Category: Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Intentions: Are We Aiming to Replace the Status Quo or Become Them?

Bitcoin Intentions: Are We Aiming to Replace the Status Quo or Become Them? When the idea of a working digital currency like bitcoin was introduced, many of its early adopters disliked the current bureaucratic system, with a cartel of bankers pulling the world’s monetary strings. Over time, however, something weird […]

The Daily: Huobi Unveils HUSD, New Cryptocurrency Loans Launch

The Daily: Huobi Unveils HUSD, New Cryptocurrency Loans Launch It’s been a week for stablecoin stories in the crypto sphere, and while we’d like to have started the weekend on a different tack, Huobi’s effort was too intriguing not to share. We’ll also detail the latest cryptocurrency lending options in […]

Indian Cryptocurrency Exchanges See Rapid Growth in P2P Trading

Indian Cryptocurrency Exchanges See Rapid Growth in P2P Trading Trading volumes on exchange-escrowed peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptocurrency trading platforms in India are rising rapidly amid the banking ban by the country’s central bank. “Indians are warming up to P2P in amazing ways,” the CEO of a local crypto exchange told news.Bitcoin.com. […]

Only 39 Percent Pass Malta’s Cryptocurrency Exam

Only 39 Percent Pass Malta’s Cryptocurrency Exam The pass rate for the exam developed by the Maltese government for financial services practitioners seeking to obtain cryptocurrency agent certification is reportedly only 39 percent. The exam is part of the requirements mandated by the country’s newly established Virtual Financial Assets Act. […]

Trump Tariffs to Impact Chinese Mining Hardware Manufacturers

Trump Tariffs to Impact Chinese Mining Hardware Manufacturers The escalating U.S. – China trade war threatens to have an adverse impact on the operations of Chinese mining equipment manufacturers, with imports of mining hardware now facing stateside tariffs of more than 25 percent. Also Read: Former CFTC Chair Advocates ‘Tech […]

Report: Emerging Markets See Sharp Growth in Cashless Transactions

Report: Emerging Markets See Sharp Growth in Cashless Transactions South Africa is the most cryptocurrency-friendly country in Africa, according to the 2018 World Payments Report by French banking group BNB Paribas and IT company Capgemini. Compared to other major economies on the continent, South Africa has allowed digital currency-based payments, […]

Marks Jewelers Now Accepting Bitcoin Cash for Payments

Marks Jewelers Now Accepting Bitcoin Cash for Payments U.S. jewelry retailer Marks Jewelers has started accepting payments in cryptocurrency, including bitcoin cash. Shoppers can now pay for luxury goods such as fine diamonds, watches and engagement rings using BCH and seven other digital currencies. Also read: Report: Emerging Markets See Sharp […]