Swiss Government Orders Preliminary Report on State-Issued E-Franc...

The Swiss government appears to be taking concrete steps in going forward with its plans to create a state-issued cryptocurrency. The government of the Alpine nation has requested a...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | May 19, 2018 | 12:00
Bitcoin Miner Injured in Shooting Blames China Crypto Ban

Bitcoin Miner Injured in Shooting Blames China Crypto Ban

A Taiwanese Bitcoin Miner nearly paid for his life after being shot at by gangsters for allegedly reneging on a mining deal by not providing payment. The victim went on to blame China...

Nikita Blows | Apr 18, 2018 | 00:00
South Korean Capital Looks to Launch City-Wide Cryptocurrency S-Coin

South Korean Capital Looks to Launch City-Wide Cryptocurrency S-Coin

Following suit with various other cities around the globe, South Korea’s capital city is looking to become one of the largest cities in the world with its own official...

Adam James | Apr 05, 2018 | 01:00
From Russia with Love

Russia’s Blockchain Legislation Could Be Ready in a Few Months

Cryptocurrencies aren’t the only technology getting the regulation treatment in Russia. The country has stated that a legislative framework for blockchain technology could be...

Nikita Blows | Mar 26, 2018 | 12:00

Venezuela’s National Cryptocurrency ‘Petro’...

According to a Venezuelan official, Tuesday’s Petro pre-sale will have international reach, drawing potential investors from the US, Europe and the Middle East. It was just over two...

Nikita Blows | Feb 18, 2018 | 14:00
Altcoin News

President Maduro: Venezuela to Launch ‘Petro’ Pre-Sale on...

In a move that the government hopes will bring much needed economic relief, Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro announced earlier this week that the pre-sale of the...

Ashour Iesho | Feb 03, 2018 | 02:30
Kosher Crypto Bitcoen Is Setting a Course for Israel

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 | Feb 01, 2018 | 19:00
Tokenization of Shares - VC Firm Converts Company Stock to Cryptocurrency Token

BitPado: Dubai’s Latest Crypto Exchange

Dubai continues to embrace blockchain technology through the latest addition to its available exchanges, BitPado. We recently reported on how Dubai was well on its way to becoming the...

Nikita Blows | Jan 23, 2018 | 22:30
In July, Bitcoinist reported on Venezuelan Nicolás Maduro's efforts to see the Petro become his avowed 'Great Hope.'

US Treasury Warns Investors: Venezuela’s Petro Could Violate...

The US Treasury Department has cautioned investors that Venezuela’s Petro could be in violation of Washington-imposed financial sanctions. In December last year, Venezuelan president...

Nikita Blows | Jan 18, 2018 | 01:00
Ukraine Is Creating Official Group for Cryptocurrency Regulation

Ukraine Is Creating Official Group for Cryptocurrency Regulation

The Ukranian government is planning to form a group that will oversee regulatory measures for cryptocurrencies and cryptocurrency exchanges. Regulating Cryptocurrencies As...

Ashour Iesho | Jan 14, 2018 | 23:30
Altcoin News

Singapore Won’t Be Part of the State-controlled Crypto Movement

Even though many countries are interested in, and indeed are pursuing, the creation of national state-run virtual currencies, Singapore isn’t one of them. The digital currency...

Nikita Blows | Jan 12, 2018 | 21:00
Coinsecure Goes For Petro?

Venezuela’s Parliament: Maduro’s Petro Cryptocurrency...

Venezuela’s president may have to put his Petro plans on hold as the country’s opposition party has outlawed the proposed state-controlled crypto. As decentralized cryptocurrencies...

Nikita Blows | Jan 10, 2018 | 23:30

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