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Venezuela to Use the Petro to Buy Auto Parts from Russia

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Venezuela to Use the Petro to Buy Auto Parts from Russia
Featured Venezuelan government intends to purchase Russian auto parts with its state-issued cryptocurrency. Ministers from both countries have discussed the use of the petro in bilateral transactions during a high-level meeting in Caracas. Possible Russian crypto investments are also on the agenda. Also read: Venezuelans to Buy Homes and Property with State Cryptocurrency Caracas to Read More

Mini-POS Launches Zero Confirmation Bitcoin Cash Point-of-Sale Terminal

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Mini-POS Launches Zero Confirmation Bitcoin Cash Point-of-Sale Terminal
Technology Just recently a development team from the UK has created a bitcoin cash (BCH) point-of-sale server which allows brick and mortar merchants to accept BCH as a form of payment in-store. The startup has started an initial pre-sale, and BCH Mini-POS devices will begin shipping this summer. Also read: Québec Premier: We’re Not Really Interested Read More

India Can’t Regulate Bitcoin Says Official

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on India Can’t Regulate Bitcoin Says Official
Regulation Indian authorities have been struggling to grasp the crypto phenomenon for quite some time now – years, to be more precise. The inability to fully understand it and put it under control has resulted in a state of semi-denial: “it’s illegal”, officials repeat tirelessly, but also keep trying to tax it. It doesn’t help Read More

PayPal Is Seeking Faster Crypto Payments Tech

5 months ago admin2 Comments Off on PayPal Is Seeking Faster Crypto Payments Tech
PayPal is eyeing a way to boost the speed of cryptocurrency payments, a newly-released patent filing shows. An application for an “Expedited Virtual Currency Transaction System” published on March 1 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) details a method by which private keys – the strings of numbers and letters used to transact Read More

South Korean Regulator Supports ‘Normal’ Cryptocurrency Transactions

5 months ago admin2 Comments Off on South Korean Regulator Supports ‘Normal’ Cryptocurrency Transactions
Regulation The director of the South Korean Financial Supervisory Service has announced that the government will support “normal” transactions of cryptocurrencies. Acknowledging that most crypto exchanges are having problems obtaining virtual accounts, he promises to encourage banks to work with them. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten Supporting ‘Normal’ Crypto Transactions The director Read More

Bitcoin Laundering Less Than One Percent of All Transactions

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Bitcoin Laundering Less Than One Percent of All Transactions
A recent report from the joint Bitcoin analysis team of FDD and Ellicit, a Bitcoin forensics company, indicates that less than one percent of all Bitcoin transactions involve money laundering. The report, written to help analyze the flow of funds and the danger of money laundering, has indicated that money laundering isn’t nearly the problem Read More

Ethereum Price Hits All Time High of $750 Following Speed Boost

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Ethereum Price Hits All Time High of $750 Following Speed Boost
Ethereum’s price surge continued into today as the digital currency topped $700 to reach a high of $750 according to coinmarketcap.com. This brought Ethereum’s market capitalization to an astonishing $72.5 bln. However, as Bitcoin mounted a comeback, returning to near-record highs, Ethereum slipped. At press time, Ethereum was trading for $640. Transaction throughput The network’s Read More

Crypto Stimulus

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Crypto Stimulus
Expert Blog is Cointelegraph’s new series of articles by crypto industry leaders. It covers everything from Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies to ICO regulation and investment analysis. If you want to become our guest author and get published on Cointelegraph, please send us an email at mike@cointelegraph.com. Much has been said lately regarding tax cuts and Read More

IOTA Price Explodes After Agreement

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on IOTA Price Explodes After Agreement
The price for MIOTA, the cryptocurrency for the IOTA platform, has exploded over the past week, gaining massive value and surpassing Ripple to take the #4 spot among cryptocurrency market caps. The price explosion has come on the news of a major agreement being signed with Microsoft, Fujitsu, and others for business-to-business data sharing. The Read More

Coinbase Reveals SegWit Integration, Developers Working On Bitcoin Infrastructure

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Coinbase Reveals SegWit Integration, Developers Working On Bitcoin Infrastructure
Coinbase, the global cryptocurrency market’s largest brokerage and Bitcoin wallet platform with more than 10 mln users, has revealed its plans to integrate Segregated Witness (SegWit) in the short-term. On social media, the Coinbase team wrote “We’re working on SegWit support and will have a public update soon,” adding that the company is hiring more Read More