#Bitcoin

Bitrefill CEO Sergej Kotliar: Bitcoin’s Future is Very Bright

Sweden-based bitcoin startup Bitrefill focused on topping up mobile phone accounts and selling gift cards has garnered some attention from the community in the recent months after implementing some innovative solutions.

Bitcoin on Baltic: HodlHodl Founders on Latvia’s First Bitcoin Conference and Their Platform Launch

November 25-26 Latvia’s capital of Riga hosted its first international bitcoin conference Baltic Honeybadger 2017.

Chelsea Owner Roman Abramovich, Other Russian Forbes Millionaires Invest in Cryptocurrencies

Major Russian businessmen are interested in cryptocurrencies, while one tenth of the Forbes list invest in this new kind of financial tool.

Garry Kasparov: Bitcoin Is Pure Speculation

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.”

No Fees, But Paid Entry: Cryptocurrency Exchange “For the Rich” Launched in Moscow

German Sterligov, an eccentric Russian entrepreneur, has launched a cryptocurrency exchange named CryptoSterlingClub Alice.

The Reasons Behind China’s Crypto Optimism

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 is pragmatic, and it is […]

Blockstream Satellite to Broadcast Bitcoin Across the Globe

Blockchain technology company Blockstream has unveiled a satellite system that will bring Bitcoin connectivity to almost everyone on the planet.

Scandal-ridden Russian Entrepreneur to Open a Bitcoin Store for the Rich

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 Surges Above $4100 to Set New ATH

Bitcoin surpassed $4,100 on Sunday, August 13, 2017, reaching its latest milestone and setting yet another all-time high.

Burger King to Accept Bitcoins in Russia by the End of 2017

Russian division of popular fast food franchise Burger King has announced it is developing software to accept bitcoins. The cryptocurrency option is expected to be rolled out by the end of 2017. “The company plans to announce the winner of the tender for development of software that would enable us to accept bitcoins. The contractor […]

Alexander Shulgin: Cryptocurrencies Are Pioneers That Will Perish For the Future Generations

Cryptoindustry is on the march, which is hardly a secret for anyone now. Still, many officials as well as community members can’t imagine what will it be like in a couple of years, not to mention in a decade or two. For that reason ForkLog contacted renowned composer, well-known visionary and venture investor Alexander Shulgin […]

Russia’s Central Bank on Bitcoin and Blockchain: We Don’t Want to be Left Behind

According to Alla Bakina, the head of the Central Bank’s department of national payments system, the regulator is working on applying financial technologies to create a national cryptocurrency and regulate other cryptocurrencies and exchange platforms.