• Russian minister Nikolai Nikiforov says that it’s likely that Russia will never legalize Bitcoin due to it being a “foreign product.” However, Russia is still gung-ho on blockchain technology. Cryptocurrency and Russia have been an intriguing mix over the last few years. The acceptance of Bitcoin, mining, and cryptocurrencies in general has gone back and forth between acceptance and rejection. Now it looks like Bitcoin may be shot down for good in the Russian Federation

    Nyet! Russian Minister Says Bitcoin May Never Be Legalized

    | 2017/11/22 9:00 am
  • The Overstock CEO evangelized Bitcoin on Fox Business’s Mornings With Maria, claiming money has to be backed by something whether it will be Gold or Bitcoin. Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne explained yesterday why he’s optimistic about Bitcoin, during an appearance on FOX Business’ Mornings with Maria. With hosts keen to point out Bitcoin’s monumental rise as a potential bubble, Byrne instead identified the US dollar as an equally dubious store

    Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne – It’s About Time The World Switches to Real Money Either Bitcoin or Gold

    | 2017/11/21 3:15 pm
  • The ongoing turmoil in Zimbabwe reinforces the fact that people around the world are increasingly turning to Bitcoin in times of crisis. In times of crisis, individuals look to a number of things to help support them through the troubled times. Some of these items include faith, family, and a belief that better times are just around the corner. Another article that people are turning to during a major crisis is Bitcoin. Uncertain Times Lead

    People Turn to Bitcoin During Times of Crisis

    | 2017/11/20 5:00 pm
  • The acceptance of Bitcoin is set to skyrocket as the Square Cash app is now allowing a select few to buy and sell the digital currency. It’s been a long, hard road as Bitcoin and other digital currencies have sought mainstream acceptance. All that effort is slowly paying off as major financial institutions are getting involved in cryptocurrency, and another huge step has just been taken. News has started to spread that a small number

    Square Cash App Allows Buying and Selling of Bitcoin

    | 2017/11/15 2:57 am
  • The CEO of CME, Terry Duffy, says that investors who wish to bet against the price gains of Bitcoin will be able to do so in mid-December with the launch of the firm’s Bitcoin futures exchange. Bitcoin’s march to acceptance as a legitimate investment asset continues. The latest example of this is that CME has announced that their Bitcoin futures exchange will open for business in mid-December. Those of you waiting with baited breath to

    CME to Launch Bitcoin Futures in Mid-December

    | 2017/11/14 2:15 am
  • A branch of Papa John’s in the UK announced they will accept Bitcoin, sparking internet memories of 2 pizzas bought in 2010 now being worth $75 million. A UK Papa John’s branch located in central Manchester announced they will begin accept Bitcoin as a payment option, causing many in the crypto community to reminisce about that famous pizza buying incident in 2010 when a user of the Bitcointalk internet forum famously bought 2 Papa John’s

    Papa John’s in UK Accepts Bitcoin for a Potentially Expensive Pizza Experience

    | 2017/11/08 5:00 pm
  • Bitcoin is being used to do good work. For example, donors are now benefiting from Bitcoin’s versatility by using Bitcoin to make their charitable donations more effectively, with greater transparency, and to enhance tax benefits. Bitcoin is Becoming the Currency for Charity As the Paradise Papers reveal, the powerful have been committing fraud on an unimaginable scale with US dollars and other fiat currencies, not with Bitcoin. Indeed, because of the transparency that its blockchain

    Bitcoin Is Not So Evil After All

    | 2017/11/08 6:16 am
  • Bitcoin’s impressive trajectory continues to astonish financial experts and the general public alike. During the week ending November 3, 2017, the digital currency once again exhibited its fantastic strength by closing at a fresh record high, surpassing the $7,300 USD mark. Likewise, the Dow Jones index rose to a new all-time high of 23,516.26 during intraday trading. Bitcoin’s Unstoppable Skyrocketing Trend Bitcoin gloriously started the week of October 30, 2017, by blasting past the $6,150

    Bitcoin and Stock Markets Shatter Record Highs for a 4th Consecutive Week

    | 2017/11/04 12:00 pm
  • Amazon is stirring up speculation that the online retailer is moving into cryptocurrency by their recent purchase of three crypto-related domains. The world of cryptocurrency has been scorching hot recently, as is evident by the market cap of cryptocurrency hitting a new high of over $187 billion. Now it appears that the temperature is even going to get higher as CNBC is reporting that online behemoth Amazon has purchased three domain names related to cryptocurrency.

