Monthly Archives: April 2018

Ripple’s xVia To Run Payments for New Partners Over Asia and Europe

The list of connections that Ripple has made is growing constantly creating a strong foot-stand for its platform to develop evenly too. Just recently, five partnerships have been announced in Asia and Europe that will find use of Ripple’s xVia product to power payments being supported on its blockchain network – RippleNet. RationalFX (U.K.), Exchange4Free (U.K.), FairFX (U.K.), UniPAY (Georgia) and MoneyMatch (Malaysia) have decided to group up with Ripple. While it sends a payment on behalf of a user but not actually processing and paying out, […]

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Iran Continues to Develop State Cryptocurrency Despite Central Bank Ban

Iran has been developing its own cryptocurrency, a project which has yielded an experimental local crypto, despite the country’s central bank banning banks from dealing with cryptocurrencies. Iran’s Information and Communications Technology Minister has shed light on the project, commented on its alleged use to evade sanctions, and clarified the central bank’s action. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Iran’s Crypto Project Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi. Iran’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Minister, Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi, revealed on Saturday that “Iran has developed an experimental […]

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TRON [TRX] Price Continues to Amaze as Rumors Spread Even More

Out of all the leading coins, despite the recent value recovery that was going on in general, only TRON (TRX) was able to continue the uptrend into the new week with a double digit gain of 12.21% in the last 24-hours. The rocketing move catapulted TRON back to the top-ten leading coins, on the 9th position, with $6.3 bln market capitalization leaving NEO in dust with almost $1 bln ahead. Source: coinmarketcap The markets that are leading in trading volumes are mostly originating from Asia with a […]

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Cobinhood To List IOTA (MIOTA) On May 4

IOTA is disrupting the nooks and crannies of the world with the waves of developments, creating a lasting impression in the mind of people. Courtesy of the altcoin’s zeal to rule the crypto verse with it progressive expansion, IOTA is preparing to be named on a new exchange, COBINHOOD, after the exchange went live on its Twitter page to announce that it will be listing IOTA on its platform. The exchange, on its Medium page, made a broad clarification on the listing. In a statement tagged “Finally, […]

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Hungarian and Peruvian Localbitcoins Markets Post Record Volume

The Localbitcoins markets of several nations have produced significant spikes in recent weeks, with the peer-to-peer (P2P) markets of Hungary, Peru, and Venezuela establishing new all-time highs for volume when measuring in trade in fiat currency. Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Monday: Outage Downs Telegram, Bitcoin Shines on a Bank P2P Markets of Latin America Surge The P2P trading volume of numerous South American markets have shown considerable strength in recent weeks, with many markets producing among the strongest weeks of trading in recent history when measuring volume […]

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UNICEF’s “Hope Page” Mines Cryptocurrency Through Visitors’ Computers

UNICEF Australia is using Coinhive — a crypto-mining service — to extract cryptocurrency through visitors’ computers and fund its ongoing mission in Bangladesh. The UN branch has long worked to provide humanitarian relief for both children and their mothers in developing nations. The organization has now created what representatives call the “Hope Page,” which allows users to donate through cryptocurrency. UNICEF’s Director of Fundraising and Communications Jennifer Tierney explained, “We wanted to leverage new emerging technologies to raise awareness about current humanitarian crises and raise new funds […]

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Japanese Regulator Pressures Exchanges to Drop Privacy Coins

Japan’s Financial Services Agency, tasked with monitoring the country’s cryptocurrency exchanges, has quietly been pressuring platforms to delist privacy coins. Coincheck has already done so in the wake of the $400 million NEM hack. If fellow exchanges follow suit, it could signal the beginning of the end for privacy coins such as zcash and monero on Japanese and possibly even global exchanges. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Adoption Continues: Crypto Cafebar, Gold Vendor, Concealed-Carry Clothing FSA Gives Privacy Coins the Thumbs Down Japan’s FSA is reportedly urging exchanges to […]

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Want to Learn More About Bitcoin Mining? There’s a New Summit for That

For Emma Todd, it was a 2017 conference that transformed her newfound interest in cryptocurrencies and blockchain into a passion. As she learned more, she had an epiphany: more people needed to better understand the esoteric world of cryptomining. Not one to be a flaneur, she is now harnessing this opportunity. On May 18, 2018, Todd will launch the inaugural ADI Cryptocurrency Mining Summit (ADI stands for Advanced Digital Innovation) as a part of Blockchain Week NYC. This comes on the heels of the first ADI Summit […]

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PR: Roger Ver Joins Blockchain Accelerator BlockChainWarehouse

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Roger Ver, founder of Bitcoin.com, and Mate Tokay join the advisory board of BlockChainWarehouse (BCW). To bring their insight and resources to help grow BCW and the companies that move through its’ accelerator program. BlockChainWarehouse is an accelerator that helps take companies […]

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Vive la France! Bitcoin Tax Slashed by Republic

According to Le Monde, France’s State Council of taxation has announced a severe lowering of financial penalties on gains from cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. The agency is signaling crypto tax will plummet from its current 45% to an across the board flat 19%. It’s a dramatic change in orientation from the government. Could it be France is ready for a decentralized, digital financial future? Also read: Telegram Urges Paper Airplane Protest, Pussy Riot Activist Arrested France Lowers Crypto Tax It has been an active year so far […]

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