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Record bitcoin price propped up by another digital currency
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:26:58 +0200
Bitcoin isn’t all it has been cracked up to be, according to a new report by a University of Texas professor. The report says that Tether, one of the most-traded cryptocurrencies, has shown a pattern of being spent on bitcoin at pivotal moments, helping...
© New York Post
Record bitcoin price said propped up by another digital currency
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:26:58 +0200
Bitcoin isn’t all it has been cracked up to be, according to a new report by a University of Texas professor. The report says that Tether, one of the most-traded cryptocurrencies, has shown a pattern of being spent on bitcoin at pivotal moments, helping...
© New York Post
WATCH: A look at the man or group behind bitcoin
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 10:00:00 +0200
The identity of the Bitcoin's creator has been shrouded in secrecy ever since the cryptocurrency was created in 2009.
© Cape Times
Proof that bitcoin still can’t be trusted
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 04:35:17 +0200
Bitcoin has dropped about 50 percent in value this year. But even at around $6,740, the cryptocurrency is really a bitcon. Recently, Bloomberg News reported that the Justice Department has opened a criminal probe into the possibility that traders are...
© New York Post
Cryptocurrency selloff deepens; bitcoin is down more than 50% this year
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 18:05:00 +0200
The 2018 selloff in cryptocurrencies deepened, wiping out about $42 billion of market value over the weekend and extending this year’s slump in bitcoin to more than 50%. Some observers pinned the latest retreat on an exchange hack in South Korea, while...
© LA Times
70% of bitcoin owners in SA are under 30 years old
Sun, 10 Jun 2018 07:00:00 +0200
According to Paxful, African virtual currency users are likely to be male, under 30 years old, a graduate or studying toward a tertiary qualification.
© Cape Times
From Japan surveillance to bitcoin snooping, Edward Snowden’s leaks still trickling out, vexing U.S. five years on
Mon, 04 Jun 2018 01:40:21 +0200
Whistleblower or traitor, leaker or public hero?National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden blew the lid off U.S. government surveillance methods five years ago, but intelligence ...
© Japan Times
South Africans lose $80m to bitcoin scam
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:45:55 +0200
South African authorities are investigating an alleged cryptocurrency scam that defrauded investors of 1 billion rand ($80m) with promises of huge returns that never materialised, police said on Friday. The fraud investigation involves a company named...
© The Punch
South African authorities investigates $80m bitcoin scam
Fri, 25 May 2018 12:51:00 +0200
South African authorities are investigating an alleged cryptocurrency scam that defrauded investors of R1bn.
© Cape Times
South African boy kidnapped for bitcoin found
Thu, 24 May 2018 19:10:06 +0200
A South African teenager was found Thursday four days after he was kidnapped by a gang who demanded a ransom in bitcoin cryptocurrency worth about $123,000 (105,000 euros), police said. Police declined to say if any ransom had been paid after the 13-year-old...
© The Punch
Kidnappers demand ransom in bitcoin to free teenager – Police
Wed, 23 May 2018 10:57:58 +0200
A criminal gang in South Africa who kidnapped a teenage boy on Sunday are demanding a ransom in bitcoin cryptocurrency of nearly 120,000, dollars police said. Police spokesperson Leonard Hlathi said, Katlego Marite, 13, was dragged into a car while playing...
© The Punch
Berkshire execs bash bitcoin as ‘rat poison,’ ‘worthless’ and a ‘turd’
Mon, 07 May 2018 16:33:59 +0200
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Monday said buyers of bitcoin, which he has characterized as “rat poison squared,” thrive on the hope they’ll find other people who will pay more for it. Likening bitcoin demand to the tulip mania in 17th century...
© New York Post
Winklevoss’ bitcoin exchange to use Nasdaq surveillance tech
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:55:44 +0200
Gemini Trust — the cryptocurrency exchange operated by the Winklevoss Twins — said Wednesday it will use Nasdaq’s market surveillance technology to detect manipulation and fraudulent trades. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman last week...
© New York Post
Winklevosses’ bitcoin exchange to use Nasdaq surveillance tech
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:55:44 +0200
Gemini Trust — the cryptocurrency exchange operated by the Winklevoss Twins — said Wednesday it will use Nasdaq’s market- surveillance technology to detect manipulation and fraudulent trades. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman last week...
© New York Post
Power-sucking bitcoin ‘mines’ spark backlash
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:56:58 +0200
Bitcoin “miners” who use rows of computers whirring at the same time to produce virtual currencies began taking root along New York’s northern border a ...
