Russia Joins the Blockchain-Electoral Pilot Project Race

Russia Joins the Blockchain-Electoral Pilot Project Race

Blockchain experimentation and adoption in Russia has reached a new height with the announcement of a blockchain-based electronic voting system. Russian Experiment The non-profit Association of Independent Public Observers, also known as National Public Monitoring (NOM), is reported to have announced a pilot project at a press conference in Moscow. The Russian news outlet, Tass reported […]

Cryptocurrency Market Decline Caused by Strengthening Dollar

Cryptocurrency Market Decline Caused by Strengthening Dollar

A senior market analyst at eToro, Mati Greenspan, recently produced a commentary on cryptocurrency market. He argued that the recent market decline is a product of the strengthening US dollar.   As the dollar continued to perform well in recent weeks, fuelled by policies tightening the economy with the intention of preventing high inflation, the […]

Landmark Hearing: US Hacker Ordered by Court to Pay Bail in Bitcoin

Landmark Hearing: US Hacker Ordered by Court to Pay Bail in Bitcoin

A US court has ordered an alleged hacker to pay for his bail using cryptocurrency. Magistrate Judge Corley has ordered the defendant, Martin Marsich — a 25-year-old Serb/Italian national charged for a hacking offense to pay an equivalent of $750,000 in cryptocurrency for bail. Marsich is accused of hacking US video games company Electronic Arts […]

Second Crypto Funded School to Be Built in Rwanda

Second Crypto Funded School to Be Built in Rwanda

An NGO and a cryptocurrency platform are planning to construct a school in Rwanda using cryptocurrency funding. The non-profit organization, Zam Zam Water, in a cooperative project with Peer-to-Peer finance platform provider Paxful is aiming to raise $100,000 for an education center. The project will be implemented in Rwanda’s Bugesera District, complete with full-time teaching […]

North America: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 10th to 16th August 2018

North America: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 10th to 16th August 2018

North America Welcome to our weekly roundup of all important blockchain and cryptocurrency news from around the world. Follow the latest developments in the cryptocurrency space continent by continent, country by country. USA ICO scam slapped with $30,000 fine: The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a USD 30,000 penalty for David T […]