Top ten Bitcoin stories in 2017
Bitcoin was buzzing all year along. Enjoy this compilation of the major stories with Banking Technology’s top ten.
Forkin’ hell! Bitcoin splits in two
Bitcoin Cash is born.
SEC deals another blow to Bitcoin trading
No thank you.
Dash takes a bash at Bitcoin with new allies
Reveals two partnerships in Europe and Russia.
Bitpay’s Visa branded prepaid card for Bitcoin goes global
Users can convert Bitcoin into a spendable dollar, euro or pound balance.
Jury convicts two in Bitcoin laundering scheme
We find the defendants incredibly guilty.
Race to patent Bitcoin tech heats up
Has the backing of Calvin Ayre, a wealthy Canadian entrepreneur.
Input Output’s Ouroboros protocol plots Bitcoin 2.0 prize
Seeks to create a “better” Bitcoin.
Zcash plans to crash Bitcoin’s party
Brainy boffins develop a mathematical algorithm.
SEC files fraud charges in Bitcoin and office space scams
All in relation to two bogus investment schemes.
Cyren sounds siren over Bitcoin siphon scam
Discovered an outbreak of malware which is stealing passwords and Bitcoin.