Bank Suspends Polish Bitcoin Exchange’s Accounts
Polish bitcoin exchange BitMarket.pl had its bank accounts suspended earlier this week due to a legal issue.
New research from Singapore-based web intelligence firm S2T suggests Islamic State (ISIS) could be using bitcoin for fundraising. Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz has reported that S2T analyst Ido Wulkan managed to find concrete evidence linking an ISIS cell based in the US to fundraising activities. The cell apparently used the dark web and bitcoin to cover its tracks. […]
Software magnate Bill Gates has again spoken out on bitcoin in his third ‘Ask Me Anything’ (AMA) session on social sharing platform Reddit. The focus of the AMA was philanthropy and the work of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. As a result, Gates’ answer revolved around potential bitcoin applications in charity. In response to the question “What […]
Reddit’s cryptocurrency engineer, Ryan X Charles, has caused a stir with his proposal to implement bitcoin on the platform. Under username ‘ryancarnated’, the developer revealed how he aims to enable peer-to-peer payments on Reddit, but for the time being he describes the service as a “proof of concept”. The implementation would allow users to register their bitcoin […]