The paper starts off delineating a clear definition of what virtual currency is: “FinCEN’s regulations define currency (also referred to as “real” currency) as “the coin and paper money of t... Read More
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Firstly, BaFin points out that Bitc... Read More
In an oft overlooked statement German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) in December 2011 commented on Bitcoins. Although this statement directly concerns only Bitcoin businesses domicile... Read More
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For the past seven months, application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) have been the central focus of Bitcoin mining development. Ever since Butterfly Labs became the first company to publicly an... Read More
Thus, for those who support Mises’ theorem, to take the argument that Bitcoin has no direct use value is to deny the empirics of the situation: that Bitcoin currently is serving as a medium of excha... Read More
Wealth Manager Canaccord: ICOs Could Become Commonplace
Initial coin offerings (ICOs) could one day come to be seen as similar to initial public offerings (IPOs), according to a new report from financial services firm Canaccord Genuity.
Alleged Bitcoin Launderer Faces Extradition Hearing Next Month
An alleged money launderer tied to the defunct BTC-e bitcoin exchange and wanted by both Russia and the U.S. will attend an extradition hearing next month.
The Dec. 6 hearing, The Associated Press
Fujitsu Eyes Cryptocurrency Trading With Cross-Blockchain Payments Tech
Japanese IT firm Fujitsu has unveiled a new payments technology designed to facilitate transactions between blockchains.
Announced today, the "ConnectionChain" project is aimed at providing a way f
Brokerage Chief: Bitcoin Futures Must Be Quarantined
A well-known electronic brokerage firm is issuing dire warnings against the CME Group's plan to launch a bitcoin futures contract next month.
But Interactive Brokers, in a comment letter dated Nov.