Monthly Archives: January 2020

Problems Escalate in Venezuela as Millions Rush to Spend Petros

According to the Venezuelan government, millions of families have used the petro, the country’s national digital currency, to pay for goods and services. As shoppers rush to spend their coins, merchants are reportedly struggling, effectively forced to sell goods at a deep discount. At least one merchant is said to have been arrested. Also read: Regulatory Roundup – China Blockchain ETF, New French Crypto Rules, Tokens Money in Russia Petro Adoption Rises The Venezuelan government announced on Jan. 4 the successful use of the petro (PTR) for […]

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Bravio to Develop fully Tokenized iGaming & Lottery Platform for LFE Group Holding

Bravio is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Software Management & Content Licencing Agreement with LFE Group Holdings Limited London England – January 06th 2020 – Bravio Technologies Limited. (“Bravio” or the “Company”) a lottery service provider that allows its national and international customers the opportunity to order and manage lottery tickets online, and the operator of FreeLotto.com, one of the largest online marketing and free member acquisition companies in the world is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Software & […]

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Major South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb Launches R&D Center

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb establishes its own research and development center. South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has established its own research and development (R&D) center. According to an announcement on Jan. 6, the initiative makes Bithumb the first company with a blockchain and cryptocurrency research center in South Korea. Bithumb expressed high hopes for the research center’s impact on the company: “Bithumb will become a leading company in the blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystem by strengthening its own R&D capabilities.” The center’s purpose The new R&D center […]

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Law Enforcement Requests to Kraken Hit All-Time-High, Up 49% in 2019

Law enforcement requests to cryptocurrency exchange Kraken hit their highest ever volume in 2019, rising 49% to 710 as compared with 475 the previous year. Law enforcement requests to cryptocurrency exchange Kraken hit their highest ever volume in 2019, rising 49% to 710 as compared with 475 the previous year. The data was revealed in a tweet from the exchange on Jan. 6, which included a snapshot taken from the new 2019 Transparency Report from Kraken’s compliance team. Screenshot, 2019 Global Law Enforcement Requests. Source: @krakenfx American, […]

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How to Sell Anything for Bitcoin on Your Website

Selling things for bitcoin online doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, it shouldn’t be, given the decentralized nature and low fees of peer-to-peer electronic cash. For beginners and DIYers new to the world of creating an online bitcoin or crypto marketplace, this article seeks to provide some basic pointers and new resources to get you making deals and selling your wares or content for bitcoin in no time. Also Read: Meet the Multi-Cryptocurrency PoS Device Eletropay Getting Started The first thing to do before setting up […]

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The Top 50 Crypto Memes of All Time

Memes are the fuel that powers the cryptoconomy. Exploitable image macros, shareable acronyms, and obscure in-jokes are the stuff that crypto is made of. To mark the dawn of a new decade, news.Bitcoin.com has endeavored to catalog the crypto memes that came to define the last one. These are the 50 greatest cryptocurrency memes of all time. Also read: Cryptocurrency Memes: The Only Assets That Can Survive a Bear Market Dank Memes from the Decade That Bitcoin Built In December, Buzzfeed published the 100 Best Memes of […]

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Bitcoin Price Rallies 5.5% to $8K – Is $8.2K the Next Stop?

Bitcoin price rallied 5.5% to cross above the $7.6K resistance, briefly gaining above $8K and leading traders to call for a trend reversal. On Monday during the U.S. evening trading session, Bitcoin (BTC) price continued its rally from $7,358 and at the time of writing the price pushed as high as $8,000. For the past week, traders have been closely watching to see if Bitcoin could flip $7,450 from a resistance to support and many suggested that sustained move above $7,600 would open the door for a […]

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Meet the Multi-Cryptocurrency PoS Device Eletropay

On January 5, Bitcoin.com’s Executive Chairman Roger Ver introduced a bitcoin cash (BCH) point-of-sale (PoS) merchant solution created by the startup Eletropay. The crypto PoS device manufacturer aims to make cryptocurrency payments simple and secure “without the need to use mobile phones or computers.” Also Read: BTC’s Hashrate Touches 120 Exahash, But the Price Has Not Followed BCH Fans Introduced to a New Point-of-Sale Device There’s a new cryptocurrency point-of-sale device that was recently introduced to BCH supporters after Bitcoin.com’s Roger Ver shared a video of a […]

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