Russian Bank Announces Opening of Blockchain Research Center

In a further sign that Russia is heading towards accepting cryptocurrencies as part of the financial system, the state-owned bank Vnesheconombank (VEB) has announced the setting up of a blockchain research center headquartered at the National University of Science and Technology in Moscow. Register now to the London Summit 2017, Europe’s largest gathering of top-tier

Bitcoin Investor, Marc Andreessen, Charging $20 for Tweeting Him so He May Reply

Probably you are burning to call him a scam of a man, but what you read from the title is only half the story. The proceeds will go to Black Girls Code, a charity that helps black girls excel in STEM fields. Marc Andreessen had starved himself of Twitter for nearly six months, and now

Bitcoinners Raise $50K to Support Hurricane Harvey Victims

Hurricane Harvey has crashed into Texas and the gulf coast and in its wake hundreds of thousands are now displaced. Its during times of peril that victims get to know who’s on their side. And guess those victims of the Hurricane Harvey are in most need of support now. Well, the support has been coming

Be Careful When Investing in Bitcoin, Says Bitcoin Foundation Director

Bitcoin Foundation describes itself as a nonprofit organization committed toward making bitcoin an accepted medium of transfer and storage of value globally. The director of Bitcoin Foundation, Llew Claasen, recently gave a talk in Tanzania, East Africa, and urged the audience to not be too excited about recent gains in bitcoin-price to the extent of

Trump Plans to Ban Bitcoin in USA and Unveil his Own Digital Currency

America is the most powerful nation on earth, and what America wants, America gets. Bitcoin may not be termed illegal in America yet, but judging by the way police are hostile on bitcoinners in public space, it’s safe to assume that the authorities are against it. Police have got into the habit of arresting bitcoinners

Israeli Financial Watchdog to Evaluate Legitimacy of ICOs

Prof. Shmuel Hauser, head of the Israeli Securities Authority (ISA), announced today the establishment of a committee that will review the need to regulate initial coin offerings (ICO). The committee’s mandate is to examine whether ICOs and cryptocurrency trading are subject to Israeli securities laws. Learn how to buy Bitcoin and Ethereum safely with our

Putin’s Advisor Leads Russia Against China in Bitcoin-Mining Supremacy

Dmitry Marinichev, the advisor to President Vladimir Putin, is positioning Russia to take on the mantle of cryptocurrency-mining from China. Dmitry is the owner of Russian Miner Coin, one of the largest bitcoin mining farms in the world. Speaking to press , Dmitry said that he plans to assist Russian miners take the lead from China, who for

This is the Black Man Who Located Ross Ulbricht that Lead to His Arrest

Ross Ulbrivht was the dark figure behind the deep net market, Silk Road. Whether you think his business was good or bad is irrelevant. To the state, Ulbricht was a criminal, and that’s why he’s doing time. For the longest time, authorities had conducted a search for him, trying to seek him out, but all

Former Boss of Barclays Bank Says Banks are Slow in Adopting Blockchain Technology!

Blockchain technology is the driving force behind cryptocurrencies; but did you know that it could be utilized in other areas beyond digital currencies? Blockchain technology could be used, for instance, as a substitute for bank databases, as a payment gateway, in distribution of digital and new media products etc etc. Blockchain may revolutionize the world

Telegram Founder Says that Bitcoin Will Save the World From America

A Russian news outlet reported that Pavel was positive that it is through cryptocurrencies like bitcoins that the finance-world will be made right, and more specifically, America’s imposition of the almighty dollar as reserve currency over other nations will come to an end. The 32 year old Russian, who founded both Telegram and VKontakte, is

Bitcoin Evangelist, Dara Khosrowshahi, Appointed CEO of Uber

Travis Kalanick resigned as CEO of Uber when shareholders demanded it. Rumor has it that the waiting CEO of Uber is going to be Dara Khosrowshahi, a bitcoin evangelist, and former CEO of Expedia. If he accepts the offer, Dara will be expected to introduce bitcoin into the Taxi-Business, as he did with Expedia. Expedia

Putin’s Russia Opens World’s Largest Blockchain Research Center

Russia for the longest time was seen as opposed to cryptocurrencies in general. But that impression appears to be slowly going away. No idea what has led to their new we-are-for-bitcoins attitude, but could be Japan’s lead to de-criminalize and mainstream bitcoin. The state owned bank, Vnesheconombank, has launched a blockchain research center, in a

Swedish Programmer is the Latest “Bitcoinnaire”

Alexander Bottema is a Sweden-born programmer who hopped on the bitcoin train early enough, or rather heavy enough, and now he’s worth a fortune! Speaking to journalists, Alexander revealed that he first heard about bitcoin in 2010, and at the time, not nice things were being said about the digital gold. In 2010 Bitcoin price

Ronnie Moas Predicts Bitcoin Price at $100000 in 10 Years!

There are a lot of factors that have contributed to the ever increasing price of bitcoin. One of them is the weakening of traditional money system and the colossal debts that all national governments seem to be stuck in. It is safe to conclude that in a few years, there’ll be a financial meltdown, and

Bank of Mexico Governor, Agustin Carstens, an Obese Man, Has no respect for Bitcoin

It’s no secret that digital currencies are disturbing the status quo. Here’s a currency without any form of backing that is appreciating in value at rocket-speed. In the beginning, nearly all governments were openly hostile to cryptocurrencies, and most still are, but Japan led the way toward legalizing bitcoin, and slowly other governments have softened