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Company and individual charged for fraud in Bitcoin investments scheme

22/09/2017(0)
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

21/09/2017(0)
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
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Here’s why the crackdown on bitcoin in China is ‘not a real problem’ for the digital currency

20/09/2017(0)
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
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South Africa’s Second Largest Supermarket Chain Pick n Pay Trials Bitcoin Payments

18/09/2017(0)
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

15/09/2017(0)
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
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Bitcoin mining has become very big business

14/09/2017(0)
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”

13/09/2017(0)
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
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Town in Switzerland accepts tax payments in bitcoin

13/09/2017(0)
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

12/09/2017(0)
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
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China Is Said to Ban Bitcoin Exchanges While Allowing OTC Trades

11/09/2017(0)
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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