Bitcoin

Craig Wright Wins US Case Over Bitcoin Inventor Claim

Computer scientist who claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto, wins US court case against former partner, and avoids having to split…

13 hours ago

Jack Dorsey’s Square Changes Name To Block

When a Square becomes a Block. Payments giant Square will change its corporate name to Block next week, amid blockchain…

6 days ago

India Moves To Ban Private Cryptocurrencies

India is to launch its own official digital currency, but will also ban private cryptocurrencies under new government proposals

2 weeks ago

El Salvador To Build ‘Bitcoin City’, Powered By Geothermal

Powered by the Conchagua volcano, a city financed by government Bitcoin bonds has been pledged by El Salvador's president

2 weeks ago

Tim Cook Says No Plans To Accept Crypto Payments

Cryptocurrency owner Tim Cook says there are no immediate plans to accept cryptocurrencies as payment, and discusses Apple Car, China…

4 weeks ago

New York Mayor ‘Wants First Three Paychecks In Bitcoin’

New York City's incoming mayor, Eric Adams to convert first three paychecks into Bitcoin as he competes with Miami to…

4 weeks ago

Dorsey: Square May Develop Bitcoin Mining Hardware

Square chief executive Jack Dorsey says fintech company looking into custom-built Bitcoin mining hardware that could increase accessibility, efficiency

2 months ago

US, Kazakhstan Take Bitcoin Mining Lead From China

China's share of Bitcoin mining drops to zero amidst crackdown, as US, Kazakhstan and Russia see dramatic rises in mining…

2 months ago

US-Led International Group Takes Aim At Ransomware Gangs

US to meet with 30 countries this month to form Counter-Ransomware Initiative as attacks threaten to destabilise US food and…

2 months ago

Elon Musk Tells US Government To Back Off Crypto Regulation

Tesla boss Elon Musk pushes back against crackdowns, and says US government should avoid regulating the cryptocurrency market

2 months ago

China Bans All Cryptocurrency Transactions

China's central bank calls all cryptocurrency transactions 'illegal' in strongest statement to date, causing sharp price drops for Bitcoin and…

2 months ago

US Sanctions ‘Aim To Cut Off Hackers’ Access’ To Cryptocurrency

US Treasury Department reportedly planning sanctions against cryptocurrency platforms that facilitate ransomware payments in latest anti-hacking move

3 months ago

US Mulls Sanctions Use In War Against Hacker Cryptocurrency Payments

White House is reportedly preparing to take a number of actions, including the use of sanctions, against ransomware crypto payments

3 months ago

Problems Blight First Day, As El Salvador Adopts Bitcoin

Tech glitches, protests and a plummet in value of Bitcoin greets El Salvador's first day of using digital currency as…

3 months ago

El Salvador Today Adopts Bitcoin As Legal Tender

Despite warnings from world institutions and central banks, and the disapproval of its own citizens, El Salvador adopts Bitcoin as…

3 months ago

Majority Of El Salvadorans Reject Bitcoin Law – Poll

Not a good sign. 70 percent of the population of El Salvador oppose Bitcoin law, as 7 September implementation draws…

3 months ago

Honduras Sets Up First Bitcoin ATM

Honduras sets up country's first cryptocurrency ATM giving locals automated way to purchase Bitcoin or Ether, after El Salvador makes…

3 months ago

Criminals Use ‘Antinalysis’ To Evade Bitcoin Tracking

Cyber-criminals increasingly using blockchain analytics tools to evaluate how well Bitcoin-laundering techniques are working, study finds

4 months ago

SEC Head Calls For Power To Regulate Cryptocurrencies

Chairman of the US financial regulator calls on Congress for authorisation to police cryptocurrency trading, lending and platforms

4 months ago

Briton Arrested Over Twitter Hack Of Public Figures

Another arrest over the hack of high profile Twitter accounts of Joe Biden, Barak Obama, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and…

5 months ago

Cambridge Data Finds Bitcoin Miners Shifting Away From China

Bitcoin mining operations began shifting out of China even before country began crackdown earlier this year, while Kazakhstan and US…

5 months ago

Mexico Bans Cryptocurrency Trades Or Services

Mexico's central bank and the country's finance ministry says financial institutions are not allowed to utilise cryptocurrencies

5 months ago

Ratings Agency Warns Over El Salvador Bitcoin Move

Fitch warns El Salvador's move to make Bitcoin legal tender could open floodgates to money laundering, increase banks' exposure to…

5 months ago

Brothers Deny Involvement In $3.6bn South African Bitcoin ‘Heist’

Two brothers who operated cryptocurrency investment firm Africrypt deny involvement in 'hack' that made off with billions of pounds' worth…

5 months ago

Bitcoin Plummets To Below $30,000 Amid China Crackdown

Bitcoin digital currency falls below $30,000 in value on Tuesday for the first time since January, as China clampdown bites…

6 months ago

China Extends Crackdown Against Cryptocurrencies

Hardening attitudes. China's central bank has urged banks and payment firms to crack down harder on cryptocurrency trading

6 months ago

BBVA Offers Bitcoin Trading Services In Switzerland

Spain's BBVA launches Bitcoin trading and custody services in Switzerland, with the aim of extending them to other countries

6 months ago

World Bank Rejects El Salvador Bitcoin Request

Crypto setback? World Bank refuses a formal request from El Salvador to assist with implementation of Bitcoin as legal tender

6 months ago

China Regions Order Bitcoin Mining Shutdown

Two of China's biggest cryptocurrency mining regions order mining operations to cease operations, even as China aims for blockchain leadership

6 months ago

El Salvador Adopts Bitcoin As Legal Tender

World first move by President Nayib Bukele, after Bitcoin is passed as a legal tender in the South American country…

6 months ago