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The national post service of the small European country of Liechtenstein has confirmed it will now offer Bitcoin (BTC) sales as part of its product range. The national post service of the small European country of Liechtenstein has confirmed it will now offer Bitcoin (BTC) sales
Bitcoinist
- Feb 15th 7:00 pm
Digital Currency Asset Manager, Grayscale Investments, had a record year in 2018, with institutions and retirement accounts comprising the lion's share. Though Grayscale's Q4 report showed the least overall investment, the proportion of this going to institutions and re
Bitcoinist
- Feb 15th 5:00 pm
JPMorgan is already facing severe criticism from the cryptocurrency industry just a day after it announced it would launch its own token, ‘JPM Coin.’ JPMorgan is already facing severe criticism from the cryptocurrency industry just a day after it announced it would launch its own ...
Bitcoinist
- Feb 15th 3:00 pm
Regulators in Indonesia have finally recognized Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as commodities, thus providing legal backing for trading virtual Regulators in Indonesia have finally recognized Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as commodities, thus providing legal backing for
Bitcoinist
- Feb 15th 12:00 pm
Cryptocurrency advocates are celebrating Friday after the US state of Wyoming passed a bill giving direct property rights to cryptocurrency holders. Cryptocurrency advocates are celebrating Friday after the US state of Wyoming passed a bill giving direct property rights to crypto
Bitcoinist
- Feb 15th 9:00 am
The price of Litecoin (LTC) is currently consolidating after a small pullback from the well-overbought levels seen late last week.
Bitcoinist
- Feb 15th 2:00 am
Iran has launched a cryptocurrency backed by gold, called PayMon. However, it's doubtful that it will help them evade U.S. sanctions.
Bitcoinist
- Feb 14th 10:00 pm
The Bitcoin price is “grinding along” at the bottom of its range but could easily hit $8000 by the end of the year, Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz said The Bitcoin price is “grinding along” at the bottom of its range but could easily hit $8000 by the end of the year, Galaxy Di
Bitcoinist
- Feb 14th 8:00 pm
Bitcoin traders in Indonesia are protesting what they call excessive capital requirements imposed by the government on cryptocurrency futures trading. The Bitcoin traders in Indonesia are protesting what they call excessive capital requirements imposed by the government on crypto
Bitcoinist
- Feb 14th 6:00 pm
A new consumer app enabling anyone in the US to order pizza using Bitcoin via the Lightning Network launched last week. LN Pizza 'Spurs Awareness And A new consumer app enabling anyone in the US to order pizza using Bitcoin via the Lightning Network launched last week.
Bitcoinist
- Feb 14th 4:00 pm
Bitcoin price ran up to $3700 but that moved has been capped for almost a week, with price meandering in a tight range with failed breakouts to both the Bitcoin price ran up to $3700 but that has been capped for almost a week. This now looks as though it could be coming to a conc
Bitcoinist
- Feb 14th 2:00 pm
International investment bank and notorious Bitcoin skeptic JPMorgan Chase will be the first US bank to issue its own cryptocurrency. JPMorgan: 'Endless' International investment bank and notorious Bitcoin skeptic JPMorgan Chase will be the first US bank to issue its ow
Bitcoinist
- Feb 14th 12:00 pm
"The vast majority of digital tokens... will go to zero," Digital Currency Group CEO, Barry Silbert told CNBC. However, he is still "as bullish as he has "The vast majority of digital tokens... will go to zero," Digital Currency Group CEO, Barry Silbert t
Bitcoinist
- Feb 14th 10:00 am
XBT Provider AB planned on launching an exchange-traded product (ETP) in the form of a cryptocurrency basket last year but backed out.
Bitcoinist
- Feb 14th 7:00 am
History has been made today as the US National Debt has crossed the landmark level of $22 trillion. That looks like this: $22,000,000,000,000.
