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A large telecommunication company in Austria begins to work with crypto currencies 

One of the largest telecommunications companies in Austria begins to accept payments in cryptocurrencies. Enterprise A1 is already testing cryptocurrency payments at multiple points of sale. Initially, the company intends to implement support for Dash, Ethereum, Litecoin, Stellar and XRP. As part of the pilot program, Alipay and WeChat Pay will also be added to existing payment methods by the end of August. “Cash is a model that has stopped its development. During the pilot operations at A1 branches, we will test the level of demand and of ...

Chinese traders show increased interest in stablecoin Tether 

The Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges are responsible for 60% of the global transaction volume of stablecoin Tether on the blockchain. These are the results of research company Diar. So, according to experts, since the beginning of this year, trading platforms from China have received more than $ 10 billion in USDT. Last year, this value amounted to $ 16 billion. For comparison, the volume of incoming Tether transactions on the blockchain associated with American exchanges from the beginning of the year was $ 450 million, which is 3% of the - ...

Apple will add CryptoKit tools in iOS 13 

Apple is preparing to announce the CryptoKit toolkit for "secure and efficient cryptographic operations." CryptoKit will be available to users in the iOS 13 operating system. The company's employees will tell about the capabilities of the new tools on June 5 during the presentation “Cryptography and Your Applications” at the WWDC 2019 event that takes place these days. CryptoKit will allow developers to perform basic cryptographic operations, including hashing and key generation. This, in turn, will help automate the execution of at / ...

In the blockchain Binance Chain, a stablecoin, tied to the British pound, is launched. 

Binance, one of the world's leading cryptocurrency exchanges, has launched the first stablecoin on the base of its own blockchain, Binance Chain. Previously, the company allowed the possibility of creating such a tool. The asset was named BGBP — Binance GBP Stable Coin. The cost of the course is tied to the price of the British pound. Initially, Twitter @CryptosBatman drew attention to the emergence of a new asset. Information about the launch of BGBP on Twitter confirmed the head of Binance Changpeng Zhao. He wrote that for only 200 to ...

Start-up Stably launches the first USD-stablecoin on the Binance Chain blockchain

Following its own Binance GBP Stable Coin, also launched on June 3, the first USD-stablecoin appears inside Binance Chain. It is emitted by a startup Stably. Token received name USDS.B. This is a token of its own standard Binance BEP2 and a variation of USD linked stablecoin USDS, which Stably launched at the end of last year. “I believe that Binance Chain attracts projects with its safety, speed and ease of operation. Binance Chain users retain control of their private keys and assets and can trade from a Binance DEX wallet”, — by CEO ...

Telegram introduced a simplified version of the TON test network client

Telegram released the test client of the Telegram Open Network in one of the sections of the site ton.org. According to the Readme file, the submitted client is a “pre-release version” of the final product. The release of the final or most current version of Telegram does not implement, the document says. Instead, the site contains a “simplified stable version containing only the necessary files for compiling the Lite client”. The archive also contains the TON blockchain library. The test client allows users to create simple smart by ...

Tether launches USDT's stablecoin on the EOS blockchain 

Tether's stableblock issuer will issue a USDT token on the EOS blockchain, Paolo Ardoino, technical director of Bitfinex, said. According to Ardoino, his company was motivated by the desire to realize native support for USDT on the eosfinex exchange. “One of the main reasons is that we need USDT at eosfinex. Since this is a decentralized exchange, we need Tether-EOS so that we can offer EOS / USDT and “cryptocurrency-stablecoin” pairs. We thought it would be nice to give people the opportunity to work with Tether-EOS even before the ...

Nizhny Novgorod region will be the first to introduce the blockchain to the state administration

Within the framework of the “City N” civil voting project, residents of Nizhny Novgorod will be able to cooperate with their city, contributing to its development. The information was confirmed by the governor of the region Gleb Nikitin, who presented the blockchain project at the TsIPR-2019 conference. The project is based on the Vostok platform - a project of the Russian blockchain pioneers of the Waves Platform. Earlier, the government of Nizhny Novgorod has already announced plans to sign a cooperation agreement with the blockchain at ...

BitTorrent intends to launch the largest decentralized file storage system 

So said on the eve of Justin Sun - the founder of the blockchain project TRON and the owner of the developer of the peer-to-peer data exchange protocol BitTorrent. In his Twitter, he wrote about the work on: “the next generation decentralized file storage system”. According to Sana, BitTorrent File System or BTFS will become: “the largest decentralized peer-to-peer file storage system.” It is expected that the number of BitTorrent user nodes in the BTFS system will be about 100 million, TRON full nodes - more than 1,000, and super - a ...

In the Altai Territory, an organizer of a Bitcoin pyramid from Kazakhstan was arrested. 

In the Altai Territory, employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia detained a citizen of Kazakhstan suspected of creating a cryptocurrency pyramid. The man was also advertised on the international wanted list. It is reported by Kommersant with reference to the official representative of the Ministry of Interior Irina Volk. The detainee, whose name was not disclosed, attracted large sums of money, promising to trusting investors high profits from cryptocurrency. In general, law enforcement officers reported at least 300 cases in ...