Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced that his country will develop a new digital currency called a petrocurrency amidst an economic free fall.
The US Senate Judiciary Committee has announced its work on bill S.1241, which would criminalize the concealment of financial accounts – including cryptocurrencies.
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group has officially self-certified its own Bitcoin Futures contracts, which will launch on December 18th.
US Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has confirmed that the US Homeland Security team is ‘monitoring’ the rise of cryptocurrencies.
In an interview with CoinTelegraph, South African economist Dawie Roodt has quipped that the country is ‘ideally positioned’ to leverage cryptocurrencies.
A new segment on China’s Central Television has revealed that certain over-the-counter Bitcoin platforms may violate rules established by the People’s Bank of China.
A new report from Tech Bridge has claimed that of 30 cryptocurrency wallet apps with more than 100,000 installations, over 93% contained vulnerabilities.
Joseph Stiglitz, the former chief economist of the World Bank, has opined that Bitcoin should be banned as it “doesn’t serve any socially useful function.”
According to the Wall Street Journal, the Nasdaq exchange will begin to offer Bitcoin futures trading as early as June next year.
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has officially confirmed that he is not Satoshi Nakamoto, the elusive founder of Bitcoin.