Australia To Extend AML Regulation To Bitcoin
May24

Australia To Extend AML Regulation To Bitcoin

A Bitcoin news report showed that the federal government in Australia is altering its way of thinking as far as cryptocurrencies like Bitcoins are concerned. The Australian government has reportedly announced that it would start with the calculation of GST on Bitcoin. The reason behind the change in stance is to avoid situations of double taxation. For this purpose, the government would implement Anti-Money Laundering and...

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Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp Received License To Operate Across Europe
May18

Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp Received License To Operate Across Europe

Bitcoin News In spite of the many hits that it has taken in the past, a recent Bitcoin news item has brought in some respectability for the digital currency. Bitstamp, a Slovenian Bitcoin exchange, announced that it had received a license to operate as a payment institution. This makes it the first nationally licensed Bitcoin exchange in the whole world. According to Bitcoin news, the company also claimed that this license allows the...

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The Recent Drop In The Bitcoin Price
Mar10

The Recent Drop In The Bitcoin Price

Over the last week the market has seen the bitcoin price stumble, supposedly triggered by the fears that the transactions in its network had reached full capacity. The price fell by about 9 percent over five days that followed February 29 this year. This is the second fall this year after January when the bitcoin price dropped by as much as 16 percent. Fall in Bitcoin Price Concerns that bitcoin transactions had reached full capacity...

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Bitcoin News: Blockstream Gains $55M In Series A Funding
Feb05

Bitcoin News: Blockstream Gains $55M In Series A Funding

In the last couple of days, a bitcoin news item revealed that the blockchain-based Blockstream brought in $55 million (Series A funding) in its funding run. This amount has raised the total capital to as much as $76 million and it is reported that the infusion of funds will aid the development of the company’s sidechain technology. The bitcoin news release also corroborated the fact that the seed funding round of the company raised...

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Bitcoin News: Authorities Strengthen Their Investigation Against Wright
Jan26

Bitcoin News: Authorities Strengthen Their Investigation Against Wright

Bitcoin News The latest bitcoin news indicates that Australian tax authorities are have tightened the noose on Craig Wright – a researcher who’s believed to be the real Satoshi Nakamoto, the bitcoin pseudonymous creator. It is to be remembered that it was only last year December that reputable tech publications such as a Wired and Gizmodo had published detailed reports that pointed towards the possibility that Wright was indeed...

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