Bitcoin: What’s Coming in the Year Ahead

Bitcoin’s meteoric rise is attracting a ton of attention. Is it ready for the mainstream? Coming soon to Bloomberg: a digital hub for cryptocurrency and blockchain news, analysis and insight. Correction: Venezuela does not jail Bitcoin miners. There are thousands of them in the country. They jail criminals. And misuse of scarce electricity can be […]

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Cryptocurrency: Bitcoin mining gains popularity in Russia

The low cost of energy in a Russian city is turning it into a BITCOIN powerhouse. It’s raising questions about how to regulate the use of the virtual currency. Around the globe, millions of people use the online currency every day. Its growing popularity and high market value, have turned the virtual currency into a […]

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Blockstream Satellite announced

Technology has transformed industry after industry, and now it’s revolutionizing money and how people save and transact with each other. In less than a decade, Bitcoin has gained impressive adoption and is now at the center of innovation, leading the charge to define the future of money. To accelerate this future, Blockstream is today pleased […]

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Japan has welcomed Bitcoin with open arms after legalizing the currency

Earlier this month, Japan began accepting bitcoin as legal currency with major retailers backing the new law. Consumer electronics retailing giant Bic Camera began accepting bitcoin last week. Bitcoin trading in Japanese yen is the second-most liquid market globally, according to data compiled by cryptocurrency trading platform Gatecoin. “The Japan virtual currency act has likely […]

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