According to the report, KB Koomkin has agreed to promote businesses in the blockchain space, while also signing a separate agreement to work on applications for mobile device certification.
Work on the project was first disclosed earlier this year, when Visa Europe Collab said that it was exploring bitcoin micropayments for connected devices.
Kraken has announced that the company’s development team will be launching full support for the trading of Ethereum Classic. Kraken will offer ETC/XBT, ETC/ETH, ETC/USD and ETC/EUR pairs.
The move comes as the price of ETC, the token of the chain,
Coinbase has announced the expansion of its services to Australia.
“We’re focused on creating an open financial system for the world, allowing people to easily buy and sell digital currencies anywhere in the world. Along with this launch in Australia, we are also making the ETH/BTC trading pair available on our professional trading platform GDAX to customers in Australia,” said Coinbase.
The European Commission is proposing the creation of a central database that will have records of bitcoin and virtual currency users’ identities and wallet addresses, which will be accessible to financial intelligence units of member countries.
“This proposal seeks to prevent the large-scale concealment of funds which can hinder the effective fight against financial crime,
Agentic Group announced their expansion into the UK with the opening of their London office.
The blockchain consortium aims to support ideas that develop and monetize the emerging “Internet of Value.” Agentic’s UK announcement plans to bolster the financial technology sector in Europe following the controversial Brexit vote in June.
Libra, developer of blockchain and smart contract application software, has appointed Jeremy Drane as chief commercial officer.
Jeremy Drane was previously employed with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as U.S. Blockchain & Smart Contract Leader. He also held various leadership positions at PwC in the tax,
MinerGate has announced the support of Ethereum Classic mining.
Ethereum Classic mining on MinerGate can be done through the platform’s own GUI Miner, or by using either Ethminer or Genoil.
“The decision was made out of a deep conviction that Ethereum could thrive without manual actions [the hardfork] in the first place,
Gibraltar Stock Exchange announced it has approved the inclusion of BitcoinETI as a tradable instrument on the exchange platform.
The BitcoinETI is being issued by a firm called iStructure PCC PLC, based in Gibraltar. Local firms Argentarius ETI Management Limited and Revoltura Limited were also involved with the issuance.
New Zealand’s Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has published on its website a warning against Australia based bitcoin exchange Igot.
According to the notice in the section “Businesses to be wary of”, the regulator has received complaints from New Zealand based clients of Igot that it has failed to repay them in accordance with their instructions.