Former Estonian President to Lead World Economic Forum Blockchain Group

Former Estonian President to Lead World Economic Forum Blockchain Group

The World Economic Forum has created a new working group focused on blockchain co-chaired by the former president of Estonia. The Global Futures Council on...

Why Serious Investors Need Bitcoin in Their Portfolios

Bitcoin has been gaining a lot of positive media attention over the past few weeks. Investors are looking at cryptocurrency as a valuable portfolio...

Bitcoin Exchange Unocoin Releases Mobile Wallet for iOS and Android

Indian bitcoin exchange Unocoin has launched a new mobile wallet app. The launch comes roughly two months after Unocoin closed a $1.5m funding round backed...

MUFG is Using Digital Currency to Reward its Employees

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the parent company of the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, has embarked on a new digital currency trial through one...

Bitfinex Offline as Customer Bitcoin Reported Stolen

UPDATE (3rd August 2:40 UTC): Bitfinex representatives confirmed 119,756 BTC (more than $60m) has been lost or stolen from the exchange. Hong Kong digital currency...
Mizuho Bank Dealt Blow in Mt Gox Lawsuit Update

Mizuho Bank Dealt Blow in Mt Gox Lawsuit Update

A US judge largely denied a bid last week by Mizuho Bank to dismiss charges filed against it in a class action lawsuit tied to...

Blockchain in finance and management fields. Fintech and govtech cases at Blockchain Conference Kiev

What problems can blockchain solve in the finance sphere and total asset management – will be discussed by speakers of the third annual Blockchain...

Did CFTC Regulations Prevent Bitfinex From Offering Cold Storage?

On June 2, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) fined Bitfinex US$75,000 for handling illegal off-exchange financial retail commodity transactions without registering as...

Bitcoin Node Day To Raise Bitcoin Awareness Around The World

The Bitcoin network is only as strong as the number of miners and Bitcoin Nodes in operation on a constant basis. While the current...

Japan Exchange Group: Distributed Ledgers ‘Better’ With Third Parties

A new report from financial giant Japan Exchange Group (JPX) contends that distributed ledgers will work "better" when applied to capital markets if third...

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