Investors have been watching and waiting for the launch of Gemini, the bitcoin exchange launched by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, since it was first announced on January 23. The wait is over. Customers have been begun receiving instructions for onboarding and will be able to officially begin trading on the Gemini exchange starting Thursday, October […]
Finance officials from the Commonwealth are set to discuss bitcoin and digital currencies within the context of global remittance flows.
Online retail company Overstock has launched its “cryptobonds” earlier this year and is also making progress in its blockchain trade settlement initiatives. Is UBS also working on the same project and will it be a competitor? Even as UBS has joined the collaborative platform of more than 20 global financial institutions in exploring blockchain technology, […]
The U.S. government has announced a final auction to sell bitcoins seized during the arrest and subsequent prosecution of Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht. The U.S. Marshals Service are auctioning off the last batch of bitcoins seized from Darknet drug market Silk Road. The Marshalls Service released a statement pointing to the sale of 44,341 […]
NewsBTC.com got a chance to speak with SearchTrade.com’s founder and CEO Vishal Gupta. As we dwelled into a constructive conversation, we got to know how a service could revolutionize the way we make internet searches. Mr. Gupta enthusiastically spoke about SearchTrade’s genuinely innovative business model. Here are some excerpts from the conversation: NewsBTC: What is […]
Bitcoin price has been churned into a washing machine lately and today was no exception. On the aniversary of the start of history’s largest asset price rally on 5 October 2013, the bitcoin chart, once again, looked primed for a sharp decline. However, by 10h00 UTC speculators snatched price from the claw of the Bear […]
Europol and Interpol have agreed to work together on issues related to the criminal use of digital currencies.
Bitcoin Press Release: Bitcoin exchange CEX.IO is pleased to announce lower fees for payment card deposits in USD and EUR to 3.5% + $0.25/€0.20 respectively. Anyone can easily buy Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies worldwide, with debit cards and credit cards issued in any local national currency. CEX.IO claims to provide the best experience of buying […]
US Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen said the popularity of bitcoin doesn’t relate to the public’s perception of its monetary policy.
The Syrian refugee crisis in several parts of Europe has been going on for months, as tensions in the country continue to escalate. While some European nations have pledged to accept thousands of refugees, border countries such as Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan are approaching “a dangerous saturation point” according to the European Commission Humanitarian Aid and […]