Venezuela Orders Government Services to Accept Any Cryptocurrency - Bitcoin News

Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro has ordered the country’s consular services, as well as several other services and gas stations, to accept any cryptocurrency including the nation’s own petro. In addition, he has announced the launch of another cryptocurrency, this time backed with gold.

Austria Plans to Regulate Bitcoin Like Gold, Derivatives

Austria’s finance ministry said that it intends to regulate Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies similarly to how it currently governs gold and derivatives trading, and it hopes the European Union will do the same.

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Bitcoin Eyes $12,000 in South Korea as Demand For Cryptocurrency Rises

Bitcoin has built significant momentum over the past 24 hours, surpassing the $11,000 mark. The majority of alternative cryptocurrencies in the market have performed poorly against Bitcoin, as the most dominant cryptocurrency in the market continued to lead a strong rally.

Digitizing Global Trade with Maersk and IBM - Blockchain Unleashed: IBM Blockchain Blog

A global trade platform using blockchain technology aimed at improving the cost of transportation, lack of visibility and inefficiencies with paper-based processes   For more information CONTACT US   A new joint venture In January 2018, Maersk and IBM announced the intention to establish a joint venture to provide more efficient and secure me

Jihadists See a Funding Boon in Bitcoin - WSJ

When a group that says it provides financial assistance “relating to the jihad” sought to improve conditions for fighters in a squalid, sandbag-fortified trench in Syria late last year, it turned to a new funding conduit: bitcoin.

Bitcoin Mining Facility Interferes With T-Mobile’s LTE Network

US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) revealed in an official “notification of harmful interference” document that a bitcoin mining facility based in Brooklyn, New York interfere with T-Mobile’s LTE network by sending harmful radio emissions to the telecom’s 700 MHz band.

KYC Requirements Are Making ICOs Riskier, Not Safer - Bitcoin News

Once upon a time initial coin offerings were open to everyone. That time was last year, and since then gaining entry to ICOs has become increasingly difficult. In response to regulatory attention from the SEC, crypto startups have begun to perform due diligence on aspiring investors. Thanks to onerous KYC requirements, the pendulum has swung [&hell

US Regulators Talk Bitcoin's Generational Impact

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on for just $39 per month. As cryptocurrency evolves, so does its relationship with government. While lawmakers in some countries seek to suppress a financial force they don’t understand, in the U.S., the reverse appears to have started to take hold, indicating an opportunity is at hand for