Bitcoin schizophrenia in Malta: contradictory statements by the government and banks

Bitcoin schizophrenia in Malta: contradictory statements by the government and banks

It is obvious that there is tension between the traditional financial sector of Malta and, ironically enough, the government that seeks to enter into a new financial future. Management of the Malta financial services (MFSA) has published a document entitled “Materials for discussion of IPOs coins, virtual currencies and providers of related services” (the”Discussion Paper… More

Microraiden start in Ethereum

Microraiden start in Ethereum

On the main ethereum blockchain solution is launched for payment channels Raiden. A few months ago a project called μRaiden, better known as “microraiden”, was launched in a test ethereum, yesterday – on the main blockchain. The idea of the project, which is a simplified version of the network Raiden, still under development, is to… More

Amazon Web Services will not launch a blockchain services

Amazon Web Services will not launch a blockchain services

Despite the rumors, in the near future, Amazon Web Services (AWS) will not offer services based on blockchain technology. CEO Andy Assi statements were made at the annual conference AWS re: Invent held in Las Vegas in late November. Assi talked about their views on blockchain technology and stated that the scope of application of… More

PricewaterhouseCoopers began to take bitcoin

PricewaterhouseCoopers began to take bitcoin

The Hong Kong office of the auditing and accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), which is among the four largest auditing firms in the world, started accepting bitcoin as payment for their professional services. The company noted that the first payments in bitcoin, which it had adopted were received from local companies related to the field of… More

The White house is monitoring the bitcoin

The White house is monitoring the bitcoin

The administration of U.S. President Donald trump said that closely monitoring the cryptocurrency, in particular bitcoin, after the exchange rate reached unexpectedly high levels. Press Secretary of the White House Sarah Sanders Press Secretary of the White House Sarah Sanders during a press briefing said: “Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is what our team is watching”…. More

Bitfinex and Tether made a statement. Deny all accusations

Bitfinex and Tether made a statement. Deny all accusations

After several months of silence Bitfinex, one of the largest in the world cryptanalytic exchanges, and Tether, a cryptocurrency startup that is the Issuer of a cryptocurrency pegged to the dollar, has finally responded to numerous accusations of incompetence, market manipulations, etc. In a statement mailed to reporters Thursday, Ron Torossian, a new specialist in… More

New York-based company will take paying their rent in bitcoins

New York-based company will take paying their rent in bitcoins

Given the recent growth in popularity of cryptocurrency lease the company has taken the decision on introduction of bitcoin payments on the online platform. To live on bitcoins On YouTube you can find the video journey of one man who tried to live a week, paying by bitcoins only. The growth of the world wide… More

The Director of the ECB: “Use instant payments to overcome in bitcoin”

The Director of the ECB: “Use instant payments to overcome in bitcoin”

Yves Mersch, Director of the European Central Bank, at an event in Rome criticized the cryptocurrency and encouraged retail and commercial banks to introduce instant payments to counter the growth of cryptocurrencies. According to Reuters, Mersch said: “Banks need to incorporate instant payments and to provide an alternative to the ongoing public debate on the… More

The white House monitors cryptocurrencies

The white House monitors cryptocurrencies

In the administration of President trump said at the White House monitoring the situation with cryptocurrencies, with the recent surge of prices. Press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders said during a press briefing that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies “are monitored by our team”. In response to a reporter’s question about whether the United… More