Blockchain Startup Sandbox Planned By Lithuania’s Central Bank

Announcements, Blockchain | January 16, 2018 By:

The Bank of Lithuania, the country’s central bank, is creating a new regulatory “sandbox” for domestic and foreign companies to develop and test FinTech and blockchain solutions.

Called “LBChain,” the new initiative will allow companies to carry out blockchain technology research and test financial products in a limited setting and under the auspices of regulators.


Blockchain For Data Security Explored By Indian State Maharashtra, Home of Mumbai

Announcements, Blockchain | January 15, 2018 By:

The government of Maharashtra, the home of Indian capital Mumbai, will be implementing blockchain technology for data security in various departments.

Maharashtra is a state in the western region of India. It is India’s second-most populous state and third-largest state by area. It is also the world’s second-most populous subnational entity.


Bitcoin Conference Stops Accepting Bitcoin Payments Due To Congestion

Blockchain, News | January 12, 2018 By:

The North American Bitcoin Conference (TNABC) has reportedly stopped accepting bitcoin payments for selling last-minute tickets for its event, scheduled for January 18-19 in downtown Miami.

The conference cited network congestion and manual processing issues as part of reason why the event’s organizers decided to accept fiat payments only for last-minute bookings.