Bitcoin: Income tax department in tough spot as investors go all tech

On its part, the income tax department may also find it difficult to figure out whether wealthy investors actually hold any bitcoins, or the income earned from these instruments. The department may also struggle to calculate the capital gains tax on bitcoins as investors have used complex investment …
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Government Head of IT Department Fired for Mining Bitcoin Using State-Owned Computers in Crimea (

Two government officials of the Crimean Council of Ministers were caught mining bitcoin using government computers and were subsequently fired. They reportedly installed “malicious software” on the government’s server and programmed over a dozen computers to mine bitcoin.
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US Health Department Blockchain Research Contest Sees 15 Winners

15 winners have been selected by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), a division of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) following its blockchain research challenge. Announced last month, the HHS sought whitepapers as a part of the “Use of Blockchain in Health IT and Health-related Research Challenge”, […]

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