Election Hopeful Wants Canada to Recognise Bitcoin as Currency

Election Hopeful Wants Canada to Recognise Bitcoin as Currency

coindesk.com 03 Sep '15, 11am

A parliamentary hopeful running in Canada's upcoming federal election says he wants to give bitcoin an equal footing with the dollar. Alex Millar, a former maths teacher and software engineer, claims to be an independent candidate running for Vancouver East. In a post on Straight.com yesterday, the bitcoin enthusiast said he decided to run to highlight an issue the major parties were ignoring: ...

Mumbai-Based Pointshelf Unveils Plans to Add Bitcoin Payments

gadgets.ndtv.com 02 Sep '15, 1pm
Mumbai-Based Pointshelf Unveils Plans to Add Bitcoin Payments

Mumbai-based Wallet based mobile payments app Pointshelf announced plans to integrate Bitcoin wallets on Twitter Wednesday. Shiladitya Mukhop...

Barclays has two blockchain 'labs' in London and is planning 45 experiments with the technology

uk.businessinsider.com 03 Sep '15, 7am

Barclays Barclays Chief Design and Digital Officer Derek White. Like pretty much every other major bank at the moment , Barclays is very inte...

China Scrambles To Enforce Capital Controls (Which Is Great News For Bitcoin)

China Scrambles To Enforce Capital Controls (Which Is Great News For Bitcoin)

zerohedge.com 02 Sep '15, 4pm

Well, no: shorting the yuan in a regime of devaluation is precisely what investors should do, however it is the dramatic intervention by the PBOC in the open market that has driven the relaxed fixing from 6.41 back to 6.36 in a week, that is what is most concerning to shorts. However, as we have explained over the past month, such intervention is costing the PBOC hundreds of billions in liquida...

BitQuotations: “Economists and journalists often get caught up in this questi...

bitquotations.com 02 Sep '15, 7pm

“Economists and journalists often get caught up in this question: Why does Bitcoin have value...

itBit hires former NY financial regulator's general counsel

reuters.com 02 Sep '15, 10pm

NEW YORK Bitcoin exchange itBit has hired Daniel Alter as the company's new general counsel a...

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