News about bitcoin

January 6, 2019
  • Queensland government set to accept Bitcoin and four other tokens

    • January 6, 2019
    • 10:39 am ET

    The government of Queensland, Australia, has adopted five tokens as official payment across the state. The move is part of its TravelbyBit program that hopes to increase tourism by tech-savvy individuals.

September 20, 2018
  • SEC moves deadline for decision on Cboe Bitcoin ETF again

    • September 20, 2018
    • 6:01 pm ET

    Today the SEC has issued another order allowing more time to decide whether the proposed VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust ETF would be approved. A final decision is set to be made by the end of the year.

September 19, 2018
  • Uber Argentina is not accepting Bitcoin and never directly did – Pompliano’s Tweet is all Pomp & no fact

    • September 19, 2018
    • 5:38 pm ET

    Recent Tweets regarding Uber Argentina accepting Bitcoin are the result of an old story being recirculated and not based on facts whatsoever.

September 13, 2018
  • Morgan Stanley ready to offer trading of complex derivatives tied to Bitcoin

    • September 13, 2018
    • 2:57 pm ET

    Morgan Stanley is preparing to offer institutional clients swaps that are tied to Bitcoin futures contracts, allowing them to take a “synthetic position” in Bitcoin.

    Morgan Stanley
September 10, 2018
  • SEC issues order of suspension of trading in Bitcoin Tracker One (“CXBTF”) and Ether Tracker One (“CETHF”)

    • September 10, 2018
    • 12:01 am ET

    Two securities instruments have been suspended for reasons linked with confusion amongst investors.

September 6, 2018
  • Coinbase looking to launch Bitcoin ETF with help of BlackRock

    • September 6, 2018
    • 2:38 pm ET

    Coinbase is in high-level discussions with BlackRock to launch a crypto exchange-traded fund (ETF) on U.S markets. They join a growing list of competition racing to launch such a product.

    Coinbase + BlackRock
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August 30, 2018
  • Are institutional investors looking to bag some Bitcoin?

    • August 30, 2018
    • 8:24 pm ET

    Research recently conducted by the financial service provider Deloitte shows that institutional investors may be waiting on the sidelines preparing to load their bags.

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August 13, 2018
  • Bitmain IPO comes into question as a screen grab of Bitcoin Cash holdings leaks

    • August 13, 2018
    • 10:01 am ET

    A screen grab taken by Samson Mow shows that Bitmain holds a huge amount of Bitcoin Cash and may be in trouble as it gears up for a September IPO in Hong Kong.

August 10, 2018
  • Bangkok police arrest Thai actor Jiratpisit Jiravijit in $24 million dollar Bitcoin scam

    • August 10, 2018
    • 12:58 am ET

    Thai actor Jiratpisit Jiravijit was arrested by Bangkok police during a film-shoot on August 9 following an investigation into a Bitcoin money-laundering scheme involving over 5,500 BTC.

August 7, 2018
  • SEC delays VanEck SolidX Bitcoin ETF decision

    • August 7, 2018
    • 6:28 pm ET

    Today the SEC has issued an order allowing more time to decide whether the proposed VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust ETF would be approved. A final decision is set to be made by September 30, 2018.

August 6, 2018
  • Bitcoin hashrate sets new all-time high, surpasses 50 quintillion hashes per second

    • August 6, 2018
    • 6:44 am ET

    On August 6, 2018, Bitcoin set an astounding record with a hashrate surpassing 50 quintillion hashes per second, which some say could positively affect price.

  • High Times IPO will be the first to accept Bitcoin investments

    • August 6, 2018
    • 5:09 am ET

    High Times will accept cryptocurrency investments in their ongoing Regulation A+ IPO which caters to smaller investors that might not normally get the chance to participate in a public stock offering.

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