November 25-26 Latvia’s capital of Riga hosted its first international bitcoin conference Baltic Honeybadger 2017.
Major Russian businessmen are interested in cryptocurrencies, while one tenth of the Forbes list invest in this new kind of financial tool.
Chess grandmaster and former world chess champion Garry Kasparov has told Proteste Investe that he isn’t surprised about bitcoin’s high popularity, however, believes it is “fake money issued by governments in high amounts.”
German Sterligov, an eccentric Russian entrepreneur, has launched a cryptocurrency exchange named CryptoSterlingClub Alice.
China is one of the world’s greatest driving forces when it comes to cryptocurrencies. There are more developers and evangelists in the West, but China is the domain of most miners and traders. While in the West most bitcoin users are associated with cryptoanarchism, China’s most widespread view of bitcoin.
Blockchain technology company Blockstream has unveiled a satellite system that will bring Bitcoin connectivity to almost everyone on the planet.
Eccentric Russian entrepreneur German Sterligov has announced that he is going to open the first official bitcoin store in Russia. However, this advocate of ‘spiritual bonds’ notes that bitcoin prices at his store will always be higher than those on the market.
Bitcoin surpassed $4,100 on Sunday, August 13, 2017, reaching its latest milestone and setting yet another all-time high.