Компания Blockchain представила платформу для институциональных инвесторов

Ведущая биткоин-компания Blockchain объявила сегодня, 28 июня, о запуске Blockchain Principal Strategies (BPS) – институциональной платформы для организаций, компаний по доверительному управлению семейным капиталом и индивидуальных инвесторов, предлагающей доступ к рынкам, исследовательским данными и сервисам в области цифровых валют. We’re thrilled to debut our institutional investment platform, Blockchain Principal Strategies! With BPS, clients will have access to an over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk, a customized portfolio view, as well as exclusive insights https://t.
Сервисы blockchain.info перенесены на домен .com

Сервисы blockchain.info перенесены на домен .com

Ведущая аналитическая компания Blockchain и провайдер одноименного биткоин-кошелька объявила о миграции сервисов, расположенных в настоящий момент на blockchain.info на основной домен компании blockchain.com. По завершении процесса все сервисы, в том числе и кошельки пользователей, будут доступны на одном домене blockchain.com. https://t.
Польша признала легальность криптовалютных сделок

Польша признала легальность криптовалютных сделок

Польское государственное ведомство по надзору за финансовым рынком 6 июня опубликовало официальное заявление, в котором утвердило легальность операций по купле-продаже криптовалют.

Компания Blockchain открыла офис в Сан-Франциско и приобрела стартап Tsukemen

Крупнейший в мире провайдер биткоин-кошельков Blockchain.info объявил об открытии офиса в Сан-Франциско, а также о приобретении стартапа Tsukemen. Об этом сообщает Business Insider. Стартап Tsukemen занимается разработкой приложений. Ранее этой компанией был создан файлообменный сервис Cloudup.

Sidechains: Why These Researchers Think They Solved a Key Piece of the Puzzle

New blockchains are born all the time. Bitcoin was the lone blockchain for years, but now there are hundreds. The problem is, if you want to use the features offered on another blockchain, you have to buy the tokens for that other blockchain. But all that may soon change.

SEC Suspends Trading of 3 Penny Stocks With Tenuous Ties to Cryptocurrency, Blockchain

Today, February 16, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a press release announcing trading suspension of three companies that acquired AAA-rated assets from “a subsidiary of a private equity investor in cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, among other things.” The three companies in question, PDX Partners, Inc.

Space Decentral: Using Blockchain Tech to Democratize Space

Renowned scientist Stephen Hawking recently called for a concerted effort to launch humans into space saying: “To leave Earth demands a concerted global approach, everyone should join in.

The Electrum Personal Server Will Give Users the Full Node Security They Need

The Electrum Personal Server promises a resource-efficient, secure and private way to use bitcoin with hardware and software wallets, connected to full nodes. Developed by open-source programmer Christian Belcher, best known for his contributions to JoinMarket, the Electrum Personal Server directly addresses vulnerabilities with the popular Electrum Bitcoin wallet, while sparing users the significant resource usage of an Electrum server.
В Топ-50 в финтехе по версии Forbes вошли 11 блокчейн-компаний

В Топ-50 в финтехе по версии Forbes вошли 11 блокчейн-компаний

Вслед за недавно опубликованным рейтингом криптомиллионеров, Forbes публикует новый список лучших из лучших в сфере финтех, в который в этом году вошли 11 блокчейн-компаний.

Po.et’s “Frost” Launches Blockchain-Based Solutions for Bloggers, Content Creators

If you are one of the 81 million people who use WordPress to publish content, you’ll soon be able to automatically timestamp your works within the WordPress content management system using the new Po.et plugin.

Sora Foundation Wants to Build a Better Blockchain Community in Asia

Ask most, and you’ll hear the opinion that Asia is a minefield when it comes to cryptocurrency. The mere mention of regulatory action on the already-volatile markets sends the price of bitcoin (and consequently altcoins) into a nosedive.

Report Suggests Global Spending on Blockchain Tech Could Reach $9.2 Billion by 2021

Blockchain technology can revolutionize the way in which businesses provide services to both consumers and to other organizations. From building digital trust over a completely transparent ledger, to allowing participants to quickly interact via a peer-to-peer network, blockchain technology is proving to be a solution that will drive the next phase of digital transformation.

