Bitcoin

What Would Happen if Bitcoin Was Accepted Globally?

What, exactly, would happen if everyone just dropped the money they were using (USD, the euro, the yen, etc.) and resorted to dealing in bitcoin from here on out? Also read...

Nick Marinoff | Sep 26, 2015 | 08:00
Bitcoin

How Bitcoin Boosts the Jobs Market

Money makes the world go round. Whether you’re watching Gary Coleman speaking on Cash Call commercials or listening to the Broadway musical “Cabaret,” this is an old saying...

Nick Marinoff | Sep 22, 2015 | 12:00
Companies

NYDFS Going Soft? Symphony Allowed to Launch Despite Encryption...

The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), which has made life for Bitcoin companies difficult with its BitLicense, has gone soft on Symphony, a secure messaging company...

Deepak Tiwari | Sep 18, 2015 | 08:00
Bitcoin

BitLicense Casualty: LocalBitcoins Exits New York

Bitcoin regulation in the state of New York remains a topic of heavy debate, as the latest company to halt its services in the state is none other than LocalBitcoins. The largest...

Jp Buntinx | Aug 14, 2015 | 15:00
Perianne Boring, Founder and President of CDC
Bitcoin

Perianne Boring Speaks On FinTech Regulation and CDC Goals

The Chamber of Digital Commerce (CDC) celebrated its 1 year anniversary on July 19, 2015. Just in its first year, the Chamber has already played an enormous role in Bitcoin education...

Natalie Johnson | Aug 04, 2015 | 08:00
Bitcoin

Ben Lawsky Rejects Conflict of Interest Accusations 

Ever since Benjamin Lawsky, former superintendent of the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), and the man behind the BitLicense, departed from his job and founded a...

Deepak Tiwari | Jul 30, 2015 | 08:00
Bitcoin

BitLicense Damage: Eobot Ceases New York Operations

The highly restrictive and controversial New York BitLicense has claimed another victim. Eobot, a Bitcoin cloud mining company, will be ceasing operations in New York state as of July...

Evan Faggart | Jun 18, 2015 | 21:27
ASIC miners

BTCGuild Shuts Down Because of BitLicense

After an aborted closure of BTCGuild, when BitLicense was first announced, the company’s owner has now decided to close it for good on June 30, 2015.  With NYDFS using...

Evan Faggart | Jun 16, 2015 | 02:12
Bitcoin

The Final BitLicense: Revisions and Reactions From The Industry

Recently, Ben Lawsky, the Superintendent of the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) released the final draft of the infamous BitLicense. This piece of regulation would...

Evan Faggart | Jun 15, 2015 | 14:00
Altcoin News

ShapeShift.io Refutes BitLicense, Halts Services in New York Area

The Bitcoin regulation in New York will be affecting many digital currency companies for quite some time to come. And by the looks of it, one company is already halting all of their...

Jp Buntinx | Jun 11, 2015 | 18:38
Bitcoin

Legislators to Introduce Pro-Bitcoin Bill in New Jersey

In New Jersey, two legislators have brought a bill to the state legislature (A4478) that will create a regulatory framework for Bitcoin-related companies. Both the legislators and some...

Trevor Hill | Jun 03, 2015 | 15:00
California Assembly in session - Bitcoinist.net
Altcoins

California Banking and Finance Committee OK’s Bitcoin Bill

California’s assembly committee on banking and finance has approved a bill that would regulate cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin in a similar fashion to New York’s controversial...

Sean Wince | May 01, 2015 | 14:00

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