According to an Australian parliamentary committee, bitcoin is not a financial product yet. Based on their recommendation, the federal government should hold off on classifying cryptocurrencies as products that are subject to taxation. This parliamentary committee was created in October last year to investigate developments and applications of bitcoin and whether or not it should […]
CoinDesk speaks to CardLinx Association CEO Silvio Taveres about the challenges he sees for bitcoin and the blockchain in payments.
247exchange.com has been working hard on adding the most convenient and popular payment and withdrawal methods along with an extremely professional digital currency platform and other important features. The company has been expanding with new partnerships, setting up new agents and increasing their network to provide customers an easy access to digital currencies. The exchange […]
Anthony Murgio, who was charged for operating an illegal bitcoin exchange, has appeared in court to address the charges. Murgio was arrested back in July and has spent a few nights in Pinellas County jail before securing a $100,000 bond to be freed. In the hearing, Murgio let his lawyer Gregory W. Kehoe of the […]
In a move which has so far received apparently almost universal denouncement, Bitcoin community kingpin Michael Marquardt, who exerts significant control over Bitcointalk and the Bitcoin subreddit, has taken initiative to ban all discussion of Bitcoin-XT or “contentious hard forks” of Bitcoin Core. Also read: BitcoinTalk Staff Quietly Bans People for Speaking Out Against Them […]
A Mississippi court has ordered a judgment of default in favor of a state electric utility in its case against GAW Miners.
Bitcoin price diverged between exchanges today as a surprise yuan devaluation shifted buying pressure to the BTC/CNY exchange charts. The yuan is responsible for the greater bulk of bitcoin trade and showed its influence in the chart today. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not […]
Bitcoin remittance startup 37coins is closing its doors, with users having until 30th December to withdraw their balances.
Is the high inflation rate of 9.6 percent the reason people are turning to Bitcoin in Brazil? The simple answer is no. Recent statistics and infographics published by global bitcoin payment processor BitPay revealed that the volume of bitcoin transactions in Latin America has increased by 120 percent, and almost doubled in quarterly transactions. Many […]
Silent Pocket is the first product featured as the Bitcoin product of the week, a new series from Bitcoin Magazine highlighting some of the cool, interesting, or funny things you can buy with bitcoin. What should we cover next week? Let us know at [email protected] Silent Pocket is a wireless shielding technology integrated into sleek leather goods […]