Baltic countries will support the blockchain development

The top officials of Baltic countries have agreed to support the development of DLT technologies, including blockchain. Ministers of finances of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania released...

Blockchain consortium R3 is coming to Moscow

On the 14-16 of November international blockchain consortium R3 will hold 2 events in Moscow: a closed business-breakfast for the leaders of the fintech...

The prizewinners of the First Russian Crypto award will be announced in Moscow

On 23rd of November within the framework of Runet Awards 2017 the first winners will be rewarded with “Rcrypta” prizes, which was recently announced...

Analyst: “In 4 years BTC mining won’t be profitable anymore”

According to Christopher Chapman, an analyst at Citigroup Inc, that might not be a bubble problem or fork which would eventually kill bitcoin, but...

Presidential advisor: “Russia has all chances to become a world capital of mining ”

Russian presidential advisor for Internet development German Klimenko suggests that Russia could become a world mining center. His observations are based on the fact...

Students organized an underground mining farm on the university campus

Students of the Ural Federal University organized a number of underground illegal mining farms on the territory of the campus, states the official website...

Waves is aimed to become the fastest blockchain in the world

Waves is implementing new technology, which will enable the network to process thousands of transactions per minute - making it the fastest decentralized blockchain...

Research: ‘Bitcoin will be cracked by quantum computers in 10 years’

Rapidly developing quantum computers will be able to crack blockchain-systems in 10 years from now, states a group of researchers from the University of Technology...

BREAKING: SegWit2X suspends plans for the upcoming 2MB upgrade

A group of SegWit2x backers, including Mike Belshe, Wences Casares, Jihan Wu, Jeff Garzik, Peter Smith and Erik Voorhees have released an announcement, that the...

Russian venture investors show growing interest in blockchain and fintech startups

Blockchain and fintech startups are gaining popularity among Russian venture investors, states the report of the RB Partners Group company. The major investment areas in...

State deputy: Bitcoin will reach $20 thsd mark

Chairman of the State Duma Financial Market Committee Anatoly Aksakov commented on the current rise of the bitcoin rate. "The volume of the bitcoin market...

Russian consul in Switzerland suggests attracting blockchain investments into Crimea

Karl Eckstein, the Russian consul in Switzerland, believes that it would be reasonable to create Crimean blockchain platform for anonymous foreign investors, which could...

Head of Federal Agency: Blockchain will significantly change the tourist industry

Blockchain technology will significantly alter the tourist industry within the next 5-10 years, thinks Oleg Safonov, the Head of Rosturism (Federal tourism agency). In the...

Cyprus University will award students with blockchain diplomas

The University of Nicosia (UNIC) is aimed to become the first in the world university to record all of its academic degrees in the...

Björk is selling a new album for crypto

Björk’s fans can buy singer’s new album ‘Utopia’ for the cryptocurrency, with a special crypto-reward provided for every pre-order. The musician entered an agreement...

Blockchain specialists are highly demanded on the labour markets

One of the major American freelance labor markets Upwork has recently issued the results of the study based on the data, collected by the...

Moscow will host the First World Miners’ Forum

On the 25 of December, Russian State Duma will host the First World Miners' Forum. Participants from USA, Belarus, Ukraine, Singapore and 13 other...

Russia will use blockchain for property registration

All year governmental officials were talking about advantages of blockchain, wondering how to imply this technology. Yesterday, First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov even...

Russian banks are taking mining farms in pledge

At the current moment since the beginning of the year Russian banks have pledged 108 mining farms, which is 100% more than the year...

Presidential adviser: Russia lost billions of rubles due to the absence of ICO regulation

Russian Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies Association, RAKIB, estimated the losses of Russian Federation resulting from the absence of legal framework in the ICO sector of...