Bitcoin gold exchange has been selected as one of eight startups for the 2017 program.
It appears that the Venezuelan authorities have had enough of Bitcoin. Over the past two weeks, police in the Latin American country arrested eight Bitcoin miners in three different cities. While some of them were accused of cybercrime and stealing energy, others were merely selling ASIC hardware. In addition to that, the country’s main exchange — — had to halt operations, as the company’s bank closed their account.
News about immigrants, refugees and guest workers has received a massive amount of media attention of late. Amid this political clamor, questions are being increasingly raised about the future of cross-border remittances and monetary exchange. With this, a new book entitled aims to usher in the next new normal of cross-border financial transactions.
On January 1, 2017, the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) covering digital payments in the country. According to the new “Regulatory Framework For Stored Values and Electronic Payment Systems,” which is applicable to all electronic payment services providers, “all Virtual Currencies (and any transactions thereof) are prohibited.”
After the embarrassing failure of the DAO in 2016, the Ethereum Foundation moved quickly to address the problem by implementing a hard fork. On July 20, 2016, the new code went into effect, reversing transactions that allowed a hacker to bleed $50 million out of the $150 million venture fund in the wee hours of June 17.
Charities supporting children’s causes, victims of humanitarian disasters, the environment, scientific research or the arts raise millions of dollars in donations each year. Yet, while generous contributions continue to be made around the world, public trust and confidence in charities has been reported at its lowest recorded level.
On January 17 and 18, 2017, in downtown Miami, a worldwide audience of innovators, enthusiasts, developers and thought leaders will gather…
“Mastering Bitcoin” author Andreas Antonopoulos was recently a guest on Trace Mayer’s Bitcoin Knowledge Podcast, where the two longtime…