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In a World Where Central Planners Push Debt, Cryptocurrencies Look Better Every Day

June 6th, 2019

Economists have been predicting a worldwide recession which could pose a risk to financial stability throughout various countries. Fear of an economic downturn has caused the central bank of Australia to cut interests rates on Tuesday and both the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Reserve Bank of India are in the midst of discussing slashing…

Hotels and Realtors in Venezuela’s Historic Cumaná City Accept Bitcoin Cash

June 6th, 2019

For years Venezuelans have been surviving the harsh economic climate of their country, beset by hyperinflation and political instability. Small businesses have been hit the hardest. But even in these difficult conditions, the ingenuity and hard work of Venezuelan entrepreneurs has allowed them to provide food for their families and services to their communities. Many…

Former Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Announces New Blockchain Startup

June 5th, 2019

Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles is dipping his feet back into the crypto industry as he wants to help Japan become a powerhouse within the blockchain economy. The former CEO of the now-defunct exchange told the media on June 5 about his new venture called Tristan Technologies. Mark Karpeles Is Back in the Crypto…

Malaysia Begins Approving Crypto Exchange Registrations

June 5th, 2019

Malaysia’s securities commission has begun registering cryptocurrency exchanges after it started regulating the crypto space earlier this year. The first three crypto trading platform operators have been conditionally approved and given nine months to comply with registration requirements. Meanwhile, 19 crypto exchanges have been told to cease operations. First 3 Registrants The Securities Commission Malaysia…

Anypay and Cointext Launch BCH-Powered Remittance Solution for Merchants

June 4th, 2019

On June 3, crypto startups Anypay and Cointext debuted a global remittance application for independent merchants. The new payment solution utilizes bitcoin cash (BCH) and allows anyone from anywhere to send funds faster and cheaper than traditional remittance platforms. The New Anypay and Cointext Remittance Solution Aids Capital Mobility The value of remittances being sent…

Bitcoin.com’s Local Bitcoin Cash Marketplace Is Now Open for Trading

June 4th, 2019

The highly anticipated Local.Bitcoin.com is now available to the general public. As of right now, anyone in the world can use the service to trade bitcoin cash (BCH) securely. Since pre-launch signups were announced last month, thousands of traders have created accounts and there are over 2,200 active offers ready to go. Local.Bitcoin.com: Prepare to…

Indian Cryptocurrency Regulation Is Ready, Official Confirms

June 2nd, 2019

Ahead of the G20 summit, India’s new finance secretary has confirmed that the report detailing the country’s crypto regulation is now ready. It will soon be submitted to the finance minister for approval. Since Arun Jaitley opted out of cabinet responsibilities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed a new finance minister. India’s Crypto Regulation Is…

Mixing Service Bitcoin Blender Quits After Bestmixer Takedown

June 1st, 2019

On May 27, cryptocurrency supporters learned that the anonymous BTC mixer Bitcoin Blender would be shutting down. The news follows the recent closure of Bestmixer.io after it was seized by global law enforcement. Bitcoin Blender Bows Out Another popular bitcoin mixing platform is closing its doors, but unlike Bestmixer.io, Bitcoin Blender is doing so voluntarily….

Plea Bargain Means Silk Road 2 Admin Will Likely See No Prison Time

June 1st, 2019

Following the sentencing of Thomas White, the founder of the Silk Road 2 (SR2) marketplace during the first week of April, another SR2 administrator may evade prosecution. According to reports, SR2 admin Blake Benthall cooperated with global law enforcement and may only face fines for avoiding taxes. The news of the two SR2 admins’ sentences…

Samsung Galaxy S10 – What’s Up With the Crypto Wallet?

June 1st, 2019

Samsung’s new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10, had one of the most anticipated premieres this year. The launch of the high-end lineup, comprising three models, marked the 10th anniversary of the Galaxy S series, considered a benchmark in the Android world. A slew of new features were introduced for the latest model. However, the one…