    Amazon Buys Three Cryptocurrency Domains

    | 2017/11/02 4:15 pm
  • Bitcoin’s base of supporters is growing and increasingly pouring money into the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Now, this base is attracting financial giants, who are becoming familiar with Bitcoin’s value and perceiving its fantastic potential. As a result, they are seriously starting to invest in the cryptocurrency. For example, Bill Miller is successfully investing a third of his hedge fund’s capital in Bitcoin. Once a Successful Stock Market Investor, Now a Successful Bitcoin Investor Influential investor Bill

    Big Investors are Making Big Money with Bitcoin

    | 2017/10/29 4:15 pm
  • Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, the billionaire investor, says that Bitcoin will implode one day and that the cryptocurrency is an Enron in the making. Despite the frenzy and success of the modern day gold rush for cryptocurrency, there are still plenty of detractors. Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan has made waves by going on record and dismissing Bitcoin, calling it a fraud. Now we can add billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal of Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Prince Alwaleed Declares that Bitcoin Will Implode

    | 2017/10/24 7:00 am
  • Nordic Law, a Finland-based law firm today announced that they will begin accepting Bitcoin payments, citing client interest and adapting to new business environments as the reason for the move. Nordic Law, a Helsinki, Finland based law firm specializing in business and tax law, made the announcement today on both Twitter and their company website that they are now accepting Bitcoin as a method of payment for their legal services. #NordicLaw accepts now #bitcoin payments!

    Nordic Law Firm Begin Accepting Bitcoin Payments For Legal Services

    | 2017/10/12 1:45 pm
  • Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein’s recent tweet is on the fence when it comes to Bitcoin, but teases comparison of Bitcoin with paper money replacing gold. Still thinking about #Bitcoin. No conclusion – not endorsing/rejecting. Know that folks also were skeptical when paper money displaced gold. — Lloyd Blankfein (@lloydblankfein) October 3, 2017 There may be no definitive conclusion, but the tweet certainly suggests that the CEO can imagine a future where Bitcoin is at

    Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein Hints At Bitcoin Revolution

    | 2017/10/04 12:00 pm
  • On the 29th of September, the IMF’s Managing Director Christine Lagarde spoke in London at the Bank of England of the possibilities for cyrptocurrencies, comparing their rise to a brave new world of wonder and possibility. IMF Chief, Christine Largarde, gave her speech entitled “Central Banking and Fintech – A Brave New World” at the Bank of England conference, in which she tackled innovative future trends including cryptocurrency and A.I.  She highlighted use case scenarios

    IMF’s Christine Lagarde Sees Cryptocurrencies Potential For ‘Dollarization 2.0’

    | 2017/10/02 2:15 pm
  •  The CEO of Morgan Stanley, James Gorman, said that Bitcoin is “More Than Just a Fad.” Bad Publicity For Bitcoin Earlier this month, news emerged about comments from the CEO of JP Morgan, Jamie Dimon, calling Bitcoin a “fraud” and “worse than tulip bulbs.”  Shortly after Jamie Dimon made his comments, the London-based algorithmic liquidity provider, Blockswater, filed a report with the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (FI) against him for market abuse. Florian Schweitzer, managing partner at

