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.
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,
The additional investment follows its Series A funding round led by Accion Frontier Inclusion Fund in October of last year,
An experiment by Canadian financial institutions with blockchain technology concluded that it failed to match the benefits of a more centralized system, the parties announced today.
The Bank of Canada, along with Payments Canada, the R3 consortium, and seven commercial banks,
Profit-takers emerged from hiding by mid-day on Thursday, as the massive overnight run-up of bitcoin’s single-coin price came back to earth.
Around noon Pacific time, bitcoin’s single-coin price sat around $2,464 on most exchanges. While that was down massively from today’s high-water mark of $2,747 achieved Thursday morning,
The National Settlement Depository of the Russian Federation (NSD) has successfully completed the development of an e-voting system based on blockchain technology.
The e-voting platform is a universal voting mechanism. It enables security holders to remotely participate in shareholder meetings and also to vote in absentia at annual general meetings.
Bitcoin marketplace Purse has entered a multi-million dollar bitcoin protocol development agreement with Bitmain Technologies, Bixin, F2 Pool, and Bitcoin.com.