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Articles about persons and governments to influence the development and growth of cryptocurrency industry.

Bitcoin Price Hits New All-Time High at $2472 as Scaling Consensus Reached
May 24th, 2017

A consensus on how to increase the blockchain network capacity has finally been reached, pushing the price of the digital currency to a new record high.

The Number of Unconfirmed Bitcoin Transactions Is Approaching 220,000
May 18th, 2017

Current situation in the bitcoin network demonstrates that the cryptocurrency ecosystem may not be fully ready for mainstream adoption.

WannaCry Ransomware Infections Are Likely to Get Worse This Week with Bitcoin Income Expected to Increase
May 15th, 2017

A large number of institutions and companies in about 150 countries were attacked by malware called WannaCry.

Australia’s 2017 Budget Includes a Bitcoin Tax Cut
May 10th, 2017

Australia is going to cut general sales tax for acquiring digital currency, aiming to help local fintech startups run their businesses in the country.

Russia Plans to Legitimize Bitcoin by 2018, Says Country’s Deputy Finance Minister
April 11th, 2017

The country’s Deputy Finance Minister unveiled that bitcoin may soon become a legal payment method, only a year after the Russian authorities threatened cryptocurrency users with jail time.

Bitcoin Price Rebounds Easily After SEC Rejects the Winklevoss Twins’ ETF
March 13th, 2017

Bitcoin price dropped just as the SEC unveiled its decision but managed to recover quickly keeping close to $1,200 barrier.

SEC Rejects Winklevoss’ Bitcoin ETF Bid
March 11th, 2017

The Securities and Exchange Commission has denied a request to launch the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust ETF, prompting bitcoin price to fall by 35% within a day.

Danish Police is the World’s First to Trace Bitcoin Transactions to Convict Drug Dealers
February 23rd, 2017

Denmark’s police have used cryptocurrency transfers as an evidence for the second time in a row, what is likely to prevent bitcoin usage by criminals in the future.

LocalBitcoins Sets New All-Time High As Chinese Traders Skirt Official Clampdown
February 21st, 2017

Chinese leading trading platforms have imposed halts on withdrawals resulting in traders flocking to peer-to-peer marketplaces to continue buying and selling bitcoin.

Bitcoin Price Keeping Close to $1,000 Barrier
February 15th, 2017

Bitcoin future in the Asian market is arousing speculations after Chinese exchanges suspend Bitcoin withdrawals.

Could Bitcoin Become a New Global Currency? [Infogrpahic]
February 14th, 2017

Bitcoin will continue expanding in the upcoming years, as more governments continue to adopt the technology, says the new infographic from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

China’s Bitcoin Exchanges to Impose Trading Fee Beginning 24th January
January 23rd, 2017

Chinese biggest bitcoin exchanges unveiled on Sunday they will impose trading fees, as the government is tightening control over digital currency.

Bitcoin Price Rises As China’s Central Bank Inspects Three Leading Bitcoin Exchanges
January 19th, 2017

The People’s Bank of China found some violation of rules in the operations of major bitcoin exchanges.