Classified Ads Site in South Africa Reports Increase in High-Ticket Bitcoin Listings

Classified Ads Site in South Africa Reports Increase in High-Ticket Bitcoin ListingsOnline classifieds and community website, Gumtree South Africa, has reported a significant increase in the number of listings posted specifically asking to trade items for bitcoin. In particular, the website reports a proliferation in the number of listings for luxury vehicles that are asking for bitcoin as payment. Also Read: Markets Update: The Top 68 Cryptos […]

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South Korea: Military Blocked From Trading Crypto

Soldiers in South Korea will no longer be able to access online cryptocurrency trading websites whilst at military bases. A notification issued Monday by the Ministry of Defence outlined plans to crackdown on digital currency trading. They also began shutting down access to websites about Bitcoin and other virtual currencies at the same time. The notification … Continue reading South Korea: Military Blocked From Trading Crypto

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Bitcoin Declined by 30% Five Times in 2017, Recent Correction is Tolerable

As CNBC Africa’s CryptoTrader host and producer Ran Neuner noted, bitcoin declined by 30 percent on five different occasions in 2017. This month’s 20 percent correction in bitcoin is tolerable, given the major corrections it had experienced in the past 12 months. Major Correction Other major cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash also recorded corrections … Continue reading Bitcoin Declined by 30% Five Times in 2017, Recent Correction is Tolerable

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Six Ways to Ruin Your ICO Before It’s Even Started

Six Ways to Ruin Your ICO Before It’s Even StartedICOs are like weddings: months of planning comes to one big day. If the event goes off without a hitch, it will bring in a lot of money. But with the world watching, the stakes are high. One slip and you risk losing it all: the bouquet, the immaculate wedding dress, and the $20 million […]

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215,000+ Sign Petition Against South Korean Crypto Regulation – Government to Respond

215,000+ Sign Petition Against South Korean Crypto Regulation - Government to RespondA national petition against extreme cryptocurrency regulations in South Korea has exceeded 200,000 signatures, the requirement for the government to respond. The petition entitled “Has the government ever dreamed a happy dream for the people?” was filed on December 28. Meanwhile, another related petition calls for the removal of the governor of the country’s Financial […]

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Bitcoin Cash Tip Bot ‘Tippr’ Distributes Thousands of Micropayments

Bitcoin Cash Tip Bot 'Tippr' Distributes Thousands of MicropaymentsA new Bitcoin Cash (BCH) tip bot that lets anyone send small microtransactions using BCH called ‘Tippr’ is gaining a lot of traction on the web these days. Also Read: Some UK Mortgage Lenders Refuse to Serve Bitcoin Investors The Bitcoin Cash Tip Bot ‘Tippr’ Is Gaining A lot of Traction    A few years […]

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Bitconnect Shuts Down Its Exchange Citing a String of Excuses

Bitconnect Shuts Down Its Exchange, Citing a String of ExcusesIn a move that will surprise few observers, Bitconnect has announced that it is closing its lending and exchange platform. The company has widely been accused of operating a Ponzi scheme and was recently rocked by cease and desist notices in two US states. Immediately after the firm declared its intention to wind things up, […]

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Businessman Outright Buys Two Electric Power Stations to Do Bitcoin Mining in Russia

Businessman Outright Buys Two Electric Power Stations to Do Bitcoin Mining in RussiaChina has dominated the bitcoin mining industry for a couple of years, but fears of a government clampdown are signaling now might be the best time to enter the market elsewhere in the world. And someone just made a big bet that Russia, with its cold weather and plentiful fossil fuel energy sources, is the […]

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