CoinDesk’s Q2 2015 State of Bitcoin report examines the key data and events from the cryptocurrency space in the last quarter.
North Carolina Senate Committee Supports Bill to Regulate Bitcoin, Coin Center Responds with Feedback
The North Carolina Senate Commerce Committee has agreed to support a House Bill drafted by North Carolina’s banking commissioner regarding money transmission. The bill, titled “AN ACT TO ENACT THE NORTH CAROLINA MONEY TRANSMITTERS ACT AS 3 REQUESTED BY THE OFFICE OF THE NORTH CAROLINA COMMISSIONER OF 4 BANKS,” states that money transmission includes maintaining […]
Bitcoin operations should be exempt from VAT, the Advocate General of the European Court of Justice said in an opinion document published today.
Spanish police have arrested 20 individuals in connection with a pyramid scheme that used a fake digital currency called the unete.
Getting Bitcoin in the EU could change irrevocably today as the European Court of Justice Advocate General decides on whether to charge value-added tax on the sale of bitcoins or not. While some individual countries such as the United Kingdom have already implemented a strategy regarding Bitcoin, exempting it from VAT and treating it as […]
Scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences, led by Li Jinsong, WU Yuxuan of the Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, and YANG Li of CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology, have successfully mass produced viable high-quality artificial sperm for the first time. The post Chinese Bioengineers Develop Artificial Sperm […]
A legislative bill to include bitcoin and digital currency related business activities has advanced in the North Carolina Senate.
A lot of Bitcoin ATM machines are being installed all over the world. This year all along and the in relation to the same period last year, the installation of Bitcoin ATM devices has doubled. A new report from Coinatmradar suggests that a new trend has attracted entrepreneurs to start installing Bitcoin ATM machines in […]
50 Cent, who accepts Bitcoin for his online shop, has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy under his legal name Curtis James Jackson II in bankruptcy court in Connecticut. The rapper has played off the filing as a cost of doing business, even making light of the situation, recently posing next to a smart car for an […]
It’s no secret that the music industry has been mired in controversy for raking in profits mostly for producers and record labels then leaving very little to artists themselves. This has been a prevailing issue, even as the rise in music streaming has offered more convenient and streamlined ways to listen to songs. Even Grammy-winning […]