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‘Start-Up Nation’ is strangling the bitcoin revolution with regulations

The Bank of Israel did say that it would explore the creation of a digital shekel – but mainly with an eye toward capturing lost tax revenue.

By NICK SPANOS/AMIR WEITMANN
26/02/2018
Bitcoin (virtual currency) coins placed on Dollar banknotes

Bitcoin slides 14 percent on crackdown fears, hits 4-week low

The latest tumble leaves bitcoin more than 40 percent down from the record highs of around $20,000 reached in mid-December.

By REUTERS
16/01/2018
Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway

Investment guru Buffett says he will never invest in cryptocurrencies

Buffett's comments come a day after JPMorgan & Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said he regrets calling bitcoin a fraud.

By REUTERS
11/01/2018
Israel develops new 'bitcoin' currency (Illustrative)

Israel's central bank: Bitcoin is an asset, not a currency

There have been public complaints that Israeli banks were making it difficult for some customers to transfer money from their accounts to buy bitcoin.

By REUTERS
08/01/2018
 A coin representing the bitcoin cryptocurrency is seen on computer circuit boards in this illustrat

Bitcoin: boon or bubble?

These days, newspapers and websites are full of stories about cryptocurrencies, virtual currencies, and bitcoins. Confused? Here is a ‘guide for the perplexed.'

By SHLOMO MAITAL
20/01/2018
A Bitcoin (virtual currency) coin is seen in an illustration picture

Hotly anticipated bitcoin futures surge 21 percent on debut

The one-month bitcoin contract opened trade at 6 pm (2300 GMT) at $15,460, dipped briefly and then rose to a high of $18,700.

By SAQIB IQBAL AHMED , SWATI PANDEY/REUTERS
11/12/2017
A copy of bitcoin standing on PC motherboard is seen in this illustration picture

Cyber security insurance must adapt, thrive in Israel

Tel Aviv start-up Cyberwrite has started to develop an underwriting platform for cyber insurance policies.

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