US President Donald Trump has authorized a new $700 billion USD study into cybersecurity, which includes a mandate to study the blockchain.
A new Bitcoin hard fork, dubbed Super Bitcoin, will take place on December 12th with the view of ‘making Bitcoin great again’.
Bulgarian government has stated that it owns some 213 bitcoins – valued at approximately 18% of its national debt – that have been seized from a criminal network.
The launch of CBOE’s Futures trading has sparked a rally for Bitcoin, which has surged ahead of the $15,000 USD mark.
The US Patent and Trademark Office has officially awarded Bank of America with a patent for a new cryptocurrency exchange system.
A hacking attempt on NiceHash – a popular cryptocurrency mining market – has resulted in the theft an estimated 4,000 bitcoins worth nearly $62 million USD.
The Treasury of the UK has announced its plans to regulate the transfer of cryptocurrencies by including anti-money laundering details.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced that his country will develop a new digital currency called a petrocurrency amidst an economic free fall.
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.