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The volatility of the price of Bitcoin has been making news since its inception. Read the latest news about the highs and lows of the Bitcoin economy with CoinJournal.net

Banks Unite Around Ripple to Launch Blockchain-Based Cross-Border Wiring Service

MUFG and six other international banks plan to launch next year a cross-border wiring services that leverages blockchain technology. The solution promises to be...

ING Blockchain Innovation Team: “For Us, 2016 Was About Experimentation”

For Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation ING, 2016 was the year of blockchain experimentation during which it developed 27 proofs-of-concepts of the application...

Colin Kwan on Magnr, The UKDCA, and Bitcoin Banks

If the late, great George Carlin were alive today and revamping his classic "seven words you cannot say on television" sketch for Bitcoin, it wouldn't...

EY Startup Challenge Looking for Blockchain Solutions

The EY Startup Challenge, the firm's six-week mentorship-driven startup program, returns with a focus on blockchain solutions for two key industries: digital rights management...

The Founder of India-Based Bitcoin Mining Pool GBMiners is Running a...

Update: This post has been updated with a response from Amit Bhardwaj GBMiners has made headlines in various media outlets lately due to the bitcoin mining...

Siam Commercial Bank Becomes First FI in Thailand to Embrace Blockchain...

SBC Digital Ventures, the venture arm of Siam Commercial Bank, has participated in Ripple's US$55 million Series B funding round, making it the first...

GBTC Trading Explodes, Order Book Gap Narrowing

GBTC Trading, as we noted when it launched, hasn't been exactly lively. Today that changed, GBTC trading volume is up, significantly. After a few...

Jim Rickards on Central Bankers’ Incentives to Demonize Bitcoin and Gold

Jim Rickards, the New York Times bestselling author of Currency Wars, The End of Money, and The New Case for Gold, was recently interviewed...

Epiphyte To Offer Transaction Clearing And Settlement Using Bitcoin To UK...

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK's financial services regulator, has announced that blockchain startup Epiphyte will be providing financial institutions in the UK...

Blockchain Consortium Agentic Group Introduces New UK Office

Agentic Group, a blockchain consortium headquartered in New York City, has expanded into the UK, introducing yesterday its London office. Agentic UK is the...