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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.


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.

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.


Gamblers turn to blockchain for fairness

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

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.

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.

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.

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.


Regulators want to tame virtual currencies

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

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.

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.

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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