Does motion equal progress? It was a strong start to the week, one that saw bitcoin and the rest of the cryptocurrency markets with positive gains across the board. The problem is that the gains merely offset a prior price retreat, leaving the coins in relatively the same position.
Sparkster is a project aiming to enable anyone to develop software without actually needing to engage software developers or knowing how to write code by using drag and drop interfaces containing “blocks of logic” written in plain English. The interfaces are built in HTML5 and are desktop and mobile compatible.
As we’re by now familiar with the genesis tale: blockchain technology was invented in the 1990s as a database tree that when made public embeds trust and delivers radical transparency through an open ledger. Although it has been around for a quarter of a century,
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The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has published a framework for monitoring cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.
The FSB is an international body that monitors and makes recommendations about the global financial system. It was established after the G20 London summit in April 2009 as a successor to the Financial Stability Forum (FSF).
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), the country’s central bank, will be launching its blockchain trade finance platform next month.
The blockchain platform was developed by OneConnect, Ping An Group’s financial technology company. OneConnect claims that while there are a large number of bank-led blockchain trade platforms,
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is exploring the addition of a number of new cryptocurrencies on its platform.
The cryptocurrencies currently under review are Cardano (ADA), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Stellar Lumens (XLM), Zcash (ZEC), and Ox (ZRX). Coinbase said they will be working with local banks and regulators to add them in as many jurisdictions as possible.
A Greek court has agreed has ruled to extradite Alexander Vinnik, the alleged mastermind of a $4 billion bitcoin laundering ring, to France.
Vinnik, 38, was arrested in Greece last year on a US-issued international warrant. US authorities accused Vinnik of laundering $4 billion in bitcoin through cryptocurrency exchange BTC-E,
South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb is planning to expand into Thailand And Japan
Bithumb, one of the biggest crypto exchange in the world, said that it is currently working on obtaining regulatory approval from the Financial Services Agency of Japan and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand.
The Thailand Bond Market Association (TBMA) is planning to create a blockchain platform for corporate bond transactions.
TBMA is mandated, with full support of the governing agencies, as the sole information center and pricing agency for the Thai domestic bond market.