Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum, has laid out the future plan of the Blockchain technology-based platform at a conference in Taipei, dealing with some of the biggest problems in Ethereum and suggesting how the future might shape up. Having already provided a substantial amount of information, the new...
Dr. Pavel Kravchenko holds a PhD in technical sciences and is the founder of Distributed Lab. In this opinion piece, the second of two parts, he describes the obstacles that must be overcome...
The chairman of the Swiss National Bank (SNB) spoke out on cryptocurrencies yesterday. Speaking at an event in Basel, Thomas Jordan, who also chairs the international Central Bank Counterfeit Deterrence Group, said that central banks are...
Philippine regulators are considering new rules for cryptocurrency exchanges and initial coin offerings (ICOs), according to officials. Speaking at a news conference on Tuesday, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) commissioner Emilio Aquino said that...
The head of Europe's central bank thinks cryptocurrencies are too low-impact to regulate. Speaking to the European Parliament on Monday, Mario Draghi said digital currencies are not a threat to the ECB’s control...
The Russian minister of communications and mass media said yesterday that the country will not consider the legalization digital currencies like bitcoin. According to state-owned news service TASS, Nikolai Nikiforov stated: "Bitcoin is a foreign...
Distributed ledger technology (DLT) firm R3 is moving to more deeply integrate its Corda platform with Microsoft's Azure cloud service. With the expanded partnership, announced yesterday, the two companies plan to offer "effortless...
The Australian government has announced that it will provide over AU$8 million (around US$6 million) in grants for a blockchain-powered smart utilities project. The funding will see a grant of AU$2.57 million go...
Having clocked an eleven-day high on Sunday, the price of ether, ethereum's native token, may have more gains ahead. As per CoinMarketCap, the cryptocurrency rose to $371.29 yesterday – its highest level since...
A group of major financial firms including JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs has trialed the exchange of equity swaps over a distributed ledger (DLT) system. Using the AxCore distributed ledger platform from startup...