Thursday, June 22, 2017
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Canadian Police Issue Bitcoin Investment Scam Warning

Regional police in Canada have issued a warning to local residents about fraudulent investment schemes involving bitcoin. In a statement, the Durham Regional Police Service,...

Code Bug Exploit Sends Bitcoin Unlimited Nodes Offline

Nearly 70% of nodes running Bitcoin Unlimited went offline today as word emerged of a bug in the software's code. The bug opened a vulnerability...

Snapcard to Shutter Bitcoin Wallet Service

Bitcoin startup Snapcard will close down its wallet service in the next few months, its operators said today. In a new blog post, the startup said...

Another Bitcoin ETF Deadline is Already Approaching

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is set to make another bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) decision later this month. New York-based startup SolidX...

UK Government Eyes Blockchain Trials in New Digital Strategy Push

The UK government said it envisions a role for blockchain as part of a broader digitization plan unveiled earlier this month. The Department...

EU Draft Law Outlines Parliament Plan to Monitor Bitcoin Users

EU Parliament members have published new draft legislation outlining their plans to regulate digital currencies. Legislative language published on 9th March details how...

The Market Cap of All Crypto Assets is Up $4 Billion...

Bitcoin markets aren't the only ones on the rise in the wake of the SEC's exchange-trade fund (ETF) listing rejection. Perhaps in response...

Arizona Senate Shoots Down Blockchain Gun Tracking Bill

Proposed legislation that would prevent the use of blockchains to track guns in Arizona has failed, public records show. Early last month, House...

SEC Shoots Down Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF Bid

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has denied a bid to list a bitcoin-tied exchange-traded fund (ETF), citing the risk of fraud and...

SEC Email Line Swamped Ahead of Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF Decision

Impatient for answers about its decision regarding a proposed bitcoin exchange-traded fund, market watchers appear to be swamping a Q&A email line during...