Huobi Opens First Russian Office in Partnership with State Bank’s Digital Tech Center

Huobi has launched its first branch in Russia in partnership with local state-owned VEB bank’s blockchain and crypto center. Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has officially launched its first branch in Russia on Thursday, Dec. 6, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph today. The Moscow-based exchange, dubbed Huobi Russia, is established in partnership with […]

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Top Exchange Binance Announces ‘SAFU’ Hackathon, Conference in Singapore

The first crypto conference organized by the largest crypto exchange Binance will include a two-day ‘SAFU’ Hackathon in Singapore. The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, has announced that it will host the company’s first conference, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Dec. 6. Binance Blockchain Week is scheduled to be held in Singapore […]

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Blockchain and Crypto in the Labor Market: Overview of Salaries, Taxes and the Most In-Demand Jobs

Job seekers’ interest for positions related to blockchain and cryptocurrency has declined, while employers’ interest only rose in 2018. How do cryptocurrencies prices and blockchain technology development correlate with the changes in the labor market? Over the past months, the cryptocurrency market has been demonstrating bearish sentiment, with crypto prices falling to a yearly lows. […]

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Swiss Finance Minister Rejects Specific Blockchain Legislation in Favor of Current Laws

According to Finance Minister Ueli Maurer, Switzerland will not create any specific blockchain or crypto legislation. The Swiss Minister of Finance, Ueli Maurer, has rejected a possible blockchain law in a speech at blockchain conference Infrachain in Bern, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported today, Dec. 4. Instead of a specific blockchain or crypto legal framework, Switzerland […]

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Scalable ‘Blockchain’ Network Seals $35 Million From Sequoia Capital, Huobi and Others

A new, scalable blockchain-type network led by a Turing Award recipient and other academics has sealed $35 million in funding. A new blockchain-type network led by a Turing Award recipient and other academics has sealed $35 million in funding from big-name investors that include Sequoia Capital. The funding was reported by Fortune’s crypto-focused news section […]

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Singapore: State Agency Backs Blockchain Accelerator Launched by Venture Capital Firm

A new blockchain accelerator set to launch in Singapore is backed by a government body supporting enterprise development. Singaporean government body Enterprise Singapore, along with other partners, has supported a new blockchain accelerator launched by a local venture capital firm, daily local newspaper The Straits Times writes Tuesday, Dec. 4. Trive Ventures has launched the […]

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Coinbase Pro Launches Support for Zcash

U.S.-based crypto exchange Coinbase has added support for Zcash on its Coinbase Pro platform. Major U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has launched support for Zcash (ZEC) on its Coinbase Pro platform, according to a company blog post published Nov. 29. Zcash is a cryptocurrency based on a decentralized blockchain, designed with the goal of making transactions […]

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