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Company and individual charged for fraud in Bitcoin investments scheme

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the filing of a federal civil enforcement action in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against ... Read More
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US bank CEOs are likely ‘very afraid’ of bitcoin, says wealth advisor

CEOs of U.S. banks are likely “very afraid” of bitcoin, according to a wealth advisor. Some financiers have said the cryptocurrency is an unwise investment because of its volatility ... Read More

Here’s why the crackdown on bitcoin in China is ‘not a real problem’ for the digital currency

The cryptocurrency market appears to be unconcerned about a Chinese crackdown on bitcoin, the largest digital coin by market cap. On Thursday reports that Chinese regulators would require exchanges ... Read More

South Africa’s Second Largest Supermarket Chain Pick n Pay Trials Bitcoin Payments

A major supermarket chain in South Africa, Pick n Pay, has started a trial to accept bitcoin payments in-store at its head office location. A payment technology company named ... Read More
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Top China Bitcoin exchange to stop trading

One of China’s biggest Bitcoin exchanges has said it will stop trading, after a government warning over virtual currencies. BTCC said it would stop buying and selling on 30 ... Read More

Bitcoin mining has become very big business

In China’s Hinterlands, Workers Mine Bitcoin for a Digital Fortune One of the largest sources of Bitcoin can be found in the grasslands of Inner Mongolia, despite Chinese skepticism ... Read More
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Bitcoin and ethereum slide after JPMorgan Chase boss slams cryptocurrencies as “fraud”

JPMorgan Chase chief executive Jamie Dimon slammed cryptocurrencies as a “fraud” last night, pushing the already slipping value of Bitcoin down another notch. Bitcoin hit a three-week low today ... Read More

Town in Switzerland accepts tax payments in bitcoin

Switzerland ramped up its bid to become a global hub for financial technology (fintech) and cryptocurrency start-ups with the decision by a town on the Italian border to accept ... Read More
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Blockchain firms in $1.3b virtual currency battle

Two of the world’s largest blockchain developers are battling over more than US$1 billion (S$1.3 billion) in virtual currency options, in a dispute that may help establish the leading ... Read More

China Is Said to Ban Bitcoin Exchanges While Allowing OTC Trades

China plans to ban trading of bitcoin and other virtual currencies on domestic exchanges, dealing another blow to the $150 billion cryptocurrency market after the country outlawed initial coin ... Read More
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