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

Bitcoin Price Surges as 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

"Honey badger don't give a shit."

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.

Could Coders Face Civil Legal Liability When Smart Contracts Fail to Meet Legal Standards?

Bitcoin-Friendly Japan Plans a ‘Deregulated Sandbox’ for FinTech Sprint

The Japanese government is reportedly plotting a pro-innovation sandbox that will encourage FinTech startups to enter the banking industry through regulator-free trials.

Bitcoin Price Analysis: A Test of $1892 Incoming

Crypto Utopia? Defining the Greater Good in a Blockchain World

Cecile Baird and Simon Chan are founding partners of Blockchain For Good (BC4G), a think tank that aims to bring together minds from around the world to explore and debate the development of blockchain, for the greater good of humanity, society, economy and the environment.

With No Currency of Their Own, Palestinians Eye 'Bitcoin' as Alternative to Israeli Cash

Head of Palestinian 'central bank' eyes bitcoin-style digital money: 'If we print currency, we'll need clearance from the Israelis'


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