Bitfinex has introduced tokens for Bitcoin Core and Bitcoin Unlimited Pirate mirror sites will be blocked in Russia Second BlockchainUA will be held in Kiev


Bitfinex has introduced tokens for Bitcoin Core and Bitcoin Unlimited

The leading cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex is the first that has decided to set tokens for Bitcoin Core and Bitcoin Unlimited, even though the potential bitcoin fork has not yet happened.  The new model was called Chain Split Tokens (CST).  As Bitfinex notes, CST will allow its clients to profiteer on the possible fork of […]

Pirate mirror sites will be blocked in Russia

The State Duma of the Russian Federation in the first reading has passed a bill aimed at suppressing the illegal spread and use of audio-visual works on the Internet. As Russian lawmakers believe, they can protect copyrights on the Internet, reports TASS.  The state is going to modify the Federal Law of the Russian Federation […]

Second BlockchainUA will be held in Kiev

  The Distributed Lab team continues to hold a series of conferences entitled – BlockchainUA, dedicated to blockchain technology and fintech. The second event will take place in Kiev, on March 17, at NSC “Olimpiyskiy”. BlockchainUA – a forum devoted to the latest breakthroughs in the financial technology. International and local specialists of the blockchain […]

Gaidar Forum 2017: Blockchain and Bitcoin

On Saturday, 14 January, the VIII Gaidar Forum 2017 finished its work. During three days last week, participants of the largest economic event – Russian and foreign experts, politicians, economists, scientists and managers – met to discuss the current state of the economy, its stabilization and growth prospects. At the forum were discussed around 90 […]

RosEvroBank uses blockchain for remote customer authentication

RosEvroBank has created a prototype system that allows credit firms to distantly identify clients. This decentralized setup will admit users to apply banks’ solutions without the demand to visit offices. The client only will apply this fxpro app to ask a favor of another bank, whose client he is not, and then this bank applying […]

FDA could lead Inc 21 CEO

 movie Power Rangers 2017 Donald Trump may appoint to manage the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 21 Inc Chief Balaji Srinivasan, according to Politico. As reported, Sean Spicer Trump’s spokesman reaffirmed – earlier the president had met Balaji Srinivasan and Jim O’Neill. They are candidates for the position of Chief of this organization and both […]

Largest Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges stop мargin trading

  The largest cryptocurrency exchanges BTCC and Huobi have stopped margin trading, OKCoin leverage only 1x. Such info cnLedger published on Twitter.   Before this, Huobi Customer Support had announced the possibility of stopping such services at any time due to market fluctuations, in order to maintain stability.   The leadership of the People’s Bank […]

Sberbank’s forecast: Bitcoin will go over to a level of mass in 2018

On January 12, in Moscow, began its work the eighth Gaidar Forum. Participants have already discussed the future of the banking sector linked with technological innovation.   At the session “Banking services without banks”, Vadim Kulik, Deputy Chairman of Sberbank, said that the banks would no fxcm福汇 more be able to ignore “innovation” and they […]

In January, will be held the third “Bilderberg meeting” of the crypto-sphere

It has been informed about the yearly Satoshi Roundtable. It is a sort of the “Bilderberg session” of the crypto-sphere. This gathering will be able to participate only 100 invited guests, among them influential investors, entrepreneurs, coders, supervisors. The venue of the event was not disclosed, but it is known it will be placed in […]

South Korean coders are preparing to release a new cryptocurrency

South Korean startup BlockChain OS has informed the preparing to release a new cryptocurrency – BOScoin. Pulse has informed about it.   As reported, BOScoin will become the first South Korean cryptocurrency. The coders have positioned it as an elaborate version of Bitcoin and Ethereum and promise that the entry into shadowsocks the market will […]

Ukrainian Platinum Bank recommends to exercise caution investing in Bitcoin

Until the Ukrainian market will not be well adapted to work with Bitcoin, bank experts recommend a very cautious apply of this tool and not invest resources into it.   Such opinion was expressed by Alexander Borschuk, Head of Derpatment of assets and liabilities of Platinum Bank. informed about it.   “The volatility of […]

The Ural State Mining University will conduct a training course for blockchain coders

On 17 and 18 December will be held a training course “Blockchain, programming of smart- contracts”, organized by the Ural State Mining University and the blockchain-association from Yekaterinburg. The course will be led by the founder of the cryptonomica project, the first corporation with legal cryptoshares –, partner of the law firm “Ageev and […]

