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 2017-09-19 10:14 

Business Standard

Swiss shut down fake E-Coin provider in fresh cruptocurrency crackdown... +

Financial regulator FINMA conducting 11 investigations related to virtual currency fraud...

 2017-09-19 03:20 

The Strait Times

China preparing to crack down on all trading of bitcoin, says WSJ... +

SINGAPORE - Bitcoin went on a wild ride overnight amid a report by the Wall Street Journal that Chinese regulators are preparing the biggest clampdown on the virtual currency to date.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-18 13:31 

Ecns.cn

As virtual currency trading curbs take effect in China, investors look for alternative channels ... +

China's virtual currency market has been experiencing an earthquake in recent days, with several trading platforms announcing closure and the government banning ICOs. The new government regulations have caused some investors to dump their virtual coins in...

 2017-09-18 11:39 

Wall Street Journal

China Widens Bitcoin Crackdown Beyond Commercial Trading... +

Chinese authorities are moving toward a broad clampdown on bitcoin trading, testing the resilience of the virtual currency as well as the idea its decentralized nature protects it from government interference....

 2017-09-18 10:03 

People's Daily

Speculation on virtual currency is a pitfall: experts... +

Experts say that speculation on Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and other virtual currencies is a pitfall due to great legal and economic risks...

 2017-09-18 06:39 

The Huffington Post

China Needed Virtual Currency Ban, but Blockchain Still Has Huge Potential, Finance Academic Says... +

Chen Yikan (Yicai Global) Sept. 18 -- Chinas recent regulatory ban on initial coin offerings and public trading of virtual currencies is totally ......

 2017-09-17 12:00 

Knoxville News Sentinel

Lawmakers, lobbyists and Bitcoins - scary combo to contemplate... +

There are advantages to Bitcoins. International deals are easy, and all sales are final and private. That makes the virtual currency ideal for illicit activity, though. ...

 2017-09-16 21:00 

The Strait Times

What is cryptocurrency?... +

A cryptocurrency is a type of virtual currency that exists in electronic databases. Perhaps the most famous cryptocurrency is bitcoin, which was created in 2009.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-16 17:09 

Nikkei Asian Review

J Coin: Japanese banks' virtual currency without the volatility... +

TOKYO -- Dozens of Japanese banks are uniting behind a new digital currency they call J Coin, looking to fend off global e-payment players and amass a...

 2017-09-16 15:40 

Ecns.cn

Virtual cash may take flight on uncertainty ... +

The possible halt to cryptocurrency trading in China and the attendant uncertainty may prompt local operators of virtual currency systems to go abroad, a senior researcher said....

 2017-09-15 21:01 

NY Times

Is There a Cryptocurrency Bubble? Just Ask Doge.... +

Dogecoin was meant to poke fun at the hype around virtual currency. But now, its creator says, Dogecoin illustrates the risks....

 2017-09-14 18:54 

Nikkei Asian Review

China moves to shutter virtual currency exchanges... +

SHANGHAI -- China is expected to shut down its virtual currency exchanges by the end of September in an effort to foster financial stability by curbin...

 2017-09-14 18:53 

NHK

China's major Bitcoin exchange to stop all trading... +

A major Chinese exchange for the Bitcoin virtual currency says it will stop all trades starting September 30th....

 2017-09-14 13:24 

Fortune

John McAfee to JPMorgan CEO: Bitcoin Is Certainly Not a Fraud... +

Computer programmer John McAfee told Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan to value Bitcoin and the work that goes into making the virtual currency...

 2017-09-13 17:02 

Forbes

Travel Loyalty Programs Are Prime Targets For Blockchain, And That May Be Good News For Travelers... +

Most people think of the virtual currency bitcoin when blockchain is mentioned, but the transformative technology may soon make travel loyalty programs more user-friendly. While customers would likely be winners, airlines and other travel service provider...

 2017-09-13 16:05 

US News & World Report

China's Internet Finance Body Urges Members Not to Deal in Cryptocurrencies... +

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China's internet finance association on Wednesday urged its members not to take part in any centralized virtual currency......

 2017-09-13 16:05 

Reuters

China's internet finance body urges members not to deal in cryptocurrencies... +

China's internet finance association on Wednesday urged its members not to take part in any centralized virtual currency trading or provide services involving cryptocurrency trading due to the financial and social risks....

