“Free Ross” Account Glitch Latest Symptom of Coinbase Woes

Crypto-Investing in the Age of Whales

Why the Blockchain Needs More Failures to Succeed

South Korean Researchers Predict Bitcoin Price Using Forum Data

An open access, peer-reviewed research paper published on May 12, 2017, by researchers from Korea University and Kangnam University in South Korea has explained a method for predicting the fluctuation in the bitcoin price and transactions based on user opinions posted on online forums.

Ross Ulbricht's Appeal Rejected, Judges Blast Drug Policy

US Judges uphold Ross Ulbricht’s life sentence Reuters reported on May 31, as the self-confessed mastermind of the infamous Silk Road deep web marketplace lost an appeal to overturn his conviction.

Bank of Russia: 'It's Time to Develop National Cryptocurrencies'

Bitcoin Price Surges as OKCoin.cn Resumes Cryptocurrency Withdrawals

Amir Taaki: Darknet Markets Made Bitcoin Popular, Not Coffee Purchases

Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges Resume Withdrawals

Chinese bitcoin exchanges have reportedly resumed bitcoin withdrawals. Customers of BTCC and Okcoin can now withdraw their coins up to certain daily limits. Huobi is also expected to follow suit shortly.

The IRS is Due to Present its Digital Currency Strategy to Congress Next Week

The US Congress wants answers from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) about its investigation into bitcoin tax avoidance – and they’re due by next week.

Bank of Japan Fintech Head: Don’t Expect Central Banks to Lead DLT

While central banks around the world are taking an active interest in blockchain and digital ledger technology (DLT), we shouldn't expect the institutions that manage money supplies to lead their development.

Disney’s Upcoming Pirates Movie Held for Bitcoin Ransom by Pirates

Disney’s upcoming installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has been plundered by real-life pirates who are now holding Disney Studios to a bitcoin ransom.

$1,700? Bitcoin’s Price is Up Even as its Tech Progress Stalls


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Norway’s Largest Online Bank Integrates Bitcoin Accounts

European Stability Mechanism Floats Possible Blockchain Integration

Will the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) someday run on blockchain?

This was a hypothetical recently offered by Kalin Anev Janse, the secretary-general of the ESM – a eurozone-wide organization established in 2012 with the stated goal of shoring up the finances of troubled member-states.

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