One of the curators of The Distributed Autonomous Organisation is calling for a temporary moratorium on the activity of the investing platform due to various weaknesses detected in its security system.
The price of digital currency hit a new 18 months’ record this Sunday. Thanks to the growing volume of trade, it climbed up to $525 in the afternoon.
The largest crowdsale in history has been organised by a decentralised autonomous organisation (The DAO), an investment platform without a managing centre, which has attracted over $132 million.
The bitcoin mining firm KnCMiner based in Sweden is declaring itself bankrupt in a preclusive step to save its revenues.
Members of the European Parliament have voted to abstain from developing new regulative measures for blockchain systems, aiming to prompt innovation.
Russian blockchain specialists have met to discuss unresolved technological blockchain problems as well as one of the proposed solutions for them – Lightning Networks.
A 5-day-long blockchain laboratory has brought together blockchain enthusiasts, innovators and major music industry players to find the ways of ultilizing blockchain for their needs.
Following the news of possible introduction in Russia of a national cryptographic currency, CoinFox interviewed industry players, developers and fintech experts concerning the perspectives of the “cryptoruble”.
The Ministry of Finance together with regulators and banks are discussing the idea of minting Russia’s own state-controlled cryptocurrency. Its main difference from bitcoin and the likes would be centralised issuance.
The price of the digital currency has made a sudden leap overnight and continues to move towards $500 mark. The rally is pushed by Chinese exchanges.
SITA, the leading IT and communication provider for the air transport industry, considers using the blockchain technology for global passenger identification database.
Santander Bank first in the UK has released a blockchain application built on Ripple to let its customers transfer money internationally within a working day.
In the new report published by Goldman Sachs in its “Profiles in innovation” series the experts put forward the most promising real-world uses where the distributed ledger can really make a change.
Vermont State House of Representatives and Senate have passed a draft bill making data verified via blockchain admissible in courts as authentic information. However, a written declaration of a qualified person, made under oath, is still required.
New regulations of virtual currency exchanges receive the endorsement of the Japanese Diet as the claims of Mt. Gox creditors are finally determined during a meeting in Tokyo.
Spanish law enforcement services have arrested 30 people across the country suspected in the illegal distribution of paid television content. The proceeds were invested in bitcoin mining as well as luxury goods.