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Former BitInstant CEO and Bitcoin Foundation board member Charlie Shrem was sentenced on 20 December 2014 to do two years in prison after pleading guilty to aiding and abetting the operation of an unlicensed money transmitting business. Shrem will also serve three

Thomas Jiřikovský, an alleged Owner of one of the most popular Darknet website ‘Sheep Marketplace‘, has been captured after laundering around $40 Million, making it one of the biggest exit scams in Darknet history. After the capture of Silk Road

Horizon, Bitnation and Blocknet join forces to deliver the world’s first platform for do-it-yourself governance services to 2.5 billion people across developing markets, using Bitcoin 2.0 technology. Stockholm, Sweden, March 5 – “Governance 2.0:” borderless, decentralized, voluntary, and about to

Today, Ada Vainikainen (also known as Ada & Alternative) announced that the Map of Coins electronic library has successfully launched its largely redesigned website. Mapofcoins.com was formerly launched on February 5, 2014. Currently, more than 800 cryptocurrencies are presented on

The head of the US Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), Jennifer Shasky Calvery, has shared her concern over the possibility that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) might be using Bitcoin to fund their activities.

What is this about? Easbit is a startup in mobile software development for cryptocurrency. A granny proof and high level security Bitcoin wallet for Android smartphones is the product of this initial project. It is an Android application for smartphones

Campus Party is an annual technology festival where thousands of “campuseros” (hackers, developers, gamers and geeks) equipped with laptops camp on-site and immerse themselves in a truly unique environment perfect for tech fanatics. Campus Party unites the illuminated minds under

Facebook, Spotify, and Airbnb are among thousands of merchants who may accept Bitcoin after Bitpay’s integration with giant payment processor Netherlands-based Adyen. This will increase Bitcoin Acceptance overall. Payment processing giant Adyen has announced the integration of popular Bitcoin processing

The judge in the trial against Ross Ulbricht, the accused mastermind behind internet drug market Silk Road, issued an order Monday to block two witnesses the defense sought to call, including a Bitcoin expert and a computer and internet security

As Bitcoin is a relative new currency that favors early adopters is easy to understand why so few hold so many . Will be interesting to see in the future if BTC’s wealth disparity continues or becomes more even to