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Bitcoin Trading Plummets in Venezuela Blackout as Government...

Bitcoin use in Venezuela took a hit this week after a persisting electricity blackout appeared to limit the ability of users to transact.  Bitcoin Trades Drop 40 Percent That was the...

Esther Kim | Mar 14, 2019 | 21:00
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JPMorgan Unveils First Bank-Backed ‘JPM Coin’...

International investment bank and notorious Bitcoin skeptic JPMorgan Chase will be the first US bank to issue its own cryptocurrency. JPMorgan: ‘Endless’ Use Cases For...

Esther Kim | Feb 14, 2019 | 07:00
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New York Fed: Cryptocurrency Won’t Challenge Dollar in Near Or...

Cryptocurrencies are “unlikely” to become an international monetary phenomenon in the coming years, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has claimed. ‘Unlikely To Meet...

Esther Kim | Feb 13, 2019 | 10:00
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Bitcoin Obituaries ‘Graveyard’ – Pay Your Respects...

Bitcoin users can now fight the naysayers and expand their knowledge of the Lightning Network – by purchasing flowers to leave at the ‘Bitcoin Graveyard.’ Bitcoin Obituaries...

Esther Kim | Feb 01, 2019 | 11:00
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ABN AMRO Trials Bitcoin Wallet Where Bank Holds Private Keys

Dutch bank ABN AMRO has unveiled cryptocurrency storage facilities which will see its clients able to deposit Bitcoin (BTC) alongside fiat currency. 500 Clients Trial Bitcoin Storage...

Esther Kim | Jan 23, 2019 | 03:30
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Bitcoin Should ‘Depart’ From Proof-of-Work, Says Bank Of...

Bitcoin figures have dismissed the latest report on cryptocurrencies by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) after it claimed Bitcoin must stop using its Proof-of-Work...

Esther Kim | Jan 22, 2019 | 10:00
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Satoshi’s Vision ‘Not a New VISA’ But An...

Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto wanted it to be an “alternative to banks,” not a “new VISA,” cryptocurrency veteran and former Blockchain executive Dan Held has said...

Esther Kim | Jan 15, 2019 | 21:00
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Deutsche Bank Gets Raided After Calling Bitcoin a Risk for Criminal...

Deutsche Bank headquarters got raided this week as another bank that regularly criticizes Bitcoin is again suspected of money laundering. Deutsche Bank Haunted by Panama Papers As...

Esther Kim | Nov 29, 2018 | 08:00
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The Only Regulated Bitcoin Exchange in Germany Will Become A Bank in...

The operator of Germany’s only regulated cryptocurrency exchange has confirmed it will de facto become a bank after securing a 100 percent takeover of Tremmel Wertpapierhandelsbank...

Esther Kim | Nov 15, 2018 | 18:00
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SWIFT Kicks Out Iran – One Of The 3 Cheapest Countries To Mine...

The Society For Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) has begun blocking access to international transfers for Iranian member banks as new US sanctions take effect. SWIFT...

Esther Kim | Nov 12, 2018 | 16:00
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Swiss Regulator: Crypto Assets Need 800% Risk Weighting In Absence Of...

Swiss financial regulator has informally signaled cryptocurrency investments should have a risk weighting ratio of 800 percent of the original amount. FINMA Highlights Bank, Dealer...

Wilma Woo | Nov 05, 2018 | 11:00
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Did American Express Get Caught Spreading ‘Anti-Crypto...

US multinational financial services corporation American Express (AMEX) has appeared to join the traditional finance entities publicly criticizing cryptocurrency. Energy Usage: Fact Or...

Wilma Woo | Oct 17, 2018 | 09:00

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