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This Japanese pop group is singing about cryptocurrencies and getting paid in bitcoin

This Japanese pop group is singing about cryptocurrencies and getting paid in bitcoin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2018

See the bitcoin-themed pop group that"s taking Japan by storm

Kim Kyung Hoon/Reuters There's a new Japanese girl group called "Virtual Curren.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 17th, 2018

Bitcoin Frenzy Helps Crypto Hedge Funds Reap 1100% Gains - Bloomberg

BloombergBitcoin Frenzy Helps Crypto Hedge Funds Reap 1100% GainsBloombergWhile most of the world's institutional investors watched from the sidelines as cryptocurrencies surged last year, a small group .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJan 16th, 2018

Japanese ‘Bitcoin Babes’ Form Pop Group Dedicated To Cryptocurrency

It’s as bizarre as the title sounds. A Japanese all-girl band of Bitcoin babes has formed in an.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 12th, 2018

Virtual Currency Girls: A Japanese pop group singing about cryptocurrency

Every member of the eight-person all-girl group represents a different virtual currency, including Ethereum and Ripple.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 11th, 2018

You Can Thank Mr. Watanabe for Bitcoin"s Explosive Rally

Japanese traders who historically engaged in trading real currencies have turned their sights to cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, driving prices higher......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjDec 16th, 2017

A New York woman accused of sending bitcoin to ISIS could spend 90 years in prison

Reuters Pictures Zoobia Shahnaz is accused of sending cash to ISIS via cryptocurrencies. The US Department of Justice says the 27-year-old New Yorker funnelled $62,000 to the group via bitcoin .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 15th, 2017

New York woman laundered bitcoin to aide Islamic State: Feds

A Long Island woman is accused of laundering bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and wiring the money overseas to help the Islamic State group, according to federal prosecutors. Zoobia Shahnaz, a 27 ........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineDec 15th, 2017

A company in Japan wants to start paying employees in Bitcoin

Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images Japanese company GMO Internet Group will start paying employees partially in bitcoin in 2018. Employees can receive payments from about.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 14th, 2017

One group of traders has risen to dominate bitcoin trading

REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao Japanese men in their 30s and 40s are driving the cr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 14th, 2017

Are Bitcoin Salaries the Future? This Japanese Internet Company Thinks So

Tokyo-based GMO Internet Group will soon allo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 14th, 2017

European Central Bank Member: We Aren"t Ignoring Cryptocurrency

European Central Bank board member Benoît Cœuré says that the group is following bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but do not consider them threats......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 8th, 2017

In Japan, the move from cash to plastic goes slowly

BIC CAMERA, a Japanese electronics retailer, accepts payments in so many ways that the list nearly obscures the till: credit, debit and pre-paid cards; mobile wallets; ApplePay and Alipay; and, in some stores since April, bitcoin too......»»

Category: topSource: economistNov 2nd, 2017

Bitcoin Surges To New Record High As CME Launches Bitcoin Futures In Q4

As the mainstream continues to embrace cryptocurrencies - much to the chagrin of Jamie Dimon et al. in the establishment - CME Group is "responding to client intere.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 31st, 2017

Japan Just Killed The "Bitcoin Will Be Banned" Meme

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, The Japanese recognize the adoption of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies as a competitive advantage, and they're right. One of the most durable claims of cryptocurre.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 30th, 2017

Goldman CEO keeps open mind on digital currency bitcoin

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein said he is keeping an open mind on bitcoin after a media report that the investment bank was exploring a new trading operation dedicated to cryptocurrencies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 3rd, 2017

Goldman Sachs considers becoming first Wall Street firm to trade bitcoin

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. wants in on the bitcoin bonanza. As digital money becomes more mainstream, the New York banking giant is considering a new trading operation devoted to cryptocurrencies. According to The Wall Street Journal, the move wo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2017

Bitcoin craze: Are cryptocurrencies a dream come true for cyber-extortionists?

WannaCry victims paid only about $241,000 in bitcoins to extortionists; if everyone infected had paid, criminals would have received at least $60 million.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 12th, 2017

BlackRock’s Top Economist Thinks Bitcoin and Ethereum Look Like a Bubble

"To me that looks pretty scary," Richard Turnill said. BlackRock, the $5 trillion asset manager, has not traditionally paid much attention to cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. Now that the prices of those blockchain-bas.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 11th, 2017

Bitcoin Loses Value in Midst of Taiwan Introducing Anti-Money Laundering Rules Against Cryptocurrencies - News4C

News4CBitcoin Loses Value in Midst of Taiwan Introducing Anti-Money Laundering Rules Against CryptocurrenciesNews4CIf it wasn't clear until now that the cryptocurren.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenews3 hr. 51 min. ago

Key Words: Bitcoin could fall off cliff, drop 90%, one Wall Street strategist warns

Peter Boockvar, chief investment officer at wealth manager Bleakley Financial Group, told CNBC’s “Futures Now” in a Thursday interview that bitcoin is showing signs of a classic bubble......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch12 hr. 21 min. ago