Blockchain platform Waves is launching a self-regulatory body to set standards for initial coin offerings (ICOs) and the blockchain industry.
Cryptocurrency exchange EXMO has announced a sale of EXO (EXMO Coin) tokens to fund margin loans functionality for traders.
Sberbank has become the first Russian bank to carry out a payment transaction using the blockchain technology, which allows transfers within a few seconds.
Ukraine’s National Bank, the National Commission for Securities and Stock Market, and the National Commission on Finance Services Market Regulation have supported the initiative to legalize cryptocurrencies in Ukraine.
Major Russian businessmen are interested in cryptocurrencies, while one tenth of the Forbes list invest in this new kind of financial tool.
Over 3,200 Bitcoin Gold user wallets have been emptied by malefactors on the night of November 13th to 14th due to a vulnerability in the only BTG wallet, Mybtgwallet. According to preliminary estimations, the losses comprise 300 BTC and 300 BTG, which exceeds $2.5 million.
Chinese gaming giant Dragonfly and DECENT have come together to bring blockchain to the gaming industry. Together, they are set to tackle some common challenges by creating an innovative digital marketplace solution.
A senior official at Russia’s Central Bank insists the so called initial coin offerings (ICOs) could drive funding opportunities for startups, which is why the regulator is ready support the development of the blockchain funding model.