 2017-09-13 10:13 

The Huffington Post

China Should Push Global Regulatory Coordination on Virtual Currencies... +

Yang Yanqing (Yicai Global) Sept. 13 -- China last week unveiled hefty measures aimed at supervising virtual currency issuance and trading, making ......

 2017-09-13 02:00 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan to begin supervision of cryptocurrency exchanges... +

TOKYO -- Japan is to introduce oversight on virtual currency exchanges next month, but authorities are still hashing out how to do so, mindful of the ...

 2017-09-12 19:00 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

N Korea hackers suspected of stealing bitcoins ... +

SEOUL:- North Korea is suspected of intensifying cyber-attacks to steal virtual currency in order to obtain funds and avert tightening sanctions, according to...

 2017-09-12 16:02 

Malay Mail Online

N. Korea hackers suspected of stealing bitcoins... +

BEIJING, Sept 12 North Korea is suspected of intensifying cyber-attacks to steal virtual currency in order to obtain funds and avert tightening sanctions, according to security experts.North Korean hackers have mounted attacks on at least...

 2017-09-12 09:09 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

North Korea hackers 'suspected of stealing bitcoins'... +

North Korea is suspected of intensifying cyber-attacks to steal virtual currency in order to obtain funds and avert tightening sanctions, according to security experts....

 2017-09-12 08:42 

NDTV

North Korea Hackers 'Suspected Of Stealing Bitcoins'... +

North Korea is suspected of intensifying cyber-attacks to steal virtual currency in order to obtain funds and avert tightening sanctions, according to security experts....

 2017-09-12 08:00 

France 24

N. Korea hackers 'suspected of stealing bitcoins'... +

North Korea is suspected of intensifying cyber-attacks to steal virtual currency in order to obtain funds and avert tightening sanctions, according to security experts.North Korean hackers have mounted attacks on at least three South Korean cryptocurrency...

 2017-09-11 21:00 

The Strait Times

Blockchain firms in $1.3b virtual currency battle... +

LOS ANGELES Two of the world's largest blockchain developers are battling over more than US$1 billion (S$1.3 billion) in virtual currency options, in a dispute that may help establish the leading player in providing new payment technologies to financ...

 2017-09-11 20:15 

Fox Business

News Highlights: Top Financial Services News of the Day... +

Chinese authorities are ordering domestic bitcoin exchanges to shut down, delivering a heavy blow to once-thriving trading hubs that helped popularize the virtual currency pushing it to recent record highs....

 2017-09-11 17:15 

Fox Business

News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day... +

Chinese authorities are ordering domestic bitcoin exchanges to shut down, delivering a heavy blow to once-thriving trading hubs that helped popularize the virtual currency pushing it to recent record highs....

 2017-09-11 14:46 

Globe and Mail

Chinas bitcoin exchanges await clarification after reports of planned ban... +

Sources says China plans to ban exchanges that allow virtual currency trading...

 2017-09-08 14:01 

The Huffington Post

Brave New World: Blockchain Opportunities in Atypical Markets... +

As virtual currency skyrockets in value and credibility, more and more people are beginning to take a serious look at blockchain technology to disrupt va......

 2017-09-08 12:53 

Forbes

Bitcoin, Virtual Currency Deals Under $600 Could Become Tax Exempt... +

As IRS intensifies hunt for digital currency gains, record-keeping for taxpayers is proving burdensome. A proposed tax bill would exempt transactions under $600....

 2017-09-08 04:01 

NY Daily News

ECB's Draghi rejects Estonia's virtual currency idea... +
 2017-09-07 16:32 

US News & World Report

ECB's Draghi Rejects Estonia's Virtual Currency Idea... +

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank's president criticized on Thursday a proposal by the Estonian government to launch a state-managed......

 2017-09-07 16:32 

Reuters Canada

ECB's Draghi rejects Estonia's virtual currency idea... +

The European Central Bank's president criticized on Thursday a proposal by the Estonian government to launch a state-managed digital currency, reaffirming instead that the euro was the only valid money in the euro area....

