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2017-02-18 02:37
Cryptocurrency Exchange BTCChina Prolongs Withdrawal Restrictions Until Mid March
More repercussions stemming from PBOC’s strict warnings to cryptocurrency exchanges in China are alreadyevident as BTCChina has extended its bitcoin withdrawal delay to March 15.…
2017-02-17 11:12
KPMG and Microsoft Address Blockchain Technology Development
KPMG International and Microsoft Corp. are joining forces to set up “Blockchain Nodes” that will foster the development of a start-up ecosystem for blockchain technology. The joint project also aims at solving clients’ issues as far as the application of the innovative technology is concerned.…
2017-02-16 03:45
Bank of Uganda Cautions Against Investment in Cryptocurrency
The national Bank of Uganda has circulated a statement warning citizens against investing in digital currency. The reaction of the financial institution has come about following an aggressive media campaign by One Coin to attract customers. The videos published by the bitcoin platform show various images of people boasting huge amounts of money in international currencies…
2017-02-15 05:08
Chinese Cryptocurrency Exchange BitKan Imposes Restrictions Based on PBOC Guidelines
Chinese bitcoin exchanges are required to adopt more rigorous AML standards following recent directives from the PBOC. As a result, BitKan, a Shenzhen digital currency marketplace, has temporarily suspended new registrations until they align their AML rules with the new regulation.…
2017-02-14 03:59
Seoul to Host Cryptocurrency Conference This Month
A conference named “Cryptocurrency 2017: From Reward Points to Cryptocurrency” is to be held on Feb 20 at the Korea Technology Center (Teheran-ro) in Seoul. It is jointly organized by EconoTimes and THEblockchain.…
2017-02-13 05:04
Cryptocurrency Exchange BitNZ Closes Down Due to Withdrawn Banking Service
BitNZ, a former leading Bitcoin exchange in New Zealand, has announced its upcoming closure. The shutdown comes following denial on the part of banks to continue servicing the platform. …
2017-02-12 05:51
World s First Bitcoin Bank Opens in Austria
A physical Bitcoin bank has opened in Vienna, Austria. Berliner blockchain start-up Bit Trust Services is behind the Bitcoin-Bank, according to a report in Austrian English-language news website “The Local”.…
2017-02-11 04:21
Byteball to Deliver Second Round of Digital Currency Distribution
Cryptocurrency platform Byteball has announced its second round of token (byte) release which will take place on Feb 17 at 0:33 (UTC).…
2017-02-10 04:42
Accenture Improves Blockchain Security
Accenture Plc has come up with a blockchain security enhancement system that is expected to make cryptocurrency adoption quicker.…
2017-02-09 02:38
China s Central Bank to Summon Bitcoin Exchanges
Confidential sources have reported that a private meeting is to be held Wednesday between China’s central bank and several domestic cryptocurrency exchanges. It is expected that the move will result in stricter control over digital currency trading.…
2017-02-08 04:14
Cryptocurrency Exchange Bitsane Introduces AdvCash DASH and ICN
Bitcoin exchange platform Bitsane, which operates from Ireland, has expanded the variety of cryptocurrency it supports by adding the AdvCash e-wallet service along with the DASH and Iconomi (ICN) blockchain assets…
2017-02-07 02:37
SurBitcoin Freezes Services Following Crackdown on Bitcoin Mining in Venezuela
Major Venezuelan cryptocurrency exchange SurBitcoin has announced temporary suspension of its activity after its bank account was closed by the state’s largest bank. The reason for the intervention has not been disclosed but it is rumoured that the authorities’ recent tight stance towards bitcoin mining businesses might be to blame.…
2017-02-06 02:38
Another Record Increase in Bitcoin Mining Difficulty
Bitcoin mining difficulty has hit a record-high with an increase of 7.43% registered on Feb 5. This comes following an unprecedented rise in the hashrate.…
2017-02-05 03:58
Caution Advised by Indian Central Bank As Regards Use of Cryptocurrency
A cautionary statement by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) published Feb 1 alerts anyone dealing with cryptocurrency to the potential “financial, operational, legal, customer protection and security related” risks stemming from such transactions.…
2017-02-04 03:45
Swissmine Cryptocurrency Platform Preparing for Launch
Swiss Mine Club are currently rolling out their brand new cryptocurrency platform operating with Ducatus coins. Swissmine is planned to launch in March 2017.…
2017-02-03 05:24
Creditbit Cryptocurrency Platform Boasts New Look
The Creditbit cryptocurrency platform has come up with a new logo as part of its rebranding campaign. Based on an MIT/X11 license, the open source solution offers a viable alternative to lead cryptocurrency Bitcoin.…
2017-02-02 03:58
Bitcoin Price Marks Increase in Complex Environment
Following a period of steady performance, Bitcoin continues to be doing very well with its price currently set at $970 on Bitstamp. Earlier this week, Chinese platform OKCoin hit a record high by trading the cryptocurrency at $1000.…
2017-02-01 04:04
Ad Free Bitcoin Faucet Introduced by CryptoBatesGroup
Tired of Bitcoin faucets packed with advertisements that literally make you forsake the free coins and leave the site for good? The great news is that CryptoGiveAways.org has come up with a user-friendly and ad-freealternative faucet that has no pop-ups yet offers precious coins…
2017-01-31 05:17
Hardware Wallet TREZOR Announces Dash and Zcash Support
The first hardware Bitcoin wallet, TREZOR, has expanded its cryptocurrency portfolio to integrate Dash and Zcash. The decision comes as a result of market demand…
2017-01-30 03:32
Bitcoin Unlimited Node Count Boasts Unprecedented High
Bitcoin Unlimited has made its name as the runner-up Bitcoin solution to competitor Bitcoin Core after the number of its nodes reached 455…

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