Bitfinex to End Services in the US Next Month

Announcements, News, Regulation | October 20, 2017 By:

Hong Kong digital currency exchange Bitfinex , the third-largest by volume, will terminate all services for US customers by November 9. The exchange has urged all US-based customers to withdraw their holdings before the deadline.

In August, Bitfinex announced it was canceling service to US customers on its platform because of impractical regulations and policies imposed by the US Securities and Exchange Commission.


Swiss Public University Accepts Bitcoin for Tuition

Blockchain, Education, Now Accepting | October 9, 2017 By:

Swiss public vocational school Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is now accepting bitcoin for class tuition.

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is one of seven regional, public-funded universities of applied sciences founded in 1997. The university was called University of Applied Sciences of Central Switzerland until October 15,