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Bitcoin News Round Up May 22 2016

This week’s aggregated bitcoin news on bitcoin from across the web CRYPTO EXCHANGES Coinbase Rebrands, adds Trading Support for Ether Licensed Bitcoin exchange Coinbase, this week announced support for trading Ether, the cryptocurrency that fuels Ethereum, as from May 24. Coindesk reported the Goldman Sachs backed exchange is also rebranding its logo and name, according to a spokesman, Adam White ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup May 5th 2016

This week, the unmasking of Satoshi Nakamoto made the headlines across bitcoin news outlets. Read on to find out what else made the news wire BITCOIN DEVELOPMENT: Opinion Divided on Satoshi Nakamoto’s identity as Australian Craig Wright In the span of one week, the identity of bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto was revealed, dragged through the mud and revoked. Cryptographer Craig ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Round Up 2nd May 2016

A roundup of news that made headlines in the Bitcoin ecosystem. BITCOIN FUNDING: Digital Currency Group Adds Western Union, New Investors and Board Members Western Union is officially an investor in Barry Silbert’s Digital Currency Group (DCG),  a bitcoin and blockchain incubator with 70 companies across 22 companies in its investment portfolio. According to New York Business Journal, the undisclosed ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Round Up 25 April 2016

Recapping Bitcoin news that made the headlines this week. REGULATION: Japan’s OK’s set of Virtual Currency Bills The Island of Japan has been aggressively pushing for adoption of virtual currencies into mainstream finance and payments. This week, the Cabinet approved a set of bills that expand banking groups’ carte blanche to IT- ventures, such as virtual currency business. Revisions in ... Read More »

DarkNet Video News Roundup: 23/4/16

This Week’s post from Dark Net News YourTube channel – Where you could find a weekly video aggregation of all the featured news of the past week. The headlines for this week are: Judge Rules Warrant Used in PlayPen Investigation Not Valid Chinese National Sentence to 16 Years for Buying Ricin on Dark Net Dark Web Ricin Case: Judge Rejected ... Read More »

Anti Encryption Bill Spells Bad News for National Security

A couple of days ago, a first draft of the anti-encryption bill from Senators Richard Burr(R-NC) and Dianne Feinstein(D-CA) came to light and suffered instant backlash from security experts. The new law has been labeled so bad that only would it make the some of the NSA’s own work illegal, but it would also outlaw some of the things we’ve ... Read More »

DarkNet Video News Roundup: 19/4/16

This Week’s post from Dark Net News YourTube channel – Where you could find a weekly video aggregation of all the featured news of the past week. The headlines for this week are: Judge didn’t know couple ran Tor node OnionScan Tests The Anonymity Of Dark Net Domains More Arrests In The Playpen Case Senate Bill To Backdoor US Encryption ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup: 17 April 2016

Bitcoin news round, week ending 17 April 2016. An interesting mix of news this week from Estonia, Africa, Japan and the US. Read on BITCOIN EXCHANGES: Zaif, Japanese Bitcoin Exchange trades $19 million in 24 hours Japan’s bitcoin ecosystem has been on the spotlight, since legislators proposed regulating it like regular currency. Zaif, an exchange that accepts Yen transfers for ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – April 11th 2016

This week, there was a variety of Bitcoin news across the board, most of it was good. Here is a recap of some of the week’s headlines. REGULATION: Bitcoin Startup Circle acquires Electronic Money License Circle, a payment app that uses bitcoin as a backend payment wire, got approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK. The Goldman ... Read More »

DarkNet Video News Roundup: 10/4/16

This Week’s post from Dark Net News YourTube channel – Where you could find a weekly video aggregation of all the featured news of the past week. The headlines for this week are: Note from the publisher: DarkNet News this week is a little short, I’ve had a few requests to shorten the stories, as they were getting a bit ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – April 4th 2016

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web: Overstock.com Invest $ 4 million in Caribbean Bitcoin Startup Earlier this year, Bitt, a bitcoin startup from Barbados, announced its plans to use the bitcoin blockchain for issuing fiat digital currency for the Caribbean Islands. The firm already launched the Barbadian dollar as an asset on the blockchain, using the ... Read More »

DarkNet Video News Roundup: 1/4/16

The second post of our new collaboration with Dark Net News YourTube channel – Where you could find a weekly video aggregation of all the featured news of the past week. The headlines for this week are: Judge Admits That NSA Program ‘PRISM’ Exists FCC: ISPs To Get Customer’s Permission Before Sharing Their Personal Info D.P.A. Calls for lesser sentence ... Read More »

DarkNet Video News Roundup: 11-16/3/16

The second post of our new collaboration with Dark Net News YourTube channel – Where you could find a weekly video aggregation of all the featured news of the past week. DNW Note: Still recovering from the flu, this weeks DarkNet News covers more arrests and possible law changes around the world regarding encryption and bitcoin use: The headlines for ... Read More »

DarkNet Video News Roundup: 6-12/3/16

The first post of our new collaboration with Dark Net News YourTube channel – Where you could find a weekly video aggregation of all the featured news. DNW Note: This weeks DarkNet News is a little more varied than last week, and I’m sincerely sorry it’s a day late. As you can tell, I have a pretty bad cold: Past ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 10 February 2016

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. Bank of Tokyo launches its own digital currency. Pete Rizzo of Coin Desk reports that Japan’s largest bank seeks to enter the cryptocurrency space with the recent development of its own digital currency, known as MUFG coin. The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ has been involved in the launch of its ... Read More »