Tag: national cryptocurrency

Nióbio Cash, A Brazilian National Cryptocurrency

 2017 was a huge year for cryptocurrencies all over the world. Several countries have introduced a national cryptocurrency either to facilitate cross-border payments or to dodge sanctions. Brazil, however, wants to promote its vast natural resources — that’s right– with crypto. Brazilians are becoming interested in the world of digital currency. Pretty much unknown until recently, cryptos are now a household name. Waves of investors, scholars and just regular people are suddenly curious to know more about cryptos and blockchain.  Still, the Brazilian cryptocurrency market is only taking its first baby steps. The birthplace of Samba has already launched...

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What will France’s approach to the ICO be?

According to the national regulator of the financial markets, France is seeking to draw up rules covering fund collections through the ICO. It is time to take the stand! Speaking last week in Challenges‘ business magazine, Robert Ophele, President of AMF (Autorite des marches financiers), said that his agency was seeking to formalize the Blockchain technology regulations, citing the growing interest in this technology in France. He said in a publication: We want to get a quick position on the issue. It is not entirely clear when the rules will be published. The explanation given by France may dispel...

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Remixpoint allows you to pay your bills with Bitcoin

Remixpoint, a Japanese company operating in many industries, has recently introduced a new service to its offering. Innovation enables customers from all over Japan to pay electricity bills with Bitcoin. It is worth noting that by choosing such a method of payment, you will be able to receive a special discount! Historical figures Remixpoint, founded in March 2004, is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and has a market capitalization of approximately 57 billion yen. The company is active in a number of energy-related industries, such as the design and sale of energy management systems, energy-saving consulting, sales of...

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Russia may prohibit the use of cryptocurrencies

Russia seems to be changing its stance towards Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Just one month earlier, we were able to see smiling Buterin signing an agreement with Russian banks on partnership with Ethereum. Now, suddenly, it seems that Russia can completely ban cryptocurrency payments. Undecided authorities Alexei Moiseev, Deputy Minister of Finance, told journalists that given the volatility of digital currency prices, risks for consumers and the possibility of incurring hacking losses, cryptocurrencies are likely to be banned. In an interview he said: No regulator doubts that payments will be banned. In my opinion, in a country where millions...

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NXC takes over the Korean Korbit Exchange

The NXC media giant bought the second largest Korean cryptocurrency exchange. Korbit was sold for a substantial amount of 80 million dollars. Expansion of NXC NXC, which owns the Nexos online gaming platform, has confirmed a transaction that the local media had already mentioned at the beginning of the week. NXC has been reviewing and investing in startups with digital idea and technology and this investment was made with our positive view on the growth cryptocurrency industry. A unique opportunity The ban on digital currency trading in China has given Korea a significant advantage in the cryptocurrency market. Korean...

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