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The Bank of Russia has become the third central bank this year targeted by external attacks, losing over US$31 million or 2 billion rubles from its correspondent bank accounts.
The Panama Papers leak reveals global corruption and hypocrisy as the world’s elite have been hiding their wealth to dodge taxes and escape scrutiny.
The world of banking is due for a huge upheaval if central banks go ahead and launch their own Bitcoin like cryptocurrency.
Cambodia, a country that uses multiple currencies, may hold the key to mass adoption of Bitcoin.
Europe’s top bank warns EU members against digital currencies for fear of losing control.
The change of the central bank’s goals can cause huge trading losses for market participants. The advantage of Bitcoin is its predictability.
Can the European Central Bank become a decentralized autonomous organization?
This Friday the media discuss Google’s prank failure, Bitcoin investment, Ethereum potential and executives not feeling responsible for cybersecurity. Cointelegraph has collected important news to help you stay informed.
July 31 saw participants such as the World Bank and other financial elite from Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan gather in Argentina and Brazil to witness the potential of Bitcoin and blockchain technology, particularly for the Latin American region.
After news that Latvian national air carrier airBaltic had begun to accept Bitcoin payments, cryptocurrencies suddenly became a hot topic for Latvian policymakers.
The European Central Bank is finally launching its major quantitative easing (QE) in order to fight the euro zone’s slide towards deflation. But with the evident failure of this monetary policy so far and the emergence of negative interest rates, is the ECB creating the perfect storm for virtual currencies as a viable ...
Bitcoin regulation looks imminent in Ukraine, with the release of its own BitLicense draft. Initial reception has been described as “surprisingly positive” by the country’s Central Bank and financial sector.
The Chinese government along with its Central Bank have taken extraordi-nary measures to halt the free-fall of its stock markets.
"Virtual and digital currencies can challenge the sovereignty of states,” says Gareth Murphy, senior Central Bank of Ireland official.
With the recent downward spiral of the ruble (the fiat money printed by Central Bank of Russia), some have wondered whether Russians are flocking to bitcoins to save their wealth.
Central bank policy and regulations have made the markets illiquid.
SuperNET version 1.1 Beta has been released on February 26, signaling a new era for cryptocurrencies, decentralized exchanges, and financial privacy alike. It is available for Windows, Mac and Ubuntu.
The Bank of Russia remarks that so-called “virtual currencies”, in particular Bitcoin, have received a definite distribution in the world recently.
Uwe Cerron, Irvin Steve Cardenas, Juan Daniel Alvarado, and Daniel Doherty, a fourth student from another college, came together to become finalists in the Citi Mobile Challenge, a global competition that invited developers to reimagine digital banking and present solutions.
The businessmen of United Arab Emirates as well as country’s citizens refuse to accept Bitcoin in any way as the instability of the digital currency negates all other benefits associating with it.
A week after the announcement by the Central Bank of Denmark to abolish the printing of cash by 2016
While Germany has become a hostile environment for Bitcoin in the EU, its central bank has revealed its engagement with cryptocurrency in 2014 in a consumer survey.
Italy's Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), an organ of the Central Bank in charge of combating money laundering and terrorist financing, issued a statement warning digital currency businesses to stay vigilant regarding suspicious activities due to the lack of AML/KYC requirements for Italian companies.
Serbia's Central Bank warns consumers against "virtual currency" such as Bitcoin, stating that digital currencies weren't backed by any Central Bank and that users weren't protected from trade-related risks.
Amid warnings from its central bank, the Argentinean Bitcoin community is still expanding apace with the opening of Bitex.la, a pioneering local exchange for Bitcoin and Litecoin.
The Russian government and its Central Bank could soon start developing regulations and guidance on how digital currencies are to be approached.
While there have been a number of well-known private currencies during the last few centuries, the ones that could have challenged government currencies were usually taken down in one way or the other by the state.
The Argentinean Central Bank has joined the ranks of other central banks across the globe to issue a warning on cryptocurrencies.
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