Canada Better Geared for Crypto Than US, Says Fund Boss

Canada Better Geared for Crypto Than US, Says Fund Boss

The head of Canada’s first fully-registered cryptocurrency investment firm has said that the country is further advanced in cryptocurrency policy than its neighbor the US. CEO of First Block Capital, Sean Clark, has called for Canada to become a leading hub for crypto development and innovation due to his country’s more favorable conditions for new […]

Malta Charity Partners with Blockchain Charity Foundation for Improved Accountability

Malta Charity Partners with Blockchain Charity Foundation for Improved Accountability

The President’s Trust, a state-backed charity organization in Malta, has signed an agreement to partner with the Blockchain Charity Foundation (BCF), a move which has received praise from Maltese president Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca. Charity on the blockchain As reported by local media outlet The Malta Independent on 25 September, Preca was speaking at a United […]

Breaking News: Google Announces Partial Lift of Crypto Ads Ban

Breaking News: Google Announces Partial Lift of Crypto Ads Ban

In breaking news, Google has announced that it plans to allow some companies to advertise on its platform, breaking its blanket ban on cryptocurrency advertising introduced in June 2018. The latest news released on Tuesday 25 September suggests that the new policy will become effective in October which will allow registered crypto companies to advertise on […]

Icelandic Crypto Mining: Nucleus of New Technological Age?

Icelandic Crypto Mining: Nucleus of New Technological Age?

Iceland’s Bitcoin mining industry may be cooling off if recent statistic regarding the uptake of blockchain-related products is any indicator, but the centers themselves may create a whole new impetus for new technology. Iceland has become an iconic name in the industry due principally to the number of companies seeking both cool weather and a cheap […]

Winklevoss Twins and Gemini Glimpse Crypto Horizon in UK

Winklevoss Twins and Gemini Glimpse Crypto Horizon in UK

Gemini and the Winklevoss twins are looking ahead to the UK as their next lucrative cryptocurrency landscape. The entrepreneurial crypto brothers, having recently been knocked back by the SEC after their own ETF submission was turned down, have at least have received some recent success in getting a rubber stamp from the NY regulators for […]

Crypto Startups, US Lawmakers Discuss Legislation

Crypto Startups, US Lawmakers Discuss Legislation

A new round of talks is taking place in Washington today between US financial companies and cryptocurrency startups entitled “Legislating Certainty for Cryptocurrencies” with ICOs as a major focus. The sector representatives will meet with Washington lawmakers in order to further discuss Congressman Warren Davidson’s proposed bill set to pass through the House of Representatives […]

Walmart Go Green with Blockchain-Based Produce Tracking

Walmart Go Green with Blockchain-Based Produce Tracking

Walmart is flexing its DLT muscles after announcing it wants fresh produce suppliers to utilize a farm-to-store tracking system based on blockchain technology. The company has given 100 of its suppliers fair warning that fresh produce will need to be tracked using the system developed by IBM during the next year. Both Walmart and IBM have […]

IBM Urges Congress Caucus to Fast Track Blockchain

IBM Urges Congress Caucus to Fast Track Blockchain

Developers such as IBM are urging the US government to take a lead in promoting blockchain technology in order to move the industry forward. Recent meetings by the Congressional Blockchain Congress aimed at discussing use cases for blockchain are in line with a general consensus in Washington that blockchain has significant implications for the future […]

Exclusive Interview: IranbyBit’s Bitcoin-Powered Tourism Fueling Iranian Economy

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An Iranian travel startup is tackling the country’s economic sanctions and consequent financial exclusion by offering visitors to the country an opportunity to pay for their travel experience with Bitcoin. Speaking to Bitcoin News, IranbyBit‘s founder Setare Shabanipour discussed the importance of having the option to pay with Bitcoin, and how the business is helping to […]