© Japan Times

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Police raid Sydney home of alleged bitcoin mastermind
Wed, 09 Dec 2015 05:41:52 +0100
Australian police raided the Sydney home on Wednesday of a man named by Wired magazine as the probable creator of cryptocurrency bitcoin, a witness said. The property is registered under the Australian electoral roll to Craig Steven Wright, whom Wired...
© Japan Times
Islamic State using bitcoin, officials suspect
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:07:30 +0100
Islamic State is likely using the bitcoin virtual online currency as a tool to secretly raise funds and settle transactions, a diplomatic source said Tuesday, quoting officials in the U.S.-led coalition against the group. Members of the coalition worry...
© Japan Times
Chinese bitcoin firm joins Atlas ATS in bid for Mt. Gox assets
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:35:11 +0200
BitOcean, a Chinese bitcoin startup, joined with New York-based exchange platform Atlas ATS Inc. to bid for the assets of Mt. Gox, the exchange platform that filed for bankruptcy in Japan earlier this year. BitOcean and Atlas will invest $1 million worth...
© Japan Times
Chinese bitcoin firm joins Atlas ATS in bid for Mt. Gox assets
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:35:11 +0200
BitOcean, a Chinese bitcoin startup, joined with New York-based exchange platform Atlas ATS Inc. to bid for the assets of Mt. Gox, the exchange platform that filed for bankruptcy in Japan earlier this year. BitOcean and Atlas will invest $1 million worth...
© Japan Times
Ministry to track illegal bitcoin deals
Wed, 14 May 2014 15:02:09 +0200
The government is vowing to monitor illegal transactions of bitcoins, but will put off regulating trade of the online digital currency, according to government and ruling party officials. Amid fears that criminal organizations have used bitcoins in money...
© Japan Times
Dell becomes largest company to accept bitcoin
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:13:00 +0200
Computer giant Dell announced that it will begin accepting bitcoin as payment, making the Texas-based company the largest business to accept the virtual currency.
© LA Times
Dell becomes largest company to accept bitcoin
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:13:00 +0200
Computer giant Dell announced that it will begin accepting bitcoin as payment, making the Texas-based company the largest business to accept the virtual currency.
© LA Times
Call for bitcoin ban as investors cry foul
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:00:00 +0100
Hong Kong lawmakers yesterday urged authorities to ban bitcoin as more than 25 people flocked to police headquarters to complain about a scam involving the digital currency that media estimate could have
© Shanghai Daily
Nation’s first bitcoin ATM fired up in Mie
Sun, 27 Apr 2014 15:10:56 +0200
Japan’s first bitcoin ATM was unveiled at an event in Suzuka, Mie Prefecture, on Friday, allowing customers to buy the virtual currency or withdraw cash from their online bitcoin accounts. The ATM, which visitors were allowed to use, was manufactured...
© Japan Times
Google removes malware Android apps used to secretly mine bitcoin
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 22:22:00 +0200
If you own an Android, your phone might be mining bitcoin without you even knowing it.
© LA Times
Competition chief says bitcoin can liberate the oppressed
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 17:17:00 +0200
The head of the competition regulator has endorsed bitcoin, calling the controversial digital currency “very welcome” to the market. Alex...
© The Times
Ex-Goldman trader says his bitcoin exchange will fill Mt. Gox void
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:20:12 +0200
Yuzo Kano quit Goldman Sachs Group Inc. twice: once for a rival bank, the second time to open Japan’s first bitcoin exchange since the collapse of Mt. Gox. When Kano, 38, left his job as a derivatives and convertible bonds trader in December, the...
© Japan Times
Ex-Goldman trader says his bitcoin exchange will fill Mt. Gox void
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:20:12 +0200
Yuzo Kano quit Goldman Sachs Group Inc. twice: once for a rival bank, the second time to open Japan’s first bitcoin exchange since the collapse of Mt. Gox. When Kano, 38, left his job as a derivatives and convertible bonds trader in December, the...
© Japan Times
Horie sees bitcoin as route to more security, less government
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:40:25 +0100
The failure earlier this year of Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox may have stirred Japanese doubts about the credibility of the digital currency. But despite its demise, many people worldwide view bitcoin technology as a world-changing innovation....
© Japan Times
Zebpay launches bitcoin mobile wallet in India
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 09:28:49 +0100
Tech firm Zebpay today announced launch of its bitcoin mobile wallet in the country. The wallet, which is in form of a mobile application, will help its user buy, sell and transact in bitcoins which is presently valued at around USD 280 per unit at present."The...
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