Friday, October 20, 2017
BLOCKCHAIN & CRYPTOCURRENCIES

BLOCKCHAIN & CRYPTOCURRENCIES

Cryptocurrencies suffer correction

The cryptocurrency market endured a major correction, as the price of Ethereum fell by 10 percent and Bitcoin declined by over 5 percent Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Russian startup launched ICO to expand services internationally

SGA Consulting is innovative, fully automated service providing trade recommendations for opening and closing positions on the financial markets for profit clients. Read More: www.coinspeaker.com

Blockchain yes, Bitcoin not so much, Bernanke says

Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke may see blockchain potential for payments innovation, but that innovation is going to involve cryptocurrenices. Read More: bankinnovation.net

Polkadot to enable blockchains to share info, collects $139m in ICO

Polkadot, which is looking to enable independent blockchains to exchange information, has raised more than $139m in an on-going auction style ICO. Read more: fintech.global

Singapore’s Central Bank gets Accenture for interbank payments

Professional services and consultancy giant Accenture has been appointed by Singapore’s central bank to develop a prototype blockchain solution, Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Microsoft opens door to government blockchain use

Government secrets on a blockchain? Following recent security upgrades, Microsoft has launched a platform specifically for that purpose. Read more: www.coindesk.com

500m users affected each month by cryptocurrency mining pirates

At the start, a few sites have been caught secretly mining crypto off website visitors - now it seems to be an epidemic. Read more: cointelegraph.com

BitRent uses blockchain in building and construction industry

Blockchain platform BitRent wants to attract commercial and residential property investments at an early stage of construction in order to gain maximum profit. Read more: www.coinspeaker.com

NSD makes it possible to maintain financial privacy in blockchain

It took just half a year for the team of National Settlement Depository (NSD), Russia’s central securities depository, to find a solution for the challenge of, Read more: www.bankingtech.com

WikiLeak’s founder thanks US Government for 50,000% Bitcoin ROI

The founder of WikiLeaks has said that his organisation has made a 50,000 percent return with bitcoin, and all thanks to the U.S. government. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com