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Russia ranks 5th for number of cryptocurrency users

The four countries ahead of Russia are the United States, where 1.2 mln people uses Bitcoin, followed by China — 355,000 people, the third place is occupied by Germany ... Read More

Operators of Bitcoin Mining Operation Butterfly Labs Agree to Settle FTC Charges

Butterfly Labs and two of its operators have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they deceived thousands of consumers about the availability, profitability, and newness of machines ... Read More
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Budapest gets bitcoin taxis

Do you need a taxi and don’t have cash or a credit card? Well if you’re in Hungary’s capital Budapest you’re in luck if you hold some bitcoin. It is ... Read More

Is Bitcoin Breaking Up?

Rift widening over how to deal with the size limits within the virtual currency’s ledger of transactions A prominent bitcoin developer has labeled the currency a failed experiment, widening ... Read More
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Russia’s Biggest Bank Wants To Adopt Blockchain. Not Bitcoin

Sberbank, the biggest bank in Russia might adopt blockchain technology in the future. The bank plans to join the international consortium R3 and develop blockchain based services. However, as in the ... Read More

Banks are still betting on blockchain over bitcoin

Bitcoin is back in the limelight, with speculation again swirling around the mysterious identity of the creator of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency. Intense media coverage caused a spike in ... Read More

Goldman Sachs Seeking Crypto Trade Settlement Patent

Goldman Sachs filed a patent application last month for a securities settlement system based on a new cryptocurrency called “SETLcoin”. In a US Patent & Trademark Office application, dated 19th November, ... Read More

Over 10,000 people were duped by Bitcoin mining startup, feds say

SEC: Josh Garza and GAW Miners “robbed one investor to pay another.” On Wednesday, the Securities and Exchange Commission sued the founder of a now-shuttered Bitcoin mining company, alleging that it ... Read More
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Barbados Central Bank Should Consider Holding Bitcoin

Two Barbadian economists have concluded that the country’s central bank may want to consider holding a small amount of bitcoin as part of its portfolio of foreign reserves. In ... Read More

Hackers threaten Greek banks, demand ransom in bitcoins

Greek authorities have created a special team to protect Greek banks from a team of hackers who have allegedly threatened to bring down the lenders’ electronic systems if they ... Read More
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