xRapid, the Ripple real-time payment platform is now available. The company made an announcement on the 1st of October 2018. xRapid is aimed at the speeding of international payments without the application of pre-funded accounts. The product is based on the XRP currency and is intended to make transactions significantly faster and cheaper. The pilot
The largest telecom operator in Mongolia has received the license to issue its own digital currency. Mobifinance, which is a financial arm of Mobicom, is going to issue its own cryptocurrency, dubbed Candy, to investors. The bank executives have received the permission from the Central Bank of Mongolia. The bank and the company representatives believe,
MetaMask is a cryptocurrency wallet and an Ethereum decentralized app. Now, it has blocked one of the most popular app for Ethereum, called 333ETH. The app promises lifeling payments in ethers to all investor wallets after they make an initial down payment. Now, the announcement and the app have attracted a number of scam accusations.
The European Securities and Markets Authority decided to extend restrictions on CFDs, of Contracts for Differences, including those that are crypto-based. The agency has announced about it on the 28th of September. A CFD is a contract that is made between a buyer and a seller. The contract indicates, that the difference between the current
The new watch model called Big Bang Blockchain was designed by a Swiss luxury watch brand Hublot. The official announcement was published on the 19th of September. The model was designed to commemorate the 10th Bitcoin anniversary. This edition is limited to 210 pieces and can be purchased for bitcoins only. the number of models
LINE, a Japanese messaging giant, has unveiled 5 decentralized apps and a new digital coin aimed at Japanese users. LINE has reported more than 214 million active users, and more than 30 mln of which are already using the online payment service of the company, called Line Pay. From now on, the company is going
Vicinity, an Australian real estate giant, has announced, that it is going to test the application of blockchain in its energy network. The company has more than 42 bln USD in real estate management and it is the biggest real estate company in Australia. Now, it has partnered with an Australia-based tech giant Power Ledger.
North Korea starts increasingly using cryptocurrency, that is intended to help to avoid sanctions imposed by the USA. The country is trading the existing cryptocurrencies, but as well, it has making attempts to create their own crypto-coins. The country is using them to circumvent the sanctions imposed by the USA. And yes, there is an