People from all over the world have been investing in Bitcoin as of late. A recent survey by LendEdu polled 564 Americans on the subject. While it may be a no-brainer to most cryptocurrency users to invest in Bitcoin, the average person on the street needs a lot more convincing. The results of this survey […]
The U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, has said his department is looking into the illegal uses of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin.
Xiao Lei, a Chinese financial analyst, has published an article that seeks to argue that the spheres of bitcoin and cryptocurrency are increasingly becoming a battleground in “a new currency” war between China and the United States. Despite some bitcoin users describing Lei’s views as conspiratorial, the article has garnered significant attention after becoming recommended […]
At this time, numerous institutions and businesses are actively exploring the potential of blockchain networks, with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), part of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), being the latest to join the blockchain race. Announcement made to Senate Commission According to recent reports, the national laboratory has begun actively exploring the potential […]
A research lab within the U.S. Department of Energy has revealed it is exploring the application of blockchain in next-generation power grids.
Earlier today, on October 21, the Bitcoin price achieved a new all-time high at $6,199. The market is confident that the price of Bitcoin could reach $10,000 in the mid-term if major markets such as Japan and the US continue to strengthen. For third ti…
Bitfinex, one of the largest Bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchanges in the world in terms of daily trading volume and user base, has officially halted its services for US users, residents, and citizens. Bitfinex is Closing All of its Services in the US I…
The founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, has posted a tweet thanking United States government officials and the financial institutions that refused services to Wikileaks for driving them to invest in bitcoin during 2010. Assange’s tweet indicates that Wikileaks’ bitcoin holdings have seen gains of over 50,000%. Also Read: Your Bitcoins Open to CIA and Criminals, Heed […]
As more nations come forward with their plans for cryptocurrency regulation, lawmakers’ varied approaches to the issue highlight the many challenges and difficulties presented by such a revolutionary new asset. Around 13 countries have now impose…
The convoluted and heavily regulated U.S. healthcare system is sending blockchain startups packing, with the hopes of demonstating their tech abroad.
Russia isn’t happy that an alleged bitcoin money launderer is being extradited to the US following a court decision in Greece.
A Greek court has ruled in favor of extraditing the alleged former operator of BTC-e, Alexander Vinnik, to the United States. Vinnik was arrested by authorities late July 2017, and stands accused of masterminding a $4 billion money-laundering ring through the cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e. Also Read: BTC-E Rebrands to Wex Exchange — Claims to Be AML/KYC […]
In the upcoming months, the Chinese government’s imposition of a nationwide ban on local cryptocurrency exchanges and trading platforms could backfire if the government, People’s Bank of China (PBoC), and the country’s financial regulators do not resume cryptocurrency trading activities. Last week, in an interview with South China Morning Post, a Chinese cryptocurrency trader operating […]
According to Michael del Castillo, a cryptocurrency journalist, Acting Comptroller of the Currency Keith Noreika is open to bitcoin companies, exchanges, and trading platforms applying to gain regulated bank status within the US. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, an independent bureau within the United States Department of the Treasury, is a US […]
Russia and the United States are not on friendly terms much of the time. There has historically been a lot of political tension between both superpowers, and that situation may not change anytime soon. However, both countries are now collaborating to build the moon’s first space station. It’s an interesting idea, even though it remains to be seen […]