Tag: united states

  • Bitcoin

    Time-Travel Crypto Once Backed by Trump-Appointed Acting Attorney General

    Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker once was involved in an alleged scam promoting strange inventions, including a time-travel cryptocurrency. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Backed an Alleged Scam Company Earlier this month, United States President Donald Trump ousted Attorney General Jeff Sessions from his post after Trump grew...

    Tony Spilotro | November 16, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • Blockchain

    US Regulator Wants to Adopt Blockchain to Maintain Pace with Market Manipulators

    The chair of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has said that he wants to adopt blockchain to “keep pace with those who attempt to defraud, distort, or manipulate” financial markets. CFTC Chairman Giancarlo Envisions Compliance Built into Business Operations Through Smart Contracts J. Christopher Giancarlo spoke...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 9, 2018 | 12:00 am
  • North Korea

    Report: North Korea Is Evading US Sanctions Using Cryptocurrencies

    North Korea is reportedly ramping up the use of cryptocurrencies to evade US economic sanctions. It’s also alleged that the country is developing its own native crypto asset to further assist moving money across borders, according to a duo of financial intelligence analysts from Washington D.C. North Korea Allegedly...

    Tony Spilotro | September 24, 2018 | 7:00 pm
  • Crypto

    Report: 18% of People in Turkey Own Crypto Compared to 8% in the US

    Eighteen percent of people in Turkey own crypto compared to eight percent in the United States, according to a study conducted by ING Bank. ING Bank Poll Finds 35% Europeans Agree Bitcoin Is the Future of Spending Online “Cracking the Code on Cryptocurrency” surveyed about a thousand respondents...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 4, 2018 | 7:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Report: Less Than 1% of Bitcoin Used for Illegal Purposes

    Cryptocurrencies are regularly accused of causing “deaths in a fairly direct way” (as Bill Gates put it). A report released by The Foundation for Defense of Democracies found that less than one percent of Bitcoin is used for illegal purposes. Bitcoin Not as Criminal as Some Might Think Aaron...

    Ricardo Esteves | April 17, 2018 | 2:00 am
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    Global Lawmakers Struggle with Cryptocurrency Regulation

    As more nations come forward with their plans for cryptocurrency regulation, lawmakers’ varied approaches to the issue highlight the many challenges and difficulties presented by such a revolutionary new asset. Around 13 countries have now imposed their own rules or announced intention to do so. Amongst them is...

    Rick D. | October 11, 2017 | 5:49 pm
  • Bitcoin Ban in Mexico. newsbtc bitcoin news

    The Wall between US and Mexico May Work out Well for Bitcoin

    Cryptocurrencies may soon rule the United States – Mexico remittance market. As President Donald Trump reiterates his vision to build a wall between the two countries, United States may look for ways to recover a portion of expenses from Mexico either through increased taxes or remittance blockades. Mexico...

    Gautham | January 26, 2017 | 1:30 pm
  • Uncategorized

    Bitcoin Gets Bulls-Eye Painted on It, Thanks Banks & Governments

    Bitcoin, since its introduction in 2009 has come a long way to compete against US dollar and other prominent fiat currencies of the past. Banks and financial institutions who were the gatekeepers of everyone’s wealth now feel threatened as they find themselves powerless in front of the new...

    Gautham | November 22, 2015 | 2:00 pm
  • Bitcoin Advocacy Campaign To Open Peoples Minds. newsbtc bitcoin news

    Bitcoin Advocacy Campaign To ‘Open’ People’s Minds

    Genesis Mining, a leading cryptocurrency cloud mining provider, has launched a nationwide outdoor advertising campaign in the United States with the aim of raising awareness on the potential of digital currency Bitcoin, and what it is capable of providing to the world. The campaign was launched in Southern...

    Guest Author | October 29, 2015 | 9:00 am

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