    Morgan Stanley CEO: ‘Bitcoin Is More Than Just a Fad’

    | 2017/09/28 1:45 pm
  • Austin Petersen, a candidate for the US Senate in Missouri, is making some waves as he is accepting Bitcoin for campaign contributions. It’s a given that you’ll hear complaints about “big money” flowing into campaigns during the election season. Of course, the sad reality is that politicians are bought and paid for all the time as running a campaign is extremely costly. What has become really interesting is seeing cryptocurrency coming into play for political

    Missouri Senate Candidate Accepting Bitcoin for Campaign Contributions

    | 2017/09/27 4:02 pm
  • London bullion dealer Sharps Pixley announced on Tuesday that it will allow customers to buy precious metals including gold and silver through the virtual currency. Digital Gold For Actual Gold Bitcoin, which has also been fondly called ‘digital gold’, has seen its dollar value more than tripled since the beginning of the year. Although it still remains highly volatile, as evidenced by its fall from a high of $5000 to a low of $3000 earlier

    Bitcoin Strikes Gold? Gold Dealer Sharps Pixley To Accept Payment In Bitcoin

    | 2017/09/27 3:15 pm
  • Sweden is fast becoming the world’s first cashless society. Whilst many herald this as a new progressive frontier, it does bring concerns such as privacy when every transaction you make is surveilled. Bitcoin could be the answer as it brings the anonymity of the traditional cash system. Companies make no profit from the use of cash as it lacks harvestable personal data and it has to be physically managed. The consequence is a drive for

    Sweden’s Cashless Society A Boon For Bitcoin

    | 2017/09/26 12:01 pm
  • At the Blockchain Global Summit event in Hong Kong, anti-virus pioneer John McAfee said that war between world governments and cryptocurrency has already started. Conflict is an integral part of life. A person struggles to find their way in the world, and businesses compete with one another to earn your dollar and trust. It is in the economic realm where conflict is constant, and the rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have led to struggles

    John McAfee Says National Governments are Going to War Against Bitcoin

    | 2017/09/23 11:04 am
  • With properties increasingly being sold for Bitcoin, one Realtor sees Miami as an ideal location for making Bitcoin payments a much more regular means of purchasing property. Bitcoin enthusiast and Realtor associate Stephan Burke first discovered Bitcoin in 2014 when he sold a Miami property to an early Bitcoin investor. When the buyer later wanted to sell this same property, there was a condition to the terms of sale – Burke had to advertise that

    Miami Seen As Ideal Property Market For Bitcoin

    | 2017/09/20 2:00 pm
  • With a surge in the popularity of cryptocurrencies among the youth, many are now investing in Bitcoin with a view to saving for retirement. This shift away from traditional retirement is well illustrated by the success of a company called Bitcoin IRA, which allows investors to buy Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies using their IRA or 401(k) accounts. Bitcoin Over Banks What was once a vision is not now far away from being a reality. The

    Bitcoin – The Millennial Retirement Nest Egg

    | 2017/09/18 4:00 pm
  • Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather has been spotted spending Bitcoin in California’s Beverley Hills proving that despite the coins recent bad press, that Bitcoin really has legs. Floyd Mayweather caused more buzz in the cryptocurrency world when he posted a photograph of himself on Facebook and Twitter proudly sporting a Titanium Centra Card in a Beverly Hills shoeshop a few days ago. Spending bitcoins ethereum and other types of cryptocurrency in Beverly Hill https://t.co/q9VZ3MzpK8 pic.twitter.com/BYyOFUnm8W —

    Floyd Mayweather Fights in Bitcoin’s Corner

    | 2017/09/17 3:30 pm
  • The second largest supermarket chain store in South Africa, Pick n Pay, recently started testing Bitcoin payments at its stores. Bitcoin payments at Pick n Pay In the recent years, Bitcoin has become a more and more popular payment method for many retail stores worldwide. A recent announcement by the payment software development firm, Electrum, described the recent Bitcoin payment test that conducted at a selected Pick n Pay store. The software integration would easily

    South African Pick n Pay is Testing Bitcoin Payments

    | 2017/09/17 2:15 pm