News tagged with virtual currency

Pacquiao to launch own cryptocurrency

Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday he would launch a cryptocurrency to connect with fans, but also backed the regulation of virtual currencies.

dateApr 18, 2018 in Internet
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Quebec wary of bitcoin gold rush

At the site of a former cocoa factory in Canada's Quebec province, tiny holes punctured in the walls of a warehouse allow fresh air to cool thousands of whirring processors connected by a tangle of wires.

dateApr 18, 2018 in Internet
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Slippery start for Venezuela's petro crypto coin

The government of crisis-torn Venezuela, struggling to overcome chronic liquidity shortages and burdened by US sanctions, launched the first government-backed cryptocurrency, the petro, earlier this year.

dateMar 28, 2018 in Internet
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