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Buy residence via Bitcoin in the capital of Turkey
October 13,
2017
Ukraine approved the concept of electronic government

The concept of e-government development has been approved in Ukraine. As writes on his Facebook page the first Deputy Chairman of the State Agency for Electronic Governance of Ukraine Aleksey Vyskub, the country's government has approved the concept until 2020. Changes should occur in 3 directions: modernization of public services, modernization of public administration and the development of e-government. "By the end of this year, the introduction of the MobileID service is planned, which will make electronic identification more popular among citizens. The key tasks remain filling the single demographic register and issuing ID-cards with EDS ... ", - notes Vyskub. In addition, Ukraine is implementing the Estonian decentralized data exchange system X-Road.

Buy residence via Bitcoin in the capital of Turkey

In a real estate project in Ankara, the capital of Turkey, apartments will be able to be bought via bitcoin, as Coin-Turk reports. Erdal Dalbadan, the project management firm owner says, that accepting payment via bitcoin for buying apartments will be great opportunity for those who are interested and who want to evaluate the gainings in this system. He admıtted that the reason of such a decision is digital currencies becomıng an element that can no longer be ignored by the global economy. Digital currencies has recently been used in real estate selling, as examples came from Dubai and Czechia.

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Interest to bıtcoın reached a peak
October 12,
2017
Swiss Telecom launches new blockchain-business

A new business object focused on the blockchain in Switzerland. According to CoinDesk, Swisscom, a major state-owned telecommunications provider, has created Swisscom Blockchain AG according to new reports to focus on a wide range of services in the field of this tech. These are solutions aimed at corporations and supporting companies that want to start working with ICO. This happened a few months after the company joined the Hyperleger project. "We want to provide support as a catalyst with expertise, experience and implementation skills”, - Swisscom's Johannes Höhener said in December.

Neighbour countries profited from Chinese ICO ban

Japan is leader again. As China banned ICOs in early September, bitcoin price fell down less than $4 thousand zone. The effects on the markets are appeared as the first place that once China seized, has been captured by Japan, News.bitcoin.com reports and monitored on the cryptocompare.com charts. Now, according to the charts, Japan holds the first place with 49 percent of market share. But Japan is not only the country that profited from the Chinese ban. Also the users who are quitting from the Chinese markets prefer Hong-Kong and South Korean exchanges for their investments, as statistics show.

Swiss financial regulator shuts down E-Coin

Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) announced to shut down E-Coin. As reported by Reuters, the controlling body has already started investigating another 11 cases of fraud with digital currencies. The E-Coin project was controlled by QUID PRO QUO Association, gaining over $4 mln for the last year, reports FINMA. Supervisory authority reports that such operations are similar to opening a deposit by banks and is illegal without an appropriate license by the financial regulator. According to FINMA’s report, E-Coin was a fake cryptocurrency, as it was stored on QUID PRO QUO servers, but not ın the dıstrıbuted networks. The financial regulator has already expressed suspicions to 3 companies about illegal operations and started investigating activity of another over 10 companies, allegedly using fake cryptocurrencıes.

Russian vehicle manufacturer plans to accept cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency fury in Russia continues. Russian military and civil vehicle manufacutrer UAZ is planing accept payments in cryptocurrency. As Coinidol cites, CEO of the Ulyanovsk, Russia based company, Vadim Shvetsov said that now they are at the stage of serious study of the mechanism for working with that currency, he mentioned, and by the end of this autumn they will necessarily begin introduction of this payment method. The mentioned crypto coin is also accepted as form of a payment in Russian farm cooperative Lavlavka, in Moscow.

Interest to bıtcoın reached a peak

The interest to the first cryptocurrency has reached the highest level of the popularity during its existence. It can be seen from published Google Trends service data. The maximum demand on word “Bitcoin” was set onto the mid-September. It resulted in Google index reaching the peak of 100 points. According to figures, the ratio has tripled since the beginning of the year. Prevıous maxımum demand was fıxed ın the end of May wıth 91 poınts and ın the mıd-August, 94 poınts. Historically one of the highest figures of requests was indicated in the end of November 2013, with 66 points. Such an interest was the result of events on the Mt Gox exchange. The greatest demand on word “Bitcoin” is indicated in Nigeria (100 points), Gana (75 points) and Slovenia (62). As service notes, users show the biggest interest in this field to “Bitcoin Payment System”, and Russian-speaking users are mostly interested in Bitcoin rate.

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October 9,
2017
Ripple is testing payments between Japan and South Korea

SBI Ripple Asia will test a cross-border funds transfer payments system based on the blockchain. SBI Ripple Asia is a joint venture between Ripple and SBI Holdings. According to Nikkei Asia, the trial of the blockchain funds-transfer system between the Japanese and South Korean banks is planned on the end of fiscal year. The system will be based on the experience gained in the experiments conducted in Japan. According to the opinion of the project participants, the blockchain powered payment solution will significantly reduce bank expenses and will allow for interbank payments regardless of the time of day.

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Head of the Bank of Mexico commented about bitcoin
October 5,
2017
Head of the Bank of Mexico commented about bitcoin

Agustin Carstens, the highest rank of the National Bank of Mexico stated about bitcoin. Carstens said bitcoin is more commodity than currency and added that there is nothing to ensure its accounting in a financial system. According to him, since bitcoin is not supported by neither the government nor the Bank of Mexico, it does not fall under existing currency definitions. In addition he warned about the issue of cybersecurity and underlined that the security of users must be ensured. Lastly he remarked the authorities will soon propose legislation to regulate financial technologies, such as cryptocurrencies.

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