Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague Participants Discussed Future of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

On May 19, the Czech capital hosted the largest conference on digital currencies and blockchain – Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague. 15 speakers from 8 countries (300 participants in total) discussed the development of cryptocurrencies, blockchain projects in Fintech and Govtech, as well as legislative challenges. Business & community Read more »

EY Supporting Global Cryptocurrency BOScoin

BlockchainOS has entegrated EYC3, EY’s Asia-Pacific data and analytics capability, to support development of the BOScoin cryptocurrency. “EY is very excited to support the BOScoin Platform and sees a very strong potential in blockchain technology for both consumers and businesses,” Gwang Rim Yi, Partner for EYC3 Seoul office. Read more »

Paybis Enables Buying Bitcoin a Lot Easier With Credit Cards

Paybis users of the leading digital and cryptocurrency exchange platform can now buy Bitcoin instantly with their credit card. The new function makes Paybis one among the few platforms that offer such an option. Read more »

The Largest Exhibition of Crypto Wallets and Mining Hardware Will Take Place in Moscow

On April 19, an exhibition of hardware and software for cryptocurrency industry will take place within Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Russia. It is the largest platform to exhibit bitcoin wallets, mobile applications and mining hardware in Eastern Europe. Visitors will have an opportunity to personally talk to company representatives, conduct negotiations and exchange contacts. Read more »

Blockchain &Bitcoin Conference Prague

The Largest Blockchain and Bitcoin Conference Will Take Place in Prague

On May 19, the capital of the Czech Republic will host Blockchain &Bitcoin Conference Prague – the event dedicated to the development of cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Guests will meet supporters of a decentralized economy, successful blockchain developers and entrepreneurs and enjoy the exhibition of equipment for the industry. Read more »

Coinbase receives NYDFS's approval to offer Ethereum and Litecoin trades

Today, Mari T. Vullo, financial Services Superintendent, reported that the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has approved the application of Coinbase, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Coinbase Global, Inc., to offer Ethereum and Litecoin for New York customers.  DFS has also approved Coinbase to offer users in New York to access “Shift Card”, a Coinbase linked debit card service. Read more »

ATB Financial Announces Partnership With R3

ATB Financial has joined financial innovation firm R3's consortium to design and apply distributed and shared ledger-inspired technologies to global financial markets. ATB Financial, the Alberta-based financial services provider, will be collaborating with over 75 of the world's largest financial institutions to develop ground-breaking commercial applications for the financial services industry that leverage the appropriate elements of... more Read more »

Cinkciarz Innovates Online Currency Exchange and Payments Markets

Cinkciarz, a European pioneer in the online currency exchange market, has announced it will use the latest GPU technology from NVIDIA® as part of a groundbreaking project to transform the way people exchange currencies and pay online. Cinkciarz will be utilizing the NVIDIA DGX-1™, the world's first purpose-built system for deep learning and AI accelerated analytics, to help its users make smarter transactional decisions. Read more »

AOC Solutions Unveils Transact Global for Virtual Payment Processing

AOC Solutions®, a provider of commercial payments technology, is launching Transact GlobalSM, a processing platform dedicated exclusively to virtual payments. Purpose-built to solve the toughest payment needs in the B2B card payments marketplace, specifically those of multinational middle- and large-market entities, Transact Global has a cloud-based infrastructure that allows for maximum innovation, integration and efficiency. Read more »

pH Miners Launches Cybercurrency Miners for Bitcoin and Litecoin

pH Miners Inc. has officially launched its two new cybercurrency miners for Bitcoin and Litecoin, and is offering a special deal for customers who purchase now. The company, based in New York City, is giving customers the opportunity to receive four of the new cryptocurrency miners for the price of three-an incredible value considering the products are already more affordable than most other quality miners on the market. Customers should get in... more Read more »

BitGo to Release BitGo Instant Bitcoin Transactions

BitGo Inc. is today announcing the launch of BitGo Instant, the world’s first way to safely receive zero-confirm Bitcoin transactions with a full financial guarantee. BitGo Instant is launching with a strong list of initial partners recognizing these transactions, including Bitfinex, Bitstamp, Kraken, CoinHako, FoldApp, Genesis Trading, Shapeshift, Korbit, Unocoin, and SFOX. Read more »

NRI Launches Study Investigating Future of Blockchain Technology for Securities

 Nomura Research Institute (NRI), a leading provider of consulting services and system solutions, today announced that it will examine the feasibility of implementing blockchain*1, the distributed ledger technology supporting cryptocurrency exchange, and other new technologies in the securities industry this month, in efforts to begin facilitating open innovation.  Read more »

The 2015 level of VC investment in bitcoin companies exceeded investment in 2014

The recent deal that saw $20 million of venture capital invested in Amsterdam-based bitcoin mining company BitFury pushed the 2015 total to $357 million thereby overtaking the $350 million raised during 2014.  The cryptocurrency has enjoyed a steep rise in capital investment in recent years. But despite the fact that investment continues to grow, figures suggest that the growth is decelerating.  Read more »

Elliptic announces the Bitcoin Big Bang – A breakthrough in bitcoin anti-money laundering

 Elliptic, the bitcoin analytics and security firm, today announced a breakthrough in bitcoin transaction monitoring and compliance. In an industry first, the company has launched ‘The Bitcoin Big Bang’, an interactive visualisation that plots the emergence and interconnectivity of the key players in bitcoin since its genesis in 2009. Read more »

NASDAQ OMX Stockholm officially listed bitcoin-based certificate

Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced that Bitcoin Tracker One (short name: BITCOIN XBT), a tracker certificate that uses the digital currency Bitcoin as underlying asset, starts trading today at Nasdaq Stockholm. Bitcoin Tracker One is issued by XBT Provider, part of the KNC Group. Read more »


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