Go to ...

The Invisible Coin

Cryptocurrency and Fintech Industry News Stream

RSS Feed

July 17, 2018

the bitcoin news

Bitcoin and Blockchain Jobs Reach All Time High

Matthew Tompkins · October 30, 2017 · 11:00 am <!– Excerpt Freelancer.com reports that cryptocurrency related freelance positions are booming in the third quarter of this year. Cryptocurrency jobs are a fast-growing sector in the Fintech industry, and now online work portals such as freelancer.com are reporting that cryptocurrencies are their fastest expanding category of

Crypto-Communication is Here with the BitVault

Embedded Downloads of Ireland, and VVDN Technologies, India, are set to become the producers of the world’s first crypto-communicator. Known as BitVault, the unit will work on all existing networks and will incorporate advanced blockchain security features. It appears the device will first be available for the fintech and defence market in November. The companies

Japan’s NEC Expands Role in Hyperledger Blockchain Project

One of Japan’s biggest IT corporations is expanding its role in the Hyperledger blockchain project. NEC Corporation, the Linux Foundation-backed initiative announced today, has become a premier member of the group. Daichi Iwata, who leads the NEC’s fintech business development office, is also joining Hyperledger’s governing board. NEC was among a group of companies to join

Russian Payments Giant QIWI Acquires Fintech Accelerator InspiRUSSIA

Russian payments service provider QIWI has purchased fintech accelerator InspiRUSSIA which mostly focuses on developing blockchain-based solutions. As reported by TASS, the amount of the deal remains undisclosed. “QIWI has acquired full ownership of InspiRUSSIA. We have a QIWI blockchain division focused on projects in the area for external markets. The main purpose of the

China Set to Exceed Previous FinTech Investment Record

China is on track to beat its 2016 FinTech capital venture $10 billion funding record as Chinese companies continue to set the pace and raise funds to expand their digital services. In a report from Bloomberg, Accenture Plc said that the investment areas focused on will most likely include artificial intelligence, big data, blockchain, and

Does the UK Budget Threaten London’s FinTech Scene?

The U.K.’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond delivered his first Spring Budget to Parliament, announcing, among other things, that self-employed people would have to pay increased national insurance contributions (NICs) over the next two years. His announcement puts into question whether the U.K. will remain the best place to start and grow a fintech