Posted Date: February 28, 2018
Forget the debate about whether bitcoin is a store of value or a currency. What everyone can agree upon is that it is a store of drama. And where there is drama in bitcoin over the last couple of years, Australian computer guru Craig Wright is often in the thick of it. Filed on Valentine’s […] The post Craig “Satoshi” Wright Sued for Billions appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 28, 2018
Low-income areas in the city of Detroit are seeing a bunch of cryptocurrency-based automated teller machines (ATM). According to local reports, ATMs are popping up in great number in liquor stores, gas stations, and cash-checking locations. Also read: Bitwala Launching Full-Fledged Crypto-Friendly Banking Service with Debit Card Detroit Michigan Sees a Crypto-ATM Invasion Detroit is a […] The post Bitcoin ATMs Thriving in Michigan’s Most Populous City appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 28, 2018
A multitude of representatives of law enforcement agencies from around the world have talked about the use of bitcoin by criminal elements, sometimes revealing ignorance about cryptocurrencies in the process. Now it appears that Europol at least is trying to go deeper, learning about various altcoins and how they can be used too. Also Read: […] The post Europol: Hardcore Criminals Are Shifting From Bitcoin to Monero, Zcash and Dash appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 28, 2018
Thirty-five countries and the European Commission have asked the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), responsible for setting global anti-money laundering (AML) policies, to revise its standards relating to cryptocurrencies. The organization promised to present its revised AML countermeasures for cryptocurrencies at the upcoming G20 meeting of finance ministers. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas […] The post 35 Countries, EU and FATF Agree to Revise Global Cryptocurrency Standards appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 28, 2018
The world’s first Blockchain & AI driven Marketplace for love, Viola.AI is the solution to the current dating and relationships challenges worldwide. She will be the first dating and relationship A.I. that evolves with the users to help them in the stages of dating, couple-hood to marriage. Viola.AI will serve users from helping people find love, helping romance blossom, and helping sustain the relationship right till their twilight years. The team of Viola.AI, who is also behind the dating giant Lunch Actually Group with over 14 years of success record and regional presence in Asia, has sold out their pre-sale 5 days early back in January 2018 and recently clinched The Investors Awards win at the prestigious d10e ICO Pitching Competition in Cayman Islands. The post PR: Viola.AI Announces Worldwide Community-Choice Campaign for the Name, Look and Persona for the World’s Smartest Love Advisor appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 28, 2018
There has been a lot of talk recently about the missing representation of women in the male-dominated cryptocurrency ecosystem. While Las Vegas strippers are not the representation some hoped for, they are an example of how bitcoin can help working women control their financial affairs and avoid potential problems with prudish banks. Also Read: Bitpay […] The post Las Vegas Strippers Accept Bitcoin via QR Tattoos appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 28, 2018
Over the past few months, the U.S. government and its special agencies have been ramping up their efforts to try to regulate bitcoin and digital currencies. This week the Justice Department’s Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein spoke about cryptocurrencies at the Financial Services Roundtable this Monday in Washington, DC. Also read: Sixth Grader Writes a 57-Page […] The post Justice Dept Looks to Develop ‘Cryptocurrency Strategy’ appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 27, 2018
Another major Thai bank is reportedly terminating transactions involving cryptocurrencies through the bank accounts of a local crypto exchange. This decision follows a similar move by another major Thai bank, Bangkok Bank, to terminate the same exchange’s bank accounts. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten Second Bank Closes Account of Crypto […] The post Another Thai Bank Shuts Down Accounts of Local Crypto Exchange appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 27, 2018
Bitwala has announced that it is launching a new banking service with real debit cards. Its application with the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority of Germany (Bafin) is pending. Once approved, customers’ funds will be guaranteed up to €100,000. The move follows the suspension of the company’s prepaid Visa cards. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas […] The post Bitwala Launching Full-Fledged Crypto-Friendly Banking Service with Debit Card appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 27, 2018
Angel investor and Founder of Chinese app Meitu, Cai Wensheng, has published criticisms of the central government’s expanding regulatory crackdown on cryptocurrencies via Wechat. Mr. Wensheng warns that heavy-handed regulatory policies may squander the opportunity for China to maintain a significant presence in the burgeoning global cryptocurrency sector, in addition to arguing that many of […] The post Chinese Entrepreneur Warns Against Mining and ICO Bans appeared first on Bitcoin News.