Japanese stock exchanges have merged to the bloсkcain –consortium

Delegates of the new consortium and IBM Japan will conduct tests of pilot solutions grounded on Hyperledger development. About it informed Finance Magnates. The consortium included such exchanges as Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), Osaka Securities Exchange (OSE) and Japanese Clearing Corporation (JSCC). In the end of last year, Japanese exchanges created the inside research command […]

In Moscow will be held the first Moscow Blockchain Researchers Meetup

In Moscow will be held the first Moscow Blockchain Researchers Meetup On 8 December, in Moscow Digital October business center will be held the session of coders in the scope of blockchain, cryptography, and p2p-systems. Alexander Ivanov chief of Waves has written about it on Facebook. The spokespersons at the event, which will be in […]

Russian blockchain projection -NSD has been nelected for British edition Futures & Options World Award

  The project of the National settlement depository of the Russian Federation upon the elaboration of a model of the electronic voting setup – e-proxy voting grounded on blockchain has been appointed for Futures & Options World (FOW) International Awards in the category Best new technology product. Together with NSD in the final list of […]

The Bundesbank and the Frankfurt exchange are testing blockchain

   The Bundesbank and the Frankfurt exchange are testing blockchain in clearing operations The central bank of Germany consolidated forces with the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Deutsche Börse) in the formation of a working prototype grounded on blockchain mechanism of clearing and settlement activity. The developed prototype submits payment processing in the “procurement versus repayment” regime […]

RSK Lab launches the first test smart-contracts network grounded on Bitcoin

The release of a fresh test network Turmeric was on November 23, it offers to coders and creators of solutions swift decentralized Bitcoin ecosystem designed for testing various tools and applications of smart-contracts. A creator of the net – RSK Lab, also known as Rootstock. Turmeric: smart-contracts on Bitcoin Rootstock – Turing-entire platform that works […]

Zane Tekett leaves Bitfinex due to endless speculation and “conspiracy theories”

Director of Public Relations and product manager of Bitfinex exchange Zane Tekett has officially pronounced about his departures from the company. His action Tekett explains out of a lot of hearsay and accusations connected to the notorious assault on Bitfinex. “Crazy conspiracy theory, sneaky men, constant sarcasm”. On 2 August, a result of a hacker […]

Alexei Kudrin: blockchain could replace the state bureaucracy

At the All-Russian Civic Forum, which was held on November 19 in Moscow, chief of the Center for Strategic Research and the Committee of Civil Initiatives Alexei Kudrin noted that subsequently blockchain technology will replace a number of state functions. “I suppose that new technology will replace many of the functions, including public institutions. For […]

Sberbank is ready for a mass introduction of blockchain technology

Sberbank is ready for a mass introduction of blockchain technology Chief operating director of Sberbank, Lev Khasis announced in an interview to Tass news agency that he expects a mass introduction of blockchain in the near future.   He said that until quite recently he was a skeptic towards rapid deployment of the blockchain technology, […]

The cryptocurrency battle among start-ups will be held in Kiev

     64th Battle will take place among start-ups on November 17 in Kiev; organizers of the event are, IDF Reforms Lab, and Startup.Network investment platform. The participants of the event could become projects from such areas as blockchain, cryptocurrency, chatbot and artificial intelligence. The winning projects will be determined by the invited experts […]

The NBU: before talking seriously about a blockchain implementation a lot of should be tested

    The National Bank of Ukraine believes it stays on a fairly high level of development in terms of payments and technology development, but before start to integrate blockchain technology, a lot of remains to be verified. Such opinion expressed Head of the Department of retail payments at the NBU Sergei Shatsky in the interview […]

Prime Minister of Russian Federation made an assumption of SWIFT substitution on blockchain

Prime Minister of Russian Federation made an assumption of SWIFT substitution on blockchain Dmitry Medvedev, a Prime Minister of Russian Federation admitted in an interview to China Central Television that it’s possible to replace the existing regulatory system to innovative financial technologies in the near future.   He made a statement that if these technologies […]

Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference in Moscow

  Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference will discuss a use of blockchain technology in finance and banking Financial instruments based on blockchain technology, the experience of creating the first autonomous decentralized institutions, regulatory issues and digital currencies courses – these and other topics will be discussed on the second Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference in Moscow, November […]

Another Ukrainian People’s deputy has declared Bitcoin

Another Ukrainian People’s deputy in his e-declarations has pointed Bitcoins as belonging to him assets. This was a chairman of the Internet Party of Ukraine Dmitry Golubov.   As stated in Golubov’s declaration, he owns 4376 Bitcoin (75.969 million hryvnias).He acquired it on 22 November 2012. According to Bitcoincharts, on the day of purchase by […]