Bank of Israel, the Israeli Central Bank today announced they would use Ethereum blockchain technology for its CBDC pilot program, as reported by Bloomberg. The first trial for digital Shekel will be an internal pilot run as per the country’s financial daily Globes. The deputy governor of the Israeli central bank Andrew Abir
Tax agencies around the world continue applying pressure on bitcoin and cryptocurrency companies to make their operations transparent to them. The latest example comes from Israel, where a local exchange with over 50,000 clients has been convinced to report its bigger traders to the national tax authority. Bits of Gold
Coindash announced that 20,000 ETH (Ethereum) have been sent to the company’s wallet from the address associated with the hacker that stole approximately 37,000 ETH during the ICO last year. The transaction constitutes only the second instance ever in which a hacker has returned funds to a crypto-exchange i.e Coindash.