Bitcoin.com Partners With Mecon Cash, Enabling Withdrawal at ATMs Across South Korea
Bitcoin Cash has been added to Mecon Cash’s M.Pay platform which is integrated with over 13,000 ATMs in South Korea. By making bitcoin cash usable for withdrawing won across the country, Mecon Cash is ensuring that BCH users in Korea ... read more.
Why User Experience Is Crypto’s True ‘Killer App’
There's been a lot of buzz in the space recently about the importance of user experience. Kim Dotcom's proclamation that "Mass utility is going to lead to mass adoption," speaks to this. Peter Schiff's bitcoin wallet fiasco, CZ's claim that ... read more.
Polkadot Will Finally Launch This Year – But Is the Multi-Chain Network too Late to Catch Ethereum?
Remember Polkadot? It’s the multi-chain network that raised $145 million in 2017 and hasn’t been seen since. But unlike many of the blockchain projects from that era, Polkadot hasn’t taken the money and run. Its team, led by Ethereum founder ... read more.
Demand for Crypto Derivatives Swells as CME's Bitcoin Volume Rises
The global markets company Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has seen considerable demand since launching its options contracts in the wake of the firm’s bitcoin futures. On the first day of swaps, CME’s bitcoin options saw 55 contracts ($2.3 million). By ... read more.
Vodafone Becomes 8th Company to Exit Libra Association
After a spate of big names parting ways with the Libra Association late last year such as Paypal, Visa, Mastercard, and Ebay, British telecommunications giant Vodafone has become the latest to bid the ambitious digital asset project farewell. While Vodafone's ... read more.
Gift Bitcoin Cash for Chinese New Year With a Limited Edition Red Envelope Paper Wallet From Bitcoin.com
Giving red envelopes full of money to friends and family is a traditional way to celebrate the Lunar New Year in China and other Asian cultures. This year you can gift your loved ones bitcoin cash with a limited edition ... read more.
Paypal Pullout Prompts Pornhub to Add Tether as Payment Option for Its Adult Models
The porn industry is seen by many as a perfect fit for widespread cryptocurrency usage as it suffers from financial censorship far more than most businesses. When Paypal stopped servicing Pornhub models, the company hinted it might turn to digital ... read more.
Bitcoin Cash Miner Jiang Zhuoer Answers Infrastructure Funding Questions
On Wednesday, Btc.top founder Jiang Zhuoer disclosed that five mining operations had plans to donate roughly $6 million in coinbase rewards (depending on market prices) to developers building Bitcoin Cash infrastructure. The news was met with mixed reviews as some ... read more.
BCH Script Meeting Aims to Enhance the Programming Language in Bitcoin Cash
Bitcoin Cash developers actively participate in video meetings in order to discuss the ongoing development of the BCH ecosystem. BCH software engineers met for the first time in 2020 last Thursday to examine the May upgrade and specification work. Following ... read more.
Bitcoin Games Celebrates Lunar New Year 2020 With Introduction of Free Spins
Bitcoin Games is a provably fair online casino where you can play popular games using BTC and BCH. The platform is introducing a new feature and for its Lunar New Year 2020 promotion all players can get Red Envelopes packed ... read more.
More BS on Lightning: Blockstream Pours Liquid on Thick
Blockstream reps have long been pushing for full implementation of the perpetually-delayed Lightning Network as the main solution for BTC scalability. With the recent announcement of "federated sidechain" Liquid's integration with Btcpay, however, the tune seems to have changed. Past ... read more.
Alexander Vinnik Accused of Laundering Billions Through BTC-e Extradited to France
Alexander Vinnik, the Russian-born IT specialist who spent over two years in detention in Greece, where he was arrested on a U.S. warrant, is now in Paris. The alleged BTC-e operator, suspected of laundering at least $4 billion through the ... read more.
How to Obscure Bitcoin Cash Transaction Data by Leveraging Cashfusion
Bitcoin Cash developers recently released the alpha software for Cashfusion, a privacy-preserving feature added to the Electron Cash wallet. During the last week, crypto proponents and developers have been testing the protocol regularly in order to find issues and provide ... read more.
ECB Keeps Subzero Interest Rates and Open-Ended QE Worth €20B a Month and Launches Policy Review
The European Central Bank (ECB) has launched an extensive review that will examine a wide range of its policies by the end of this year. Under its new president, Christine Lagarde, the bank will try to establish why its monetary ... read more.
Panic Withdrawals at Indian Bank Over Alarming KYC Notice
Hundreds of customers went on a withdrawal spree after an Indian bank announced its revised KYC requirements. The bank's action followed the decision by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to include the National Population Register letter as a valid ... read more.
Millennial and Male: 3 Crypto Card Issuers Profile Their Average User
Platforms offering debit cards that can be topped up with cryptocurrency have enjoyed growing popularity in the crypto community. They provide a payment solution for those who earn and own digital coins, enabling in-store and online crypto payments. Their expanding ... read more.
Data Shows $25 Billion Worth of Bitcoin and Ether Held by Seven Crypto Exchanges
On January 3, 2020, a small group of crypto enthusiasts celebrated the second annual Proof-of-Keys day with hopes to get people to withdraw funds from centralized digital currency exchanges. However, exchanges holding massive amounts of BTC only saw their reserves ... read more.
Companies Keep Flocking to Swiss Crypto Valley, Over 1,000 Jobs Added in a Year
Crypto Valley, a fintech-friendly region centered on the canton of Zug, has been expanding to other parts of Switzerland and neighboring Liechtenstein. Despite all the challenges facing the blockchain industry, favorable regulations and improving access to banking and legal services ... read more.
The Fallout From Onecoin's Ponzi Scheme Continues to Impact Investors
In late 2019, the remnants of multi-level Ponzi scheme Onecoin crumbled. However, Onecoin’s founder, dubbed the 'crypto queen,' Ruja Ignatova, remains on the run and law enforcement haven't caught up with her yet. Moreover, police are investigating two churches in ... read more.
Leading Swiss Stock Exchange Now Offers 12 Crypto Exchange-Traded Products
Switzerland's principal stock exchange, SIX Swiss Exchange, now has 12 cryptocurrency exchange-traded products listed. The latest addition, the 21shares Short Bitcoin, allows investors to profit from falling prices of the digital currency. Other listed crypto products include those that track ... read more.
Iran Issues More Than 1,000 Cryptocurrency Mining Licenses
The Iranian government has reportedly issued more than 1,000 licenses for cryptocurrency mining since it began regulating the industry. A number of large mining farms have set up in the country, but high electricity tariffs have kept many small investors ... read more.