The project is the first collaboration of IBM with a country’s private and public sectors aimed at promoting and developing blockchain and cognitive technologies for cross-industrial needs.
The Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange, which recently suffered a cyberattack, will try to reimburse users their lost assets in ether and bitcoin.
The company, already licenced in New York and in the UK, reportedly looks for a permit with the US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), possibly a “limited-purpose charter”.
After adding the EUR/BTC pair and making it possible to buy bitcoin with credit cards all over Europe, the recently registered bitcoin exchange Bitstamp adds the EUR/USD pair.
Acronis will develop blockchain solutions for data protection on the base of Ethereum. The company says the new protocols will be used for any kind of data, including medical, legal, financial and other applications.
The new ether cloud mining facility opened by Genesis Mining is claimed to be the biggest in the world. The company believes ether is the most promising cryptocurrency and be mined while it is still possible.
Blockchain tokens tied to national currencies will be integrated into Mycelium bitcoin wallet this summer.
According to insider information available to Reuters, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDF) is going to approve licences for two cryptocurrency companies.