Posts Tagged ‘Bitcoin’

Kazakhstan Just Weighed In On Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency

by Samuel Raeon October 20, 2017
Over the past few months we’ve seen numerous countries outline their respective positions on the cryptocurrency space. Japan has established itself as a proponent and – by proxy – a potential leader in the sector. Russia has decided that it’s going to create its own cryptocurrency, interestingly called the Cryptoruble, and that it’s going to […]

The UK Police Force Is Going After Ryan Kennedy

by Samuel Raeon October 20, 2017
News just hit press in the cryptocurrency space that the police in the UK are investigating Mintpal. Some reading might remember Mintpal – it was a pretty popular exchange a couple of years ago and one that, at its peak, was processing millions of dollars in cryptocurrency transactions daily. Then, between the end of summer […]

Bitcoin Or Gold? Hive Chose The Latter

by Samuel Raeon October 17, 2017
For a long time, bitcoin has been compared to gold. Perhaps this comparison is rooted in the fact that bitcoin can be “mined” and can be used as a store of value. Perhaps it’s because it’s a commodity asset as well as a potential transaction token, or a safe haven for risk-off sentiment. Whatever is […]

London Property On Sale And Owners Will ONLY Accept Bitcoin

by Samuel Raeon October 13, 2017
News out of the UK at the end of this week is that a stunning $17 million mansion has just gone on sale in London and, specifically, on the world-famous Portabello Road in Notting Hill. Reports suggest that the property will be priced at £17 million, which, at last count, came in at a little […]

Swedish Authorities Recognize Bitcoin As A Value Asset

by Samuel Raeon October 12, 2017
Business Insider just reported that the Swedish authorities have accepted cryptocurrency for the first time as a method of payment to settle debt. According to the report, an entity called the Swedish Enforcement Authority, which is essentially the Swedish version of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the US, had been chasing up an individual […]

Take A Look At Putin Talking About Bitcoin At The Kremlin

by Samuel Raeon October 11, 2017
Vladimir Putin just held a meeting on the use of digital technology in finance and the implementation of innovative financial tools in Russia. The meeting, which was attended by Presidential Aide Andrei Belousov, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina, Central Bank Deputy Governor Olga Skorobogatova and QIWI CEO Sergei Solonin, is drawing […]