 2017-09-07 16:32 

Reuters

ECB's Draghi rejects Estonia's virtual currency idea... +

The European Central Bank's president criticized on Thursday a proposal by the Estonian government to launch a state-managed digital currency, reaffirming instead that the euro was the only valid money in the euro area....

 2017-09-07 16:01 

Reuters

ECB's Draghi rejects Estonia's virtual currency idea... +

The European Central Bank'spresident criticised on Thursday a proposal by the Estoniangovernment to launch a state-managed digital currency,reaffirming instead that the euro was the only valid money inthe euro area....

 2017-09-07 12:40 

The Mainichi

Japan sees record number of cybercrime reports in 1st half of 2017... +

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japanese authorities logged a record number of reported cybercrimes in the first half of 2017, the National Police Agency said Thursday, while warning of a new scam in which virtual currency accounts are hacked for illicit money transfers...

 2017-09-07 12:23 

The Mainichi

33 cases, 76.5 million yen in virtual currency damages from Jan. to July 2017: NPA... +

There were 33 cases of virtual currency accounts being fraudulently accessed and then transferred to other accounts for a total loss of some 76.5 million yen from January to July this year, an investigation by the National Police Agency (NPA) has revealed...

 2017-09-07 02:19 

The Huffington Post

Brave New World: Blockchain Opportunities in Atypical Markets... +

As virtual currency skyrockets in value and credibility, more and more people are beginning to take a serious look at blockchain technology to disrupt va......

 2017-09-06 20:31 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan cryptocurrency exchange plans Europe, Asia sales hubs... +

TOKYO -- Japanese virtual-currency exchange operator Tech Bureau will set up shop in Europe and Asia using fresh investment capital, aiming to sell pr...

 2017-09-06 13:39 

Ecns.cn

Investors wary after ICO ban ... +

Uncertainty affecting virtual currency trading...

 2017-09-06 13:26 

Ecns.cn

Virtual currency offerings banned ... +

Initial coin offerings, raising funds through the launch of token-based virtual currencies, have been banned in China, according to an announcement made by several authorities on Monday....

 2017-09-05 20:02 

VICE

This London property developer is accepting rent in bitcoin... +

A London property developer will accept deposit payments and rent in bitcoin, marking the first time the virtual currency has been used in the U.K. residential market just as its value tumbles from an all-time high. The Collective, a co-living facility in...

 2017-09-05 12:09 

KyivPost.com

Social network Nimses launches online trading platform for its virtual currency... +

Ukrainian tech startup Nimses founded with an ambitious plan of monetizing the time people spend online is rolling out an online trading platform so its users can spend the virtual money they generate on a range of goods. Nimses is a smartphone social m...

 2017-09-05 08:30 

The Telegraph

Bitcoin price drops 20pc in three days... +

The price of Bitcoin has plummeted in the last three days after the virtual currency hit record levels....

 2017-09-05 01:30 

Irish Independent

Bitcoin slumps as China clamps down on digital tokens... +

So-called virtual currency bitcoin tumbled the most since July after China's central bank said initial coin offerings are illegal and asked all related fundraising activity to be halted...

 2017-09-04 16:04 

Business Standard

Virtual currencies like Bitcoin prone to misuse, cautions RBI... +

RBI has not given any licence, authorisation to any entity to operate with virtual currency...

 2017-09-04 14:14 

RT.com

BRICS countries considering own cryptocurrency as settlement mechanism... +

The BRICS Finance Committee is discussing a joint virtual currency for the five nation bloc of developing economies, according to the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) chief Kirill Dmitriev. ...

 2017-09-04 12:52 

Ecns.cn

Platforms suspend ICO trading amid risk concerns ... +

Uncertainty has increased in China's virtual currency trading in recent days, with some platforms suspending or raising the threshold for trading certain types of virtual coins....

 2017-09-01 20:22 

Ecns.cn

Virtual currency offerings illegal, should be banned: insider ... +

(ECNS) -- Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are basically equal to illegal financing and should be banned as soon as possible, according to a regulatory official quoted by Financial News, a Chinese-language newspaper run by China's central bank....

 2017-08-29 14:59 

International Business Times UK

US fast food giant launches its own cryptocurrency in Russia... +

Burger King's virtual currency is part of a new blockchain loyalty program in the country....

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