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South African Payment Gateway Drops BTC Over Fees and Network Congestion

South African Payment Gateway Drops BTC Over Fees and Network Congestion On July 12, South African payment gateway service Payfast announced the company is dropping bitcoin core (BTC) payments due to network congestion and high fees. Payfast emphasized that BTC has a number of limitations and design flaws which makes […]

Survey Shows South Koreans Increased Crypto Holdings by 64% Last Year

Survey Shows South Koreans Increased Crypto Holdings by 64% Last Year Over the last few years, South Korea has become a hotspot for cryptocurrencies and the region captures a large amount of the world’s digital asset trade volume. A survey published on April 20 by the Korea Financial Investment Association […]

US ETF Ruling to Inform South Korean Cryptocurrency Market

US ETF Ruling to Inform South Korean Cryptocurrency Market Local media has reported that a South Korean exchange is waiting for regulators in the United States to make a ruling regarding the highly anticipated Vaneck cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund (ETF) before determining its stance pertaining to virtual currency ETFs. Also Read: […]

Survey Ranks South Africa Top for Cryptocurrency Ownership

Survey Ranks South Africa Top for Cryptocurrency Ownership South Africa has been ranked as the top country for ownership of cryptocurrency, according to a global survey by social media management company Hootsuite and global agency Wearesocial. The survey found that 10.7 percent of internet users in the country own cryptocurrency. […]