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The Ethereum network processes more than twice the transaction volume of Bitcoin.
The Ethereum network processes more than twice the transaction volume of Bitcoin.

The boom in decentralised financing (DeFi) in the third quarter caused the Ethereum network (ETH) to process more than twice a day the volume of Bitcoin (BTC) transactions. According to Messari's market data aggregator crypto, the 30-day moving average for Ethereum's trading volume is currently $7...

Published at: 2020-10-23


Blockchain-based energy trading platform
Blockchain-based energy trading platform

A public demonstration of a blockchain-based energy trading platform, supported by German technology giant Siemens, is taking place in the Bavarian municipality today. Within the framework of the so-called "Pebbles" project, which stands for "peer-to-peer energy trading based on blockchains", a vir...

Published at: 2020-10-23


New platform from Ant Group
New platform from Ant Group

The Chinese fintech Ant Group - which is now ready to launch the largest initial public offering in the world - has announced a new platform within its blockchain business.  Ant Group has separated itself from Alibaba, an e-commerce giant, and is the parent company of China's largest digital p...

Published at: 2020-10-23


Russia: officials will have to declare their crypto assets
Russia: officials will have to declare their crypto assets

Russian government officials will be authorized to declare all private shares in crypto assets from New Year 2021 onwards. These requirements were announced on October 20 by the office of Russian Prosecutor General Igor Krasnov, after a meeting with 15 colleagues of the General Prosecutors represen...

Published at: 2020-10-22


South Korea: official approval for digital wallet from telecommunication provider
South Korea: official approval for digital wallet from telecommunication provider

South Korean telecommunications giant SK Telecom announced that, with the approval of the Ministry of Public Administration and Security, it will release its first blockchain-powered digital certificate storage and management wallet. According to NewsTomato, SK's portfolio is in line with the gover...

Published at: 2020-10-22


Bitcoin's rapid price increase
Bitcoin's rapid price increase

The news of PayPal's support for crypto assets triggered a rally in the markets, with Bitcoin trading over $13,000 for the first time since July. Bitcoin (BTC) has risen to more than $13,000 for the first time since July, and only for the third time since the ubiquitous high speed bullshit in late...

Published at: 2020-10-22


China: blockchain helps to restore tourist traffic
China: blockchain helps to restore tourist traffic

The Chinese non-profit consortium FISCO BCOS reports that blockchain-based health data has successfully enabled China to resume continental tourism to Macao.   Since May, the blockchain-based medical data system in Macao recognizes the identification codes of the Guangdong healthcare system o...

Published at: 2020-10-21


Chile: shipping companies connect in blockchain
Chile: shipping companies connect in blockchain

The Chilean National Economic Prosecutor's Office, or FNE, has given permission to nine national maritime freight companies to form a joint venture to develop a blockchain platform, the first of its kind in the region. According to MundoMaritimo.cl, this platform will be called the Global Shipping...

Published at: 2020-10-21


Proposal to use Blockchain in the Kyrgyzstan elections
Proposal to use Blockchain in the Kyrgyzstan elections

Acting President and Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan, Sadyr Japarov proposed the introduction of a blockchain system to ensure fair elections in the near future and restore public confidence in the democratic process.  On October 14, in the face of the political crisis and bloody riots that follo...

Published at: 2020-10-21


Further stages of ETH 2.0
Further stages of ETH 2.0

The creator of ConsenSys, Ben Edgington, published an update that predicts that the origins of the ETH 2.0 transmitter chain will occur within the next six to eight weeks. In the post announcing the launch of "V1.0.0 release candidate 0," Edgington revealed that the address of the protocol deposit...

Published at: 2020-10-20


French financial minister skeptical about cryto and blockchain
French financial minister skeptical about cryto and blockchain

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, who once said that the Libra Facebook token would risk "the monetary sovereignty of states," continues his criticism of currency crypts.   In October 19 Tweet, Le Maire claimed that some crypto-currencies are related to the purchase of drugs and weapons...

Published at: 2020-10-20


Bitcoin price report
Bitcoin price report

Recently, Blockchain headlines have been filled with negative messages.  However, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) proved largely untouched, despite a number of seemingly negative stories. This may indicate growth potential in the coming weeks, according to crypto investment solution CoinShares' rep...

Published at: 2020-10-20


China: blockchain will help cut costs in a chemical company
China: blockchain will help cut costs in a chemical company

One of the largest chemical manufacturers in China has launched a new Blockchain Warehouse Receipt Platform to help the industry to combat rising operating costs and trade financing. Increased demand for more environmental and security measures in the face of the pandemic has further increased cost...

