Bitcoin investors are getting desperate
Desperate to stop haemorrhage losses in Bitcoin value, some wise guy thought it a wizard idea to spread a rumour that Amazon was going to start accepting the monopoly money.
Will be traceable or be banned
Proposed changes to EU law would force companies that transfer Bitcoin or other crypto-assets to collect details on the recipient and sender.
What a waste
Malaysian authorities seized 1,069 bitcoin mining rigs, laid them out in a parking lot at police headquarters, and used a steamroller to crush them, as part of a joint operation between law enforcement in the city of Miri and electric utility Sarawak Energy.
Miners had enough before it happened
A narrative that has bitcoin crashing as Chinese authorities cracked down on miners behind the bamboo curtain is a fantasy, according to the University of Cambridge.
Apparently told gullible it had value
A Swedish man wanted by the United States for defrauding over 3,500 victims of more than $16 million has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for securities fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering.
Company hits back
A private equity outfit that converted a natural gas-fired power station into a bitcoin factory has been accused of polluting the atmosphere and heating up a pristine glacial lake, although the company says it is untrue.
Thanks to China thar's gold in them thar hills
The Chinese crackdown on bitcoin miners might have caused the price to fall, but it just made mining more lucrative for the rest of the world.
Talking up the value
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have experienced a major sell-off this week following China’s crackdown on the sector, but it is starting to look like the crypto fanboys are trying to talk up the currency again.
Although there will be plenty of warning
Quantum computers could break the cryptographic security that protects cell phones, bank accounts, email addresses and bitcoin wallets within the next ten years.