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Most frauds and scams don’t happen because of the technology involved but rather due to the underlying greed and callousness on the part of the users.
Tone Vays, head of research at BraveNewCoin, on how to buy BTC preserving your anonymity, and what he thinks the real uses of the cryptocurrency now are what to expect soon.
Bitcoin was originally thought to be fully anonymous and in its early days it probably was. However, as most moved from mining Bitcoin to buying, systemic entry points, or exchanges, sprang up.
Korbit, Korea’s largest Bitcoin exchange has announced the launch of Ethereum Classic trading, which enables Korbit users to purchase and sell ETC for KRW, without any fees.
Bitstamp has received a license from Luxembourg to operate as a payment institution, making it Europe’s first licensed bitcoin exchange.
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From the massive security breach of the world’s largest bitcoin exchange Bitfinex, bitcoin users have learned a valuable lesson: to not store bitcoin on a custodial platform or an exchange.
Online exchanges scare away some users with privacy issues and slow transactions. Here are a few ways you can avoid the hassle when buying Bitcoin.
To prevent more cases of theft and security breaches in the future, Bitcoin users must implement alternative solutions and strategies to control their own money.
Donald Trump promises to severely limit across-the-border money transfers, Bitcoin exchanges offer help to millions of illegal aliens.
On 9th February, a group of Republican and Democrat representatives and senators, put forward a bill that may end the ban on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency exchanges in the US state of Wyoming.
Russia blacklists Finnish Bitcoin exchange LocalBitcoins for unknown reasons.
BTC.ee owner alleges threats by Estonian police and moves business out of the country as Supreme Court of the country on Monday ruled against Bitcoin in a landmark case.
Bitcoin cannot become the safest exchange platform for sidechain coins to create and maintain a coin which is needed for venture capital investment, say industry insiders.
The SEC’s inefficient approval process of new ETFs has been criticized by a large group of financial experts and firms over the years.
CEO of Naira4Dollar, Ejezie Sunday has allegedly had $15,000 worth of Bitcoins stolen from his company’s wallet on blockchain.info.
Despite its perceived frustrations, compliance seems to be an interesting concept that is entrenched in today’s Bitcoin world.
CEX.io, one of the earliest and largest Bitcoin cloud mining and exchange companies, has reported passing a milestone of $40M worth of deposits from bank credit cards, also announcing the plans to add margin trading.
India’s leading Bitcoin exchange, Coinsecure, has announced its partnership with Netki, with the purpose of allowing its Bitcoin wallet users to create their own wallet names.
Two Australian exchanges added support for Ether and other altcoins for Australian customers.
Gemini, a regulated Bitcoin exchange founded by the Winklevoss Twins, is officially expanding its services to Hong Kong and Singapore.
Are all Bitcoin exchanges lax on security? Robert Genito, Genitrust’s CEO, thinks so and urges them to get rid of their hot wallets entirely.
BTCTurk, a Turkish Bitcoin exchange which launched in July 2013, has terminated its operations in Turkey after local banks closed the main accounts of the company without prior notice.
Litecoin’s infrastructure is growing up, as GDAX, the exchange used by Coinbase, has added Litecoin/USD trading.
CoinTelegraph spoke to Mihail Mihaylov, Bitsquare’s Chief Decentralist, about the possibilities of adopting a decentralised reputation system on its platform.
TradeZero has teamed up with Bitcoin serial entrepreneur Jered Kenna to create the world’s first “dark pool” exchange for Bitcoin and eventually other digital currencies.
After losing nearly US$70 million worth of Bitcoin, Hong Kong-based exchange Bitfinex is considering spreading the loss amongst Bitcoin holders in the exchange.
BitcoinETI becomes the first European regulated product for the leading digital currency after it was approved for admission to listing on the Gibraltar Stock Exchange
Dutch Bitcoin exchange, CleverCoin has been acquired by the popular San-Francisco Bitcoin exchange, Kraken just months after getting Cavirtex and Coinsetter, also Bitcoin exchanges.
The Bitcoin Index may change significantly if exchanges which have been left out before are now considered, according to plans by BitcoinAverage.
The China-based digital currency exchange platform Bter.com is back online after more than 24 hours offline. It cites DNS error issue.
Leading Danish bitcoin cryptocurrency exchange CCEDK has introduced the world’s first decentralized multi-lingual fintech exchange OpenLedger, allowing users to convert bitcoin to fiat-pegged SmartCoins
US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Internal Revenue Service, FinCEN, Department of Homeland Security, and other government agencies have officially launched multiple investigations into Cryptsy
Bitcoin and Japan have had an interesting and strained relationship over the last three years.
Bitcoin buying and selling in the UK has always been something of a paradox. For a major world economy forming such a large potential market, bitcoin purchasing remains more expensive than in neighbouring Europe.
The EU Court of Justice has ruled that Bitcoin exchange is exempt from VAT in a landmark ruling.
BlockTrail yesterday launched its Mint exchange, which swaps “old” coins for newly mined ones. In a first of its kind, users can buy bitcoins that came straight from a mining pool.
Australia, one of the world’s biggest and most promising Bitcoin markets, has seen a major drop in Bitcoin demand due to a coordinated attack by the banking system against Bitcoin exchanges
One of China’s top three exchanges Huobi explains why it is looking to take bitcoin (and litecoin) trading mobile with the upgrade of its mobile app that allows users unprecedented power to trade, deposit and withdraw funds at the touch of a finger.
The Gemini bitcoin exchange, which seems to have been caught up in red tape for-ever, has finally won regulatory approval from the NYDFS, according to the company’s blog this morning.
US-based bitcoin exchange Laissez Faire (LZF) has legally launched its currency trading platform across 49 states by complying with the financial regulations of each state, to provide its users with an incentivized trading environment.
CoinBit.me is a new Bitcoin platform that was launched in Malaysia in April. Since its inception, 17,800 registered users from all around the world have signed up.
Following the July 10 DDOS and CC attacks at OKCoin, the topic of socialized losses and the negative impact they have on trader’s accounts has come to light again.
Singapore and New York based bitcoin exchange itBit has introduced its itBit Global OTC Agency Trading Desk, a service that specializes in facilitating over-the-counter (OTC) transactions.
Two alleged operators of underground bitcoin exchange Coin.mx have been arrested at their homes in Florida by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) last Tuesday.
While there is much discussion of how far cryptocurrency exchanging has come in its short history, a question mark still hangs over its future.
PayBis provides an exchange platform for different types of e-currencies and allows users to purchase Bitcoins using Paypal. So, what do our experts say about it?
Singapore-headquartered Bitcoin exchange BitX, which already has offices in Cape Town and Jakarta, has launched operations in Nigeria.
London-based Coinfloor has launched its Bitcoin exchange-backed P2P marketplace, allowing investors and consumers to buy from bitcoin brokers in a safe environment.
Bitpay has released figures showing a huge spike in transactions in Latin America, surging from 638 in February all the way up to 3,509 monthly in June 2015.
World-first decentralized exchange Coinffeine has announced its launch in over 70 countries in the largest international expansion program ever undertaken by a Bitcoin startup.
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