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Swiss Bank Launches Bitcoin Asset Management Service

A private bank in Switzerland is offering its clients management services for their bitcoin holdings. Source Powered by WPeMatico

Multinational Aid Network Trials Blockchain for Donations Tracking

A multinational network for aid groups based is testing blockchain to track donations and aid disbursements. Source Powered by WPeMatico

‘Buy Bitcoin’ Sign Raised as Fed Chair Janet Yellen Testifies Before Congress

As Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen testified before Congress today, one attendee had some attention-grabbing advice: buy some bitcoin. Source Powered by WPeMatico

Why Brave’s $35 Million ICO May Not Be Enough for a High-Tech Hiring Spree

The CEO of Brave Software may have just raised millions in an ICO, but that doesn’t mean all his business problems are solved. Source Powered by WPeMatico

UK Payments Startup Integrates Bitcoin After $66 Million Fundraise

A fintech startup in the UK is launching a suite of cryptocurrency services following the completion of a $66m Series B funding round. Source Powered by WPeMatico

Explainer: What Is SegWit2x and What Does It Mean for Bitcoin?

As an important deadline approaches, CoinDesk defines SegWit2x and breaks down the support and dissent of the most talked about scaling proposal. Source Powered by WPeMatico

JPMorgan Denies Involvement with Blockchain Startup DIT Financial

Banking multinational JPMorgan Chase has shot down claims it is involved in a blockchain project publicized last week. Source Powered by WPeMatico

Gambling on a Hard Fork: Will Roger Ver Take up a High-Stakes Bitcoin Wager?

Will controversial bitcoin investor Roger Ver take this high-stakes wager on a possible hard fork now there’s a technical solution? Source Powered by WPeMatico

US Accounting Standards Body Weighs New Digital Currency Rules

The Financial Accounting Standards Board is reportedly mulling whether to develop new guidelines for companies working with cryptocurrencies. Source Powered by WPeMatico

Japan’s Bic Camera to Accept Bitcoin Payments at All Stores

Following a successful trial, the Japanese consumer electronics retailer is expanding its bitcoin payment option to all stores nationwide. Source Powered by WPeMatico

Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Btcbox Enters Hong Kong Bitcoin Markets

Veteran Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Btcbox has announced that it will be establishing a subsidiary to target the Hong Kong bitcoin markets. The subsidiary, MBK Asia Limited, will operate in partnership with Japanese investment bank, MBK CO. Ltd. Also Read: Rollout of 260,000+...

Alphabay Offline for a Week — Darknet Users Rush to Find Alternatives

This past week Bitcoin.com reported on the Alphabay darknet marketplace going offline while many speculated an exit scam. It’s been close to a week now with no signs of the underground market coming back online, which could lead to a...

De Facto Federal Legislation of Cryptocurrency is Nigh

An upcoming meeting of the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) is likely to change how law enforcement across the U.S. approaches bitcoin. Right now, the meeting is under the radar, but its fallout could soon make a pivotal debate flare on...

The IRS Narrows Data Request to Coinbase Users that Transacted For $20,000

The IRS will no longer target a wide-range of Coinbase users via its information request, which it filed on Coinbase back in March. Instead, the agency made concessions to seek account data of individuals who transacted — meaning they bought,...

Japanese Bitcoin Exchange Bitpoint Expands into Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

Japanese bitcoin exchange Bitpoint has been actively expanding into the Greater China region. After launching operations in mainland China and Hong Kong, on Friday the company announced its launch in Taiwan through a partnership with a “major commercial bank”. Also read: Bitpoint...

Israeli Official Urges Regulators to be More ‘Paternalistic’ Regarding ICO’s and Bitcoin

An Israeli official gave a talk in Tel Aviv today regarding the challenges with regulating ICO’s and bitcoin. Professor Shmuel Hauser, Head of the Israeli Securities Authority, expressed fear and concern about cryptocurrencies. He seemed to see digital tokens as representing a threat,...

PR: Aigang Network Rewrites Future of Smartphone Battery Insurance With Launch of Blockchain Protocol Demo App

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality...

Unexpected Popularity Prompts Bic Camera to Accept Bitcoin at All Locations

The unexpected popularity of bitcoin as a payment option has prompted leading Japanese electronic retail chain Bic Camera to accept the digital currency at all locations across Japan. Also read: The Japanese are Using Bitcoin More than Expected Bitcoin More Popular...

EU Report Implies Criminals are Too Stupid to Use Bitcoin

Are criminals too stupid to use bitcoin? That is what a July 4 European Union report suggested. This will not strike many people as obvious, though. One of the most common concerns touted by governments about bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is...

Ethereum Price Analysis: July 4 – July 11

The weekly price analysis for Ethereum and Ethereum Classic. Ethereum price is continuing to fall. It is currently traded at the long-term correction peak. Is there a way for the price to go up? USDTETH Fall in demand The fact...