digital currency


New virtual currency tied to oil takes aim at bitcoin

A new virtual currency launched Tuesday aims to rival industry leader bitcoin by pegging its value to hard oil assets, a first in the rapidly growing digital money sector. ... Read More
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New global fund to raise $300 Million for digital currency investments

Alphabit, a global fund that invests in digital currencies, has been launched with a target of $300 million, co-founder Liam Robertson said in an interview, as managers seek to ... Read More

A brief history of Digital Currency

Digital currency is a recent invention which means that currency with real value can be exchanged for traditional cash; it is instead entirely virtual or digital. It is a new invention ... Read More

Is bitcoin here to stay? Why cryptocurrency isn’t just a fad

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin should no longer be considered a passing fad, according to Cambridge experts who have carried out the first in-depth study of the sector. The first global ... Read More

Bitcoin value rises over $1 billion

Bitcoin value rises over $1 billion as Japan, Russia move to legitimize cryptocurrency Bitcoin price has risen over 8 percent in the last week Japan passed a law to ... Read More

Bitcoin touches 3-week high as Russia mulls recognizing it as a currency

The price of a single bitcoin on Tuesday climbed to its highest level in three weeks following reports that Russian authorities might recognize the world’s most popular digital currency ... 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

$1,210: Bitcoin Price Hits New All-Time High

Bitcoin is showing no sign of dropping below its all-time highs. After trading above $1,000 for more than two weeks, the bitcoin price has now provided what analysts believe is ... Read More

Digital currency exchange Coinbase stop operation in Hawaii

The Digital currency exchange Coinbase announces that it ceases operations in Hawaii after received a word from the Hawaii Division of Financial Institutions (DFI) back in September. That time ... Read More
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China to launch its own digital currency

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has done trial runs of its prototype cryptocurrency, taking the central bank a step closer to issuing digital money that can be used ... Read More
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