G20 Leaders Reaffirm Position on Cryptocurrencies in Statement 9167

G20 leaders reaffirmed their previous stance towards cryptocurrencies in a declaration following the G20 Summit in Osaka on June 29 In the declaration, the G20 leaders state that cryptocurrencies do not currently constitute a threat to monetary stability, and that technological innovation can deliver significant benefit to the economy. The participants also welcome the ongoing work on those assets by…

Report: Record-Breaking Coincheck Hack Perpetrated by Virus Tied to Russian Hackers

The personal computers of employees at hacked Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck have allegedly been found to have been infected by a virus associated with a hacker group of Russian origin. The allegation was reported by Cointelegraph Japan on June 16. As Cointelegraph has reported, in January 2018, Coincheck suffered an industry record-breaking hack when $534 million worth of NEM was stolen from its wallets. Cointelegraph Japan cites a report…

Pakistan’s Central Bank Aims to Issue Its Own Digital Currency by 2025

Jameel Ahmad, the deputy governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), the nation’s central bank, declared that the institution aims to issue a digital currency by 2025, Pakistani YouTube news channel Public News reported on April 1. English-language local media Dawn also reported today that Asad Umar, Pakistan’s finance minister, prompted the official’s statement during a ceremony celebrating the launch of Electronic Money…

Industry 4.0 Pilot Plant to Use Blockchain in Mechatronics

Industry 4.0 Pilot Plant to Use Blockchain in Mechatronics

Italy is trying to boost its modernization and latest innovative technologies such as blockchain, cryptocurrency, smart contract, internet of things, artificial intelligence, machine learning and many others. Actually, the in-situ construction sites of the Bi-Rex competence center were officially opened in Bologna, the first ever public-private consortium of 8 planned in Italy by the Industry…

FinTech & Blockchain Forum Auckland

Fri, February 8, 2019 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM NZDT Crowne Plaza Auckland 128 Albert St Auckland, Auckland 1010 New Zealand Global FinTech and Blockchain Forum will be a one-day conference and exhibition connecting industry stalwarts- business decision makers- tech practitioners-the enthusiasts and exhibitors. With exceptional content and networking opportunities and a purely focused FinTech…