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Read the latest news about the regulation of cryptocurrencies including the latest on the NYDFS Bitlicense

Erik Voorhees on Ben Lawsky’s Bitcoin Firm: “It’s the Very Definition...

ShapeShift.io CEO Erik Voorhees was recently interviewed by Paul Buitink, Jop Hartog, and Tuur Demeester on the deBitcoin weekly hangout, and he discussed his...

Bitcoin Isn’t About Disrupting Credit Card Payments

Ever since bitcoin captured the hearts and minds of the mainstream press in 2013, many tech and finance experts have come out and said...

The Leftover Bits: 11/5/15: USAA and Nasdaq Looking At Blockchain, Rand...

While writing about Paycoin has been fun, there is some news in the world of legitimate cryptocurrencies that needs to be covered as well....

Winklevoss Twins’ Bitcoin Exchange Gets New York’s DFS Approval

Gemini Trust Company, LLC, the much anticipated bitcoin exchange founded by the Winklevoss brothers, has finally received approval from the New York State Department...

No Licenses Required For Bitcoin Exchanges In Australia

Hurray to all Bitcoin users and operators. Well, at least for the ones in Australia at least. According to the ironically named ASIC (Australian...

Ben Lawsky Announces Revised BitLicense

A few days ago, New York State's superintendent of financial services, Ben Lawsky, announced DFS's revised outline of the Bitlicense framework for regulating digital currencies....

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...

The Leftover Bits 14/5/15: Tip Musicians, SEC Charges Ex Circle Exec,...

The Leftover Bits is the web's most digestible daily bitcoin news column. ChangeTip Adds SoundCloud to Supported Platforms ChangeTip clearly has more reach than any other...

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...

Bitcoin Survey: Price Volatility and Complexity are Holding Back User Adoption

The results from our recent poll on bitcoin usage in the United Kingdom are now available. There are many different interesting points to take...