Tue, 10 Jul 2018 01:00
Blockchain gears up to fulfil potential
AS VIRTUAL currency bitcoin has gradually become a household name, there has been much discussion about the potential of blockchain, the digital technology that underpins such cryptocurrencies, emerging as the next frontier of innovation.
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:45
Bitcoin could 'bring internet to a halt': BIS
The Bank for International Settlements in a report warned digital currencies like bitcoin could overwhelm and break the internet if they continue to grow.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 06:35
New York investigates cryptocurrency trading exchanges
New York state authorities on Tuesday said they have launched a probe into platforms that trade cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, including potential fraud and conflicts of interest.
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 07:15
Alleged British bitcoin fraudster extradited to US
US authorities have extradited a British citizen from Morocco to face charges of allegedly defrauding investors of more than $36 million, US prosecutors said Friday.
Sat, 31 Mar 2018 10:04
Hollywood's first blockchain movie: an end to piracy?
A few years behind Wall Street, Hollywood is turning to the technology behind cryptocurrency bitcoin to distribute movies in a development hailed as the beginning of the end for piracy.
Wed, 28 Mar 2018 11:37
Volcanic growth for bitcoin in chilly Iceland
At a secret location in the midst of one of Iceland's breathtaking lava fields stands a warehouse whose non-descript siding belies the fact it is ground zero in a digital gold rush for cryptocurrencies that is burning through more electricity than Icelanders' homes.
Tue, 27 Mar 2018 07:16
Twitter bans crytocurrency ads on fraud fears
Twitter on Monday announced a ban on ads for initial offerings of cryptocurrency or sales of virtual currency tokens, sending the value of bitcoin diving below $8,000.
Sun, 04 Mar 2018 01:00
New digital currency regulation on horizon
GOVT TO PROPOSE CONTROLS AMID CONCERN OVER RISK TO INVESTORS, LISTED COMPANIES
Sat, 03 Feb 2018 07:32
End to ‘Kimchi premium’? Bitcoin nosedives below W8m
Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency in the world in market cap, sank further in South Korea on Friday, amid government talks for tighter regulation on the unfettered market.
Fri, 02 Feb 2018 01:00
Thailand reacts to bitcoin’s lures and risks
Moves are afoot to make the most of digital currencies’ advantages and avoid the disadvantages
Wed, 31 Jan 2018 01:00
AMLO orders that cryptocurrency deals must be reported to curb criminals’ money laundering
THE GOVERNMENT will step up surveillance of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by requiring digital currency exchangers to report their transactions to the country's anti-money laundering agency.
Mon, 29 Jan 2018 19:31
AMLO targets bitcoin as crime networks turn to crypto-currencies
THE ANTI-MONEY Laundering Organisation (AMLO) is drafting an amendment to legislation covering bitcoin and other crypto-currencies used in money laundering and other illegal activities to facilitate enforcement of the law in cases in which ill-gotten funds are converted into digital currencies.
Sat, 27 Jan 2018 01:00
Investors warned of law violation in bitcoin trading
THE FINANCE Ministry has issued a public warning on trading of digital currencies that may violate the Anti-Fraudulent Loans of Money Law due to the growing popularity of bitcoin and other digital units among ill-informed investors and speculators.
Fri, 26 Jan 2018 09:18
Short-term bubble, long-term staying power predicted for cryptocurrencies
Bitcoin’s price has increasde more than 12-fold in the past four years, and the combined market of crypto-assets is now valued at more than $500 billion (Bt15.69 trillion). Such valuations have caused many to think that the market is overheated.
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 01:00
Why you would be wise to stop buying bitcoin
Do yourself a favour: stop buying bitcoin. Yes, I can read chats too. I can see how the graph has gone up from $800 (Bt25,400) per coin in January 2017 to a little over $15,000 this January. But seriously, do yourself a favour and stop buying. This is the most obvious bubble ever.