When the New York BitLicense landed last month, it created a massive storm of protests. It brought the debate on virtual currency regulations front and center.
With remittance fees as high as 12 percent, many migrant workers are stuck in a bind. Hence, some migrants are turning to bitcoin "rebittances" as a less expensive alternative.
Excerpted from the author's opening remarks at the Virtual Currency Today Summit last week in Boston.
Last week at the Virtual Currency Today Summit hosted by Networld Media Group, representatives from the Massachusetts government and the FTC discussed their views on the virtual currency regulatory landscape from the state and federal level.
Executives from across the bitcoin ecosystem gathered in Boston last week for the first Virtual Currency Today Summit.
Bradley Cooper, who is the Technology Editor at Networld Media Group, takes a dive into the cryptocurrency and offers a high-level view of the market.
With all the heated rhetoric surrounding the topic, we thought it would be helpful to reach out to people who work with cryptocurrencies on a daily basis to get to the bottom of the most common misconceptions.
An analyst says he has found proof that the terrorist organization is using virtual currency to fund its operations.
If the last 10 years has taught us anything, it's that disruptive technologies can shift the course of events in a way few would expect.
Company is cautiously optimistic it might be able to attract new customers thanks to the recent buzz around contactless payments.
Investor defends cryptocurrency in a series of tweets after 72-hour price drop happened over the weekend.
Dan Kramer, the senior vice president of marketing and merchant services for SHAZAM, wrote about how new entrants in the marketplace can be successful.
Data breaches were a hot-button topic in 2014, maybe even more so than Apple Pay.
"In a new area like this, with very complex issues, it's very important for regulators to listen and see where the regulations makes sense -- and course-correct where necessary."
Three merchants discuss why they began accepting virtual currencies for payment – and how accepting bitcoin has changed their business.
An array of virtual currencies are making their presence known.
As the lead sponsor for the St. Petersburg Bowl, the processor wants the area's merchants to be able to accept the cryptocurrency at their stores.
Thomas Yohannan examines a possible future link between bitcoin and proximity payments involving mobile devices.
Ben Lawsky, New York's superintendent of financial services, addressed the status of the state's controversial BitLicense regulatory framework.
Mark Ranta from ACI Worldwide believes bitcoin and its alternatives are here to stay, but how can they be regulated?