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Bitcoin News Roundup – 13 Sep. 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. Scotland should launch its own digital currency. According to a report released by The New Economics Foundation, Scotland has all the potential to introduce the “ScotPound” and capitalize on the benefits of a digital currency. The independent economic committee thinks that such a scheme would create a new field for ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 6 Sep. 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. UBS envisions on making the virtual currency mainstream. According to Anna Irrera of The Wall Street Journal, the leading Swiss bank is working on a “prototype virtual currency” that it will hopefully be used asa “utility settlement coin”. Even if two financial institutions that use different platforms built on blockchain ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 30 Aug. 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. U.S teenager has been arrested for facilitating ISIS with bitcoins. As Deepak Tiwari of Bitcoinistwrites, Ali Shukri Amin, 17 has been sentenced to 11.3 years in prison for funding ISIS. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Amin was arrested for providing advice to ISIS supporters as well as instructions ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 23 Aug. 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. An American startup unifies Internet of Things with the blockchain technology. As Stacey Higginbotham of Fortune reports, Filament has raised $5million in a Series A funding round led by Bullpen Capital to leverage blockchain for IoT. Filament has built Tap, a rugged sensor package and technology network that allows its ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 16 Aug.2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. Following 2 years of analysis of the cryptocurrency technology and its impact on the financial services, PricewaterhouseCoopers issues “Money is no object: Understanding the evolving cryptocurrency market” report. As SaadAsad of 99bitcoins writes, PwC’s 17-page report identifies the key benefits of the cryptocurrency as well as the major players in ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 08 Aug.2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web meXBT acquires CoinRepublic as part of its planned expansion inthe Asia-Pacific region. According to Joseph Young of Bitcoin Magazine, through the acquisition of Singapore-based CoinRepublic, the leading Mexican bitcoin exchange aims to capitalize on the established relationships with local banks and major financial institutions and expand its customer base. CoinRepublic’s ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 01 Aug.2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. Mark Karperles, former Mt. Gox CEO, is facing charges of fraudulent system manipulation.According to Drew Cordell of Bitcoinist, Tokyo’s Metropolitan Police Department has charged Karperles with “fraudulently producing and using private electromagnetic records”, with the aim to manipulate the exchange’s system and inflate the balance of fake bitcoin accounts. Although ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 26 Jul.2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. NASDAQ is looking for further ways to expand the use of blockchain technology. As P.H. Madore of CryptoCoins News writes, following NASDAQ’s partnership with Chain for the seamless allocation of shares in private companies, NASDAQ seeks to become the first stock exchange to implement the blockchain technology at a broader ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 18 Jul.2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. The Digital Currency Council (DCC) favors the training and certification of professionals interested in the cryptocurrency economy. According to Inside Bitcoins, the DCC has joined forces with the Chamber of Digital Commerce aiming to educate and offer training opportunities to the members of the Chamber regarding the digital currencies as ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 11 Jul.2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. Following the default on the IMF loan payment and the “No” vote on austerity measures in the Greek Referendum last Sunday, the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is looking for alternative solutions in case Greece is forced out of the Eurozone. Sarah Jenn of NewsBtc reports that the Greek debt ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 5 Jul. 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. Greeks are turning to the bitcoin as a result of the current banking crisis. According to CNN Money, there is an increasing number of Greeks are registering to online trading platforms, mainly the German Bitcoin.de, in an effort to investigate the benefits of the bitcoin compared to the euro and ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 28 June 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alerts consumers about the bitcoin use. As Nuno Menezes of NewsBtc writes, in a blog post released by the FTC on the FTC Consumer Information blog, consumers are warned about the risk of using the bitcoin as a legal payment method as well as other ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 20 June 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. The Ross Ulbricht series is still on. In spite of its lifetime sentence, his supporters are now organizing a fundraiser towards his appeal. According to Inside Bitcoins, the Crypto Show, a crypto-anarchy podcast initiated a fundraiser to raise funds for supporting Ross Ulbricht’s appeal. The bitcoin community members are donating ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 14 June 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) may revoke bitcoin ban. According to Gola Yashu of NewsBtc, the Russian authorities are reconsidering the ban of the digital currency on the grounds of having acquired an improved idea regarding the blockchain technology and the benefits of its use. CBR is scheduled to ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 7 June 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. Bitcoin Cloud Services (BCS) is likely involved in a Ponzi scheme. As Kyle Torpey of Bitcoin Magazinewrites, following several cloud mining scams recently exposed, BCS, one of the leading cloud-mining providers, may be involved in a bitcoin scam. One of the two owners, Esteban Amador Soto Martinez, is associated withthe ... Read More »