Skorobogatova’s estimates are in line with statements from some of the more experienced Russian firms working with the technology. For example, payments firm Qiwi, which is seeking to establish a bloc... Read More
"As a central bank, we are open to innovations despite the different opinions of regulators on matters such as cryptocurrencies. We are willing to consider the merits and risks of blockchain technolog... Read More
One of the Reserve Bank of India's deputy governors has encouraged local banks to work with a research outfit previously established by the central bank on blockchain projects.
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Coinbase Taps Twitter Vet to Bolster Customer Support Team
Cryptocurrency startup Coinbase has hired a former Twitter executive in an effort to shore up its customer support teams.
Tina Bhatnagar will serve as vice president of operations and technology, a
IMF Calls for International Cooperation on Crypto
The International Monetary Fund (IMF), an organization that aims to foster global monetary cooperation and financial stability, has called for global coordination on cryptocurrencies, warning of the r
Commodity Merchant Louis Dreyfus Trials Blockchain for Soybean Trade
Louis Dreyfus, a major commodities trading company, has announced that it has piloted a blockchain-based transaction system developed by a group of financial institutions including ING.
Bitcoin tanks more than 10% to below $11,000; South Korea announces details on crypto tax
Bitcoin and other major digital currencies dropped sharply Monday morning. Bitcoin briefly tumbled to a low near $10,234 on Coinbase around 11 a.m., ET, marking a loss of about 11 percent over