IBM announced today the start of its global programme supporting the advance of distributed ledger. As part of it, IBM Blockchain Garages will open in four world capitals to unite experts and developers.
Its recent partnership with Microsoft Azure attracted the attention of blockchain community to Emercoin project. CoinFox spoke with Jason Cassidy, Chief Communications Officer at Emercoin who believes in the bright future of public ledger.
Opt-in RBF (Replace-By-Fee) is a useful feature of bitcoin mesh network and will help the development of the cryptocurrency. Thus spoke Stephen Pair, CEO and Co-founder of BitPay.
Visa presents the company's vision on microtransactions and seeks to provide merchants with software for managing micropayments in virtual currency. This might be a step towards looking into the digital currency bitcoin.
Five leading British fund houses have formed a consortium to study the benefits of blockchain integration. They are considering using blockchain to make asset transfer more efficient.
Japanese electronics giant starts experimenting with fintech and invites firms to take part in the Sony FinTech Innovation Challenge. Blockchain has been included among its areas of focus.
The New York-based bitcoin exchange run by brothers Winklevoss announced a new type of accounts for working groups and families. In the future it plans to add more features and currencies, both fiat and crypto.
Wargaming, the creator of the hit games World of Tanks, World of Warplanes and World of Warships, has started accepting bitcoin in the US.