An illustration photo shows a Bitcoin (virtual currency) paper wallet with QR codes and a coin are seen at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris

Virtual currency as a payment method in Japan officialy from April 1

Virtual money poses accounting dilemma for Japan’s early adopters Asset or expense? The bottom line depends on the answer A new law defining virtual currency as a payment method ... Read More

Bitcoin Price Spikes Spurred by Chinese Capital Curbs: Australian Financial Analyst

A prominent equities analyst at an Australian private brokerage sees China’s capital controls as a major factor behind the recent surges of the value of bitcoin. Julia Lee, an ... Read More

SEC rejects SolidX Bitcoin proposal of NYSE listing

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a press release to inform about its decision to reject the list on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) of SolidX ... Read More
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BBVA became member of the open-source blockchain community Hyperledger

BBVA became an official member of Hyperledger today. Hyperledger is an open-source collaborative effort to advance the use of blockchain in different economic and corporate sectors. Hosted by The ... Read More

Venezuelan citizens are adopting alternatives like the bitcoin to survive

With its economy in shambles and its national currency in steep decline, Venezuelan citizens are adopting alternatives to survive—chief among them the crypto-currency Bitcoin. But that’s not the only option ... Read More
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A Bitcoin civil war is threatening to tear the digital currency in 2 — here’s what you need to know

There’s a civil war in the bitcoin community over the digital currency’s future. Developers, miners, and other stakeholders are locked in a heated debate over how best to scale ... Read More

Alert: High Bitcoin prices inspire a wave of scams

Earlier this month, the price of a single Bitcoin eclipsed the price of an ounce of gold for the first time ever. This news, coupled with the exploding adoption of ... Read More

Millions of hacked Bitcoin accounts offered for sale on dark web

A famous Dark Web vendor known by their handle of “DoubleFlag” is selling databases of eleven Bitcoin forums on a popular dark web marketplace. The databases were stolen between ... Read More

International Blockchain Hackathon hosted by Intel, The Floor & The Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange

Hosted by Intel®, The Floor & TASE and supported by- HSBC, Intesa Sanpaolo, Deutsche Bank, CTBC, Accenture and KPMG- the International Blockchain Hackathon at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange ... Read More
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Japan offers Russia common digital currency on Kuril Islands

Tokyo has prepared a range of offers to Moscow for joint economic projects on Russia’s Kuril Islands, according to Japan’s national broadcaster NHK. The package of proposals, including tourism ... Read More
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