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Oct 17, 2016 at 11:06
Why Are Banks So Eager To Shift To A Cashless Society?
These days, the banking industry is calling on their users to use digital banking payments instead of cash. According to research, some of the more economically developed countries, like Sweden and UK, will move to a cashless society by 2020. However, why are banks so eager to call on their customers to stop using cash?
Oct 05, 2016 at 13:25
Dubai To Use Blockchain For All Government Documents By 2020
October 5, 2016 – The government of Dubai, UAE, has announced its plans to use Blockchain technology for all government documents by 2020.
Oct 03, 2016 at 11:41
Researchers Propose Using Blockchain In E-Governance Of Belarus
Bipart, a Belarusian Institute for reform and transformation of public administration, and SIMPA, a center for Research on Public Administration, have recently published a report describing the possibility of using Blockchain technology in the electronic governance of the Republic of Belarus.
Sep 28, 2016 at 15:51
The Real Problem Of Bitcoin Acceptance In Russia
Despite all the negative attitude towards Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, in August employees of Sberbank, the largest bank in Russia had an opportunity to buy hot drinks for Bitcoins from the coffee stand located right in the same building as the bank’s central office in Moscow.
Sep 27, 2016 at 13:45
Expert Of Central Bank Of France And BDMG Says Blockchain Is Only A Joke
Daniel Boutrin, a former security and cryptology expert at the central bank of France, and now the head of research at Banco de Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais in Paris, who has been working in the banking and finance industry (JP Morgan, BNP, HSBC, Société Générale, Crédit Agricole) for twenty years and has been working with blockchain for two years, makes statement against using Bitcoin and Blockchain.
Aug 31, 2016 at 12:27
EU May Spend Up To 1 Million Euros To Study Blockchain
The Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament has recently published a Budget Amendments that proposes the spending 1,000,000 Euros to study and regulate distributed ledger technologies, i.e. Blockchain and Bitcoin technologies.
Aug 28, 2016 at 10:09
Russian Ministry Of Finance Doesn’t Want To Ban Bitcoin
The Russian Ministry of Finance is against any "outright ban" of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.
Aug 27, 2016 at 11:35
Emerging FinTech Forcing Singaporean Authorities To Review Regulations
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has recently published a “Proposed Activity-based Payments Framework and Establishment of a National Payments Council” paper, with recommendations to review the existing payments regulation in Singapore.
Aug 19, 2016 at 12:41
Could Nexit Influence Bitcoin Price As Brexit Did?
Netherlands exit from the European Union – Nexit – may start another wave of Bitcoin price growth, same as Brexit did in June 2016.
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