The Bail Bloc initiative has started using cryptocurrency raised through charity to help people get out of U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) pretrial incarceration, according to a tweet posted by a Bail Bloc co-founder Nov. 15. This was reported by the Cointelegraph.
International charity Oxfam officially launched its BlocRice blockchain supply chain solution for Cambodian rice Nov. 15. Reported in the Cointelegraph.
After yesterday’s split of the bitcoin cash blockchain, several top exchanges have already accommodated the resulting two tokens. Reported in Coindesk.
The Korea Radio Promotion Association (RAPA) and Jeju University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for blockchain-related industry and education in the Jeju area, Korean economic media outlet Seoul Economic Daily reports today, Nov. 16.
The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) does not plan to issue a state-backed cryptocurrency because of the “great risks,” English-language Azerbaijani news outlet AzerNews reported Nov. 15.
European Central Bank executive board member Benoît Cœuré said this week that blockchain is promising – but that bitcoin is “the evil spawn of the financial crisis.” Reported in CoinDesk.
Scotcoin will donate £5 off every £20 it earns from its token sale to homeless people, reported in CCN.
Police in Tokyo have arrested eight men alleged to have run a cryptocurrency pyramid scheme that collected 7.8 billion yen (almost $69 million) from thousands of victims across the country. Reported in CoinDesk.
Canaan, one of the world’s largest bitcoin mining firms, may be having second thoughts about its plan to go public in one of the cryptocurrency industry’s highest-grossing initial public offerings (IPO) to date. Reported to CCN.
The French Financial Markets Authority (AMF) has prepared a report in which it concluded that the state is far behind the leading countries in conducting ICO, as follows from the press release of the organization. Blockspoin reprots that.