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How Cryptocurrency, Crowdfunding And A Little Internet Altruism Saved Jamaica’s Hopes For Bobsled Gold

Just in case you missed it, a heart-warming story unfolded this week involving an unlikely combination of bobsled, Jamaica, virtual currency, crowdfunding and generosity. It has all the makings of an inspiring Disney movie — er, an inspiring Disney sequel. Last Sunday, news began trickling out that …

Ethereum: A Next-Generation Cryptocurrency and Decentralized Application Platform

<i>The author of this article, Vitalik Buterin, is also the founder of Ethereum, and this article is intended as an expository piece and not a …

Blockchain

Bitcoin and Litecoin Top Sources of WikiLeaks Donations

Notorious nonprofit journalistic organization WikiLeaks revealed via Twitter on 24th January that the majority of its public funding now comes …

Cryptography

Bitcoin's successors: from Litecoin to Freicoin and onwards

Everyone in the cryptocurrency world has heard of Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious inventor of Bitcoin. But not many have heard of Peter Bushnell, the not-so-mysterious inventor of Feathercoin. On 20 April, he announced his alternative currency to a gaggle of online followers. Two months later, …

As Grexit fades, Brexit becomes the new EU nemesis

The chances of Grexit – Greece's exit from the euro zone – are fading. The chances of Brexit – Britain's exit from the European Union – are not.<p>As Britain's May 7 general election approaches, investors are getting nervous about Brexit. Various economists and strategists are warning that the …

Executives at Bitcoin startup face money-laundering charges

Two operators of BitInstant, an online Bitcoin exchange business, were arrested for money laundering tied to the sale of illegal drugs using Bitcoin, facing 25 years or longer in prison, the Manhattan U.S. attorney said Monday.<p>Charlie Shrem, CEO at BitInstant, and Robert Faiella, the site’s …

Korean Regulators Reject Bitcoin as a Legitimate Currency

Korea has become the latest country in Asia to reject Bitcoin and other virtual currencies as legitimate forms of currency, the Korea Herald reports.<p>Following in the footsteps of warnings from banks in China last week and Thailand in July, Korean financial authorities announced today that the …

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Prince Harry's fiancee confirms that her father will not attend her wedding, …