Bitcoin has endured a flash crash to $600 USD in the wake of Russia’s proposal to ban cryptocurrency exchanges within its borders.
Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission has expressed its support for the mainstream adoption of ICOs, cryptocurrencies, and the Blockchain.
A new report has revealed that China may once again resume Bitcoin trading through licensed cryptocurrency exchanges that support anti-money laundering measures.
Russia’s Central Bank has stated that it is considering creating a national cryptocurrency to stimulate the growth of non-cash and electronic payments.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has launched an investigation into the Ether flash crash that occurred on Coinbase’s GDAX platform.
Chinese Bitcoin exchange OKEx has reportedly been hacked for a sum of $3 million USD, while Chinese police have refused to investigate the matter.
Zimbabwe’s economic crisis has prompted a Bitcoin boom within the country, where citizens are increasingly distancing themselves from Zimbabwean-based assets.
Dubai has launched its own cryptocurrency dubbed emCash, which will be used as legal tender for payment of both government and non-government services.
Another Bitcoin hard fork may be imminent this October, as LightningASIC prepares to launch a new variant dubbed Bitcoin Gold.
Pick ‘n Pay’s campus store – in partnership with Electrum – will now accept Bitcoin payments in store for a limited time.