Commonwealth Bank Plans More Blockchain Investments in 2017
One of Australia’s ‘Big Four’ banks has committed to further blockchain investments. The Commonwealth Bank, which has been working with DLT since mid 2015, is looking to spend close to $1b on R&D during 2017. However, no hard numbers have been announced regarding how much the bank will pledge to blockchain research and development over the coming year.
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BitSee: Check Crypto Prices on Your Watch
BitSee is a Pebble watch app built for cryptocurrency enthusiasts. It displays an automatically updating list of the top five most valuable cryptocurrencies. Powered by the CryptoCompare API, BitSee allows users to stay up-to-date on cryptocurrency prices from their wrist. It is currently available on the Pebble App Store for all watch versions, except for the Pebble Round.
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Germany’s Largest Financial News Platform Lists Bitcoin as Major Currency
Finanzen.net, Germany’s most popular and largest financial news network and platform, is listing bitcoin amongst other major national currencies such as US Dollar, Japanese Yen and Chinese Yuan on the company’s “most important exchange rates” section. Listing of bitcoin on the exchange rates section implies that Finanzen.net, a key player within the German financial and media industries, considers bitcoin as one of the most important currencies in the world.
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