Bitcoin Price Could Hit $15,000 This Year

Christopher Matta, Goldman Sachs

According to my estimates, the recent tx spam on the ETH network cost up to ~$15m USD

Vitalik Buterin


Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand published special national legislations for ICO. The rules and requirements are mandatory for financial and technological companies who are handling «primary offerings». For better understanding of the new system, SEC also provided infographics. «BitsMedia» posted all the necessary information. According to the source, new regulations will become applicable on […]

Thailand Authorities Set Legal Regulations For ICO

According to CCN, the Ministry of Finance and National Planning is asking the Treasury how cryptocurrency trading is been handled in Kenya and why the Central Bank allowed uncontrolled currency trading within the country without any regulations or capital gains tax. Joseph Limo, the Committee chairman, explained the situation. «We are surprised to hear that […]

Kenya’s Treasury is to Decide if Cryptocurrency is Legal

USPTO released US retail giant Walmart’s application to patent. The patent employs blockchain based tool for improving package tracking. A new application called “Smart Package” describes a network of lockers for packages, the extent of load of which is tracked with the help of technology of distributed ledger. The company also develops technology of automation […]

Walmart To Use Blockchain For Package Tracking

Ant Financial, Alibaba Group’s fintech company officially announced implementation of blockchain technology into its main systems. Although few people beyond Asia are aware about Ant Financial, its payment system Alipay is one of the most popular payment systems in this region and the startup itself is recognized as the biggest in the world, its market […]

Alibaba’s Departments Switch to Blockchain

IOTA and +CityxChange startup have become participants of a pilot “smart cities” development project called Horizon 2020 powered by European Commission. Seven regions (Trondheim, Limerick, Alba Iulia, Pisek, Sestao, Smolyan and Voru) will be engaged in integration of digital technology to improve energy-saving solution during the following 5 years within the framework of implementation of […]

IOTA Blockchain Will Be Used to Create “Smart Cities” in Europe

BitRent – a company specializing in collection of investments for construction – will create physical infrastructure for DECENTURION blockchain state. Experts of both companies are discussing specifics and technology of constrictions, as well as design and functionality of each building. The union of companies is aimed to strengthen blockchain globally and to show dubstandard approach […]

BitRent and Decenturion to Build Blockchain State

Bittrex cryptocurrency exchange wants to trade cryptocurrency on the European market American cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex and have signed an agreement to launch a digital trading platform for customers in the European Union. The new trading platform will be launched under the brand name, reports prnewswire. It is noted that the parties agreed to […]

Residents of the European Union Will Get a New Crypto Currency Exchange

Blockchain and cryptocurrency firms, long accustomed to avoiding traditional financial institutions in the European Union, can now breathe a sigh of relief. Founded in Germany, SolarisBank has got the licenses necessary to provide bank accounts to cryptocurrency companies operating in the European economic area. Therefore, companies can open a “Blockchain Company account” using fiat currency. […]

SolarisBank from Germany Has Got All Licenses to Service Companies in the Blockchain Sector

Bitmain, a producer of cryptocurrency mining equipment from China, has been valued at $12 billion following a Series B funding round, local news outlet Caixin reported on Friday, citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter. The giant has reportedly raised $300-400 million from Sequoia Capital subsidiary Sequoia China, US hedge fund Coatue and Singapore-based governmental […]

Chinese Crypto Mining Giant Bitmain Valued at $12B in New Funding Round

Expedia – the online travel agency that has been one of the biggest merchants to accept bitcoin since 2014. It has suddenly ceased accepting the currency, compelling users to search for alternative travel services. reported on July 2 that a representative of Expedia confirmed the company would not accept bitcoin as a means of […]

Expedia Stops Accepting Bitcoin, Driving Users to Alternative Travel Sites