Mexico’s Vicente Fox Invites the Blockchain Community to Join His “Yellow Revolution”

Former President of Mexico Vicente Fox was part of a panel discussion at the Blockchain Economic Forum in Singapore on February 5, 2018, and had a number of insights on blockchain technology generally and how Mexico might make use of it to help curtail corruption and rein in the drug trade. While President Fox openly admitted that he doesn’t understand blockchain technology that well at this point (learning more about it was a big reason he went to the conference), he does see the incredible potential for the use of a platform that democratizes data for the good of all.

NIST Blockchain Report Examines the Tech Behind the “Hype”

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a report titled “Blockchain Technology Overview.

Blockchain’s Greatest Impact Will Be in Developing Countries, Says UPenn Lecturer

Most of the attention, flurry and investment around blockchain technology is in the West, where people are investing in cryptocurrencies and focused on a slew of novel applications, like using a blockchain to track vegetables from the field to store shelves.

Toronto Councillor: City Should “Be Ahead of the Wave” of Blockchain Tech

Toronto City Council voted today to invite the public to make “deputations” to the City Executive on March 19, 2018, about why and how blockchain technology and new cryptocurrencies can be integrated into the way the city does business. The motion was introduced by Councillor Norm Kelly, who believes that Toronto is already well on the way to being an international innovation hub, and that the use of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies could fast-forward this process.

Blockchain Observatory and Forum to Bring EU to “Forefront” of Blockchain Tech

The European Commision (EC) has launched the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum (BOF) to consolidate and grow blockchain initiatives within the European Union (EU). With the support of the European Parliament, the BOF is a pilot project proposed by Member of the European Parliament Jakob von Weizsäcker, who is responsible for the recent report on virtual currencies.

World Economic Forum Bitcoin Discussions “Validate the Movement”

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has long been a lightning rod of global discussion on economic, social and political trends. This year’s gathering in Davos, Switzerland, was no exception. Blockchain technology emerged center stage last week as a key discussion theme, receiving praise from attendees for its cutting-edge potential.

Two New Services Could Help Investors Rate Cryptocurrencies

Increasing interest in cryptocurrencies has led to an influx of new investors. Unlike traditional markets, there are few tools that can help people make informed decisions, a situation that has already begun to claim victims in a particularly volatile environment.

Decentralizing the Sharing Economy With Blockchain Technology

San Francisco–based startup Origin is creating a set of protocols that allow developers and businesses to build decentralized marketplaces on the blockchain, with a focus on the sharing economy. The Origin Protocol is a set of open-source blockchain protocols for buyers and sellers of services like car-sharing or home-sharing to transact on a decentralized, open web platform.

Making Voting, Elections Both Secure and Accessible with Blockchain Technology

Voatz, a startup based in Boston, MA, promises to dispel some of the biggest challenges associated with voting: access, security, transparency and efficiency. The company plans to achieve this goal by combining internet-based voting with blockchain technology. What is Voatz? Voatz enables voters to make their voices heard conveniently by allowing mobile voting via any smartphone or tablet connected to the internet.

Nationwide Insurance Rolls Out Proof of Insurance on the RiskBlock Blockchain

The Institutes has announced a new blockchain framework called RiskBlock to provide more streamlined and secure proof of insurance.

Telegram’s Privacy-Focused User Base Could Become TON Blockchain’s Killer App

In December 2017, an interesting rumor surfaced: According to “sources familiar with the matter,” the messaging app Telegram, very popular among crypto-enthusiasts for its strong encryption and privacy features, would launch its own blockchain platform and cryptocurrency.

Kodak Gets in on the Blockchain and ICO Picture

Kodak, the iconic photography company first established in in the 1880s, has joined the blockchain and ICO age. Today, January 9, 2018, it announced a new blockchain-based platform with WENN Digital to empower and protect image makers, photographers and artists.

How a Hackathon Birthed the CryptoKitties Origin Story

“CryptoKitties,” the most popular game ever released on the Ethereum blockchain to date, became an instant success in December of 2017.