Why Africa Continues to Lag Behind in Cryptocurrency Adoption

Africa continues to dominate Google Trends search interest for “bitcoin,” but that has not translated into widespread adoption of cryptocurrency by users and businesses. Apart from opaque regulation and a lack of awareness, one of the major reasons for this failure has been the expansive use of mobile money on the continent. Also read: Report: […]
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Why Africa Continues to Lag Behind in Cryptocurrency Adoption

Indian Exchange Launches Lending Program for 5 Cryptocurrencies

An Indian crypto exchange has launched a program that allows its users to earn interest on their cryptocurrencies held at the exchange. Initially, users can lend BTC, USDT, BNB, XRP, and ETH. The CEO of the exchange has shared details about this new offering with news.Bitcoin.com. Also read: Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities […]
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Indian Exchange Launches Lending Program for 5 Cryptocurrencies

Switch Between BCH and BTC Effortlessly With the Bitcoin.com Wallet

The Bitcoin.com Wallet is a simple cryptocurrency light client that supports bitcoin cash (BCH) and bitcoin core (BTC). Since the initial release of the software, there have been 3.7 million noncustodial wallets created and climbing. Now, the latest version of the Bitcoin.com Wallet not only allows users to manage digital assets, but also provides the […]
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Switch Between BCH and BTC Effortlessly With the Bitcoin.com Wallet

Spain’s 2gether Unveils Crypto Debit Card, as Polispay Is Forced to Cancel Its Mastercard

2gether, a Spanish banking platform, has announced the launch of its prepaid Visa debit card that allows holders to pay for goods and services using cryptocurrency. Customers can use the card to make payment in euros or via bitcoin core, bitcoin cash, ripple, ethereum, EOS, litecoin and stellar. Also read: Cboe Discontinues Bitcoin Futures for […]
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Spain’s 2gether Unveils Crypto Debit Card, as Polispay Is Forced to Cancel Its Mastercard

Stablecoins Are Threatened by These Two Major Issues

On the heels of recent commentary from the published correspondence between Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton and representative Ted Budd, SEC senior advisor Valerie Szczepanik explained at Austin’s SXSW conference that stablecoins may be violating current securities laws. Also read: Payglobal Provides Cryptocurrency to Fiat Transfers With Existing Bank Cards Stablecoins May […]
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Stablecoins Are Threatened by These Two Major Issues

New Tasking Platform Lazyfox.io Rewards Users With Bitcoin Cash

The crypto community has been discussing a new tasking platform fueled by bitcoin cash (BCH) called Lazyfox.io. The platform, developed by Tobias B, a programmer headquartered in Berlin, gives users incentives to answer questions, participate in surveys, and obtain BCH by completing bounties. Also read: Ledger Reveals Physical Exploits Against Trezor Hardware Wallets Lazyfox Rewards […]
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New Tasking Platform Lazyfox.io Rewards Users With Bitcoin Cash

Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in Kleiman Bitcoin Lawsuit Against Craig Wright

On March 15, well-known Bitcoin developer Jeff Garzik revealed he was subpoenaed by the U.S. District Court of Southern Florida in the infamous Kleiman vs Wright bitcoin lawsuit. The Kleiman family is suing the self-proclaimed Satoshi for roughly 300,000 BTC and Garzik has been served by the court and asked to submit assorted documents and […]
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Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in Kleiman Bitcoin Lawsuit Against Craig Wright

Satoshi’s Pre-Release Bitcoin Code Contains Some Fascinating Findings

Cryptocurrency supporters have been discussing an early version of the original Bitcoin source code that surfaced this week. An old forum post and mailing list letter written by Satoshi suggests there was a private version of the code distributed to a few people before the launch of the network on Jan. 3, 2009. Also Read: […]
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Satoshi’s Pre-Release Bitcoin Code Contains Some Fascinating Findings

Crypto Users Are Still Scared to Pay With Bitcoin in 2019 — FIO Protocol Aims to Fix That

Over the last few months, a number of cryptocurrency wallet and exchange providers have joined the Foundation for Interwallet Operability (FIO). The foundation aims to improve digital currency operability because it believes the user experience (UX) for cryptocurrencies is poor and the majority of wallets cannot handle payment requests between wallets. On March 12, a […]
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Crypto Users Are Still Scared to Pay With Bitcoin in 2019 — FIO Protocol Aims to Fix That

Invesco Blockchain ETF Trading Commences on London Stock Exchange

Invesco, an American investment management company that is traded on the S&P 500, has launched an exchange-traded fund (ETF) targeting companies operating in the distributed ledger technology sector. The blockchain ETF will track nearly 50 companies that stand to benefit from growth in the distributed ledger technology industry including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company and Apple. […]
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Invesco Blockchain ETF Trading Commences on London Stock Exchange

Cointext Adds the Ability to Pay Bitpay Invoices Using SMS

Cointext, the cryptocurrency wallet that allows users to send bitcoin cash (BCH) by SMS, has been steadily adding regional support and so far has captured 42 countries. Now Cointext has added the ability to utilize the BIP70 protocol so users can pay Bitpay invoices using the wallet’s text messaging capabilities. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Fans […]
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Cointext Adds the Ability to Pay Bitpay Invoices Using SMS

How to Use Bitcoin When the Apocalypse Hits

When the world collapses and society splinters into factions fighting for the scraps, you’ll want to keep your friends close and your crypto closer. Whatever the cause of the fallout, economic disaster is certain. Fiat currency will be the first to falter, leaving gold, bitcoin and barter as the only surviving means of exchange. Here’s […]
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How to Use Bitcoin When the Apocalypse Hits

Two Australian Crypto Exchange Licenses Suspended Following Arrest

Two Australian cryptocurrency exchanges have been suspended by the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (Austrac) following raids conducted by the Australian Federal Police in Melbourne. The raids resulted in the arrest of a 27-year-old who has been described as a “key member” of both exchanges. Also Read: P2P Markets: Russian Localbitcoins Trade Outpaces Venezuela […]
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Two Australian Crypto Exchange Licenses Suspended Following Arrest