sponsored TumbleBit is to be introduced to Stratis Group’s soon-to-be-released Breeze Wallet, introducing new privacy features to Bitcoin users and the Stratis platform. TumbleBit, which has been touted as the answer to anonymized transactions on top of Bitcoin’s protocol, is to be introduced to Stratis Group’s soon-to-be-released Breeze Wallet, introducing new privacy features to Bitcoin users and the Stratis platform. Stratis is a Blockchain development platform that permits developers and enterprises to test and deploy Blockchain-based applications, equipping programmers with a Blockchain building interface using C# and the Microsoft .NET Framework. After years of production on different components to create a digital currency wallet for enhanced privacy protection, Stratis developed the Breeze Wallet. The first Bitcoin wallet..
Bahrain is hot on the heels of the United Arab Emirates signing a fintech association agreement with Singapore. Singapore’s fintech cooperation with the Middle East is increasing again, Bahrain following the United Arab Emirates in signing its own innovation agreement. The country’s Economic Development Board will work with the Singapore Fintech Consortium, as well as Dubai-based Trucial Investment Partners, on efforts to “to create the commercial and legal infrastructure required to initiate, nurture and sustain Bahrain’s emerging fintech ecosystem.” Another beneficial effect will be “paving the way for increased interaction between startups in the Middle East and those in Asean markets via Singapore,” Finextra reports. Dubai is positioning itself specifically as a Blockchain hub, looking to become the world’s first Blockchain-powered city..
21 Inc, a Bitcoin company which operates a micropayments marketplace and pay-by-completion network, conducted a survey using its community of Blockchain, Bitcoin and Ethereum executives and influencers to address important issues of Bitcoin. The vast majority of respondents favored SegWit over Bitcoin Unlimited. 75.4 percent of the Blockchain and Bitcoin experts community expressed their support for Segwit activation and 70.5 percent of the community turned down Bitcoin Unlimited. The survey was conducted by 21 Inc, a Bitcoin company which operates a micropayments marketplace and pay-by-completion network. The respondents included Blockchain, Bitcoin and Ethereum executives and influencers, for example, Blockstream CEO Adam Back, Digital Currency Group CEO Barry Silbert, Coins.ph CEO Ron Hose, Kraken CEO Jesse Powell, and Litecoin creator Charlie Lee. The results of the..
Blockchain entertainment platform SingularDTV has hired Hollywood producer Michael Blieden to coordinate its launch efforts. The decentralized entertainment gateway and app ecosystem SingularDTV has announced it has hired noted Hollywood producer Michael Blieden as an advisor. The firm, which is working on multiple projects and utilizes Ethereum technology, is due to launch its flagship product in Q2 this year. Blieden will be a major contributor to the event and will receive his salary in Ethereum tokens. “We’re thrilled to have Blieden on board,” SingularDTV CEO Zach LeBeau said in a press release Monday. “His experience and energy is extremely valuable and we look forward to great things to come. He’s also a big supporter of Ethereum and even requested to be paid in Ether.” Blieden has an established portfolio in the US, working on..
Alphavend has installed a third Bitcoin ATM, representing its second in London with a maximum purchase limit of £1000. UK Bitcoin ATM provider Alphavend has unveiled its third machine nationally and second in central London. Located “strategically” on the busy Euston Road near Kings Cross, the machine is hosted by forex dealer No.1 Currency, whose Edinburgh branch already features an Alphavend BTM. “The location of the Euston Road store, which is open seven days a week, provides a unique business opportunity with annual footfall estimated to be in excess of six mln people,” a release from the company states. The machine is manufactured by General Bytes and is already listed on CoinATMRadar, an international resource for locating Bitcoin ATMs. “Buying Bitcoin online, via exchanges, can be time-consuming and complex, and buying..
A gold mine discovered in China’s Shandong province is reported to have a potential value of more than $22 billion USD or more than the entire market cap of Bitcoin. Eureka! Announced by the Shandong Gold Group Co. at a press conference on March 28, 2017, it is believed to be China’s largest gold deposit in history, People’s Daily Online reports. The discovery is located in the Laizhou-Zhaoyuan region of northwest Jiaodong Peninsula, east China’s coastal province of Shandong. The region’s special geological characteristic helped form the country’s major gold deposits cluster, which is home to China’s largest gold reserves and production. According to reports, the deposit is over 2,000 meters long with thickness of up to 67 meters. The amount of gold reserves is prospected to be at 382.58 tons with an average gold grade of 4.52 g/t. In two years, it is expected that the mine will yield 550 tons of gold with..
A key factor that played an important role in Qtum’s ability to raise over $15 million in five days of its initial coin offering is the startup’s ability to sell its idea globally, both in West and East. A key factor that played an important role in Qtum’s ability to raise over $15 mln within five days of its initial coin offering is the startup’s ability to sell its idea globally. Though the startup, which provides a Turing-complete Blockchain stack, seeks to help fuel Blockchain adoption across global business sectors to bridge the gap between Blockchains and the business world, the hybrid Blockchain application platform could have failed by not striking the right cord from the start. The Singapore-based foundation’s main office is in China. It works with professional service providers with a global presence such as PwC, headquartered in the UK, and raised..
On April 19, the most well-known global specialists in the sphere of blockchain technologies will come to Moscow. Together with Russian bankers and entrepreneurs they will discuss Russian and foreign blockchain projects in financial and non-financial spheres. The meeting will be driven by the annual Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Russia that features presentations from the representatives of IBM, Microsoft, Sberbank, NRU HSE, and State Duma. The last Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference, which took place at Digital October on November 10, brought together 500 players of blockchain and bitcoin markets. This year, organizers, Smile-Expo event company, are expecting to see even more foreign attendees. “Many speakers, with whom we are in discussions now, actively present at blockchain conferences on the West, but have never visited similar events in Russia,” said conference curator Pavel Likhomanov. Speakers will include..
The wonderful world of Bitcoin is a fascinating online roller coaster ride. What the mainstream calls “volatility” we call a time for “Hodl.” Bitcoin price resumed it’s upward volatility on Monday into Tuesday morning, gaining over 10%, and I’m going to tell you why. BITCOIN PRICE GAINS ON WEAKER DOLLAR Bitcoin price rebounded sharply entering the final week of March and it really had nothing to do with Bitcoin. The greater economic markets were the key to Bitcoin’s success as the U.S. Dollar took a beating yesterday. This was largely in reaction to the health care vote debacle late on Friday afternoon, when President Trump had to pull the new health care proposal of Paul Ryan for not having enough votes to pass. This occurred too late on Friday for the market to react, so this carried over to Monday morning when the U.S. Dollar reached a four-month low, the Dow Jones dropped to its lowest point since 2011,..
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