Russia
Emerging Markets

Russia Blocks Online Bitcoin Exchange in Midst of Blockchain Reform

Russia blocks one of the largest running cryptocurrency exchanges, BTCe, following BitStamp’s voluntary IP block of its Russian users. These developments are likely a preview of what is to come...

Tyson O'Ham | Jan 23, 2016 | 01:42
Emerging Markets

More Signs of Trouble in Asia: Barclays to Cut Investment Banking...

Reuters reports that Barclays Bank will announce...

Evan Faggart | Jan 05, 2016 | 13:00
Emerging Markets

Bitcoinist Weekly News Re-Hash: Samsung Pay Hits Online Shopping, Moe...

This week proved to be a quiet one as the community...

Evan Faggart | Jan 04, 2016 | 08:00
Breaking News

Reserve Bank of India Publicly Endorses Blockchain Technology

To people active in the Bitcoin world, certain things...

Jp Buntinx | Dec 28, 2015 | 03:27
Emerging Markets

Bitcoinist Weekly News Re-Hash: Central Banking Against Bitcoin...

This week, the bears tested the bulls’ control over...

Evan Faggart | Dec 21, 2015 | 08:00
Emerging Markets

GOLD: Banking the Unbanked

In many of the underdeveloped countries, a big part of...

Nuno Menezes | Dec 20, 2015 | 08:00
Breaking News

Mijin: ‘Offering Blockchains To The World for Free’

Sakura Internet, one of the top cloud providers in...

Jamie Redman | Dec 16, 2015 | 07:27
Emerging Markets

Bitcoin Is More Anonymous Than We Think

Just recently a new hunt for Satoshi Nakamoto has come...

Jamie Redman | Dec 13, 2015 | 10:08
Emerging Markets

Hans Lombardo: ‘Bitcoin Can Help So Many People In The...

The Inside Bitcoins conference is coming to Seoul...

Jamie Redman | Dec 05, 2015 | 08:00
Latin American Bitcoin Conference
Emerging Markets

Latin American Bitcoin Conference 2015 Brings Digital Currency to...

The third annual Latin American Bitcoin Conference takes place this week in the beautiful and bustling Mexico City on December 4th and 5th. Also read: PNC Bank Plastic Card Issue Shows...

Justin OConnell | Dec 04, 2015 | 17:28
Emerging Markets

Giving Tuesday Is Coming With BitGive

Giving Tuesday is coming December 1st and this year BitGive the first 501(c)(3) Bitcoin nonprofit is using its donations towards their Bitcoin Charity 2.0 Initiative. The plan is to...

Jamie Redman | Nov 29, 2015 | 08:00
Breaking News

Taiwan: There is no Bitcoin Ban

Bitcoin has been “unbanned” in Taiwan. Well, that’s not exactly accurate. Sources are claiming that the digital currency was never banned in Taiwan in the first place...

Nick Marinoff | Nov 15, 2015 | 08:00
Emerging Markets

The Bank Of Canada Is Siding With Bitcoin

The Bank of Canada may be starting an initiative that will look into changing their monetary policies. The central bank’s second in command Carolyn Wilkins had some encouraging words...

Jamie Redman | Nov 14, 2015 | 08:00
Emerging Markets

Bitcoin: Discussing Code Changes Is Half The Battle

Discussions about changing the dynamic code that runs...

Jamie Redman | Nov 03, 2015 | 08:00
Emerging Markets

BitUnit Foundation to Host Bitcoin Conference in Ghana

The BitUnit Foundation is holding a Bitcoin...

Jamie Redman | Oct 27, 2015 | 08:00
Emerging Markets

Bitcoin Price Rallying Towards $300

The price of Bitcoin is surging towards the $300 USD...

Jamie Redman | Oct 25, 2015 | 15:19
Emerging Markets

Is China Turning To Bitcoin As Yuan Devalues?

China is seemingly buying up a lot of Bitcoin and...

Jamie Redman | Oct 17, 2015 | 16:53
Breaking News

Silk Road Agent Carl Force Asks For 7 Years

Carl Force IV, the DEA agent who pled guilty earlier...

Jamie Redman | Oct 16, 2015 | 08:15
Emerging Markets

October 17: The First Blockchain Hackathon In Greece

The Hellenic Bitcoin Community (HBC) is hosting its...

Jamie Redman | Oct 15, 2015 | 08:00
Breaking News

Ukraine’s National Bank Warns About Bitcoin

On October 2 the National Bank of Ukraine warned...

Jamie Redman | Oct 04, 2015 | 07:30
Emerging Markets

Bitcoin Is Superior To Cashless Systems Used Today

A society without physical money is already becoming...

Jamie Redman | Oct 03, 2015 | 20:34
Emerging Markets

Blockchain Identity: Solving the Global Identification Crisis

Bitcoin and the underlying technology of the blockchain has become a pretty important invention of our time. The cryptocurrency application itself has given us a sketch of new meanings...

Jamie Redman | Sep 27, 2015 | 08:00
bankymoon
Emerging Markets

Blockchain Smart Meters: Solution to Africa’s Utility Crisis...

Bankymoon, a South African-based Bitcoin solutions company, is changing how people pay for utilities, making them more affordable. Bitcoinist spoke with Lorien Gamaroff, founder and...

Natalie Johnson | Sep 21, 2015 | 15:00

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