This Christmas I’m giving bitcoin to everyone on my list. I’m making the currency myself, at my desk, with Sharpies and dried-out Elmer’s glue. It’s the artisanal bitcoin the kids really prefer. Small batch. Splendidly rendered. I mean, who even knows what bitcoin looks like? And in six months,...
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Bitcoin posts new high of $17,956.50 on Friday morning. Price has been rising steadily over the week. LONDON — Bitcoin reached a new all-time high against the dollar in late morning trade in London. Bitcoin reached a fresh high of $17,956.50, according to data from Markets Insider. Show More Summary
The Pineapple Fund is one of the more sensible responses to sudden wealth that I've seen in my time, a charitable giving initiative set up by someone who finds themselves a multi-millionaire as a result of the enormous rise in the valuation of blockchain initiatives over the past couple of years. Show More Summary
Zoobiah Shahnaz allegedly sent cash to ISIS via cryptocurrencies. The 27-year-old New Yorker funnelled $62,000 to the group via bitcoin and other currencies, according to the Department of Justice. She is standing trial in New York and...Show More Summary
The crypto currency boom is creating a new gilded generation of super wealthy who were savvy enough to snap up Bitcoin early on. Now these fortunate sons and daughters of the virtual currency age are faced with a gigantic, unsympathetic problem: How to spend their wealth? Enter Moonlambos. The London-based service has connected with autodealers […]
Business Insider UK spoke with Garrick Hileman about Bitcoin and whether it should be considered more of an asset or a currency. Hileman explains that there are several prohibitive factors that could prevent Bitcoin becoming a mainstream...Show More Summary
The watchmaker becomes the first to articulate an official position on cryptocurrencies by accepting Bitcoin payments The post Chronoswiss Starts Accepting Cryptocurrency appeared first on LUXUO.
The UK's top financial market regulator warned bitcoin is not a real currency and people could lose their money if they invest. Andrew Bailey said bitcoin was a high risk commodity, and investing was like gambling. Bailey said he was...Show More Summary
Authorities seized 513 BTC and 512 BCH from a suspected Dark Web dealer.
The prices of bitcoin and bitcoin futures rose in trading Thursday, resuming a record-breaking bull run, or speculative bubble, that has now been partly blamed on Japanese housewives. Bitcoin futures on the Cboe Global Markets exchange,...Show More Summary
A Japanese company will start paying part of its employees' salaries in Bitcoin, as it aims to get better understanding of the virtual currency, a spokeswoman said on Friday.
Sweden’s Riksbank, the world’s oldest central bank, is exploring the possibility of a digital register-based e-krona; the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is researching whether its physical currency could be replaced by a digital alternative;...Show More Summary
If you were an active investor back in the late 1990’s you probably remember what the climate was like during the dot-com bubble. All a company needed to do was issue a press release announcing they were going to launch a web site to sell their product online and their stock price would skyrocket. Show More Summary
Back in May when the Chinese domination over Bitcoin was ending, we predicted that it would shift over to Japan, specifically, we said that "just as the Chinese bubble frenzy in bitcoin is fading, it may be replaced with a new one, in which thousands of Mrs. Show More Summary
A Long Island woman was busted sending tens of thousands of dollars worth of Bitcoins to ISIS fighters overseas — after swindling money from banks using bogus information. Zoobi Shahnaz, 27, of Brentwood allegedly then planned to flee the US for Syria, but was stopped at JFK airport. She was arrested Wednesday and charged with […]