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United States of Bitcoin: Illinois Gives Crypto Love While Other States Hate

Featured The United States continues to divide over the issue of cryptocurrency generally and bitcoin in particular. Idaho and Alaska issued crypto investment warnings, while Iowa’s Insurance Division cautions against the digital asset’s “high risk,” and Utah announces “scam” scares. Illinois bucks the worrywarts, however, and is instead crafting legislation that would welcome crypto businesses […]

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Singapore Judge Dismisses $43M High Profile Bitcoin Case

News Recently Singapore had its first high profile legal case involving over 3,000 BTC in a dispute between the UK-based company B2C2 and the local cryptocurrency exchange Quoine. According to the Singapore Commercial Court documents, Judge Simon Thorley has dismissed the plaintiff B2C2’s case for US $43Mn worth of bitcoins. Also read: While Bitcoin Trades Above […]

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The World’s First Bitcoin Lottery is Offering a 1,000 BTC Bounty

Featured Anyone kicking themselves for not buying bitcoin sooner now has a novel way to make amends. One of Ireland’s best known lottery operators is offering a bitcoin bounty worth millions of dollars. In exchange for picking six numbers, entrants – who aren’t limited to the Republic of Ireland – will be entered into a […]

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Bitcoin Cash Embassy to Open in Limassol, Cyprus

Economics With the launch of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) by Coinbase and Gdax, the adoption of the cryptocurrency is likely going to accelerate further. To help local users, developers, and investors meet and discuss this, there is going to be a new bitcoin cash community center in Cyprus. Also Read: Thomson Reuters Adds Bitcoin Cash to […]

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Who Will Be the Top Speakers of Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Philippines?

Bitcoinist.net · December 20, 2017 · 2:00 pm Blockchain experts and industry leaders from around the globe will gather in January to speak at the Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Philippines in Manila. On January 25, Manila will host Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Philippines, an event dedicated to cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and ICO. The conference participants are […]

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Eurex is considering bitcoin futures

Deutsche Börse is thinking intensively about offering its own derivative, which should have a price bond to bitcoin. These are to be offered via the derivatives Exchange Eurex, a subsidiary of Deutsche Börse. In the run-up to the introduction, however, the planned financial products should be examined in more detail. The aim is to clarify […]

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Gibraltar Paves Way for Regulation of Crypto and DLT Companies

Regulation The Legislature of Gibraltar has approved a bill designed to update the territory’s Financial Services regulations. The bill is expected to pave the way for the territory’s introduction of comprehensive legislation governing the operations of companies working in the distributed ledger and cryptocurrency industries next year. Also Read: Despite Regulation, Russians Plan to Build Europe’s […]

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More Firms Push for Bitcoin ETF in Wake of Futures Launch

Following the launch of Bitcoin futures by the Chicago Board Options Exchange yesterday, Canadian news source The Globe and Mail have reported that a further two fund managers have joined the many existing applications with the SEC for a Bitcoin ETF. The firms in question are REX Shares LLC and Van Eck Associates Corp. Both […]

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Wall Street and Chicago Big Names are joining the Bitcoin Wagon

Jinia Shawdagor · December 8, 2017 · 3:00 pm Bitcoin has proven itself as a great digital asset thanks to the tremendous increase in its price. After a great deal of reluctance, Wall Street and Chicago financial pros have also joined the Bitcoin bandwagon, looking to get a share of what this digital currency offers. Earlier […]

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Bitcoin and cryptocurrency on Twitter: The most important people to follow

It’s the end of the year, and for those of us in the newsroom who spend far too much time hunting tips, charts and RTs on Finance Twitter TWTR, -1.13% that means one thing: time to update our annual list of who to follow. Our 2016 edition was all about the names that might offer […]

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