Bitcoinist
- Feb 14th 3:00 am
Researchers at cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky Labs say one-in-ten people have now used Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to make purchases online. Also,
Bitcoinist
- Feb 13th 11:00 pm
If you're looking to set up a cryptocurrency company, be sure to avoid these three states that have the worst Bitcoin regulation in the U.S.
Bitcoinist
- Feb 13th 9:00 pm
Former Wall Street hedge fund manager and popular Bitcoin proponent Mike Novogratz thinks that institutional money will start coming into the Mike Novogratz thinks that institutional money will start coming into bitcoin in the next 6 to 12 months as custody solutions are rolled o ...
Bitcoinist
- Feb 13th 7:00 pm
Cryptocurrencies are “unlikely” to become an international monetary phenomenon in the coming years, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has claimed. Cryptocurrencies are “unlikely” to become an international monetary phenomenon in the coming years, the Federal Reserve Bank of Ne
Bitcoinist
- Feb 13th 3:00 pm
The Bitcoin network is scaling as the network just reached a new all-time high of 1.3 MB average block size amid record low transaction fees.  Biggest Bitcoin is now not only regularly mining blocks over the old 1MB block size limit, but has just reached a new all-time high of 1.
Bitcoinist
- Feb 13th 1:00 pm
Fears over government interference and internet surveillance have given rise to some novel experiments in sending offline transactions as somebody has Somebody has transmitted bitcoin internationally by high frequency radio... through a snowstorm in a historic first.
Bitcoinist
- Feb 13th 11:00 am
Cryptocurrency users and business figures alike are reacting with suspicion to a bizarre new security feature unveiled by US exchange Coinbase this week. Cryptocurrency users and business figures alike are reacting with suspicion to a bizarre new security feature unveiled by US e
Bitcoinist
- Feb 13th 7:30 am
Interest rates in many countries around the world are still languishing at near-zero levels since the last financial crash. Which doesn't leave much space IMF, The Intentional Monetary Fund, has been looking at solutions such as to separate cash and e-money into different cu
Bitcoinist
- Feb 13th 12:00 am
WikiLeaks has renewed its public criticism of self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator Craig Wright after the nChain executive published a blog post repeating his Wikileaks has renewed its public criticism of self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator Craig Wright after the nChain executive publishe
Bitcoinist
- Feb 12th 9:00 pm
Brazilian cryptocurrency exchange Bitcoin Max finally won the right to keep its Santander Bank checking account open.
Bitcoinist
- Feb 12th 7:00 pm
CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, has revealed that the company is targeting February 20th as a release date for its decentralized exchange's testnet. CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, has revealed that the company is targeting February 20th as a release date for its decentraliz
Bitcoinist
- Feb 12th 5:00 pm
A brace of public pension funds is backing a $40 million venture-capital fund established by Morgan Creek Digital which focuses on cryptocurrency A brace of public pension funds is backing a $40 million venture-capital fund established by Morgan Creek Digital which focuses on cry
Bitcoinist
- Feb 12th 2:00 pm
Cryptocurrency advocates have reacted warmly to an effort by asset manager Reality Shares to gain approval for a ‘partial’ Bitcoin ETF from US regulators. Cryptocurrency advocates have reacted warmly to an effort by asset manager Reality Shares to gain approval for a ‘partial’ Bi
Bitcoinist
- Feb 12th 12:00 pm
Commissioner Hester Peirce wants to open the Security Exchange Commission (SEC) to innovation and entrepreneurship. And she calls for a novel and better Commissioner Hester Peirce wants to open the Security Exchange Commission (SEC) to innovation and entrepreneurship.
Bitcoinist
- Feb 12th 9:00 am
Venezuela continues to reach new heights in terms of weekly Bitcoin trading volume. Meanwhile, the country’s government has issued new regulations that Venezuela continues to reach new heights in BTC trading volume as the country’s government is introducing new regulations to tax
Bitcoinist
- Feb 12th 5:00 am
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