Bitcoin and various altcoins have endured turbulent times in Russia as the government continually changes its stance on cryptocurrencies.Last month, Russia announced that it would be issuing its very own cryptocurrency which would be regulated by its very own authorities. ‘Cryptoruble’ cannot be mined, but people would be able...
Following a rapid increase this Thursday, Ethereum has broken through a psychologically important threshold of $400, establishing a new all-time high - it hovers around $420 at press time.Despite some market stagnation caused by the news of the $280 mln Parity wallet hack in early November, the second-most-popular...
Kazakhstan is considering state licensing of a Blockchain and cryptocurrency lobby group to promote usage and acceptance of the emerging technology.As local news outlet Astana Times reports referencing Kapital.kz, the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Association has applied for recognition from the country’s government as a legal entity to begin...
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Singapore - home to some 400 fintech startups and 100+ financial institutions–is more ambitious than ever to take the global fintech hub crown. The government-led, corporation sponsored Fintech Festival is into its second year, this time bigger and better than last.Totalling five days from Nov. 13-17, the festival event...
The Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) has announced plans to issue Blockchain technology-based digital credentials like diplomas to its students after completing their studies. The plan is similar to the initiative launched by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in October 2017, in which it issued digital...
Russian billionaires Roman Abramovich, Aleksandr Frolov and Aleksandr Abramov are reportedly investing large amounts of money into digital currencies like Bitcoin through the European fund called Blackmoon Crypto.The fund, which is a subsidiary of Blackmoon Financial, is intended to establish and maintain the best framework for tokenized funds...
Nov. 30th at 18 will see CryptoFriends host their next exclusive HypeUp in Singapore. Following the second day of BlockShow Asia, the HypeUp will include some of the world’s top industry experts, influencers, investors, ICO startups followed by the first-ever Crypto Concert featuring indie rock band, Pompeya.The intimate...
The approval of the defense spending bill called the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) may lead to the mainstream adoption of Blockchain technology by government agencies in the US. This is because the bill has a provision called the Modernizing Government Technology Act (MGT) that will allow the...
Dan Bilzerian, son of the Armenian Wall Street takeover expert Paul Bilzerian, has recently disclosed his cryptocurrency portfolio distribution over Twitter. While the disclosure includes which coins he owns, it does not indicate what percentage of his portfolio overall is in crypto.For everyone asking, i have 50% Bitcoin,...