German Bundesbank Board Member Carl-Ludwig Thiele has cautioned against Bitcoin, calling it a “speculatory object” issued by “unknown actors.” In comments given to local newspaper Die Welt am... Read More
Palestine's monetary authority is reportedly looking to create its own digital currency.
Reuters reported today that, according to Azzam Shawwa, head of the Palestinian Monetary Authority, the Stat... Read More
The Deputy of the Russian Central Bank Olga Skorobogatova has called for virtual currencies to be treated as “digital commodities.” Quoted by Interfax, Skorobogatova said that the central bank... Read More
Canada's central bank likely won't launch a wholesale payment system based solely on distributed ledger tech, one of its senior officials said today.
Writing in an op-ed published by The Globe and ... Read More
Singapore's central bank has published new details of distributed ledger trial that saw it issue digital tokens tied to its national currency.
The report, released yesterday, details work conducted... Read More
DOJ Charges ICO Co-Founder With Securities Fraud
The Department of Justice has unveiled fraud charges against another co-founder of cryptocurrency startup Centra, a move that comes weeks after two other founders were arrested and charged.
Russia's Supreme Court Orders Review of Crypto Website Ban
The Supreme Court of Russia has directed a court in the city of St. Petersburg to consider an appeal against a blocked cryptocurrency information website.
According to Russian legal information sit
Quebec's Chief Scientist Denies Dismissing Crypto Concerns
Contrary to recent media reports, the Chief Scientist of Quebec has not downplayed concerns about the illicit use of cryptocurrencies, his office said.
On Thursday, several media organizations publ
Amazon Web Services launches 'blockchain templates'
Amazon.com wants to make it easier for developers to create projects based on the blockchain technology underlying bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The company's cloud computing division