Ohio ‘rolls out the red carpet’ for blockchain businesses by accepting bitcoin this tax season

Ohio has a message for blockchain enthusiasts: The Buckeye State wants your business. That memo was a key driver of the state’s decision to accept bitcoin for taxes, Ohio’s state treasurer Josh Mandel told CNBC this week. As of Monday,…

Cryptocurrencies have shed almost $700 billion since January peak

The cryptocurrency market is facing an intense sell-off as investors are rattled by heightened talk of regulatory scrutiny and infighting over a schism in bitcoin’s most notable spin-off, bitcoin cash. At around 1:50 p.m. London time (8:50 a.m. ET), the…