digital currency

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

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

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…

7 months 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…

8 months 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

9 months 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…

10 months 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

3 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…

5 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…

5 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

6 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

6 years ago

Microsoft Jumps Aboard Bitcoin Bandwagon

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

7 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

7 years ago

Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Arrest In US

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

8 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

10 years ago