Big day for blockchain enthusiasts and cryptocurrency entrepreneurs in India. In a massive verdict, The Supreme Court of India has lifted the 'crypto currency or other digital assets trading ban' imposed by Reserve Bank Of India in 2018.
Siam Commercial Bank of Thailand uses Ripple for cross-border payments with the Easy Pay application. That has been confirmed in an update on its website. There has been speculation about this news for several months.
Blockchain startup Bitfury, the company which has recently hit a valuation of more than 1 billion dollars, launched an artificial intelligence unit (AI) to dig deeper and investigate data.
PBoC, the People's Bank of China has stated that its digital currency can now be considered ready. According to Mu Changchun, deputy director of the bank, a prototype that adopts blockchain architecture has developed successfully after five years of research.
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), said to be developing a tracker system to find digital currency transactions and about 15 countries to be using this to gain personal transactions data from their citizens, says a recent report by Nikkei.
Regardless of what you think of Ethereum (and altcoins in general), it is a fact that this network has had and had a great impact on the entire industry. While bitcoin is considered primarily as a means of payment, during the huge increases in 2017, the ether was the driving force and the means of payment in many cases.
A broader adoption of Bitcoin on the way: a Dutch man sells a house for 30 Bitcoin. A Brabant man sells his house for bitcoin, while someone from Arnhem makes his purchases with the largest cryptocurrency.
The UN Security Council unanimously imposed sanctions against the DPRK in 2006, seeking to limit funding for Pyongyang ballistic and nuclear missile development programs. In particular, exports from the DPRK were banned, including coal, iron, lead, textiles and shellfish, and imports of crude oil and petroleum products were restricted to the DPRK.
The payment company Mastercard published on its website three vacancies for managers to develop projects in the field of blockchain and cryptocurrencies, including payments and wallets.