Eugenia Kovaliova

Hitachi Creates Internet of Things Focused Big Data Company Vantara
September 21st, 2017

Hitachi announced its reorganization into a new Internet of Things enterprise Hitachi Vantara.

India Wants to Issue Bitcoin-Like Cryptocurrency Backed by Central Bank
September 18th, 2017

Indian authorities are discussing the proposal to set up state-cryptocurrency ‘Lakshmi’ based on blockchain technology and backed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

China’s Bitcoin Exchange Need to Stop Trading Virtual Currencies Amid Crackdown
September 15th, 2017

Chineese authorities have ordered domestic Bitcoin exchanges to cease trading and immediately notify users of their closure.

Bitcoin Exchange BTCC to Stop ‘All Trading’ from September 30
September 14th, 2017

The first of China’s bitcoin exchanges BTCChina (BTCC) has announced its shutting down the domestic cryptocurrency trading at the end of September. The recently appeared rumors that China is going to ban all domestic cryptocurrency exchanges are becoming reality.

Canadian Messaging Platform Kik Starts Its ICO, Aims to Raise $125 Million
September 13th, 2017

The beginning of Kin token distribution event (TDE) launched by the Canadian social media giant Kik Interactive, was announced yesterday on September 12. Having already raised $50 million in a presale round, Kik aims to raise $125 million in total through the ICO (initial coin offering).

Swiss Municipality of Chiasso Accepts Tax Payments in Bitcoin
September 12th, 2017

The Swiss municipality of Chiasso will accept tax payments in bitcoin starting from the beginning of 2018 in an attempt to make Switzerland a global hub for financial technologies and cryptocurrency start-ups and a world leader in bitcoin adoption.

BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Asserts His Innocence in the New Interview
September 11th, 2017

Alexander Vinnik, alleged BTC-e operator arrested by the US Department of Justice in July, claims he is innocent of charges brought against him by the US government.

​Australia’s Bendigo Bank and India’s YES Bank Now Support Samsung Pay
September 8th, 2017

Bendigo Bank of Australia and Indian YES Bank bring Samsung Pay, a mobile payment and digital wallet service by Samsung, to its customers, giving them greater choice and the flexibility they’re looking for.

Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex Adds NEO, Price Recovers After China’s ICO Ban
September 7th, 2017

Bitfinex has announced the beginning of NEO exchange trading against USD, BTC and ETH. Top-ten altcoins seem to regain value and reverse the losses after China’s ICO ban declared on Monday.

Successful EU Payment Institution Worldcore Launches ICO on October 14
September 6th, 2017

EU financial enterprise Worldcore, previously known as non-blockchain, is about to start its own ICO on October 14, 2017 aiming to raise up to $100 million for the development and promotion of the digital bank’s blockchain platform.

Decentralized Video Hosting Platform TOP Will Launch ICO on September 23
September 5th, 2017

The first global blockchain-based video hosting TOP intends to revolutionize the established mechanism of video industry and invites investors to participate in its own ICO starting on September 23, 2017.

Cryptocurrency Retirement Fund Bitcoin IRA Launches Ripple Savings
September 1st, 2017

Starting with Ripple’s XRP token, cryptocurrency retirement fund Bitcoin IRA plans to add further altcoins in coming weeks.

Crypto Market Capitalization Surpasses $170B as Bitcoin Price Sets New All-Time High
August 31st, 2017

Bitcoin price has topped $4,700 stating a new record and forcing total cryptocurrency market capitalization to exceed $170 billion for the first time ever.