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Baidu partnered with the government of Hainan Province to develop multiple blockchain projects

Chinese Internet services giant Baidu partnered with the municipal government of the southern Chinese province of Hainan. The partnership pursues the strategic cooperation in...

Binance implemented a tool to determine the “cleanliness” of cryptocurrencies

The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by daily trade volume Binance partnered with Chainalysis analytical blockchain project, to implement Chainalysis KYT (“Know Your Transaction”) software...

CEO Sberbank: cryptocurrencies are “primitive by-product” of blockchain

Sberbank CEO Herman Gref referred to cryptocurrencies as a “primitive by-product” of the underlying blockchain technology, which, he believes, will be ready for wide...

SCO countries agreed on joint anti-terrorist Internet monitoring

The Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (RATS SCO) agreed on joint monitoring of terrorist threats on the Internet. The Shanghai Cooperation Organization...

Norilsk Nickel prepares a number of crypto projects and insists on revising cryptocurrency regulation

The draft bill on cryptocurrency regulation in Russia may undergo yet another radical revision. The need to amend the draft law was expressed by...

Mining rigs manufactured in China will become more costly to U.S. buyers due to...

Bitmain, Canaan, Ebang and other major Chinese mining hardware producers are at risk of being affected by protectionist measures recently introduced by the U.S....

Research: 84% of cryptocurrencies are centralized

According to a recent study conducted by CryptoCompare blockchain research company, 84% of currently existing cryptocurrencies are centralized in one way or another, whereas...

Indian government considers illegalizing unregulated cryptocurrencies

India’s Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg is up for proposing amendments to the existing laws, which would make it illegal to hold cryptocurrencies...

ZRX became the first ERC-20 token to be listed on Coinbase

Coinbase crypto exchange has listed its first ERC-20 standard token - 0x (ZRX) - on its platform for trading, according to an announcement made...

CIO Pantera Capital: Next BTC bull run will trigger a tenfold crypto market growth

Joey Krug, the chief investment officer at Pantera Capital crypto hedge fund, stated that the next bitcoin bull run would make the cryptocurrency market...

29 999 BTC were transferred via Bitcoin Network with $0.1 fee

October 16 saw a Bitcoin user moving 29 999 BTC worth $194 million with a $0.1 fee. Such transaction would cost tens of thousands...

Telegram may launch its TON platform this autumn

Telegram may possibly launch the test version of the blockchain-based Telegram Open Network (TON) platform by the end of this autumn, as the recent...

A new law on electronic government is being drafted in Russia

Russian Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media (Mincomsvyazi) announced it will revise the draft law on electronic government infrastructure that has been...

Roscomnadzor may fine Yandex for displaying links to RuTracker among search results

Association for the protection of copyright on the Internet (ISAPI) filed a complaint against Russian Internet services company Yandex with the Federal Service for...

Bitcoin price reached its month high of $6 900

The world’s largest cryptocurrency by market cap reached its one-month high touching $6 900 threshold. October 15 saw Bitcoin price surging by 11%. A sudden...

Bank of Russia is ready to adopt RegTech and SupTech to regulate the technology...

The Bank of Russia has formulated the approach to the cutting-edge technology market regulation. Market participants doubt the feasibility of the latter though, as...

Pro Blockchain Media and ToonBox launch animated series about cryptocurrencies

In August 2018, production of the animated series Hamsters vs. Bulls was launched. Pro Blockchain Media together with ToonBox developed the concept and began...

U.S. regulators approved LTC trading on Gemini

Gemini, a cryptocurrency exchange owned by Winklevoss twins, announced yesterday that it will soon launch LTC trading following the recent approval from the New...

Vitalik Buterin: I never personally held more than ~0.9% of ETH

Co-founder of Ethereum Network Vitalik Buterin responded to criticism by New York University professor Nouriel Roubini. Nouriel Roubini who is known for predicting the world...

Russia will cooperate with FATF in regulating crypto industry

Russian authorities will regulate the country’s crypto industry jointly with the Financial Action Task Force. As noted by the special representative on digital and technological...