digital currency

Bitcoin Pushes Past $60,000, In First Time Since November 2021

Going up. Bitcoin surges past $60,000 on Wednesday, reportedly driven by huge inflows into the US-based spot ETFs

3 months ago

UK Mulls Cryptocurrency Version Of Sterling

Government minister confirms UK is progressing a digital pound, following similar digital currency moves in India, Taiwan and elsewhere

1 year ago

Top City Law Firm Loses Funds In FTX Crash

'Silver Circle' law firm Herbert Smith Freehills loses $120,000 in FTX failure as disgraced Bankman-Fried charged with fraud

1 year ago

SWIFT Publishes Blueprint For Central Bank Digital Currency

Digital currency solution for the world? Potential blueprint for digital currencies offered by central banks published by SWIFT

2 years ago

Taiwan Developing Own Digital Currency – Report

Central bank of Taiwan confirms it is still working on its digital currency, but has not revealed any timeframes as…

2 years ago

India To Launch Digital Currency In 2022

India's central bank will launch a digital rupee in two months time, as India becomes the latest country to embrace…

2 years ago

China Central Bank Pilots Wallet App For Digital Yuan

Pilot version of a wallet app launched by China's central bank to expand usage of its own digital currency, the…

2 years ago

Facebook Cryptocurrency Executive David Marcus To Leave

Executive in charge of Meta's cryptocurrency efforts, confirms he is leaving after seven years at the social networking giant

2 years 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 years 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 years 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 years 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

3 years ago

UK Taskforce To Consider British Digital Currency

Fancy using Britcoin? Bank of England and HM Treasury taskforce is to explore the option of a central bank digital…

3 years ago

Bitcoin Value Reaches $63,000 Record High

The value of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency continues to fluctuate, but has now surpassed $63,000 in value - in a new…

3 years ago

Bitcoin Breaches $50,000 Barrier For First Time

Bitcoin, the world's biggest digital currency, continues to grow in value, after rising to a new record high over $50,000

3 years ago

Bitcoin Surges As Tesla Buys $1.5bn Of Digital Currency

Elon Musk is well known for his backing of bitcoin and other digital currencies, as Tesla confirms it will soon…

3 years ago

Facebook Rethinks Libra Digital Currency Plans – Report

Resistance from regulators around the world prompts Facebook to 'rethink' its plan for its Libra digital currency, it is reported

4 years ago

EU Regulator Asks Questions About Facebook’s Libra Currency – Report

Facebook's Libra questions from EU regulator concern use of customer data and anti-competitive issues

5 years ago

China Sovereign Digital Currency ‘Essentially Ready’

China is looking to issue a sovereign crypto-coin that could be used as an alternative to cash

5 years ago

Facebook Promises Congress It Will Address Libra Cryptocurrency Concerns

Company's comments follow criticism of Libra by US Treasury Secretary and Chairman of Federal Reserve amidst broader scepticism and hostility

5 years ago

Facebook To Face Senate Scrutiny Over Libra Digital Currency

Authorities react to Facebook's digital currency, as US Senate Banking Committee sets up to scrutinise it

5 years ago

Facebook Set To Launch ‘GlobalCoin’ Virtual Currency Next Year

But the social network faces tight regulatory scrutiny over its poor track record on protecting users' personal data

5 years ago

Bitcoin: The Future Currency Businesses Cannot Ignore

Bitcoin and blockchain technology can usher in a new way for businesses to carry out transactions; there will be challenges…

8 years ago

IT Life: Martyn Atkinson, Metro Bank

TechWeekEurope speaks to Metro Bank's digital director about his work challenges and how digital wallets are spicing up the banking…

8 years ago

AWS Partners With Digital Currency Group For Blockchain Cloud Testing

DCG companies will get to use AWS cloud environments for blockchain testing and developing

8 years ago

Skeptics Cast Doubt On Australian Craig Wright’s Claim To Be Bitcoin Creator

There is nothing concrete to suggest Australian computer researcher Craig Wright created Bitcoin, say critics

8 years ago

Microsoft Jumps Aboard Bitcoin Bandwagon

Microsoft becomes the latest firm to accept payments made using the bitcoin virtual currency

9 years ago

Bitcoin Poses Danger To British Economy, Warns Bank Of England

But only if more people start using it, says a Bank of England report

10 years ago

Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Arrest In US

A man accused of defrauding investors has been arrested for operating a Ponzi scheme involving bitcoins

11 years ago

Canada Seeks App Developers For Digital Currency Challenge

The Royal Canadian Mint has invited developers to develop apps for a digital currency dubbed MintChip

12 years ago