Crypto Rupee to Undergo Hard Fork

Rupee cryptocurrency has announced that it will implement the hard fork on April 16, 2018
20 March 2018   753

Rupee’s mission is to be the go-to cryptocurrency for the people of South Asia. Rupee aims to facilitate money remittances for the people of South Asia across the world without hefty fees and delays. Rupee also plans to enable merchants to accept fast cryptocurrency for goods and services with much lower fees than traditional payment facilitators like Visa, Mastercard etc. Rupee aims to enable the people of South Asia cut out traditional middleman such as banks.

Rupee cryptocurrency has announced that it will implement the hard fork on April 16, 2018. As it is stated on the official website of the project, the implementation of Lyra2REv2 hard fork represents a major milestone in achieving Rupee’s vision for an open blockchain platform for India and South Asia.

Lyra2REv2 hardforkLyra2REv2 hardfork countdown at the moment of press

Moreover, plans of Rupee project for the first quarter of 2018 include the launch of Android and iOS Wallets, and development of Payment Gateway and PoS Application. Currently the project team is working on its marketing campaign and exchange listings.

At the moment of press, these are main market parameters of Rupee:

Average price: $0,083824
Marketcap: $1 920 958
24h volume: $3 701

Consensus 2018 summit to be held in New York City

4th annual blockchain technology summit - Consensus 2018, will take place in New York City on May 14-16
22 April 2018   37

CoinDesk has announced its 4th annual blockchain technology summit Consensus 2018 on May 14-16 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Along with the discussions on the blockchain technology, the event is going to feature a hackathon, PoW pitch competition and a scholarship award in a partnership with Zcash. Title sponsors of the event include bloq, Deloitte, Ledger, Octagon Strategy and SONM.

Consensus 2018 will feature 250+ speakers and 4,000+ attendees from the leading industry startups, investors, financial institutions, enterprise tech leaders, and academic and policy groups who are building the foundations of the blockchain and digital currency economy. Among the notable speakers there will be Blockstack co-founder Dr. Muneeb Ali, J.P.Morgan blockchain program lead Amber Baldet, eToro CEO and founder Yoni Assia, Hyperledger executive director Brian Behlendorf, ConsenSys founder Steve Cerveny, Athena Capital founder Meltem Demirors and many others.

The full 3-day agenda of the event can be found here.