Aug 30, 2019 at 12:52
Forbes Faces It Hot as Chinese Media Rubbishes its Cryptocurrency Report
It is indeed an obstinate time for Forbes as news media in China calls its recently issued report on the Chinese government digital currency “baseless guesses.” A report that was published by Forbes’ cryptocurrency editor known as Michael del Castillo on Tue Aug 27, 05:13pm showing that Paul Schulte, ex global head of financial strategy at China Construction Bank, has identified 7 giant companies to have access to the Chinese state-owned virtual asset called Digital Currency/Electronic Payments (DC/EP).
Aug 22, 2019 at 12:09
Bitcoin Holders in Israel Turn to Court After Central Bank Fails to Set Policy on Cryptocurrency
A number of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency holders in Israel have come out to request local banks unveil policies about digital currency accounts. They are seeking for legal action against traditional banking institutions for their snub to open accounts for clients wanting to deposit cash from digital asset sales. The bitcoin holders are now trying to demand the Bank of Israel and other local financial institutions to make their policies about cryptoasset.
Aug 13, 2019 at 10:38
China is Ready to Launch a Central Bank Cryptocurrency
The world’s most populous country, China, is now more than willing to launch its new state-backed cryptocurrency, according to an official statement from the People’s Bank of China (PBOC). With its population of over 1.4 billion people, if every Chinese decides to use this new stablecoin and may be one more token, the market for cryptocurrencies will see a major boost.
British Banking Giant Executes a Blockchain LC Transaction
The British multinational banking giant HSBC has successfully completed a blockchain-enabled Letter-of-Credit (LC) transaction. The Bank announced that it was propagated between South Korea and Vietnam. This marks the first blockchain LC operation for both countries and seventh in the world in general.
Blockchain-Based CBDC to be Created in Turkey
Turkey plans on creating its own virtual currency and deploying blockchain into government systems. The government financial authority has included a central bank-issued cryptocurrency in its new 2019 –2023 strategic economic roadmap.
Russian Ministry of Finance Might Allow Cryptocurrency
The Russian Ministry of Finance discusses the possibility of allowing the buying and selling of bitcoin and other major types of cryptocurrency. The legislators and the finance ministry are preparing to draft a law on the circulation of digital currency in the country, and the idea of accepting their trading is under a serious discussion, however, the final conclusion on this matter has not yet been reached, according to Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseyev.
The World’s First Blockchain & Crypto Stamp Presented in Austria
The Austrian Post has presented the world's first special cryptocurrency and blockchain stamp. The groundbreaking special block links the analog and the digital era. From the dirndl embroidery and lederhosen stamp to exceptional items made of porcelain, glass, meteorite dust or sparkling Swarovski crystals in the past few years.
Blockchain Could Prevent Customer Data Leakage in Russia
Blockchain regulation in Russia is still in turmoil, as the technology was proposed to be banned by politicians. However, if implemented properly, it could have prevented a massive leak of personal data from 900K clients of three major Russian banks that happened recently.
Bitcoin Traders in India are no Longer at Ease
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency traders in India are not benefiting from the industry following the ban of cryptocurrency activities by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in April last year, and this is making their social life hard. The peer-to-peer (P2P) system that was developed by cryptoasset exchanges has some voids in it and hackers have taken advantage of this to fraud people and most of them have become or are yet to be victims.