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You can soon buy and store bitcoin directly with this British “neobank”

A British “neobank” called Revolut is working on letting its customers convert and hold bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies directly in their accounts.<p>Revolut is technically not a bank because it doesn’t have a banking license from the UK’s financial regulator, but it offers many of the same …

Cryptocurrency

Dubai Will Issue First Ever State Cryptocurrency

The local government in Dubai has officially launched its own cryptocurrency called emCash, according to announcements by local news media outlets. …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Prices Skyrocket to $7200 on Zimbabwean Exchange During Economic Turmoil - Bitcoin News

Emerging Markets<p><b>According to various reports, the African country of Zimbabwe is suffering from severe economic hardships similar to the inflation</b> …

Bitcoin

IMF Head Foresees the End of Banking and the Triumph of Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin "puts a question mark on the fractional banking model we know today."<p>In a remarkably frank talk at a Bank of England conference, the Managing …

Cryptocurrency

Crypto debit cards are paving the way for cryptocurrency mass adoption

Improving Crypto Usability<p>Cryptocurrencies, and the blockchain technology upon which these digital coins are built, have continued to make headlines …

Trump move to block chipmaker deal bad for America - Xinhua

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to block a Chinese-backed firm from buying a U.S.-based chipmaker this week is detrimental to America's growth and the global economy, China's state news agency Xinhua said in a commentary on Saturday.<p>Canyon Bridge Capital Partners' …

Bitcoin price yo-yos amid a China clampdown

After a brutal week, bitcoin finally got a bounce.<p>The controversial crypto-currency yo-yoed dramatically on Friday, briefly falling below $3,000 to …

Cryptocurrency

$11 Billion: 24-Hour Cryptocurrency Trading Volume Hits New Record

Advertisement<p>Cryptocurrency trading volume reached a new milestone on Friday, crossing $11 billion for the first time amid regulatory uncertainty in …

Gold, bitcoin and the dollar

Are we seeing signs of a return to gold-backed currencies? It’s a valid question in the light of a deal now being implemented between China and …

Cryptocurrency

From Nakamoto to ‘HODL’: 5 Intriguing Facts About Iconic Bitcointalk Forum

Bitcointalk is a message board where Bitcoin and cryptocurrency enthusiasts can share their thoughts. It’s probably the most well-known forum in the …

Icos

Government Blockchain Association Attends Agency Workshop For An Open Government

The Government Blockchain Association shared details about upcoming projects that were workshopped.

Everything you need to know about digital currencies, in one massive graphic

Despite all the financial media coverage of bitcoin and other lesser-known digital currencies, cryptos pretty much remain a mystery to the …

Cryptocurrency

Dubai Financial Regulator Issues Warning on ICOs

A financial services regulator in Dubai has issued a warning on initial coin offerings (ICOs).<p>In a new statement today, the Dubai Financial Services …

SBI unit to test cross-border blockchain funds transfers

TOKYO -- SBI Ripple Asia looks to begin testing a funds-transfer system using blockchain technology between Japanese and South Korean banks by the …

Blockchain

Chinese Agency: Bitcoin Exchanges Lack ‘Legal’ Basis; Ban to Follow?

Advertisement<p>The National Internet Finance Association of China (NIFA) has issued a statement condemning bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as a tool …

Correction Not a Crash: Bitcoin Price Eyes $3,000 as Traders Take Profits

The bitcoin-US dollar exchange rate fell below $4,000 on Tuesday, extending losses in the overnight trade to hit a three-week low of $3,781.<p>At press …

Argentina Jumps on Bitcoin ATM Bandwagon with 200 Expected in October

Argentina is set to receive 200 ‘bi-directional’ Bitcoin ATMs next month in an initiative responding to the “world monetary order changing.”<p>Speaking …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin's Biggest Bull? Arthur Hayes Isn't Long Crypto - He's Short Government

In the coming war between digital currencies, which side will your money be on?<p>If that question sounds crazy, meet Arthur Hayes, a former CitiGroup …

Why Bitcoin is Not a Bubble - Bitcoin News

Op-Ed<p><b>The internet is replete with people referring to bitcoin as a “bubble.” They are spreading fear, uncertainty, and doubt galore. They believe</b> …

Bitcoin is the 'most crowded' investment in the world right now

In a year that has seen digital currency prices go higher not by percentages but multiples, investors are starting to worry that things have gone a …

Criminals Thought Bitcoin Was the Perfect Hiding Place, but They Thought Wrong - MIT Technology Review

A notice to people using Bitcoin for illicit purposes: you can run, but it’s getting a lot harder to hide. Law enforcement officials are using …

'Revolutionary': Finland Central Bank Paper Heaps Praise on Bitcoin

A research paper published by Finland's central bank has dubbed bitcoin's economic system "revolutionary."<p>In a new paper released on September 5 by …

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse explains why the world has barely scratched the surface with cryptocurrencies

<i>Brad Garlinghouse is the CEO of Ripple — owner of XRP, the fourth-most-valuable cryptocurrency. That currency is now worth almost $9 billion after</i> …

Cryptocurrency

Banks Around The World Switch To Blockchain Technology

Traditional banks officially caught the summer’s blockchain fever, in part propelled by the cryptocurrency boom. Quartz reported some of the world’s …

Russia is planning to legalize crypto, according to finance minister

Legalize It<p>The Russian government is working on a plan to introduce new laws pertaining to cryptocurrencies. Finance minister Anton Siluanov …

Cryptocurrency

China's Bitcoin Trading Volume Rises Significantly Despite Exchange Ban Talks

Advertisement<p>The daily trading volume of the Chinese bitcoin exchange market has nearly doubled that of the US bitcoin exchange market, surging above …

Ethereum's ERC-20 Token Standard Has Been Formalized

The standard that governs how new cryptographic tokens can be launched on top of the ethereum blockchain has been been finalized.<p>Revealed today by …

Bitcoin Diehards Are Undeterred by China

Bitcoin devotees aren’t losing their enthusiasm even as China tightens its control of the use of cryptocurrencies.<p>"As long as there are exchanges …

Cryptocurrencies May Join Financial System They Fought: Vitalik Buterin

Blockchain tech entrepreneur and innovator Vitalik Buterin says that the current wave of cryptocurrencies may eventually become a part of the …

Cryptocurrency

Solar-Powered Bitcoin Mining Could Be a Very Profitable Business Model

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are now a major business, with the global market capitalization of these coins exceeding $170 billion at their …