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Blockchain & Bitcoin: what waits for us in 2017
Blockchain & Bitcoin: what waits for us in 2017
2016-12-29
Main trends of bitcoin and blockchain industry of the new year in a 1.5 minute video. Distrust in central regulators will facilitate the development of cryptocurrencies and blockchain services. People are too unreliable for unbiased and faultless registering of valuable data. Blockchain servic...
Blockchain campus to be opened in the Netherlands
Blockchain campus to be opened in the Netherlands
2016-07-06
According to de Vlokskrant, the Dutch government has supported the idea of creating a blockchain campus, where financial and IT companies would be developing the block chain based apps. Project opening is scheduled for this September. It will be led by Willem Vermeend – the economist, ex...
The Moscow Exchange has become the first member of blockchain consortium from Russia
The Moscow Exchange has become the first member of blockchain consortium from Russia
2016-06-24
The Moscow Exchange – multifunctional trading platform, dealing with securities, currencies and products – has become the first local company to join HyperLedger consortium. It is reported by the press service of the Exchange. HyperLedger represents a group of companies specializing i...
Bitfinex exchange glitch dramatically reduced Bitcoin price
Bitfinex exchange glitch dramatically reduced Bitcoin price
2016-06-22
Bitfinex Bitcoin exchange glitch happened on June 21 dramatically reduced Bitcoin price. Having lost 8% of the cost, the price fell to 661 dollars (as of June 22, 2016). "We are working on this issue" Bitfinex explained that this glitch was caused by “infrastructure issues&rdqu...
Microsoft wants to upgrade Azure Blockchain
Microsoft wants to upgrade Azure Blockchain
2016-06-17
Microsoft is planning to improve the cloud service Azure Blockchain as a Service within the framework of Bletchley project. The service started to work in the autumn of last year, following which the company began to gather customer feedback and suggestions.      According...
In 2-3 years, blockchain will be implemented in all areas of business, according to Gref
In 2-3 years, blockchain will be implemented in all areas of business, according to Gref
2016-06-09
Within two to three years, a blockchain will fundamentally change the business model. The head of Sberbank Herman Gref expressed this opinion during the presentation of Evotor, a digital system for small business.   Evotor is a smart terminal able to conduct operations with cards and cash, t...
The State Duma and the Central Bank should become focused on blockchain. And it's not about banning it!
The State Duma and the Central Bank should become focused on blockchain. And it's not about banning it!
2016-06-06
The State Duma, the Central Bank and the Government are recommended to consider the possibility of using blockchain, according to the resolution on the results of cryptocurrency conference in the State Duma. The point at issue is about methods of blockchain implementation in various spheres: finance...
New services based on blockchain technology. What’s new in the West and Russia?
New services based on blockchain technology. What’s new in the West and Russia?
2016-02-05
This very year services based on blockchain technology will simplify money transfers, purchases and obtaining of documents in government bodies. Banks of the US and European Union haste to patent new developments on speeding up transactions, and Visa has launched an application that allows buying, m...
First Betting Trends Forum: Everything About The State And Possibilities Of The Sports Betting
First Betting Trends Forum: Everything About The State And Possibilities Of The Sports Betting
2016-01-19
On March 17, 2016, Moscow will host Betting Trends Forum – first and only specialized event devoted to sports betting. Participants will discuss one of the hottest segments on the gambling market – online bets. Key topic at the forum will address the legislative regulation of betting ...
A small victory for us, but a big step for mankind
A small victory for us, but a big step for mankind
2015-05-18
We are glad to inform our readers that Nevyansky prosecutor refused his demands to block our domain name bitcoinconf.ru- lawsuit is dismissed. Having received the court decision, Roskomnadzor shall be obliged to unblock the site We congratulate our colleagues and all domain owners who are on the ...