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Two Software Engineers Arrested in Venezuela Over Bitcoin Mining Activities
  Furthermore, the CICPC mentions both detained individuals face charges of stealing electricity.   The Venezuelan government has no love list [...]
Investor Interest in Bitcoin Grows Despite Hardfork Debate and Falling Price
  Despite a recent drop in the price of bitcoin and the debate circulating the potential hardfork, interest in the currency is continuing to grow. On [...]
Bitcoin P2P Trading on LocalBitcoins Hits Global All-Time High
  Bitcoin trading volumes on peer-to-peer marketplace LocalBitcoins continues to thrive despite turbulent volatile times for the cryptocurrency’s [...]
Bitcoin Miners in Venezuela Forced to Pay Bribes or Face Arrests as Government Tries to Shut it Down
  As the government in Venezuela cracks down on Bitcoin miners without legal grounds, corruption raises its ugly head. Read more…   The [...]
Bitcoin Goes into Hiding in Crisis-Stricken Venezuela
  Protests have been ongoing in Venezuela as the country’s economic crisis has only grown far worse over the past three years. In the meanwhile, [...]
Foreign Currency Reserves of Venezuela Drop To US$10.5bn
  It is not surprising to find out Venezuelans are flocking to bitcoin as of late.   Most people are well aware the financial situation in [...]
Bitcoin and Gold Equal in Price As Venezuela Sell-Off Imminent
  Bitcoin became equal to gold Thursday as a future Venezuela sell-off may have influenced the precious metal’s 10 percent drop in value. Exchanges [...]
VENEZUELA’S ONLY BITCOIN EXCHANGE TO RESUME OPERATIONS
  Venezuela Bitcoin exchange SurBitcoin has announced it intends to start operating once more within a week. LEGAL BITCOIN EXCHANGE IN ‘AROUND ONE [...]
Bitcoin Price Climbs Up As P2P Bitcoin Trading Soars in China, Venezuela
  LocalBitcoins trades have surged in China amid fears of a regulatory crackdown similar to Venezuela. During the week of Feb. 18th, trading on [...]
Call for a Digital Geneva Convention Could Affect Bitcoin
  Concerns about government-sponsored hackings, digital warfare, and an increasing number of malicious cyber attacks prompted tech giant Microsoft to [...]