Tag: States

Africa’s Interest in Bitcoin Remains High as 15 States Plan to Adopt the ‘Eco’ Currency

Africa’s Interest in Bitcoin Remains High as 15 States Plan to Adopt the ‘Eco’ Currency By 2020, a large group of West African countries plan to adopt a single fiat currency called the eco. After a meeting in Abuja held on June 29 between the 15 member-country regional bloc, the […]

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 […]