BCH Payment Processor Bitek Allows Colombian Merchants to Convert to Pesos

BCH Payment Processor Bitek Allows Colombian Merchants to Convert to PesosTwo Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents, Javier Barrera and Andrés Rivera, believe the evolution of cryptocurrency will be bolstered by the BCH network so they recently developed a payment processor called Bitek.co. The company offers merchant processing with payable invoices, and accounting services as the Bitek platform provides merchants with the ability to accept BCH and […]

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Zimbabwe High Court Reverses Central Bank’s Cryptocurrency Ban

Zimbabwe High Court Reverses Central Bank's Cryptocurrency BanJust recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Zimbabwe-based exchange Golix filing a lawsuit over the recent Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) ‘cryptocurrency ban’ that was issued in a financial guidance circular earlier this month. Now, according to numerous regional reports, the Zimbabwe High Court has ruled in favor of the trading platform’s argument because the RBZ […]

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Coinbase Acquires Decentralized ERC-20 Trading Platform Paradex

Coinbase Acquires Decentralized ERC-20 Trading Platform ParadexOn Wednesday, May 23 the San Francisco based exchange Coinbase announced the acquisition of a decentralized digital token relay-trading platform called Paradex. Alongside adding the decentralized exchange (Dex), the firm has also revealed it is retiring the name GDAX and that platform will soon be known as ‘Coinbase Pro.’ Also Read: Markets Update: Stormy Weather Continues […]

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Darknet Market Rapture Has Been Down for a Week — Users Grow Leery

Darknet Market Rapture Has Been Down for a Week — Users Grow LeeryThe website Rapture Market has been down for well over a week for users who frequent the darknet, causing concern that another DNM has committed an exit scam. Currently, the market’s customers and some vendors are freaking out as the online marketplace was gaining in popularity and enjoying solid ratings with decent uptime. However, Rapture […]

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Markets Update: Stormy Weather Continues to Plague Cryptocurrency Traders

Markets Update: Stormy Weather Continues to Plague Cryptocurrency TradersOver the past few days, cryptocurrency markets have been losing steam as many digital assets have lost a good amount of value. Most coins are down anywhere between 3-15 percent over the past 24-hours. Bitcoin Cash (BCH) values have dipped 10 percent over the last day and prices hover around $1,055 today. Bitcoin Core (BTC) […]

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Bank in Argentina Launches BTC Settlement Services

Bank in Argentina Launches BTC Settlement ServicesA small bank from Argentina, Banco Masventas, announced this week that it’s allowing customers to make settlements using BTC as a payment rail. Argentina Banco Masventas says the firm partnered with the exchange Bitex, and believes the service will reduce costs associated with international transfers. Also Read: Tim Draper Advises Argentina’s President to Invest in Bitcoin […]

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Golix Exchange Files Lawsuit Against Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe’s Cryptocurrency Ban

Golix Exchange Files Lawsuit Against Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe's Cryptocurrency BanOn May 13 2018, the Reserve Bank Of Zimbabwe (RBZ) issued guidelines in a circular that detailed cryptocurrency activities taking place within the country are now banned. The RBZ further stated that domestic digital currency operations had sixty days to become compliant. Local reports now reveal the Zimbabwe-based cryptocurrency exchange Golix plans to take the […]

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Bitcoin Owning Contractors With U.S. Security Clearance May be Flagged ‘Risky’

Bitcoin Owning Contractors With U.S. Security Clearance May be Flagged 'Risky'According to multiple reports, the Pentagon and the Defense Department are debating on whether or not cryptocurrency ownership is a problem for those who have U.S. security clearances and those applying for these privileges. The U.S. agencies may define digital currency owners as a ‘security risk’ in order to protect foreign and domestic classified information. […]

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Nchain Acquires Majority Stake in BCH-Application Handcash

Nchain Acquires Majority Stake in BCH-Application HandcashOn Monday the blockchain research and development firm, Nchain, announced the acquisition of a majority stake in the Bitcoin Cash-centric startup Handcash. The Handcash platform allows users to send BCH in a contactless manner using near field communication (NFC) technology. Also read: BCH Miners Discuss Funding Development With a Fraction of Block Rewards Nchain Acquires a […]

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Ross Ulbricht Continues to Fight for Freedom With Supreme Court Petition

Ross Ulbricht Continues to Fight for Freedom With Supreme Court PetitionJust recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on Ross Ulbricht being denied a post-conviction relief extension this past February. Since then Ulbricht’s new legal team and his family continue to fight for Ross’s freedom with a filed a Petition of Certiorari with the United States Supreme Court. Also read: BCH Miners Discuss Funding Development With a Fraction of Block […]

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