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CRYPTO TAXES. WHO WILL PAY THEM?

Europe is working out a scheme of crypto taxes – the European Central Bank thought about the identification of participants in transactions with the cryptocurrency. To do this, it is necessary to regulate transactions and impose taxes on them, said…

$6 BILLION COLLECTED VIA ICO FOR 2017

Almost six ($5.93 billion) billion dollars have been gathered by the startups for 2017 through the primary offering the coins-ICO. Last year, about nine ICOs (889-for graphics) was held, according to the statistics of the site ICOData. This is for…

BITCOIN FUTURES RACES ON STOCK EXCHANGES

Futures for bitcoin open a new era in the crypto currency history. Early in January, another online broker, E-Trade Financial has launched for clients the trade in bitcoin-futures on CME, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. At the moment investors are studying…

VENTURE FUND FOCUSES ON BITCOIN

The purchase of bitcoins by the venture Founders Fund, founded by Peter Thiel, increases the cost of technology companies. The fund is actively investing in the technology sector while assessing the risks and opportunities of high incomes. The fund is…

INVESTING IN BLOCKCHAIN-GADGETS

$ 150 million for the first day of ICO work was collected by the project Sirin Labs. The project is engaged in the creation of IT-products with the use of blockchain technology under the trademark Finney. The task of innovative…

BITOCEAN WILL OPEN CRYPTO-EXCHANGE IN JAPAN

The application for the opening of another crypto-exchange in Japan was approved by the Financial Services Agency of Japan (FSA). The license was received by Bitocean Corporation. It became the sixteenth organization licensed to carry out digital exchange transactions. As…

TRUST SERVICE WILL PROTECT TRADERS

The Japanese financial holding company Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group plans to launch a service for protection the bitcoin storage. The new system allows securing digital assets used by customers against failures and security breaches. A trust bank will monitor operations…

THE FIRST BLOCKCHAIN PILOT IN RUSSIA

Blokchcain accelerate banking operations in Russia. Sberbank, the largest bank in the Russian Federation implemented a test, based on Hyperledger Fabric. The successful testing operation was facilitated by using the company’s IT systems, in an application complex to allow users…

R3 CONSORTIUM ENLARGES

Blockchain continues to collect the financial giants around. NongHyup (NH) Bank, an agricultural bank company headquartered in Seoul, joined the R3’s distributed ledger consortium. The reason lies behind the new collaboration is that the Seoul-based bank is looking for cooperate…