other commodities. Its founder believes that it is time for bitcoin to become a new reserve currency.