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Bahrain “Open to Bitcoin” and Blockchain

Bahrain is closely looking at digital currencies. According to Khalid Al Rumaihi, the chief executive of the Economic Development Board of Bahrain, the Bahrain's...

The Indian Government is Considering its Own Cryptocurrency

The Indian government is reportedly considering its own digital currency, similar to bitcoin. The central government of India has discussed the proposal with a committee...

Chinese Cryptocurrency Aficionados Flee To Hong Kong

China's cryptocurrency clampdown has forced mainland investors and entrepreneurs to find ways to bypass the restrictions. Founders of cryptocurrency projects are now turning to...

The SEC is in Support of ICOs That Do Not Fall...

According to Gil Penchina a partner at IDG Ventures and Flight.vc, the US Securities and Exchange Commission is in support of initial coin offerings...

Down 38%: Bitcoin Stumbles Amid Regulatory Uncertainties In China

The price of bitcoin has fallen 38% since the beginning of this month as Chinese authorities are tightening their grip on cryptocurrencies. Today, ViaBTC became...

India’s Central Bank Says Digital Currencies Are ‘Susceptible to Misuse’

India’s central bank has said to a parliamentary committee that digital currencies are ‘susceptible to misuse or abuse.’ In March, India’s finance ministry set up...

Central Bank of Finland: Bitcoin Can’t and Doesn’t Need to be...

In a research discussion paper entitled “Monopoly without a monopolist: an economic analysis of the bitcoin payment system” the central bank of Finland solidified...

Several US Congress Members Cooperate to Create AML Compliant “Bitcoin”

The Daily Caller, a Washington-based news publication, has revealed that three members of Congress are attempting to protect digital currencies like bitcoin from government...

Putin’s Advisor is Raising $100 Million to Rival China’s Bitcoin Mining...

Dmitry Marinichev, one of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s internet advisors, is planning to raise $100 million to finance a mining venture through an initial coin...

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...

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