Sberbank, Russia’s biggest state-owned bank, is planning to join R3 in order to develop its services with the blockchain technology. This was announced by the bank’s deputy chairman, Leo Khasis, in an interview to Kommersant.
Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of the Kaspersky Labs, called cryptocurrency the mankind’s most brilliant invention, however, he opted to stress that in geopolitical terms the world community is not ready to use it as yet.
In October, Microsoft has announced its intent to include a blockchain platform in its Azure cloud service with Ethereum. Now it became known that the corporation cooperates with Ripple in further development of its BaaS (blockchain-as-a-service) toolkit.
According to Wired.com‘s investigation, the real-life identity of bitcoin’s inventor, Satoshi Nakamoto, might have been finally disclosed. If the reports are correct, the man behind Nakamoto is a 45 years old Australian scientist and â€?serial entrepreneur’ Craig Steven Wright.
According to Roskomsvoboda, Russian users have challenged the ruling by the Moscow court as to lifetime banning of the country’s most popular torrent tracker Rutracker.
According to the Wall Street Journal, the Federal Trade Commission, which functions as an entity preventing illicit actions in various trading operations, has appointed Lorrie Cranor, an expert in online privacy and security, as its chief technologist. Previously she headed the Carnegie Mellon CyLab’s privacy lab, wrote over a hundred.
According to a survey carried out in July by Bitkom, a German association for IT, only a few top managers in local finance believe bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency will ever gain any wider adoption as compared to current stance.
According to the Sydney Morning Herald, local bitcoin company Bitcoin Group seeking to be listed on the ASX, has to release yet another supplementary prospectus, which is a third in a row, and withhold its listing until January. This delay is caused by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, which.