Published at: 2020-10-19


The "first version" of the New Zealand digital dollar
The "first version" of the New Zealand digital dollar

New Zealand's financial services company, Power Finance, plans to launch what it calls the "world's first" digital version of the New Zealand dollar. The digital currency to be launched early next year will use split book technology. The "Power Dollar", however, is not supported by the government a...

Published at: 2020-10-19


New CFO at LIBRA
New CFO at LIBRA

Libra Association, which oversees the previously unreleased Libra crypto, has selected a CFO and a Risk Director for this project.  Ian Jenkins, who draws on the experience of HSBC, Santander and Credit Suisse, will oversee the finances and risk management of Libra Network, as announced on Oct...

Published at: 2020-10-19


The Crypto cruise ship can become the location of many companies
The Crypto cruise ship can become the location of many companies

Ocean Builders, a company that builds "floating, off-grid offshore houses," bought an old Australian cruise ship that has changed its name to "Satoshi" and plans to fill up with crypto companies, entrepreneurs and digital nomads off the coast of Panama. In the announcement, Ocean Builders COO Chad...

Published at: 2020-10-14


Australia: a change of direction on the national CBDC?
Australia: a change of direction on the national CBDC?

The Reserve Bank of Australia has revealed that it continues its research into the digital central bank currency (CBDC) less than a month after it was found to be unnecessary. The RBA also revealed that it is considering a more targeted "wholesale" CBDC. While Bitcoin and other crypto currencies a...

Published at: 2020-10-14


Spain: proposals for new financial regulations
Spain: proposals for new financial regulations

Pending approval by the Spanish Parliament, the new draft law aims to eliminate illegal tax transactions. This may mean smaller business transactions as well as mandatory reporting of crypto assets, even for assets owned or traded internationally. The "Draft Law on measures to prevent and combat ta...

Published at: 2020-10-14


Crypto Exchange consolidates services for UK clients
Crypto Exchange consolidates services for UK clients

The twin Winklewoss crypto exchange, Gemini, continues to consolidate its regulated services for customers in the UK. On October 12th Gemini announced its partnership with BCB Group, a European crypto processor that already works with major platforms such as Coinbase, Bitstamp and Galaxy Digital....

Published at: 2020-10-13


Further tests of the new Ethereum
Further tests of the new Ethereum

Ethereum has successfully launched another test network for the upcoming Ethereum 2.0 Phase 0, called Zinken. The launch took place on Monday at 12.00 UTC and, unlike previous trials, was a smooth start with sufficient participation and no major errors. Testnet was organized after a difficult star...

Published at: 2020-10-13


Platform for the exchange of used crypto-mining equipment
Platform for the exchange of used crypto-mining equipment

Asic Jungle launched a beta version of what he calls "the first ever crypto mining equipment market". Company President Artem Bespaloff said that he has created a trusted platform for used mining equipment that works without intermediaries. The solution to these problems is a two-way market that co...

Published at: 2020-10-13


Impact of Elections in the USA on the crypto market
Impact of Elections in the USA on the crypto market

As the U.S. presidential election in 2020 approaches, two crypto traders on Twitter shared their predictions on how the price of Bitcoin might react to this event.    The elections are a summary of the wild 2020, and there are many other factors left in the game. "This election year is c...

Published at: 2020-10-12


A film about OneCoin with a Hollywood star in the cast
A film about OneCoin with a Hollywood star in the cast

Even when the OneCoin Ponzi scheme is breaking through the courts, the film about it is currently being developed with the main star of the Titanic.  Kate Winslet has signed a contract with the studio to produce Fake!, a film based on an unpublished book by Jen McAdam and Douglas Thompson. McA...

Published at: 2020-10-12


Fan's tokens decided on winning the match
Fan's tokens decided on winning the match

The football team in Cyprus won against rivals after allowing fans to use blockchain technology and fan tokens to vote on their lineup and formation, raising fan involvement to a new level.    Apollon FC, using the fan tokens on the Socios.com platform, won a friendly match against rival...

Published at: 2020-10-12


Ethereum: transaction fees still higher than Bitcoin
Ethereum: transaction fees still higher than Bitcoin

For two months in a row, Ethereum (ETH) trading fees are higher than those on Bitcoin (BTC) networks. Crypto market aggregator Messari tweeted by a streak on October 8th, noting that this is the longest period that Ethereum's transaction fee income has exceeded Bitcoin's in the history of crypto as...

Published at: 2020-10-09