German technological conglomerate Siemens announced its intention to invest in LO3 Energy, an American start-up focused on creating smart networks based on blockchain technology for local energy trading.
The head of the National Bank of Belgium, Jean Smets (Jan Smets), said that bitcoin poses no threat to the state, since it is unstable. In addition, Smets believes that soon the time will come crypto currency issued by banks.
Israel can supplement the list of countries that seriously consider the creation of a national crypto currency.
In order to significantly reduce the amount of cash in the economy of the country, as well as in the fight against the shadow economy, the Ministry of Finance of Israel is considering the possibility of creating a national crypto currency - cryptshell.