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ICYMI: Blockchain News from the Weekend. 5th and 6th November | Blocktribe

After a weekend of fireworks and bonfires (if you aren’t from the UK it was Guy Fawkes Night was on the 5th) it is time to get back into it with our weekend round up!

Today we have a free blockchain social event in London, Chinese regulation cause bitcoin freefall, an advertising game-changer and a breakthrough Thai bank.

 

-          Attend the free Blockchain: Money social in Shoreditch, London tonight. Here at blocktribe, we are very proud to announce that we are co-sponsoring the Coinscrum Blockchain: Money social tonight, Monday 7th November. Kicking off at 6pm, this free event allows like-minded blockchain enthusiasts to chat over a pint. RSVP here.

 

-          Bitcoin prices falls 8% as Chinese government plan cap. The value of Bitcoin has been fluctuating a lot in recent weeks. However, a decision by the Chinese government to introduce policies that would restrict domestic Bitcoin exchanges from moving the cryptocurrency to platforms outside the natation and imposing quotas. Read more here.

 

-          Blockchain will change the way we advertise online. Blockchain start up Mass Network wants to revolutionise the way people can advertise on the web. According to COO Alexey Oshchepkov, their product will improve audience targeting while still protecting the users privacy. Read more here.

 

-          Thai Bank is exploring blockchain to economise. Kasikornbank, as known as Kbank, has teamed up with IBM to “save costs and speed up transactions”. It will be the first bank in Thailand to use blockchain technology and according to Somkid Jiranuntarat, the bank’s vice-chairman, the group are already in talks with other Thai banks to share the tech. Read more here.

 

(Sources: Coin Telegraph, Banking Tech, Crypto Coin News)

 

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