Tag: States

Heavy Borrowers and Near-Failed States Likely to Drive Hyperbitcoinization

Heavy Borrowers and Near-Failed States Likely to Drive Hyperbitcoinization A CIA World Factbook entry listing nations’ current account balances shows that big economies and near-failed states share something in common – massive debt. This liability making them strong cases for hyperbitcoinization, which could be exacerbated by an anticipated global economic […]

Coinstar Machines in Select US States Now Sell BTC Vouchers

Coinstar Machines in Select US States Now Sell BTC Vouchers On Jan. 17, financial services company Coinme announced that people visiting select Safeway and Albertsons stores in California, Texas, and Washington can now purchase bitcoin core (BTC) through Coinstar kiosks. Coinstar devices are fully automated self-service coin-counting machines and now […]

Winklevoss Lawsuit Continues; Lawyer States Defendant Committed ‘No Misconduct’

Winklevoss Lawsuit Continues; Lawyer States Defendant Committed ‘No Misconduct’ Earlier this month, the NY Times reported that the crypto-famous Winklevoss twins have accused Bitcoin Foundation founder Charlie Shrem of Bitcoin fraud. The Winklevoss lawsuit has now turned into a heated battle between both parties. Winklevoss Lawsuit According to the report by […]

Two US States Issue Cease and Desist Orders Against Five ICO Issuers

Two US States Issue Cease and Desist Orders Against Five ICO Issuers The U.S. states of Colorado and North Dakota have independently issued cease and desist orders against companies promoting initial coin offerings in their states. Their tokens are potentially fraudulent securities offerings, according to the two states’ securities commissions. […]

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 […]

Crypto Exchange Works With Regulators to Develop Legal Frameworks for Arab States

Crypto Exchange Works With Regulators to Develop Legal Frameworks for Arab States Following the statement by Saudi Arabia declaring cryptocurrency illegal, the largest crypto exchange in the Middle East and North Africa is working with regulators across the region to develop crypto regulations. Bitoasis confirmed its platform is unaffected by […]