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Bitcoin

Bitcoin Can’t Be Stopped By Politics – Lightning...

The Lightning Network ‘torch’ payment has reached Israel after it was sent by an Iranian in a symbolic gesture of peace between the two nations. The historic occasion...

Allen Scott | 6 months ago
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Interviews

Expect ‘Large increase’ in Cryptocurrency Taxes Filed for...

Bitcoinist spoke with Gidi Bar Zakay, CEO and founder of Bittax at the recently held Israel Bitcoin Summit in Tel-Aviv about cryptocurrency tax obligations for users and how the...

Allen Scott | 7 months ago
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Bitcoin

Bits of Gold CEO: B2B Demand Increased Despite Falling BTC Price...

Bitcoinist caught up with Youval Rouach, co-founder and CEO of Bits of Gold, an Israeli Bitcoin cryptocurrency trading platform. Rouach explains the regulatory situation in Israel for...

Allen Scott | 7 months ago
Bitmain Woes
News

Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Is Collapsing – And It Only Has...

The Israeli research and development arm of cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain will close, resulting in the firing of all 23 staff due to market “turmoil.” Glikberg: Bitmain...

Esther Kim | 8 months ago
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News

Crypto Really Is Cool in Israel

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain tech have taken the stage in Israel. The country’s first dedicated cryptocurrency investment company has launched two funds, expecting to raise $50...

Georgi Georgiev | 9 months ago
As Cryptocurrency Gains Popularity In Israel, Discussions Continue About a 'Crypto-Shekel'
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As Cryptocurrency Gains Popularity In Israel, Discussions Continue...

Top leadership in Israel has long considered launching a state-backed virtual currency. Discussions have only grown as the nation’s cryptocurrency sector continues to blossom. The...

Kevin O’Brien | 12 months ago
Israeli Crypto Exchange Bits of Gold Agrees to Share Customer Info with Tax Authority
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Israeli Crypto Exchange Bits of Gold Agrees to Share Customer Info...

Bits of Gold – local Israeli cryptocurrency exchange – has agreed to pass on information to the country’s Tax Authorities on deposits and trading activity. Israel Tightens...

Georgi Georgiev | 1 year ago
More than $8.5 Million in Bitcoin Seized by Israeli Police
Bitcoin

More than $8.5 Million in Bitcoin Seized by Israeli Police

A massive anti-money laundering action has been carried out by the cyber department of the State Attorney’s Office. It filed an indictment, alleging that Hilmi Git had managed to...

Georgi Georgiev | 1 year ago
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News

Canadian Regulator Wants Google to Ban ICO and Cryptocurrency Ads

A Canadian regulator wants Google to follow Facebook by banning cryptocurrency ads, as well as ads for ICOs and binary options. If there’s one reflex you can automatically assume...

Jeff Francis | 2 years ago
Kosher Crypto Bitcoen Is Setting a Course for Israel
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Kosher Crypto BitCoen Is Setting a Course for Israel

With Israel’s Finance Ministry and the Bank of Israel considering issuing a state-sponsored digital currency, the focus of the BitCoen project is to fill this important role in the...

Bitcoinist | 2 years ago
News

Israeli Company Sued for Misleading Crypto Mining Statements

An Israeli shell company, Apollo Power, had its stocks soar after revealing that they had harnessed solar power for crypto mining. However, such claims turned out to be exaggerated...

Jeff Francis | 2 years ago
Israeli Broker: 'Definitely Room' For Bitcoin Options On Stock Exchange
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Israeli Broker: ‘Definitely Room’ For Bitcoin Options On...

A major Israeli broker has defied central bank Bitcoin warnings to advocate Bitcoin trading options on the country’s largest stock exchange. What’s Good For CBOE Is Good For Us...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago

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