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.
The judge threw out the charges against website designer who had been accused of unlawful transfer and laundering of bitcoins.
The law focuses on regulation of digital currencies including bitcoin and blockchain industry in particular.
BitLicense was granted after a thorough study of Ripple’s standards by New York Financial Watchdog.
Greg Medcraft, a known supporter of the distributed ledger technology, urged global regulators to consider the challages of the blockchain to reach its widespread adoption.
Virtual currencies become recognized as asset-like values while all cryptocurrency exchanges need obligatory registration with the Financial Services Agency.