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