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.
Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance is in trouble again. It was only a few weeks ago the exchange got hacked and lost over 40 million dollars and from the past few hours rumors been circulating suggesting the KYC data of users of site has been compromised.
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.