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.
The goods tracking blockchain startup has launched an open source toolkit allowing to register various objects on the Ethereum blockchain. The team hopes it will help to build the global Internet of Things.
CEOs of a number of Samsung subsidiary companies have been given a lecture on the blockchain. Not that Samsung Group as a whole adopts the technology anytime soon, but some of its members may.
As follows from the report Untangling Shared Send in Bitcoin, this type of anonymisation does not provide sufficient security, in half of all cases allowing to detect both sender and receiver.
The Presidential Administration of Russia has held a meeting today dedicated to the blockchain technology and the perspective of its implementation.
Swiss bank UBS has initiated introducing a “utility settlement coin” for interbank payments and is joined by Deutsche Bank, Santander, BNY Mellon and the broker company ICAP to get support from central banks.
The weekly bitcoin-ruble trading volume on the LocalBitcoins exchange has exceeded 215.5 mln rubles ($3.3 mln). This hits the previous historic high reported on 2 August.
Being denied of service by local banks, the only Turkish bitcoin exchange BTCTürk has to suspend deposits in Turkish lira. It promises to return all the money already deposited on the platform.
The long-awaited baker's dozen Bitcoin Core version has been released, its most anticipated feature being the added soft fork code Segregated Witness, which is to be activated with the next update.
Speaking at a conference on cyber security in Johannesburg, the head of the Reserve Bank of South Africa Lesetya Kganyango expressed his support to blockchain and cryptocurrencies.
Influential blockchain enthusiasts, including those from IBM, JPMorgan, the Linux Foundation and Hyperledger, will meet to consider a possible governing organisation to boost the progress of the technology.
The group will develop the standards and create an industry “white paper” in advance of the Shanghai blockchain Summit in September.