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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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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Hackers Steal $400k from Users of a Stellar Lumen (XLM) Web Wallet

Hackers Steal $400k from Users of a Stellar Lumen (XLM) Web WalletAnother cryptocurrency service provider has been hacked, costing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of losses to Stellar users this time. DNS hackers have hijacked the Blackwallet server, redirected some of the traffic and made off with 669,920 XLM. Also Read: Japan’s Largest Bank to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange Stellar Wallet Blackwallet Compromised The team behind […]

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Metropolitan Bank Denies Ceasing Cryptocurrency-Related International Wires

Metropolitan Bank Denies Stopping Cryptocurrency-Related International WiresJust recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the company Metropolitan Bank Holding Corp (NYSE: MCB) allegedly ceasing international cryptocurrency transfers. The bank is well known for being called the “Bitcoin Bank” and responded today to “erroneous statements” made by the media. Also read: French Entrepreneur’s Case to Overturn the Bitlicense Dismissed Various Reports State the ‘Bitcoin Bank’ Allegedly […]

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Cryptocurrency App Users Increase 14-Fold in South Korea

Cryptocurrency App Users Increase 14-Fold in South KoreaThe number of cryptocurrency app users in South Korea has increased 14 times in the last 11 weeks to approximately two million users, according to a recent analysis. Users spend an average of 26 minutes using them daily and the majority of users are in their 30s. Also read: South Korea Urges 23 Countries, EU, and […]

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Japan’s Largest Bank to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange

Japan's Largest Bank to Launch Cryptocurrency ExchangeAs bitcoin trading becomes the new mainstream in Japan, leading financial firms are stepping in to offer services to preserve their market share. MUFG, the largest bank in the country, is now planning to launch its own exchange, a pegged cryptocurrency and bitcoin segregated accounts for clients of other exchanges. Also Read: Some UK Mortgage […]

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