The UK Home Office believes the government should consider creating its own digital currency that increases the traceability of transactions.
Bitcoin’s biggest problem is still the threat of a 51% attack, according to Dr Dirk Haubrich of the European Banking Authority (EBA).
The risks presented by digital currencies far outweigh the benefits, MasterCard has claimed.
The UK government should apply regulation to bitcoin wallets, multinational management consulting company Accenture has advised.
Citi has told the UK government it should consider creating its own digital currency, a newly obtained document has revealed.
Circle has closed a $50m funding round and announced the launch of new account features that enable customers to hold, send and receive US dollars.
Bitcoin custodian Elliptic has been selected to compete for a $50,000 prize in the Startup Challenge Finale at SWIFT’s Sibos conference.
Bitcoin wallet, exchange and merchant services provider Coinbase has launched in the UK.
Blockchain technology is potentially “transformative”, according to Usama Fayyad, chief data officer at Barclays.
A New Jersey police officer has been arrested and charged with receiving stolen property after allegedly selling stolen bitcoin mining equipment.