Blockstream Satellite: Bitcoin to the Moon

satellite-1030780_640

Leading provider of Blockchain technologies, Blockstream, has announced yesterday the launching of a satellite service to broadcast the Bitcoin blockchain. Continue reading

Advertisements

Russia in favor of Cryptocurrencies ?

flag-of-russia-2414964_640

According to Russian media outlet RBC, in a meeting with the Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, the Russian government have discussed, through a working group on Blockchain, the opportunity to develop infrastructure dedicated to cryptocurrencies that would exploit the surplus energy produced by the country. Continue reading

Floyd Mayweather Promotes an ICO on Instagram

Conor-McGregor-Floyd-Mayweather-detailsAmerican five-division world champion professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has just used social media photo-sharing app Instagram to promote an upcoming initial coin offering for Stox, a prediction market platform that is launching its crowdsale on August 2. Continue reading

BTC-e and Mt Gox Connection, Alexander Vinnik Arrested

btc-eBTC-e one of Bitcoin’s largest exchanges, is known since 2011 and is even part of the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index. Yesterday at 13:49 Moscow time the site went unplanned offline. A few minutes later, the official Twitter channel of the btc-e exchange said: “Work on an unforeseen problem.” Continue reading

U.S. Securities Laws May Apply to Token Sales

SECUnited States Securities Laws May Apply to Offers, Sales, and Trading of Interests in Virtual Organizations as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) stated today in a press release that the offering and sale of digital tokens “are subject to the requirements of the federal securities laws”. Continue reading