New features for Poloniex, the Middle East gets the first licensed crypto exchange, Forbes joins blockchain, Singapore to help crypto startups, IBM and Azerbaijan collaboration, Sberbank to create STO
- Circle announced details of new mobile iOS and Android mobile apps for Poloniex including ‘a better mobile-based identity, verification and login process’. Circle also helped Poloniex to reduce the backlog of support tickets by 97%, freeing $12 million in trapped funds and returning them to customer wallets, to improve asset listings.
- Rain Financial, the first-ever cryptocurrency exchange in the Middle East, has opened its public waiting list for next year’s roll-out
- Forbes has partnered with blockchain-based platform Civil to publish its content on a decentralized network.
- Singapore's central bank is working to ensure cryptocurrency startups receive domestic banking services as part of the country's efforts to boost fintech development.
- IBM and the Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) will reportedly collaborate on implementing blockchain technology in the country’s economy.
- Sberbank, the biggest Russian bank, plans to create an STO platform. Sberbank has another blockchain project which is a system for voting providing trasparency for the process of elections.
- BTC is trading at the price of $6,559, ETH comes to $225.36 at the moment of writing.