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Latest news about cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin, alternative currencies, digital wallets, virtual currencies, online transactions

Senegal rolls out digital currency accepted by MPesa 18 Jan 2017 10:34 AM CET |

Senegal, in West Africa, has announced plans to use a digital currency in 2017 that will be circulated alongside paper money as legal tender. Read more

Japanese company launches GMO Wallet to tap cryptocurrency and trading market 18 Jan 2017 10:15 AM CET |

GMO Internet has decided to participate in the cryptocurrency exchange and trading business and established GMO Wallet. Read more

Large European banks join forces to create 'Digital Trade Chain' based on blockchain 17 Jan 2017 10:11 AM CET |

Seven European banks have announced plans to build up a blockchain-powered cross-border trade finance platform for small and medium-sized companies in Europe called the “Digital Trade Chain” (DTC). Read more

Russia's Central Bank creates fintech group to study blockchain 17 Jan 2017 09:28 AM CET |

RosEvroBank trials blockchain for remote customer identification 16 Jan 2017 10:08 AM CET |

Blockchain development lab Aeternity announces public testnet 16 Jan 2017 09:34 AM CET |

Global node for standardized blockchain-based digital currency set in the UK 13 Jan 2017 10:57 AM CET |

Digital Currency Group invests in Etherscan 13 Jan 2017 10:44 AM CET |

Token teams up with VirtusaPolaris 12 Jan 2017 11:14 AM CET |

Global Bitcoin Platform BitX is now Luno 12 Jan 2017 10:27 AM CET |

SWIFT creates blockchain application to simplify cross-border payments 12 Jan 2017 09:17 AM CET |

PSBC works with IBM to create blockchain-based asset custody system 11 Jan 2017 10:51 AM CET |

Ripple's currency XRP is now traded on Bitstamp 11 Jan 2017 10:41 AM CET |

India: Axis Bank to roll out Ripple payments 11 Jan 2017 10:22 AM CET |

BitFury and Covington to roll out Global Blockchain Business Council 10 Jan 2017 10:27 AM CET |

DTCC taps blockchain to rebuild its platform 10 Jan 2017 09:17 AM CET |

Alfa Bank partners S7 Airlines to test blockchain for B2B payments in Russia 09 Jan 2017 01:44 PM CET |

Life.SREDA to introduce blockchain for public administration in Republic of Tatarstan 09 Jan 2017 01:02 PM CET |

China restricts Bitcoin marketing 09 Jan 2017 12:52 PM CET |

CoinMall is the first bitcoin marketplace for digital goods 06 Jan 2017 02:43 PM CET |

Reserve Bank of India body to test blockchain technology 06 Jan 2017 02:42 PM CET |

Indonesia sees growing bitcoin usage despite not legally recognised 05 Jan 2017 12:11 PM CET |

Ripio to bring financial solutions and accessible tools in South America 04 Jan 2017 11:05 AM CET |

Kraken announces the support for Monero trading on its platform 03 Jan 2017 11:29 AM CET |

Bitcoin jumps above USD 1000 with a 125 percent climb in 2016 03 Jan 2017 09:46 AM CET |