Shanghai authorities don’t let top management of Bitcoin exchanges to leave the city, and it’s only the beginning
Business Insider I bought bitcoin at a deli — here's how it works Business Insider The recently installed ATM was featured in a New Yorker piece by Ian Parker, who described it as a "machine with the body of a regular ATM but the soul of a lottery terminal." I paid the deli a visit to buy some bitcoin, the digital coin that's up over ... and more »
Suspicions grow that Ethereum can be used for huge-scale money laundering
Forbes Big Governments Won't Kill Bitcoin Or Uber Forbes Big governments and the institutions that align behind them -- big banks and big unions -- have scaled up the campaign against Bitcoin and Uber recently. Russia has been added to the list of countries that are trying to limit the spread of Bitcoin, as ...
Bitcoin News (press release) Markets Update: Bitcoin Price Consolidates After Last Week's Volatility Bitcoin News (press release) The price of bitcoin has been swinging back and forth in value since our last market update report. Overall, bitcoin proponents seem optimistic about the price as China's regulatory crackdown is slowly turning into a distant memory. After dipping below ...
A top legal ethics board in Nebraska has weighed in on the issue of cryptocurrency payments for lawyers.
MarketWatch Why bitcoin may be worth only a third of its value MarketWatch Viewing bitcoin as a currency makes it possible, at least in theory, to come up with a long-term exchange rate by using the quantity theory of money. The formula is: MV = PT, where money supply multiplied by its velocity equals the price level ...
Centra, Monaco and TenX attempt to bridge the gap between traditional financial systems and the unbanked.
A new exchange is courting users of the now-defunct BTC-e exchange, but it bears a striking resemblance to its illicit predecessor.
Unless you’ve been in a crypto-free cave for the past week, you might have noticed the crypto-wide market drop. Last week, rumors of China’s crackdown on BTC to fiat transactions began to spread across the crypto-world. On Monday, mainstream news sources such as The Guardian, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, and Bloomberg further supported or confirmed these rumors by releasing articles with the news of a Chinese crackdown on exchanges. According to Chinese state newspaper Securities Times, “All trading exchanges must by midnight of 15 September publish a notice to make clear when they will stop all cryptocurrency trading and announce a stop to new user registrations." Within a day and a half, BTC-USD saw a 15% markdown as the price dropped from $4400 to $3750. After all was said and done, BTC-USD managed to squeeze out one last push before bottoming out around $3000. The bottom was immediately greeted by a strong rally that propelled the price upward by $900. The price shot down, the pr..