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The newly-formed Commonwealth Virtual Currencies Working Group met for the first time in London on August 24-26, 2015. The group has been created to combat cybercrime and to explore opportunities...
Banking giants Citigroup and Barclays have put blockchain technology at the top of their agenda as both announce experimentation with crypto-currencies.
Alderney’s chief gambling official believes that although discussions about Bitcoin in gambling have faded, the crypto-currency’s underlying technology, blockchain, could bring “phenomenal”...
Consumer groups and politicians have called for regulators to punish one of the world’s largest banks after a catastrophic payments systems failure hit thousands of people in the UK.
Greek businesses are increasingly turning to Bitcoin in the face of capital controls, political uncertainty and economic strife, according to industry insiders.
Earlier this week we reported that European financial crime investigators are considering Bitcoin tracking via the blockchain. We asked readers if they backed the idea of law enforcement using the...
Weekly payment industry news in brief featuring iZettle, Bitcoin in Iran, Bitcoin arrests in Taiwan, PayPal in Kenya and the Commonweath Virtual Currency Working Group.
Argentina’s burgeoning crypto-currency community has called for clarity from regulators, as the gulf widens between federal authorities and increasingly Bitcoin-friendly city officials.
As we report today that European financial crime investigators are considering Bitcoin tracking via the blockchain, answer our poll and post your thoughts. Results to be published at the end of the...
EU law enforcers are examining ways of using blockchains to curb financial crime by tracking Bitcoin transactions, as senior advisors claim regulating crypto-currency exchanges may not be enough.