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Japanese Yen beats USD and Chinese Yuan
August 10,
2017
Gibraltar Stock Exchange to adopt blockchain

Gibraltar Stock Exchange to integrate blockchain into its trading and payment systems. According to Coindesk, a company called Cyberhub Fintech, a part of Broctagon Group, will assist it to adopt the blockchain. The company has already announced the strategic partnership with the exchange and has become its shareholder. For the Gibraltar Stock Exchange it is not the first experience of integrating the blockchain technologies. Over a year ago it announced the launch of an exchange-traded instrument (ETI) tied to the price of bitcoin. 

Japanese Yen beats USD and Chinese Yuan

Japanese Yen took the first place in terms of bitcoin trading volume. According to cryptocompare monitoring, Bitcoin trading with Japanese Yen (JPY) has more than 117 BTC volume, worth over 43 mln JPY, with almost 42% market share. Thus, Japan is moving to the first place and becomes the world's largest stock market for bitcoin. Yen’s such opportunity has been triggered due to almost zero-fee trading rules of Japan. US Dollar and Chinese Yuan took second and third places after Yen with 25% and 14% share rates. The biggest surprise came from Polish Zloty (PLN) which took sixth place and overtook the British pound, the Australian dollar, the Canadian dollar and the Russian ruble.

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German chemical company applies blockchain
August 9,
2017
British corporates are integrating blockchain


Great Britain continues to implement blockchain. As reported by Coindesk, a UK-based analytical firm Juniper Research announced the results of the survey among 400 large-scale enterprises. According to report data, 57 percents of surveyed are either in the process of blockchain integration or considering the ways of using it. Not every company fully understand the potential challenges in the technology adoption, but the given figures indicate the growing popularity of blockchain among British corporations. This is confirmed by 66% of the respondents who plans to integrate blockchain proof-of-concept by the end of 2018.

After Trumpcoin and Putincoin now Erdogan coin appears

After Trumpcoin and Putincoin, Turkish cryptocurrency users produced Erdogancoin. According to teknotech.org, cryptocurrencies became very popular, even some of them are dedicated to political figures. Participating in this fury, one of the Turkish user created Erdogancoin, named after Turkish president Recep T. Erdogan, the name of coin is RTEC. Erdogan fans believe that the currency will be popular soon, even though it has no worth for now. The other currencies like Putincoin and Trumpcoin have already start to growing. For example Putincoin has already $3,195 marketcap whereas Trumpcoin price is $423.

Cryptomining’s incredible electricity consumption

Global cryptocurrency mining consumes more electricity than some small countries. According to businessinsider, while the digital mining has become more widespread, the amount of power consumed due to this mining really impresses. As Digiconomist’s founder Alex de Vries reports that the entire Ethereum network is consuming more electricity than the whole Cyprus Island which is about 4.2 terawatt-hours. He also claimed that Ethereum has plans to move away from its existing energy-intensive mining algorithms and switch to a new model.

German chemical company applies blockchain

German chemical giant BASF will use blockchain in tracking supply chains. According to Coindesk, this week the company has been testing the blockchain platform developed by Quantoz and Ahrma startups. The project is part of the Startup Autobahn initiative and is aimed to provide information about the position and movement of goods within the supply chain. It's the first known instance in which the chemical giant has explored the use of blockchain, which arose from the broader process of considering new technologies for potential applications by the company. 

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Germany’s cryptocurrency against bitcoin
August 8,
2017
Germany’s cryptocurrency against bitcoin

Germany plans to create its own cryptocurrency, issued by the central Bundesbank. As coin-turk.com reports, the discussion on the idea of creating the Germany’s own cryptocurrency is ongoing. Jens Weidmann, the head of Germany's Bundesbank said that, for users the cryptocurrency of the central bank would the best option for the reason that the bank will always be able to pay its debts and will not disappear. Also Wiedmann thinks the decentralized structure of the bitcoin and the absence of central units within the network would make the situation worse in a possible future financial crisis. But the government-based cryptocurrency would avoid negative consequences thanks to the governmental support. 

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August 7,
2017
Internet rescuer Marcus Hutchins arrested by FBI

Internet-saviour who halted the Wannacry malware attack, is arrested. As reported by BBC, Marcus Hutchins, 23-year-old UK’s National Health Service security researcher, who had stopped WannaCry malware from spreading, was arrested by FBI in Las-Vegas. According to press-released statement of US Department of Justice, he is accused of being involved with Kronos banking malware creation and distribution. Let us remind that Kronos firstly appeared in July 2014 and was stealing banking data. 

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