PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel’s VC firm reportedly made hundreds of millions by putting $15 million to $20 million down on bitcoin last year.
The post Cryptocurrency Use in Illicit Activity ‘Small’ Compared to USD Volume: US Treasury Official appeared first on CCN In December, the U.S. Senate Judiciary held a full panel hearing focusing on a bill designed to modernise anti-money laundering (AML) laws, which included looking at the role that digital currencies play. The hearing on Bill S1241: […]
We are closing in on the end of the session in the bitcoin price on Tuesday and we’ve had another interesting day’s worth of trading in the space. Things have been pretty positive, with price running up throughout the majority of the day, serving up a much-needed reprieve for the longer term holders of BTC […]
Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin has announced two new subsidy programs. Teams can now apply to work on scaling proposals for the blockchain network.
2017 has been a record breaking, awe inspiring rollercoaster ride for cryptocurrency valuations with over 2000% valuation increases. With all the hype and global attention on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, Initial Coin Offerings have attempted to tokenize just about everything in 2017. However, in this culture of tokenization, what everybody has failed to observe is […]
Greek graduates may soon be able to prove their qualifications by way of a blockchain. GRNET, the national research and education network of Greece, is working on a pilot project with blockchain research and development company IOHK to verify student diplomas on Cardano, a blockchain that launched in September. The project is notable because it […]
The post Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund is Holding Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Bitcoin appeared first on CCN One of Silicon Valley’s most respected venture capital firms has stockpiled hundreds of million dollars in bitcoin. Citing several people familiar with the matter, The Wall Street Journal reports that Founders Fund is sitting on several […]
The post Move Over, Winklevoss Twins: There Could Be 200 Bitcoin Billionaires appeared first on CCN Gemini co-founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss grabbed headlines last month when the value of their publicized bitcoin holdings surpassed $1 billion, making them the first “verified” bitcoin billionaires. However, blockchain data indicates that there could be as many as […]
The post Keep an Eye Out for These Bitcoin Tech Trends in 2018 appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
Interest in cryptocurrencies is at a fever pitch with untold numbers of token projects taking place every month. Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have yielded north of $1 billion in 2017, making this, clearly, the year of token launches. In Q3 alone, ICOs captured more than $1.3 billion for related ventures. This is estimated to be […]