Cryptocurrency news

Blockchain to help control car run
Blockchain to help control car run
2017-03-28
Bosch is going to use blockchain to fight against fraud related with tampering with the meter of car run, according to PCWeek.ru. Today, we often face the meter fraud, for instance, when selling cars. Blockchain will be an electronic journal, registering the car run data. An owner will get ...
Chinese exchange BTCC launched mobile crypto wallet Mobi
Chinese exchange BTCC launched mobile crypto wallet Mobi
2017-03-22
Chinese bitcoin company BTCC presented Mobi – mobile application that allows users to carry out various transactions in Bitcoins and traditional currencies quickly and easily.   Bitcoin application from BTCC gives a possibility to: bind a Visa card to an account; make t...
The rise of the blockchain technology will happen in 18 months – Gref
The rise of the blockchain technology will happen in 18 months – Gref
2017-03-17
Major obstacles to the mass implementation of blockchain will be eliminated in a year and a half – such a forecast was given by the CEO of Sberbank of Russia Herman Gref during his meeting with students at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, reports RBC. According to him, this t...
State Duma can back to digital currency regulation issue in 2018
State Duma can back to digital currency regulation issue in 2018
2017-03-07
State Duma should reconsider the digital currency regulation issue in 2018, thinks Anatoly Aksakov, the Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Financial Markets, Moscow City News Agency informs. According to Aksakov, members of Parliament should examine cryptocurrency turnover and determine rela...
Dmitry Medvedev approved of blockchain
Dmitry Medvedev approved of blockchain
2017-02-28
During his visit to the investment forum in Sochi, the Prime Minister of Russia said that blockchain technologies could “vigorously” change people’s lives. According to him, blockchain has “quite an interesting history” despite its “lack of practical results&rd...
VEB Vice-President compared bitcoin with “positive bacterium”
VEB Vice-President compared bitcoin with “positive bacterium”
2017-02-24
Nikita Smirnov, Vice-President of the Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank), has defined bitcoin as a “positive bacterium”, speaking at the business branch dedicated to blockchain. According to him, bitcoin can be called the new philosophic concept, RNS n...
Blockchain-based retail project launched in Russia
Blockchain-based retail project launched in Russia
2017-02-15
Sberbank’s subsidiary together with Mvideo retailer has developed a pilot project to implement blockchain in the supply process of household appliances and electronics within factoring agreements, reports Kommersant. The project should reduce costs in the supply chain and provide secure sto...
Russia tested blockchain for government procurement
Russia tested blockchain for government procurement
2017-02-09
Russia has accomplished the test of blockchain system for government procurement. Its MultiChain-based prototype is designed for accreditation of e-platform participants, cnews reports. Accodring to Vladimir Grigorenko, the head of IT service of e-platform for government, municipal and corporate ...
Blockchain-based ledger of investors might be created in Russia
Blockchain-based ledger of investors might be created in Russia
2017-01-31
State Duma of the RF was offered to use blockchain when creating a ledger of private investors. It is reported by “Izvestia”. The offer was made by the Federal Public-State Fund for the Protection of the Rights of Depositors and Shareholders. The purpose of the initiative is to protec...
Apartment sellers in Yekaterinburg to accept bitcoins
Apartment sellers in Yekaterinburg to accept bitcoins
2017-01-25
Sellers of two apartments in Yekaterinburg are ready to accept payment in bitcoins and even promise to abate the price. Such an advertisement was published (1 and 2) on the real estate portal E1.RU. Price is indicated in rubles, but it is mentioned that in case of making payment in the Bitcoin, ...