ABN Amro also expressed optimism, and a company spokesperson said the bank is examining the technology behind Bitcoin for their own use. The retailer's acceptance marks the first franchised... Read More
Two major European banks have released the initial results of a blockchain prototype focused on oil trading.
The project, called Easy TradING Connect, was unveiled last month as part of a broader b... Read More
“It’s quite an effort.”
So says Mark Buitenhek, global head of transaction services for Dutch banking and financial services group ING.
In a new interview, Buitenhek told CoinDesk that the Amste... Read More
A spokesperson for ING Group has clarified its customers are able to buy bitcoin via company bank accounts, despite conflicting statements from one of its social media representatives.
The statemen... Read More
Dutch financial services giant ING and French banking group Société Générale are planning a follow-up to a recent trial that saw the firms examine how blockchain could create efficiencies in the oil t... Read More
Australia Warns of Fake 'Tax Collectors' Demanding Bitcoin
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) issued a warning about would-be scammers trying to con people out of their cryptocurrency.
Since late last year, scammers have been calling Australians and impe
Bitcoin briefly falls below $8,000 after Google says it will ban cryptocurrency ads
Bitcoin prices briefly fell below $8,000 on Wednesday following news that Google, the world's largest online ad provider, plans to ban cryptocurrency advertising. Facebook, the second largest
Crypto Is a 'Crock'? Twitter Reacts to House ICO Hearing
Despite the overall measured tone among lawmakers at Wednesday's House subcommittee hearing on initial coin offerings, a few members of the panel made inflammatory statements.
Social media users re
UK Crypto Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Futures Contracts
A British cryptocurrency exchange is planning to enter the bitcoin futures market.
CoinfloorEX, a London-based exchange founded in 2013, announced Wednesday that it would launch bitcoin futures con