Internet Company Asks Israeli Authorities Permission to Pay Salaries in Bitcoin

The Israeli high-tech sector is currently undergoing a severe talent squeeze, with companies having to compete over employees with higher salaries, stock options and better perks. One such company might have found a new way to attract and retain tech-savvy… Continue Reading

Tel Aviv Court Forces Bank to Accept Funds From Sale of Bitcoin

The Israeli banking system keeps mounting challenges for bitcoin users, be they exchanges, miners or just traders, and keeps getting slapped for it by the courts. The latest example comes from Tel Aviv where a bank tried to deny incoming… Continue Reading

Bitfarms to Raise Up to CAD$50m to Scale Cryptocurrency Mining Operation

Canada seems to have become the hottest destination for bitcoin miners from all over the world thanks to a combination of cheap renewable hydroelectric energy and hospitable cold weather. One miner, Bitfarms, is set to raise a small fortune to… Continue Reading

New Bitcoin Embassy Opens in the United States

A mooted Bitcoin Embassy is the first of its kind, since an early attempt in New York City, for a bitcoin gathering place. It was American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) Editorial Director Jeffrey Tucker who had a revelation of… Continue Reading

Israeli Bitcoin Company Sues Banks for Not Letting it Open Accounts

An Israeli company that was created in January has gotten its business rejected by all banks in the country, and is now suing them. Without a bank account, an Israeli exchange would not be able to legally receive fiat transfers… Continue Reading

Oil Company Wants to Sell Bitcoin ATMs to Casinos, Stock Jumps 60%

Finance Despite the warnings of the Israeli regulator that it won’t tolerate bitcoin to get somehow backdoor listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, public companies keep pivoting into the field. The latest example is a firm that… Continue Reading