More and more countries use the technology of distributed register for state purposes. India has joined the list. The country conducted an agreement with the Swiss developer of data security systems WISeKey. Several state project based on blockchain shall arise as a result of this partnership. In particular the Indian government wants to protect databases from cyber attacks. A launch of a blockchain plattform in financial, land and transport industries is planned later on.


Bank Hapoalim, one of the leading Israeli banks develop a blockchain platform together with Microsoft corporation. The solution based on cloud technology Azure will help clients faster and easier manage their digital guaranties. Financial institutions staff will be able decrease paperwork. Now you need to go through several documentation stages in order to make a transaction; a blockchain platform will speed up all the processes and exclude the need of client’s personal attendance in a bank. The participants of the initiative mean that this is the first such a project in Israeli increasing an access to advanced services.


Facebook social network has a new function of matchmaking. It’s run in a test mode. It works just like the famous application Tinder but Facebook offers possible dates from a friend list only. To set up a meeting, both sides have to agree. If only one person expressed the desire to meet, the other side will not learn about that. Facebook still gives no comments on the matter, but the feature was already launched in USA and Canada.


Every ICQ user can create now a unique set of stickers. The developers launched a platform helps automatically generate any stickers: with movie stars, own pet or mems etc. For these purposes ICQ has a new bot giving hints. Ready sticker sets can be edited or forwarded to friends.