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Paying Taxes with Bitcoin: Bitpay Partners with Ohio Treasurer

Ohio businesses will be able to pay taxes in bitcoin using OhioCrypto.com starting this week, according to the Wall Street Journal. Ohio State Treasurer Josh...
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Is Halal Currency the Next Big Thing? Here’s Why 1.6 Billion Muslims Care

Crypto firm X8Currency recently received Shari’a certification from Islamic scholars ahead of expansion into the Middle East. The Swiss-based company calls itself “the ultimate safe...
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Do Japan’s New Regulations Signal the Death of Crypto Scams?

With its bullet trains, love of robots and elaborate talking toilets, Japan has often been an innovator when it comes to technology. Now, Japan...
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ICO Endorsed by Aussie Sports Star Folds After ASIC Intervention

Global Tech Exchange, a cryptocurrency project endorsed by the former Australian cricket captain, Michael Clarke, has folded one year after its launch. The company...
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EU Financial Regulators Start Assessment of ICOs and Crypto Assets

The European Union is one of the largest markets for cryptocurrencies, home to 30% of projects funded by initial coin offerings (ICO). So far,...
News on Regulatory Actions Influence Cryptocurrency Prices, BIS Report States

News on Regulatory Actions Influence Cryptocurrency Prices, BIS Report States

A study conducted by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) found that cryptocurrency price variations are closely correlated with various regulatory actions taken by...
Blockchain Companies Enticed to Stay in Switzerland by Easier Access to Banking Services

Blockchain Companies Enticed to Stay in Switzerland by Easier Access to Banking Services

Switzerland is best known across the world for three things: its delicious chocolate, its luxury watch brands and its banks. The last one is,...

Securities Exchange Commission Deciding On The Fate Of ETFs

The United States Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) may be paving the way for a major change of perspective concerning Bitcoin. The federal authority on...