A french official what to ban bitcoin in Paris

Posted on July 15, 2016

Paris politician Bernard Debré, the deputy of the National Assembly of France and a member of the Union for a Popular Movement in Paris, has stated that Bitcoin should be banned in the city. Debré, a urologist and aerospace medicine specialist by profession, participated in a French-based survey published by Current Values magazine which revealed the […]

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A smart device from PayPal That Accepts Cryptocurrencies?

Posted on June 17, 2016

Difficulty in the use of Bitcoin and Satoshi as legal tender in day-to-day transaction has long been cited as one of the chief obstacles to its wider use by non-payment industry sophisticates. The apparent intention of online and mobile payment enabler PayPal to provide a solution to this problem is here. The international payments processor […]

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The Bitcoin law in Russia will pass?

Posted on May 28, 2016

A bill prepared by Russia’s Ministry of Finance targeting the creation and circulation of so-called money surrogates, a classification that would include digital currencies like Bitcoin, has been at least temporarily withdrawn from consideration following comments from the country’s Justice Ministry. As reported by regional news source RNS, the bill – popularly known as the […]

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CoinCorner Achieves Designated Business Status

Posted on May 10, 2016

Douglas, Friday 6th May 2016 British bitcoin exchange CoinCorner has announced today that it has been awarded Designated Business status in the Isle of Man. The title, granted by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority (IOMFSA), took effect on Wednesday 4th May 2016 after CoinCorner successfully applied to become a Designated Business, following the […]

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French design company ECOGEX proposes Unicode “Ƀ” for new bitcoin symbol

Posted on April 9, 2014

As bitcoin slowly filters its way into the mainstream, one of the minor, nagging issues has been the virtual currency’s symbol. The “double-dashed B” isn’t part of the Unicode Standard character set, meaning that there is no universally accepted symbol to indicate bitcoin in computer code. Most bitcoin amounts are indicated with BTC (or, less […]

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