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Winklevoss Twins Become First Official Bitcoin Billionaires

They say that revenge is a dish best served cold - in this case, perhaps with a side of Bitcoin?While Mark Zuckerberg’s stake in Facebook has made him one of the richest men in the world, his rivals, the Winklevoss twins, found another way to become billionaires. The twins sued Zuckerberg in 2011 and received a $65 mln payout. While that number was paltry in comparison to the company’s worth,

Despite Warnings China’s Over the Counter Bitcoin Economy Is Booming

News Bitcoin in China has deep roots as a vast majority of mining takes place in the region, and the country once accounted for the lion’s share of the world’s BTC trade volume. These days, however, renminbi and bitcoin volume coming from mainland exchanges is virtually non-existent, but there’s a whole lot more international and undergrou


Bank Of France Governor: Bitcoin ‘Isn’t a Cryptocurrency’

Bank of France governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau has said that Bitcoin is not a currency - and not even a cryptocurrency.In remarks at a Beijing conference, Villeroy stressed the need for “clarity” on Bitcoin’s status, while introducing an unusual angle which so far has not surfaced as part of the mainstream narrative.“We need to be clear: Bitcoin is in no way a currency or even a crypt

Major Chinese Exchanges Launch P2P Trading Platforms

Markets and Prices China’s major exchanges have found a legitimate means through which to continue operations despite the Chinese government crackdown on cryptocurrency exchanges.Also Read: Satoshi Nakamoto’s Brilliant White Paper Turns 9-Years OldOkcoin and Huobi Ceased Operations on October 31st, as Mandated by the Chinese Central Governme

Chinese Exchanges Seek Second Chance in Japan and Other More Crypto-Friendly Countries

News Following the crackdown by the Chinese government last month, bitcoin exchanges in China are looking to continue their businesses in cryptocurrency-friendly countries. Nineteen chinese companies are reportedly applying for a license to operate in Japan, while others are considering Singapore, Hong Kong, and South Korea.Also read: Japan’s


China Could Make Bitcoin Buzz Again as National Congress Looms

Having felt China’s influence before, this week it is important to keep an eye on the communist state as they gear up for their 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC).This form of elections essentially for the totalitarian party will see some reshuffling and power plays between top officials who either fall on the conservative side, or the progressive. In the middle is Bitc


Blockchain and Smart Cities: On the Way to the Second Capital of China

On Oct. 14, Peng Yijie, a powerful Chinese businessman, visited Chen Gang, the Communist Party Secretary of Xiong'an New Area and Vice Governor of Hebei Province.Peng reported the potential of Blockchain technology to Secretary Chen, trying to persuade him to cooperate on promoting Blockchain innovation in Xiong’an New Area.Smart cityDuring the meeting, Peng said that Xiong’an New Area is the


At Government-Backed Chinese Conference, Bitcoin is Called “Disaster”

On October 12, in Beijing, the First Workshop on Standards for Digital Fiat Currency (DFC) for Universal Finance Access was held by International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Institute of World Economics and Politics at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). Also involved were the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), the Institute of Digital Money, the Chinese Academy of Information a


BTC Soars as Investors Seek Bitcoin Gold Dividends

The price of Bitcoin has shot to one month highs today. Topping out at around $4,878, the price surge in the world’s most popular cryptocurrency has likely been driven by the proposed Bitcoin Gold (BTG) fork.During August, a similar event took place in which Bitcoin Cash split from the main BTC chain. When such a hard fork occurs, everyone holding coins on the original chain, receives an equal n


Chinese Ban On ICOs Isn’t End of Fintech, Blockchain Development

Various industry pundits believe China's latest move in banning ICO’s does not necessarily mean the end for FinTech companies involved in Blockchain and cryptocurrency ventures.  According to a report by CNBC, China’s ban on ICOs may stop many Bitcoin-related crimes and scams and improve the market in the long run. However, the move will definitely not shut down ICOs entirely.Temporary pa