Tag: bitcoin

  • Bank

    Argentinian Bank to Use Bitcoin for Cross-Border Transactions

    BMV bank has revealed a partnership with Bitex to allow customers to make cross-border payments in Bitcoin. They aim to utilise Bitcoin as a low-fee cryptocurrency which can be transferred across borders and easily exchanged for fiat currencies. Bank Moves from SWIFT to Bitcoin BMV said in a...

    timcopeland | May 22, 2018 | 10:00 pm
  • Cryptocurrency Derivatives

    US Regulator Issues Guidance for Cryptocurrency Derivatives Contracts

    The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has published new guidance to exchanges and clearing houses for cryptocurrency derivatives listings. The move was long awaited by the trading industry amid concerns over the vetting process for new contracts. CFTC Publishes Rules for Cryptocurrency Derivatives Contracts The advisory from the...

    Ricardo Esteves | May 22, 2018 | 7:00 pm
  • Pizza

    It’s Bitcoin Pizza Day! The Most Delicious Holiday of the Year

    If you had 10,000 BTC what would you spend it on? A mansion? The oh-so-typical ‘Lambo’? Two Papa John’s pizzas? Well eight years ago an early Bitcoiner opted for the latter and on the anniversary of the now-legendary deal, he’s absolutely no regrets! An Expensive Slice of History?...

    Rick D. | May 22, 2018 | 6:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    How Will Bitcoin Solve Its Energy Consumption Problem?

    If Bitcoin were a country, it would be the 40th largest consumer of electricity in the world. A new research paper has highlighted the growing problem as major cryptocurrencies seek to solve it. Bitcoin’s Energy Crisis Explored According to the figures, the amount of energy used for each...

    timcopeland | May 21, 2018 | 7:00 pm
  • kraken

    Kraken Donates $1 million to Coin Center, Backing Blockchain Research

    Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken donated $1 million to Coin Center and pledged they will match donations made up to $1 million. After slamming a fact-finding inquest into crypto-exchanges, this shows their support for research designed to help regulators. Kraken Backs Blockchain Think Tank Executive Director of Coin Center, Jerry...

    timcopeland | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 pm
  • Wozniak

    Steve Wozniak: Bitcoin and Blockchain is the ‘Next Major IT Revolution’

    The co-founder of the multinational technology company Apple has once again praised Bitcoin and its underlying technology blockchain. Steve Wozniak spoke about the financial innovation at a tech conference that was held this week. Wozniak Believes in Bitcoin and Blockchain Wozniak was speaking in Vienna at an event...

    Rick D. | May 18, 2018 | 7:00 pm

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