Friday, July 28, 2017
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Fork Watch: JP Powerhouse Coincheck Now Unlikely to Suspend Bitcoin Payments

Currently, over 5,000 Japanese stores and restaurants use Coincheck Payment service to accept bitcoin payments. The bitcoin exchange previously announced that it would suspend...

Survey: 28% of Russians Have Heard of Bitcoin

As the Russian government works on the regulatory framework for digital currencies, a nationwide survey is published showing that only 28% of Russians have...

XBT Provider Fined by Nasdaq

The issuer of bitcoin exchange traded notes was found to be in several violations of Nasdaq’s listing rules and subsequently fined, the exchange announced...

Indian Multi-Industry Survey Shows 97% Awareness of Bitcoin

A survey released on Wednesday by a leading Indian trade and industry body found that 97% of respondents across multiple industries are aware of...

Abra Bitcoin Wallet App Integrates American Express

The bitcoin wallet with its own network of human tellers around the world, Abra, has just integrated a new way of buying bitcoin inside its...

SEC Declares DAO Tokens Securities and ICOs Subject to Federal Securities...

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and token sales are subject to federal securities laws. The...

CFTC Approves First Regulated Bitcoin Derivatives Exchange and Clearinghouse

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved institutional bitcoin derivatives platform Ledgerx LLC as the first federally-regulated bitcoin options exchange and clearinghouse....

Suspension Lifted: Japanese Exchanges and Merchants Resume Bitcoin Services

Japanese exchanges have resumed bitcoin deposits and withdrawals after suspending them on July 23. These exchanges are members of the Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association...

Indian Bitcoin Hotspot Bangalore Sees 50+ Merchants Added This Month

Bitcoin’s popularity in India is steadily growing, particularly in the country’s third most populous city, Bangalore. Leading Indian bitcoin exchange Unocoin is based in...

How Japanese Exchanges Prepare to Deal With Forked `Bitcoin Cash´

The Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association has issued an announcement regarding Bitcoin Cash (BCC), which it expects to result from a planned hard fork on...