BitStamp and ItBit spurred the price rise, with other bitcoin exchanges including OKCoin and Coinbase following the way.
The parties have signed a memorandum of understanding as a part of a working visit of Russian securities officials to China.
The media giant has released an open-source hybrid blockchain platform named Dragonchain created by a small developer team from Seattle.
The country’s authorities promise to assist broader adoption of digital currencies in order to stimulate the development of financial technologies in general.
According to the government document, the industry standards are to be established by October 2017, but bitcoin is generally ignored by the paper.
The new option by the decentralised trading platform allows creating an online bitcoin store in one click that will work regardless if the owner is connected to the Internet.
On 10 November in Moscow leaders of the national crypto community will discuss the development and application of the blockchain technology with international experts.
The company plans to test a system allowing participants of the food supply chain to share information and monitor the whole products’ progress from farms to store shelves.
The European bitcoin exchange announced the coordination of services with the wallet. To celebrate the event, two companies organise a weekly raffle.
The first users who have been already working on Steemit, are testing the new Russian-language blockchain social media and compare its team with cosmonauts.
The system passed the fork today around 14:30 UTC at block 2463000 as a part of a bigger plan to defend Ethereum from the recent two-week long “sustained attack”.
Ask The Doctor, a Toronto-based startup providing medical consultations online, now accepts payments in the cryptocurrency.
The Sweden-based blockchain company has appointed ICBIT founder Alexey Bragin its Chief Technology Officer.
Hackers altered the DNS register of the popular bitcoin wallet Blockchain.info trying to perform a phishing attack against its users. In the end, it was the wallet team that won.
The largest Russian bank in partnership with the Federal Antimonopoly Service has launched a pilot blockchain project to facilitate the exchange of documents between organisations.
The Finance Ministry and Financial Service Agency may officiate the decision to exempt cryptocurrencies from purchase taxation after a formal discussion by the end of 2016.