Sberbank, the country’s largest bank by assets, will not join R3 due to international sanctions. Four other Russian banks were informally signalled that they are not welcome.
The total market capitalisation of cryptocurrencies has increased by more than a half for the year to date. The growth is mostly due to altcoins’ rather than bitcoin’s performance.
It is going to be the largest venue in Eastern Europe to showcase bitcoin wallets, mobile applications and mining hardware.
The cryptocurrency exchange has announced that 100% of BFX tokens have been redeemed. The tokens were issued to compensate users’ losses in the August 2016 hacker attack.
Guests will meet supporters of the decentralised economy, successful blockchain developers and entrepreneurs, and enjoy an exhibition of specialised equipment for the industry.
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, the biggest Japan’s financial body and the third largest in the world, has joined the Ripple blockchain net, as Japan accepts cryptocurrencies as a legal payment method.
Charlie Lee, Director of Engineering at Coinbase and creator of Litecoin, sees similarities between Twitter’s 140-character limit ease and the bitcoin scaling solution, and it is not just about size.
The Bitcoin Improvement Proposal 148, which contains mandatory SegWit deployment, comes into force between 1 August and 15 November starting a user-activated-soft-fork (UASF).
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