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Blockchain program for master's and PhD students will be added in UBC

Blockchain program for master's and PhD students will be added in UBC

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Graduate students will have an opportunity of studying a blockchain educational plan in the leading research university of Canada, the University of British Columbia. This type of educational plan is the prime in Canada as the university reported. The whole program includes four spheres: clean...

Crypto exchanges are facing their biggest threat

Crypto exchanges are facing their biggest threat

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The major reason why all the cryptocurrencies have increased reputation is that they offer transactions that are not controlled by the government. But it seems it’s time to say goodbye to this uncontrolled method. Alexandra Wijmenga-Daniel, spokeswoman of Financial Action Task Force - a...

Central Bank of Philippines is concerned about the increasing usage of cryptocurrencies

Central Bank of Philippines is concerned about the increasing usage of cryptocurrencies

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The leader of the Central bank in the Philippines informed about the threats that the country can face because of growing cryptocurrency appropriation. On June 10, Benjamin Diokno, who is the head of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, was cited by The Philippine Star, as he said the organisation,...

Telegram launches a public ICO on Liquid exchange

Telegram launches a public ICO on Liquid exchange

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Telegram designed its token gram in 2018 and it was sold exclusively to certified investors in the biggest ICO in the history. Now, eventually, it is accessible to the public. A limited selling of the token is going to be held on the Liquid exchange. The starting day is July 10. The rate of the...

Two blockchain startups are being invested in by the National Association of Realtors

Two blockchain startups are being invested in by the National Association of Realtors

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On June 10, Propy announced that it is one of the two organisations, which was selected by Second Century Ventures 2019 Reach accelerator class. Second Century Ventures is the VC branch of the National Association of Realtors. Every year they choose several technology corporations to start their...

The Khanty-Mansi okrug is working on a blockchain-based platform for tourism

The Khanty-Mansi okrug is working on a blockchain-based platform for tourism

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A federal subject of Russia known as The Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug is going to start a blockchain-enable platform designed especially for tourism industry. The International Economic Forum was being held in St. Petersburg from 5 to 8 June, where Roman Genkel, general director of Khanty-Mansi...

Iran's minister of energy wants cryptocurrency miners to pay real-cost bills

Iran's minister of energy wants cryptocurrency miners to pay real-cost bills

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Miners in Iran can face higher bills if the minister decides so. On Sunday (09.06.2019) Iran’s Minister of Energy Homayoun Haeri said to The Financial Tribune that miners of cryptocurrencies in their country should pay bills in real rates, which aren’t going to be subsidized by the government...

Bitcoin features will disappear from the CHX listing after June 19

Bitcoin features will disappear from the CHX listing after June 19

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The expiration of the latest BTC features on the Chicago Stock Exchange will take place on June 19 by 3:00 pm Chicago time, reports Bloomberg. CHX became the 1st regulated exchange to launch urgent financial instruments based on the 1st cryptocurrency in the end of 2017, when Bitcoin was steadily...

Ethereum classic hardfork Atlantis

Ethereum Classic developers will test Atlantis update's code

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This summer, the Atlantis update can be activated on the Ethereum Classic network, but its exact date remains unknown. In the meantime, cryptocurrency developers have agreed that the code will be tested in a test network, CoinDesk reports. This update should activate the changes that were formally...

tax evasion with the use of cryptocuurencies

An international group investigates 60 tax evasion schemes using cryptocurrencies

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The J5 group, established last year by the tax authorities of such countries as the US, Australia, the UK, Canada, and the Netherlands, is currently investigating 60 major international schemes for cryptocurrency tax evasion. At least 12 of them are led by the Australian Revenue Service (ATO). ...

Who are emerging crypto leaders and what to do with other coins?

Who are emerging crypto leaders and what to do with other coins?

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Present time and November 2017 have a similarity, it’s the same cryptocurrency circulation volume, which is approximately about $275 billion. But a lot of things happened with values in this period, they have been soaring from $800 billion to $100 billion. Wild things always happen on the...

Users lost 1800 BTC due to a sharp drop of the CLAM

Users lost 1800 BTC due to a sharp drop of the CLAM

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The American crypto exchange Poloniex reported that users, financing margin trading lost 1800 BTC (about 14 million at the current exchange rate) due to a sharp drop of the CLAM rate and extremely low liquidity of this coin. According to the representatives of the exchange, on May 26, the...

Benfica de Macau will start accepting cryptocurrencies for payment

Benfica de Macau will start accepting cryptocurrencies for payment

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The famous Portuguese football club Benfica de Macau will start accepting cryptocurrencies for payment: BTC, ETH and UTK (UTRUST), CoinDesk reports. Holders of digital assets will be able to buy Benfica merchandise, as well as match tickets. According to representatives of Benfica, this decision...

Hackers stole GateHub's users 23 million XRPs

GateHub users lost 23 million XRP during a hacking attack

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The creative director of 2K/DENMARK company, Thomas Silkjær, said that as a result of the hacker attack, GateHub users lost 23 million Ripple XRP tokens (approximately $9.6 million at the current rate). According to Silkjær, during the attack that began on June 1, 80-90 user wallets were hacked...

Binance is going to become a competitor for Tether

Binance is going to become a competitor for Tether

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It’s going to be a hot competition! The worlds greatest exchange of cryptocurrencies declared about its plans of designing a stablecoin. Information’s source is Wei Zhou, who is the Head Officer of Finances in Binance. We know that there’re over 60 stablecoins in the crypto industry who tried...

A $100 million crypto fund launches and aims to go long

A $100 million crypto fund launches and aims to go long

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A new investment firm known as Darma Capital is launching to those investors, who want to bet that digital assets such as Ether are poised for a 10-year long run. Of course, Ether saw one of the greatest boom-and-bust periods in crypto, rising an astounding 17,775% in 2017 only to see 94% of its...

Facebook may proclaim GlobalCoin on June 18

Facebook may proclaim GlobalCoin on June 18

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There are lots off rumours about Facebook’s currency and its launch. Let’s review and understand it together. There’s a hearsay that the popular social platform may make its projections public sooner than we expected. They say that the whitepaper will be released on June 18. As we already...

Binance will issue its own stablebcoins

Wei Zhou: Binance will issue its stablecoins

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Leading in terms of trading volumes, Binance will issue its own stablebcoins in the period of next 2 months. About this we are informed from the company's financial director Wei Zhou from his interview with Bloomberg's journalists. Thus, the release of the 1-st stablecoin, secured by the British...

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