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First Government Blockchain Implementation For Russia

By William Suberg Russia has officially completed its first government-level Blockchain implementation. The state-run bank Sberbank announced today that it is partnering with Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) to implement document transfer and storage via Blockchain. According to local sources, the move represents the first case of direct government…

BlockShow Asia: Everything You Missed

By Cointelegraph BLOCKSHOW Just a couple weeks ago 1500 blockchain entrepreneurs, experts, investors, and enthusiasts gathered in Singapore at BlockShow Asia, Cointelegraph’s second Blockchain event of the year. During the event 67 speakers from 20 different countries shared their insights…

IOTA Price Explodes After Agreement

By Jon Buck The price for MIOTA, the cryptocurrency for the IOTA platform, has exploded over the past week, gaining massive value and surpassing Ripple to take the #4 spot among cryptocurrency market caps. The price explosion has come on the news of a major agreement being…

Western Union Blocks Cryptocurrency-Related Transactions

By Joshua Althauser International money transfer services provider Western Union (WU) has launched a campaign against wire transfer transactions involving digital currency exchanges. The company’s decision to disallow cryptocurrency-related services or transactions is covered by its internal regulations. In a post by a…