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Bitcoin Price is Closing in On Its All-Time High, Currently Trading at $1127 Level
February 23rd, 2017

Bitcoin price recovers as Chinese authorities and bitcoin industry push for regulatory alliance.

Danish Police is the World’s First to Trace Bitcoin Transactions to Convict Drug Dealers
February 23rd, 2017

Denmark’s police have used cryptocurrency transfers as an evidence for the second time in a row, what is likely to prevent bitcoin usage by criminals in the future.

Northern Trust and IBM Pioneer Use of Blockchain for Private Equity Record-Keeping
February 22nd, 2017

The Chicago-based financial services provider is launching the first commercial application of the blockchain technology to administer private equity funds.

Daimler AG Joins Hyperledger Project as Premier Member
February 22nd, 2017

Daimler AG has become one of 115 members of the Hyperledger Project working on the creation of common distributed ledger technology.

IOTA, a Cryptoplatform for the Internet of Things, Will Debut at MWC 2017 Next Week
February 21st, 2017

The team behind IOTA is going to introduce the first decentralized blockless tokens for the Internet of Things that will allow users make transactions at zero fees.

LocalBitcoins Sets New All-Time High As Chinese Traders Skirt Official Clampdown
February 21st, 2017

Chinese leading trading platforms have imposed halts on withdrawals resulting in traders flocking to peer-to-peer marketplaces to continue buying and selling bitcoin.

NatWest Bank Launches Digital Lending Platform ‘Esme’ to compete with fintech startups
February 20th, 2017

Royal Bank of Scotland’s National Westminster Bank is launching a new platform that will offer quick loans decision and almost instant funding.

IBM Watson Partners with Visa, Bosch and Others at Opening of ‘Internet of Things’ Towers in Munich
February 20th, 2017

At the opening ceremony of the new Watson IoT centre in Germany, IBM announced a number of new partnerships to promote the use of the IoT technology.

‘Commercial Blockchains Just Two Years Away,’ Says Russia’s Largest Bank CEO
February 17th, 2017

The head of Russia’s leading bank unveiled his views on the future of the blockchain technology while speaking at the Real Estate Market Innovation Conference.

Jaguar and Shell Launch World’s First In-car App for Cashless Gas Station Payments
February 17th, 2017

There is no more need to queue in the forecourt shop – Jaguar and Shell have developed a simple and secure way to pay for fuel without leaving a car.

Blockchain Project Fermat Announces Alpha Release for the ‘Internet of People’
February 16th, 2017

The blockchain-enabled open source project developing the Internet of People reveals its ambitious roadmap for 2017.

KPMG And Microsoft Announce New ‘Blockchain Nodes’
February 16th, 2017

Together, the companies will develop and demonstrate the use cases that adopt blockchain technology to business propositions and processes.

Bitcoin Price Keeping Close to $1,000 Barrier
February 15th, 2017

Bitcoin future in the Asian market is arousing speculations after Chinese exchanges suspend Bitcoin withdrawals.