Category: Mining News

US Dollar Losing Dominance as a Means for Settling Transactions in Africa

US Dollar Losing Dominance as a Means for Settling Transactions in Africa The dominance of the United States dollar as a settlement currency in Africa is being challenged by emerging payment methods in financial technology and by native African fiat currencies. In the four years to 2017, fewer people in […]

PR: Coinsbit Launches Reliable and Safe Trading Platform

PR: Coinsbit Launches Reliable and Safe Trading Platform This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within […]

Bithumb and Coinone Terminating Fiat Withdrawals for Unverified Crypto Traders

Bithumb and Coinone Terminating Fiat Withdrawals for Unverified Crypto Traders Two major South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges have announced that they will no longer allow unverified users to make withdrawals in Korean won. Starting next month, users of Bithumb and Coinone must have verified real-name accounts in order to deposit and […]

Josh Garza Sentenced to Prison and Fined $9M over GAW & Paycoin Scam

Josh Garza Sentenced to Prison and Fined M over GAW & Paycoin Scam U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Connecticut has announced Homero Joshua Garza (Josh Garza) has been sentenced to “21 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, the first six months of which [Mr. Garza] must […]

India Small Town Layman Falls For A Conman: First MLM, Then Wallet Theft

India Small Town Layman Falls For A Conman: First MLM, Then Wallet Theft The growing incidence of bitcoin multi-level marketing (MLM) scams in countries like India is a two-pronged wake-up call. First, has a small town investor become more gullible than ever? Second, and more scary, is bitcoin – with […]

Bitcoin’s Hopeful Numbers: 70% Familiar in the United States

Bitcoin’s Hopeful Numbers: 70% Familiar in the United States This week Yougov Omnibus released a host of encouraging new survey data, new numbers, and among their findings “48% of millennials would be interested in using cryptocurrency primarily…A vast majority (79%) of Americans are familiar with at least one kind of […]

Rakuten Acquires Crypto Exchange to Fast-Track Into the Japanese Market

Rakuten Acquires Crypto Exchange to Fast-Track Into the Japanese Market Japanese mega e-commerce and internet company Rakuten Inc. is entering the crypto space. Instead of submitting a new application to the country’s financial regulator, Rakuten is acquiring an existing crypto exchange to fast-track into the Japanese crypto market. Also read: Yahoo! […]

Morgan Creek Launches Digital Asset Index Fund for Institutional Investors

Morgan Creek Launches Digital Asset Index Fund for Institutional Investors Morgan Creek Digital, an asset management firm backed by multi-billion dollar investment advisor Morgan Creek Capital Management, has announced the launch of the Digital Asset Index Fund in partnership with Bitwise Asset Management. Also Read: The Daily: Chinese Crackdown Continues, […]

Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare Expanding Into European Market

Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare Expanding Into European Market One of Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Coinsquare, is expanding into the European market. This is the exchange’s first international expansion under its own brand. Its previous expansions were through partnerships with other companies. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space […]