Lina Hediah was part of the technical leadership team behind the creation of the Egyptian Stock Exchange, and now is one of the leaders of Smart Dubai, an organization whose goal is to make Dubai the first blockchain powered city.
Could governments be driving the bitcoin price rise? Observers are speculating that cryptocurrency is now being used as a reserve asset, much as gold and other precious metals.
Entrepreneur Vinny Lingham lit the fire: “Imagine if China started buying up large amounts of bitcoin — would the rest of the world governments stand idly by and watch?”
Institutional blockchain trading platform OTC Exchange Network (OTCXN) has joined the FIX Trading Community. Rosario M. Ingargiola, CEO of OTCXN, has also been named to the Digital Currency and Blockchain Working Group.
The FIX Trading Community is a non-profit,
Brendan Blumer comes from the world of massive multiplayer online role-playing gaming. So he’s well familiar with the needs of digital currency traders, many of them having moved from the MMORPG virtual space into the real-world of bitcoin, ethereum and other cryptocurrencies.
New York-based blockchain specialist firm ConsenSys is launching a blockchain developer academy to assist with the growing demand for blockchain developers.
The ConsenSys Academy 2017 Challenge is a selective, immersive blockchain training program that prepares developers to enter one of the fastest-growing technology fields.
The Bank of Russia, the country’s central bank, is going to consider cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin a digital commodity.
Bank of Russia Deputy Governor Olga Skorobogatova said the central bank will present draft legislative documents for the taxation of cryptocurrencies in a month.
Heavy traffic and trading has overwhelmed Coinbase, the world’s largest bitcoin exchange. The result was a service interruption on Thursday after sporadic degraded performance of the site earlier in the week.
The San Francisco-based digital asset exchange went off-line at mid-day,