Bitcoin (BTC) News


Russia law bitcoin

Russia declared impossibility of virtual ban on BTC payments

by

It is legally possible to prohibit the use of crypto as payment for services and goods, but in fact, it will be very difficult to enforce the ban. This was stated by Chairman of the State Duma Committee on the financial market Anatoly Aksakov, reports TASS. According to him, those “who are ready...

Bitcoin drugs

Laundering money in BTC: Russian drug peddlers face prison

by

Cherepovets police are investigating a criminal case against two residents of the city who distributed drugs for a fee in cryptocurrency. This was reported by the press service of the department. The investigation established that the suspects worked for one of the darknet marketplaces involved in...

Charles Schwab Bitcoin

$26 billion: Charles Schwab buys BTC-friendly TD Ameritrade

by

American financial giant Charles Schwab has announced the purchase of its Bitcoin-friendly competitor, broker TD Ameritrade, according to a press release. The absorption will take place through the exchange of shares, the transaction amount is $26 billion. The premium to shares of TD Ameritrade...

Bitcoin is losing its price

Bitcoin’s price reached its six-month low

by

Bitcoin reached the cheapest point in six months, sinking about 10% and continuing last week’s slide past the weekend on matters about repressions on crypto transactions by China. The leading coin dropped as much as 11% from Friday’s close and was selling below $6600 as of 1:50 p.m. in Hong...

Nike and Lolli partnership

Just earn it! Lolli announced a partnership with Nike

by

A rewards application Lolli announced its partnership with a sports brand Nike. On November 21 team of the app published a post with this announcement. They mentioned that customers of Lolli requested for this partnership:...

Canaan Inc. IPO

Canaan Inc. raised $90 million in the US IPO

by

BTC mining engines building corporation Canaan gathered $90 million after rating its US IPO at the ground of its marketed range. The Hangzhou exchanged American depositary shares for $9 apiece and gathered $10 million on Wednesday. As to records of the US SEC, the shares had been traded for $9-11....

ProtonMail hodls Bitcoins

ProtonMail has been HODLing its Bitcoin payments for years

by

ProtonMail announced on November 16 that it hasn’t been using any of BTCs it has received as payment from its premium users for years. The message was in answer to a client who accused that he felt derelict for using Bitcoin on a ProtonMail invoice instead for a long-term hodling. The exchange...

LocalBitcoins Finland

LocalBitcoins licensed by Finland regulator

by

The Finnish Financial Services Authority (FIN-FSA) has registered the LocalBitcoins p2p platform as an official virtual currency provider. To issue an approval, the regulator demanded that the platform demonstrate the required level:...

Bitcoin mining devices maker Canaan

Canaan Inc. lost Credit Suisse as a lead in its IPO

by

Bitcoin mining devices maker Canaan Inc. lost the lead for its US IPO and has scaled back its offering. According to the information the corporation reported to the US SEC, it intends to offer 10 million American depository shares at $9 to $11 apiece to raise about $110 million. Previously, Canaan...

Alibaba partners with Lolli

You can now earn Bitcoin while shopping on Alibaba platform

by

Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce leader, sprang a partnership with Lolli, a BTC bonuses shopping application. Now Alibaba users can get BTC when buying online. News about the partnership was published on November 11, Singles Day, which is a Chinese shopping holiday and is supposed to be one of the...

Robert Shiller Bitcoin

Robert Shiller: mystery of Satoshi behind bitcoin popularity

by

Descriptive information plays an important role in the popularity of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. This statement was made by Nobel Laureate in Economics Robert Shiller in an interview with the official portal of Yale University. According to him, it was the mysterious background to the creation of...

Wright's trial

Trial resumes. Wright breaks Bitcoin settlement agreement

by

Craig Wright, an Australian technologist, stated that he can’t pay the amount that was mentioned in the agreement contracted with the Kleiman estate. As to a court paper listed in the Southern District of Florida October 30, Wright broke the contract arrangement according to which he must abandon...

Chinese official supported development of the Bitcoin mining

Chinese official supported development of the Bitcoin mining

by

The Chinese province of Sichuan, which produces 70% of all bitcoins in the world, has all the opportunities for an even wider attraction of miners. This was reported by CoinDesk with reference to a statement by the former vice president of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, Yang Jiang. In...

Starbucks bitcoin Bakkt

Starbucks for bitcoins: Bakkt launches consumer-oriented app

by

The Bakkt crypto platform has announced the launch of an application with which consumers can pay at retail outlets, including the popular Starbucks coffee shop chain. A statement from Bakkt product director Mike Blandina said the application will launch in the first half of 2020, with Starbucks...

police Ukraine bitcoin

Ukrainian cyber policemen are suspected of stealing bitcoins

by

Four Kharkiv cyber police officers are suspected of stealing bitcoins after a search. Law enforcers allegedly transferred cryptocurrency from a wallet to a mobile device after it was withdrawn. The court decided to provide access to the data of mobile operators to clarify the circumstances. In...

Casa bitcoin death

Startup Casa helps to transfer bitcoins after death

by

Casa introduced a service, which allows transferring bitcoins to the heirs of their owner. It uses multi-signature and its security protocol. To date, there are 3 scenarios:...

Opera browser adds BTC payments

Opera browser adds BTC payments to Android version

by

Opera company announced that Bitcoin e-commerce and TRON integration were added to the browser’s Android version. The freshly added features will let Android users make direct payments from the implemented wallet and efficiently use the decentralized application on the Tron blockchain. As...

Jered Kenna

An early BTC millionaire loses his love for the industry

by

Bitcoin dropped 20% in late September, and one of the earliest Bitcoin millionaires came back to Twitter to talk about this. Jered Kenna is 37 years old, and he used to own thousands of BTCs, which he got for cents. Kenna also managed the initial crypto exchange in the US - TradeHill Inc. In a post...

We recommend brave