Monthly Archives: June 2019

Source: South American Online Marketplace Working With Facebook on Crypto Project

South America’s major e-commerce network is reportedly a partner on Facebook’s cryptocurrency project South American online marketplace Mercado Libre is working with Facebook on the social network’s Libra cryptocurrency project, Cointelegraph Brazil reports on June 14. A MercadoLibre executive told Cointelegraph Brazil that the purported cryptocurrency will be integrated into the e-commerce platform as a form of payment. While the anonymous executive confirmed the partnership, further details were not forthcoming. The executive stated that it was likely the company would operate as a node in Facebook’s purportedly […]

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Bitcoin Trades for a Premium in Hong Kong During Protests

Right now, thousands of citizens from Hong Kong are protesting certain leaders and opposing a proposed extradition law. Alongside the protests, the country’s political issues are reportedly pushing wealthy Hong Kong residents to move their capital offshore. Since last week, the price of bitcoin core (BTC) has gained a premium in Hong Kong as the digital asset has been trading between $75-150 higher than the global average. Also Read: How to Exchange Your Amazon Gift Cards for Bitcoin Cash Political and Economic Unrest in Hong Kong Spurs […]

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Crypto Cards Expand and a Futuristic Promotion in the Weekly Update From Bitcoin.com

Crypto debit cards supporting bitcoin cash expand their international reach and a platform offers shopping at Walmart using BCH. Watch these and other developments discussed in this week’s video update on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel, and get a chance to take part in a futuristic promotion. Also Read: What Makes Slovenia a Cryptocurrency Adoption Leader – Bitcoin.com Mini-Documentary Futuristic Promotion in the Weekly Video Update This week’s show features a number of technological and businesses developments that make bitcoin cash payments more accessible around the world. These include […]

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Hodler’s Digest, June 10–16: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week Top Stories This Week

Bitcoin is reportedly producing as much carbon emissions as Kansas City, while Facebook gets some new backers for its crypto project. CCN casts doubt on shutdown plans as Google appears to correct visibility Cryptocurrency news outlet CCN (formerly CryptoCoinsNews) is apparently not going through with its total shutdown, as reported earlier this week. The outlet had previously posted a note that a recent Google Core Update had led to a more than 70% visibility drop on mobile overnight, leading the organization to decide to shut down rather […]

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VPN Providers Defy Order to Connect to Russia’s Internet Censor

Russian regulators have once again moved to expand oversight of the online space in an attempt to ensure compliance with various restrictions Moscow is trying to impose. But as in other cases, their efforts have been met with resistance. Over a dozen VPN platforms, popular among crypto enthusiasts and other privacy-conscious users, have refused to join the state-run system for blocking banned websites. Some of them have already announced they are moving abroad. The game of cat and mouse continues, with Roskomnadzor vowing to block nine of […]

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Bitcoin Worth Over $9,200 as Top Cryptos See Growth

The 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate growth on the day as bitcoin crossed the $9,200 mark. Friday, June 14 — Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate growth on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) crossed the $9,200 mark. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin is currently up over 6% on the day, trading around $9,250 at press time, according to Coin360. Looking at its weekly chart, the coin is up over 13%. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: Coin360 Ether (ETH) is holding […]

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“CoinLab Is a Big Stopping Block”: Mark Karpeles Talks Mt. Gox Creditor Claims and Life After Trial

Cointelegraph spoke with Mark Karpeles, former CEO of defunct crypto exchange Mt. Gox. Disclaimer: The interview was edited and condensed for publication Mt. Gox crypto exchange is well remembered — but mostly for a bad reason. The year of 2011 marked the biggest heist in terms of the amount of crypto stolen, an eye-watering figure of 850,000 bitcoins (BTC), worth around $473 million at that time. Four years on and only 200,000 BTC of that were recovered. Most creditors still don’t know if or when they will […]

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Top 5 Crypto Performers: NEO, LTC, BTC, ETH, XMR

Can Facebook’s announcement regarding its crypto project next week provide a boost to other cryptos? The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. The total market capitalization of cryptocurrencies had come scaringly close to breaking down below the $100 billion mark in mid-December of last year. At that […]

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What Makes Slovenia a Cryptocurrency Adoption Leader – Bitcoin.com Mini-Documentary

Slovenia has a population of just 2 million but contains more retail locations accepting bitcoin cash payments than the entire United States. What makes this small country such a cryptocurrency adoption leader? Watch the following video to find out. Also Read: How to Exchange Your Amazon Gift Cards for Bitcoin Cash Slovenia: The Crypto Country A short new documentary on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel highlights the thriving cryptocurrency ecosystem in Slovenia. The video features some of the places where you can pay with bitcoin cash (BCH), different Slovenian […]

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Accept Direct Crypto Payments Using the Rocketr Gateway

It’s in the best interest of businesses to offer their customers a variety of payment options. Cryptocurrencies can undoubtedly bring more buyers and many merchants have introduced support for digital assets. A platform called Rocketr helps merchants accept payments in crypto, including bitcoin cash. Also read: Piixpay Lets You Pay Bills and Invoices With Cryptocurrency Payment Platform Supports Traditional and Crypto Options Rocketr is a payment gateway that allows merchants to integrate a variety of payment methods including traditional options like credit cards and Paypal, but it […]

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