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