BITCOIN

U.S. regulator stands by decision to block Winklevoss bitcoin ETF

U.S. regulator stands by decision to block Winklevoss bitcoin ETF

Published 27/07/2018

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday stood by a decision blocking an exchange-traded fund that would have tracked bitcoin, [more…]

Chairman Mao stunt backfires at blockchain conference in China

Chairman Mao stunt backfires at blockchain conference in China

Published 28/05/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - A publicity stunt featuring a Mao Zedong lookalike at a conference on blockchain in China on Monday sparked an uproar on social [more…]

Two Chinese bitcoin mining equipment makers plan $1 billion Hong…

Two Chinese bitcoin mining equipment makers plan $1 billion Hong…

Published 15/05/2018

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Two Chinese bitcoin mining equipment makers plan to raise up to $1 billion each from Hong Kong listings this year, riding [more…]

Slovenia claims world’s first blockchain monument

Slovenia claims world’s first blockchain monument

Published 13/03/2018

KRANJ, Slovenia (Reuters) - The first monument to the blockchain technology that underpins crypto-currencies took center stage on Tuesday on a roundabout in Slovenia, authorities [more…]

Thomson Reuters launches bitcoin sentiment gauge for crypto traders

Thomson Reuters launches bitcoin sentiment gauge for crypto traders

Published 12/03/2018

The Thomson Reuters logo is seen on the company building in Times Square, New York, U.S., January 30, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew KellyLONDON (Reuters) - Thomson Reuters [more…]

U.S., UK government websites infected with crypto-mining malware: repo

U.S., UK government websites infected with crypto-mining malware: repo

Published 11/02/2018

Representation of the Bitcoin virtual currency standing on the PC motherboard is seen in this illustration picture, February 3, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration(Reuters) - Thousands of [more…]

Bitcoin slides further, headed for worst week since 2013

Bitcoin slides further, headed for worst week since 2013

Published 02/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A collection of Bitcoin (virtual currency) tokens are displayed in this picture illustration taken December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/Illustration/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin [more…]

South Korea says planned ban on cryptocurrency market not yet finalize

South Korea says planned ban on cryptocurrency market not yet finalize

Published 15/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: A Bitcoin logo is seen on a cryptocurrency ATM in Santa Monica, California, U.S., January 4, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File PhotoSEOUL (Reuters) - South [more…]

Uproar over crackdown on cryptocurrencies divides South Korea

Uproar over crackdown on cryptocurrencies divides South Korea

Published 12/01/2018

A man walks past an electric board showing exchange rates of various cryptocurrencies at Bithumb cryptocurrencies exchange in Seoul, South Korea, January 11, 2018. REUTERS/Kim [more…]

Chinese bitcoin miners eye sites in energy-rich Canada

Chinese bitcoin miners eye sites in energy-rich Canada

Published 12/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Bitcoin mining computers are pictured in Bitmain's mining farm near Keflavik, Iceland, June 4, 2016. REUTERS/Jemima Kelly/File PhotoMONTREAL/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s Bitmain Technologies [more…]