Based in the UK, Oneiro is focused on developing technologies around decentralized, secure, and dependable cryptocurrency.
Blockchain firm Wanchain has partnered with various Austin companies to form the Austin Blockchain Collective (ABC). The goal of the ABC is to advocate for the adoption of blockchain innovation at the local level and for the larger global ecosystem.
Built in China and headquartered in Austin,
Mastercard chief financial officer Martina Hund-Mejean said the company is not interested in enabling bitcoin transactions on its network.
In an interview with Arabian Business, Hund-Mejean said the company is not going to work with bitcoin because it is unregulated, not transparent,
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said that bitcoin has failed as a currency measured by standard benchmarks, and is neither a store of value nor a useful way to buy things.
Responding to questions from students at London’s Regent’s University,
Bitcoin is back on the rise, climbing past the $11,000 mark and headed for what looks like a strong rally from the depths.
The volatility of the digital currency was never more apparent than over the last month. Bears came out of hibernation to declare that bitcoin could go as low as $3,000.
Social messaging service company Telegram has filed a “Notice of Exempt Offering of Securities” with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), reporting it has raised $850 million in its initial coin offering (ICO) pre-sale.
The amount raised in the pre-ICO would be a record for firms that have publicly revealed their totals,
The National Bank of Poland (NBP), the country’s central bank, has reportedly admitted to paying for social media campaigns that attacked cryptocurrencies.
According to a Polish business news website, the central bank spent 91,000 zloty ($27,100) on the campaigns,
Neuromation, which recently raised over $70 million in its initial coin offering (ICO), is developing a system for generation of the synthetic data using deep neural networks and using the processing power of the many graphics processing units (GPUs) in the blockchain community.
The government of Montserrat has teamed with Barbados-based cryptocurrency firm Bitt to create a digital payments ecosystem in the Caribbean island.
Montserrat is a British Overseas Territory. It is part of the chain known as the Lesser Antilles, in the former British West Indies.
Australian travel booking site Webjet has announced the launch of Rezchain, a blockchain platform to make secure hotel bookings.
Webjet said it has been working on its Rezchain blockchain platform for the past two years. The platform is designed to track the inventory of hotel rooms around the world using a private version of the ethereum blockchain.