Tag Archives: Bitcoins

Bitcoin suffers dramatic price plunge in Asia

EU seeks ‘urgent’ response to bitcoin bonanza TOKYO, Dec 20, (AFP): Bitcoin prices plunged about 15 percent in Asian trade Wednesday before recouping some of the losses as investors apparently took fright at news that a South Korean exchange had been hacked. The unit, which hit a record $19,500 at …

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Ministry of Finance says does not recognise virtual currency Bitcoin

Local banks record growth in deposits KUWAIT CITY, Dec 18: Kuwait’s Ministry of Finance does not recognize the virtual currency ‘Bitcoin’ and forbids its trading in the Kuwaiti financial institutions. The sources pointed out both the Ministry of Finance and the Central Bank of Kuwait cannot punish trading because they …

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Kuwaitis in the forefront of buying and selling Bitcoins

Value of unit of the digital currency reaches $17,000 KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: Kuwaiti citizens have been in the forefront in the trading (buying and selling) of the digital currency “Bitcoin” especially with the high global circulation of Bitcoin in the virtual world of the Internet, reports Aljarida daily. The …

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New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business – Port terminals operation by Maersk disrupted

FRANKFURT/MOSCOW/KIEV, June 28, (Agencies): A cyber attack wreaked havoc around the globe on Wednesday, crippling thousands of computers, disrupting operations at ports from Mumbai to Los Angeles and halting production at a chocolate factory in Australia. The virus is believed to have first taken hold on Tuesday in Ukraine where …

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