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