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Jul 6, 2018

Bitcoin to weather 'dead coins'

Besides 800 crypto-currencies being declared dead, experts believe the world's most popular digital currency has a future.

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ICO regulation calls mount after record crypto-currency heists

Authorities scramble to find ways to regulate initial coin offerings, as $761 million has already been laundered since January.

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Jun 29, 2018

It's boom time for digital currency sales

Digital currency sales jumped to $13.7 billion in the first five months of the year, nearly double the amount raised for the whole of 2017.

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Gamblers turn to blockchain for fairness

Decentralised gambling creates gambling services with near-zero fees that have no ability to cheat.

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Mar 19, 2018

Twitter jumps onto Bitcoin 'ban-wagon'

The micro-blogging site will reportedly also implement a ban on crypto-currency-related advertising within the next few weeks.

2:40
Mar 15, 2018

Bitcoin hit by Google ad policy

Google's ban on crypto-currency ads sends Bitcoin down more than 10% to its lowest in a month.

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Mar 14, 2018

Google's new ads policy bans Bitcoin promotions

The search engine giant updates its policy to exclude adverts that promote unregulated or speculative financial products like crypto-currency.

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Mar 6, 2018

$4.6bn raised through global ICOs

Initial coin offerings took off last year, raising a total of $4.6bn globally, says a PwC report.

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Feb 20, 2018

Regulators want to tame virtual currencies

US lawmakers want new rules that could impose stricter federal oversight on the crypto-currency emerging asset class.

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Feb 8, 2018

US blockchain project raises $61m

A non-profit organisation that wants to develop a more decentralised Internet using blockchain has raised $61 million in funding.

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Jan 16, 2018

Any rule on Bitcoin must be global

Effective regulation of virtual currencies would only be achievable through the greatest possible international cooperation, says Germany's central bank.

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Nov 14, 2017

Crypto coins 'could prove worthless'

The European Securities and Markets Watchdog says unregulated initial coin offerings are risky and highly speculative investments.

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