Emerging Markets

Emerging Markets

South Korea’s Central Bank Report Says ‘Bitcoin and Fiat Currency Can...

The Bank of Korea joins the growing list of central banks researching virtual currencies like bitcoin. The South Korean bank has just published a...

The Backpage Effect: Why the Sex Industry Thrives on Bitcoin

Backpage.com is a website like Craigslist, although it is more scandalous and provocative. The site was well-known for allowing sex workers to post solicitations. In 2015,...

Japanese City Accepts Bitcoin Donations

Ever since the new digital currency legislation was implemented in Japan, Bitcoin has become a hot topic within the region. Now the famous city of...

How to Run Your Own Instance of Mastodon, the Decentralized Twitter...

Many people are unhappy with Twitter. Some are looking into a new decentralized "tweeting" platform called Mastodon, which has seen rapid growth this month....

Bitcoin Demand Continues to Rise in India as Cash Reserves Run...

This week all eyes are watching India as citizens are having trouble accessing cash reserves as ATMs run dry throughout the country. Alongside these...

Bitcoin Gamblers Have Wagered $4.5 Billion in BTC Since 2014

Bitcoin gambling has continued to rise in popularity over the years. Many people believe Bitcoin is the perfect currency for online wagers and cryptocurrency-based gambling...

A Virtual Reality Simulator of the Bitcoin Blockchain Is Coming to...

A new virtual reality game based on the Bitcoin network is coming to the Steam platform today Friday, March 31. The game called "Bitcoin...

Bitcoin Helps People Circumvent Economic Sanctions in Iran

This past February, Valiollah Seif, governor of the central bank of Iran, told press on national television that Iran would eliminate the use of the...

Seattle-Based Cannabis Merchants are Accepting Bitcoin for Pot Sales

Two months ago Bitcoin.com reported on the State of Washington giving marijuana dispensaries approval to accept bitcoin for cannabis sales. Now, thanks to a...

Venezuelan Bitcoin Miners Bribed and Thrown in Jail by Secret Police

Over the past few months, officials in Venezuela have been cracking down on underground Bitcoin mining operations within the country. According to various reports,...

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