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3:50
Mar 14, 2018

Digital currency sales face more regulatory focus

A global regulatory crackdown on crypto-currencies created by start-ups could slow the pace of virtual currency sales.

2:20
Oct 23, 2017

Bitcoin soars to record high above $6 000

The crypto-currency has gained over 500% this year, more than any other tradable asset class.

2:00
Oct 11, 2017

Russia turns cold on crypto-currencies

Crypto-currencies are risky and used to launder money, evade taxes and finance terrorism, says Russian president Vladimir Putin.

2:20
Aug 22, 2017

Virtual currencies are too risky, says Reserve Bank

Although virtual currencies are gaining popularity, it's still too risky to start issuing them, says the central bank.

1:20
Jun 22, 2017

Twitter lets streaming video stars collect money from fans

Periscope viewers will be able to send performers and broadcasters they like a gratuity using heart shapes that are a virtual currency.

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EU proposes stricter rules on Bitcoin, prepaid cards

The European Commission moves to reduce anonymous payments and curb the financing of terrorism.

5:00
May 3, 2016

Australian claims he created Bitcoin

Australian tech entrepreneur Craig Wright identifies himself as the creator of digital currency Bitcoin, but experts are sceptical.

3:00
Mar 11, 2016

Bidorbuy intros Bitcoin payments

The online marketplace partners with BitX to allow individuals and businesses to trade using the virtual currency.

2:10
Feb 10, 2015

Hong Kong warns over digital currencies

A Bitcoin exchange in Hong Kong may have disappeared with $387?million in client funds.

3:20
Mar 26, 2012

Bitcoin: a mobile money alternative

The virtual currency could take off in Africa, just like payment systems such as M-Pesa.

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