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.
Starting today, Bic Camera and Recruit Lifestyle will cooperate with bitcoin exchanges to add cryptocurrency payment option.
The recognition of Bitcoin in Japan is good news for the global cryptocurrency ecosystem as it may drive demand and price.
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.
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.
Chinese biggest bitcoin exchanges unveiled on Sunday they will impose trading fees, as the government is tightening control over digital currency.
The New York Department of Financial Services approved the virtual currency and money transmitter license for Coinbase after a thorough review of its applications.
Сhartering financial technology companies that offer bank products and services is connected with increased interest and inflow of investments in the sphere.
Several Illinois agencies have teamed up to explore blockchain and the way how the technology can be integrated into government operations.
The Internal Revenue Services sent Coinbase a summons asking for information on all users basing on three isolated cases when people used bitcoin to evade taxes.
The billionaire investor who supported Donald Trump as a candidate for US presidency will have his ear on tech issues.
Bitcoin experts previously predicted that the victory of Donald Trump can result in bitcoin price boost.
Japan authorities make a step as the country is the only one among the Group of Seven leading industrial economies that taxes bitcoin purchases.