Nov 05, 2016
Over this year, Sberbank, Russia’s biggest bank, has proven its interest in blockchain technology in practice. The bank has launched several major blockchain-related projects focused on IT, insurance, trade financing, and documents exchange between companies and departments....
Nov 01, 2016
The Republic of Georgia is soon to see first Bitcoin ATMs installed. According to Efrem Urumashvili of BitFury Group, initially here will be two BTMs, one at the Tbilisi airport, the other one in the downtown of Georgia’s capital....

Mass Network: We Don’t Force Certain Economic Models on the Market

Oct 31, 2016
Even though some community members believe that Mass Network, a global advertising platform that’s about to launch, has a lot in common with Brave Browser or AdBlock Plus, the project’s developers seem to have a different opinion.Firstly, the system employs bitcoin blockchain. However, in his in...

World Biggest Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Oct 30, 2016
When the first cryptocurrency emerged on the world scene, it requested for a global trading platform. To perform this function cryptocurrency exchanges were quickly built. Today a few dozen exchanges are operating with cryptocurrencies. Some of them are local, while others are trading global...

Cryptocurrencies and Digital Wallets

Oct 30, 2016
Cryptocurrencies are getting more and more popular nowadays, because they completely anonymous, do not require special knowledge for their use, and available nearly anywhere. Multitudes of banks all over the world accept cryptocurrencies, and most of Forex brokers use them to refill their ac...

HashCoins CTO About Corporate Use of EmerCoin Services

Oct 27, 2016
The EmerCoin team has repeatedly stated that the project puts its stake mostly in implementing its services in real businesses rather than in developing a cryptocurrency. A brief look at EMC price chart shows that the speculation factor has little effect on it, and most price surges can be associate...

Mass Network Acquired by Mycelium’s CEO

Oct 26, 2016
Online advertising is a problem as big as the industry itself. However, Mass Network plans to solve this problem by letting users take part in revenue this industry produces, and applying the ancient old saying “If you can’t beat them, join them”....

Blockchain Insurance Platform InChain ICO Ready for Kick-Off

Oct 25, 2016
Wednesday, October 26th, InChain, a platform for insurance of cryptocurrency assets, launches its long-awaited ICO. The project aims at creating a decentralized blockchain-based platform offering insurance of customer risks and insurance bonds investments....

Tackling Terrorism: Blockchain vs Laws

Oct 24, 2016
In 2016, a set of amendments to anti-terrorism legislation, also known as the Yarovaya Package (called so after the Russian Duma deputy Irina Yarovaya who initially proposed the measures) has become the most crucial event in the recent history of Russian IT industry. Now internet access providers, ...

Japan to End 8% Bitcoin Sales Tax

Oct 13, 2016
According to media reports, Japan’s Financial Services Agency, the country’s financial regulator, is weighing on abandoning the 8% sales tax which bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are currently subject to. Japan is the only G7 nation to have such kind of a tax. In accordance with the legislat...

Russia’s Tax Service to Use Blockchain to Get Rid of Tax Statements

Oct 07, 2016
Russia’s Federal Tax Service (FTS) has stated its intent to use blockchain technology in getting away from statement-based mechanism of working with companies. FTS believes it would significantly simplify the exchange of documents and render an enormous accountancy staff unnecessary along with inc...

Mass Network Looks To Bring a Universal Bitcoin-Based Solution to Online Advertising

Sep 30, 2016
A group of advertising industry and blockchain experts have combined efforts to create what they call “The Mass Network,” a ground-breaking project aimed at solving the problems of online advertising such as the imbalance of power between the advertisers and the internet users who unwillingly pr...