Bitcoin Core developers managed to merge Segregated Witness into Bitcoin Core master repository branch. The bitcoin community congratulates developers on Reddit.
The consortium built for information exchange and testing various financial blockchain use cases becomes the second Chinese association of this kind.
A subsidiary of one of the biggest French bank BNP Paribas brings industry experts to explore blockchain and big data technologies’ potential.
A token-based blockchain settlement system is under scrutiny by the leading Japanese bank, as it plans to develop new financial services after learning “how payments can be instantaneously swapped.”
A new study by Greenwich Associates suggests that in 2016 financial firms and technology providers will escalate their efforts to bring blockchain to capital markets. The investments are to grow accordingly.
The price added about $100 overnight after the referendum's preliminary figures showed Britain is likely to leave the EU. At the moment, the correction phase seems to kick in.
After the group of developers known as “Robin Hood” rescued two-thirds of ethers to safer child DAOs, attackers are again in a position to utilise the weaknesses of The DAO.
International blockchain-based payment provider has closed Series D investment round, proved one of the most successful in bitcoin industry. Chinese companies are among the top contributors.
The Russian company is interested in developing blockchain solutions for clearing and settlement operations. It became one of the seven new members added to the consortium.
In just 24 hours, bitcoin price has fallen by almost $100. Since the start of the week, the cryptocurrency lost nearly a quarter of its price. The coming Brexit referendum is quoted as a possible reason for the downfall.
The Memorandum of Understanding signed by the financial institutions is aimed to help small and medium businesses by developing a post-trade infrastructure and creating “a new regulatory environment” in France.
A friendly hacker group called "Robin Hood" has successfully drained The DAO to save 7.2 mln ether from the platform after the cyberattack of 17 June. One-third of the stolen assets still remains with the initial attackers.
Jaan Tallinn, the Estonian creator of the most popular video chat, has announced his work on a blockchain project that could help solving global problems impossible to be sorted out without reaching a consensus.
One of the largest Belgium-based settlement houses is seeking to modernise the trading in precious metals in partnership with U.S. bitcoin exchange itBit.
The second annual conference on fintech innovation will take place on 28 June, bringing together representatives of banks, venture funds, telecommunication companies, technological firms and startups.