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'No Sign of the Petro Here': Mystery and Confusion Besets Venezuela's Crypto 'Revolution'

31.08.2018, 12:15

Reuters has today, August 30, published an investigative report into Venezuela’s national oil-backed cryptocurrency, the Petro (PTR), attempting to square government claims with facts on the ground and evidence of the Petro’s transaction history to date.

France’s Interrogation of Alleged BTC-e Owner Alexander Vinnik Was ‘Fake’, Says Attorney

31.08.2018, 11:23

Alleged former owner of crypto exchange BTC-e Alexander Vinnik was indicted and subjected to a "fake" interrogation by French prosecutors on Tuesday, August 28, his attorney Timofey Musatov told Russian news outlet Izvestiya Thursday, August 30.

OECD Announces ‘First Major International Conference’ Dedicated to Blockchain in Public Sphere

31.08.2018, 10:44

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has officially announced a Blockchain Policy Forum in a release on the OECD website August 28.

Standard Chartered, Siemens Partner on Blockchain Pilot to ‘Fully Digitize’ Bank Guarantees

31.08.2018, 10:13

UK multinational banking and financial services company Standard Chartered (LON:STAN) (SC) disclosed it is working on a blockchain pilot for bank guarantees using R3 Corda blockchain technology in a press release Thursday, August 30.

Bitcoin Holds Above $7,000; Other Cryptos Bullish

29.08.2018, 19:09

Cryptocurrencies were higher on Wednesday, as the bullish trend continued.