Tag: Bitcoin

Winklevoss Bitcoin Exchange Wins New York’s Approval to Expand, Offer Zcash

New York state on Monday authorised the Gemini Trust Co exchange founded by Internet entrepreneurs Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss to offer trading of the privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash, making it the world’s first licensed Zcash exchange. The state’s Department of Financial Services said it also approved Gemini to offer custody services and trading of Bitcoin Cash […]

Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Dealings Banned by Iran’s Central Bank

Iran banned the use of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by banks and financial institutions on Monday amid ongoing debate over how best to regulate the technology. “The use of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in all the country’s monetary and financial centres was banned,” the central bank said in a statement overnight. It said the government’s money-laundering committee had taken […]