The CEO and founder of the Citadel hedge fund still hasn’t changed his position and insists that Bitcoin has many in common with the “tulip bulb mania”.
Google co-founder Sergey Brin revealed he is mining Ethereum. Speaking at the Blockchain Summit, he stated that the concept of zero-knowledge proofs is “really mind-boggling”.
The country’s central bank – The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) – sees no sense in having its own digital currency given that already existing infrastructure is quite robust and efficient.
The National Assembly of South Korea has put forward an official recommendation to allow the domestic ICOs in the country.
Bitcoin payment company Simplex has raised an overall investment of $8.4 million aimed at facilitating bitcoin purchases.
China’s central bank on Wednesday announced that it will try to issue digital currencies ‘as soon as possible’ to cut the costs of circulating traditional paper money and boost policymakers’ control of money supply.
The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau urged consumers to be more cautious when dealing with digital currency.
Bitcoin benefits for inpoverishe and unbanked people in developing countries are analyzed.
American Banker reported the new bitcoin and digital currencies conference, called ‘Bitcoin for Bankers’, will be held on July 29th in New York City.