In-Depth: The State of Cryptocurrency in New York

In-Depth: The State of Cryptocurrency in New York

🕔17:09, 7.Aug 2014

As many may already be aware, July 17, 2014, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued its proposal for the regulation of virtual currencies (Proposed Regulations).¹ At this point, the Proposed Regulations are exactly that – a proposal.

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Could Apple’s Reason For Shunning Bitcoin Wallets Be Made Known Today?

Could Apple’s Reason For Shunning Bitcoin Wallets Be Made Known Today?

🕔12:21, 2.Jun 2014

Apple has made few friends in the bitcoin realm ever since throwing down the ban hammer on popular bitcoin wallet apps like Blockchain.info, Coinbase, and CoinJar. iDevice users even went so far as to destroy their own devices in protest,

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Could Bitcoin Be a Talking Point at Bilderberg 2014?

Could Bitcoin Be a Talking Point at Bilderberg 2014?

🕔13:47, 29.May 2014

Each year, some of the most powerful and influential people in the world come together to discuss a slew of events at the Bilderberg Meetings, which started in 1954 at the Hotel de Bilderberg in the Netherlands. These meets are

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The Mt. Gox Acquisition Deal: The Ins and Outs, And Why It May Make Sense

The Mt. Gox Acquisition Deal: The Ins and Outs, And Why It May Make Sense

🕔18:29, 14.May 2014

Joshua T. Klein is a partner with Fox Rothschild LLP, who focuses his practice on financial services, restructuring and related services. He can be reached at [email protected] The saga of Mt. Gox and the exchange’s descent into insolvency is familiar

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Bitcoin Investment Trust Releases Survey: Results Too Optimistic?

Bitcoin Investment Trust Releases Survey: Results Too Optimistic?

🕔15:57, 7.May 2014

The Bitcoin Investment Trust took a survey of “over 1,000 people from Wall Street to Silicon Valley, [for] their thoughts about bitcoin.” The evidence displays a positive correlation between knowledge of Bitcoin and a positive perception of Bitcoin. Of the polled

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Mining Hardware Supply Grows

Mining Hardware Supply Grows

🕔13:18, 6.May 2014

There was a time when Bitcoin mining hardware would sell out in days, just for preorders, now supply has seems to be outpacing demand. Some companies, despite not even fulfilling past orders, continue to offer more miners. It is sad

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China, Market Manipulation, and Weekly Bans

China, Market Manipulation, and Weekly Bans

🕔08:34, 25.Apr 2014

Have you noticed a trend lately? It seems like every number of days, some “news” comes from China regarding a ban of some sort. If not outright, then the discussion surrounds banks and other financial institutions from being barred from

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VP of St. Louis Fed on Bitcoin: “A Stroke of Genius”

VP of St. Louis Fed on Bitcoin: “A Stroke of Genius” Updated

🕔10:47, 1.Apr 2014

The Vice President of the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank in the United States, David Andolfatto, has come out with a 36-page slideshow/report on the topic of bitcoin. Now, if you have a few minutes, you’ll probably want to take

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Mt. Gox Confirms Possession of 200,000 Bitcoins

Mt. Gox Confirms Possession of 200,000 Bitcoins Updated

🕔08:24, 21.Mar 2014

As a follow-up to a post made on Thursday which suggested that now-defunct exchange Mt. Gox may have recovered a significant amount of bitcoins comes the official confirmation from the company itself. The confirmation came in the form of a PDF document

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Mt. Gox Bitcoin Exchange Hasn’t Collapsed — Yet

Mt. Gox Bitcoin Exchange Hasn’t Collapsed — Yet Updated

🕔00:33, 9.Feb 2014

There are some serious issues going on at the Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange. With millions of dollars seized by United States authorities and inexperience in the realm of finance, the exchange has hit a wall at full speed, announcing on

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