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Report: Hamas Experimenting with Bitcoin to Raise Money

The armed wing of Hamas is using increasingly complex methods of raising funds via bitcoin, researchers say, highlighting the difficulties regulators face in tracking cryptocurrency financing of outfits designated by some as terrorist groups.

Islamist Hamas movement leader Yahya Sinwar (C) shouts slogans as he takes part in a tent city protest near the border with Israel east of Jabalia in the northern Gaza strip on March 30, 2018 to commemorate Land Day. Land Day marks the killing of six Arab Israelis during 1976 …

Delingpole: Watch – the Best Ever Song About Brexit…

The excellent Dominic Frisby has written a Brexit song which I think you all might enjoy. It has a particularly fine chorus, sung to the tune of the old Devon folk song Widdecombe Fair which brilliantly mocks Project Fear and all its myriad dodgy Establishment promulgators…

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Iran Announces Launch of Official Digital Currency

The Secretary of Iran’s Supreme Council of Cyberspace, Abolhassan Firouzabadi, announced on Sunday that the Islamic Republic would be bringing digital, or crypto, currency to the country in the near future regulated by the government.

This picture illustrates Iranians on January 12, 2012 counting and exchanging the United States 100-dollar bills and Iran's Rial banknotes, bearing a portrait of Iran's late founder of Islamic Republic Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in Tehran. The Rial's plunge, to 18,000 to the dollar hit a record low on January 18, …

Ukraine Rejects Regulation of Cryptocurrency Mining

Ukraine announced its decision this week to neither regulate cryptocurrency mining nor tax profits from this endeavor, cementing its status as one of the most crypto-friendly countries in the world.

Nigerian cryptocurrency craze unfazed by bitcoin plunge

Google Bans Cryptocurrency Mining from Google Chrome Extensions

Refinery29, a media and entertainment company focused on young women, “blurs the lines” with how they promote sponsored content, becoming the outlet which is “pushing the boundaries the most,” with controversial tactics that even target its own employees, according to a report.

The Associated Press

Why Bitcoin Is in a Downward Spiral

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) continues to slide, with the decentralized digital currency suffering its most dramatically bearish market movements since 2014.

A picture taken on February 6, 2018 shows a visual representation of the digital crypto-currency Bitcoin, at the "Bitcoin Change" shop in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv. / AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

China Gears Up for Digital Currency Launch in 2019

Outgoing People’s Bank of China governor Zhou Xiaochuan held a press briefing on Thursday in which he dropped a few hints about the launch of China’s new digital currency, known as “DCEP” for Digital Currency Electronic Payment.

The Associated Press