IOTA Foundation finally registered in Germany

The IOTA Foundation is official launched as a registered not-for-profit entity (“gemeinnützige Stiftung”) under German law. Founder of IOTA David Sønstebø said, "After more than a year of painstaking preparatory work, the Foundation was officially incorporated in Berlin on November 3rd by signature of the State Secretary for Justice. We are exceptionally proud to become the first fully regulated not-for-profit foundation in Germany to be capitalized with a crypto-currency (IOTA Tokens)." Now that...

EtherWorld's weekly: November 12, 2017

(Blockchain eNewspaper) World news Bitcoin Cash reached over $2000, stayed as second largest crypto for few hours Bitcoin Segwit 2X suspended Alex Tapscott's 'NextBlock Global' finally aborted going public, returning investors money Tezos Faces Class Action Over $232M ICO US Treasury Secretary: We're Looking 'Carefully' at Illicit Uses of Bitcoin US Customs and Border Protection Advisors Form Blockchain Research Effort Ethereum News Parity multi-sig wallet discovered another vulnerability r/Ethtrader went over 100k subscribers. ENSListing...

Bitcoin Segwit 2X suspended

Most awaited and controversial upgrade for Bitcoin - Segwit 2X, has been suspended indefinetly in absense of sufficient consensus for a clean blocksize upgrade....

Alert! Parity multi-sig wallet discovered another vulnerability

Parity wallet, the multi-signature wallet which is considered to be the most secure way of interacting with the Ethereum blockchain seems to have discovered another vulnerability on November 6th, 2017. The official twitter account tweeted early today, November 7, 2017 "UPDATE: A user exploited an issue and thus removed the library code, as it seems unaware of the consequences. This froze funds in all Parity multi-sig wallets deployed after 20 July. We are analysing...

Alex Tapscott's 'NextBlock Global' finally aborted going public, returning investors money

Alex Tapscott, the co-auther of the book “Blockchain Revolution” has been accused of falsely adding names of blockchain stars as advisors in an investor document of his Crypto VC Firm the NextBlock Global in recent days. In a press release on November 5, 2017, the Canadian firm NextBlock Global announced that it is no longer doing a go-public transaction According to the release, the company says, "Our first responsibility is to our existing investors...

EtherWorld's weekly: November 5, 2017

(Blockchain eNewspaper) World news SEC Statement on Potentially Unlawful Promotion of Initial Coin Offerings and Other Investments by Celebrities and Others Ukraine Drafts Law to Exempt Crypto Income and Profits from Taxation. Blockchain Startup Tezos Faces Class Action Over $232M ICO Amazon in blockchain space, registered Ethereum and cryptocurrency domain BitConnect may be Ponzi, says Vitalik Ethereum News Devcon 3 Day 1 Stream Day 2 Stream - Morning, Afternoon Day 3 Stream - Morning, Afternoon...

Amazon in blockchain space, registered Ethereum and cryptocurrency domain

Amazon Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of e-commerce giant Amazon has registered three domain names on October 31, 2017 related to blockchain and cryptocurrencies. DomainNameWire (DNW), a trade publication is the first to break the news about Amazon’s move. According to the report, the domain names are • amazoncryptocurrencies.com • amazoncryptocurrency.com • amazonethereum.com Image Source: DNW Last month we heard that Amazon may start accepting cryptocurrency like Bitcoin and the rumor give a bump to...

EtherWorld's weekly: October 29, 2017

(Blockchain eNewspaper) World news Vietnam-based Exchange Remitano Talks the Future of Cryptocurrencies Bank of Korea (South Korean Central Bank) declared that the virtual currency leader – Bitcoin (BTC) will not be regulated as a currency but as a commodity. Russia's National Securities Depository issued its first corporate bond using blockchain technology. MasterCard Announces Blockchain B2B Payments Despite Rejection of Bitcoin Billionaire Warren Buffett Doubles Down on Bitcoin Doubt BitGo to Use Civic ID Service for Royal...

EtherWorld's weekly: October 22, 2017

(Blockchain eNewspaper) World news South Korea to Step Up Supervision of Bitcoin Trading After IMF Calls for Reform JPMorgan launches payments network using blockchain technology Gates Foundation Launches Blockchain-based Mobile Payments Solution Russia Will Issue Its Own Official Cryptocurrency Named CryptoRuble Microsoft announced new Azure Government capabilities for classified mission-critical workloads SatoshiPay IOTA proof-of-concept launched Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and ABS lead consortium to harness blockchain technology for more efficient inter-bank payments, reveals 3...

First Moscow ICO Conference coming up on November 7

The team of the famous Moscow Affiliate Conference & Party are organizing Moscow ICO Conference that will be held for the first time in Moscow on November 7, 2017. Moscow Affiliate Conference & Party has gathered twice this year, 1500 top webmasters and renowned companies from CPA-industry and affiliate marketing from all over the world and more than 50 countries at one location. In the heart of Moscow, this November, they are attracting key players...

EtherWorld's weekly: October 15, 2017

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News Lufthansa partners up with Winding Tree to bring Blockchain to the travel industry IBM and Hyperledger have joined the Decentralized Identity Foundation Grid+ Partners With TEPCO, Japan First Ethereum ETN launched on Nasdaq Stockhom by Coinshare Ethereum Blockchain was used to sell real estate for the first time Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne confirms tZERO utility token sale 'by Thanksgiving' Fidelity Is Mining Bitcoin and Ethereum China to reintroduce cryptocurrency after its controversial...

First Ethereum ETN launched on Nasdaq Stockhom by Coinshare

Coinshares launches ETN for Ether As for now the trade is limited for Europeans only Represents the most diverse investment product line- up in professional crypto- finance Announced on 11th October, Coinshares headed by former JP Morgan Chase trader Daniel Masters, is launching an exchange credit note for Ether. Ether (ETH) is the cryptocurrency and native token of the Ethereum that power the Ethereum blockchain. In the world of traditional investments digital currencies like Bitcoin...

China to reintroduce cryptocurrency after its controversial ban

China shut down digital currency trade in September The ban caused much harm than good to China Countries like Japan and South Korea took advantage over this Chinese government resume cryptocurrency trading by licensing Bitcoin exchange Bitcoin has always been into controversies ever since its launch in 2009. From it been a victim of appraisal, hacker’s attack, flash crash to been wounded by China’s ban. Last month, the Chinese government, The People’s...

EtherWorld's weekly: October 8, 2017

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News Dubai Economy launches partnership to expedite emCash (a digital currency) Bitcoins are neither legal nor illegal in India. Oracle Launches Enterprise-Grade Blockchain Cloud Service Cryptocurrency Could Be the Future. Really - IMF Head Forget Bitcoin. Have You Heard of IMFcoin - WSJ South Korea on Banning ICOs Ethereum Founder Strikes Deal with Russian Development Bank Parity Technologies launches PICOPS - Parity ICO Passport Service. Nasdaq and SEB are setting blockchain free on...

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