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Bitcoin News

The best breaking Bitcoin news stories from around the world.

‘Mainstream Adoption Requires Financial Institutions to Adopt Bitcoin,’ Says GAP600 CEO

Financial institutions have a vested interest in adopting bitcoin, which has a number of attractive characteristics when compared with other currencies such a fixed...

Controversial IRS Request To Coinbase Highlights Need For Updated Tax Guidelines

Last week, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed paperwork in federal court requesting the disclosure of all Coinbase US customers' records over a...

Charlie Shrem Unveils New Venture Intellisys Capital

Bitcoin pioneer Charlie Shrem has joined force with Jason Granger, a real estate and private equity expert, to launch Intellisys Capital, an investment company. Intellisys...

TumbleBit Part 3: Potential Privacy Improvements for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

Note: This is part three of a three-part series on TumbleBit. You can read part two here or start from part one here. After TumbleBit...

New Indian Mining Pool GBMiners Gains 3% of Network Hashrate, Views...

Warning: Since this post was published, we have learned that GBMiners are associated with a Ponzi scheme Roughly three to four percent of Bitcoin’s overall...

Circle CEO Allaire: It’s Highly Unlikely We’ll Be Using Bitcoin in...

Blockchain technology was a key topic of conversation at last month’s Finance Disrupted event in New York, which was put on by The Economist....

‘Co-Founder’ Of BitShares Involved In Banx Scam

Michael Taggart is the face of SteemCash and claims to be a co-founder of BitShares. From 2014 through an undetermined amount of time, Michael...

How Does This Bitcoin Privacy Improvement Compare with CoinJoin and CoinShuffle?

Note: This article is part of a three-part series of articles on TumbleBit. You can read part one here. TumbleBit is a recently announced Bitcoin...

What President Trump Means For Bitcoin

It was clear something was wrong with the Clinton campaign as soon as the polls closed in Florida. Pundits and pollsters alike pointed to...

Singapore’s BitX Joins FCA Fintech Sandbox; Sets Sights On European Market

BitX, a bitcoin startup headquartered in Singapore that offers consumer wallets, exchanges services and APIs to businesses, has been accepted into the UK's Financial...