Crypto POS Comes to Nigeria, Reflects Global Trend

Crypto POS Comes to Nigeria, Reflects Global Trend

Nigeria is cashing in on its first crypto-based point of sale (POS) system which will enable users to pay in Bitcoin and Ether along with the country’s local currency, the Naira. Globally the amount of such crypto-based POS systems is on the rise, with Indonesian payment company PundiX hugely influential in facilitating the spread. POS […]

Popular Wallet Says Goodbye to Fiat Currencies in Landmark Gesture

Popular Wallet Says Goodbye to Fiat Currencies in Landmark Gesture

The popular Bitcoin platform Samourai has announced that it is removing all fiat currency conversion facilities from its wallet in order to promote the flagship currency. The move is revolutionary in the sense that Samourai is clearly making a move that many exchanges would like to, but so far have resisted. Samourai appears to be […]

BitTorrent Will Start Paying Users Crypto For Seeding

BitTorrent Will Start Paying Users Crypto For Seeding

The popular peer to peer file sharing site BitTorrent, which has hundreds of millions of users, is launching Project Atlas, where BitTorrent will merge with blockchain technology. BitTorrent will be offering Tron (TRX) as an incentive for seeders, which will create a paradigm shift in the filesharing industry. This follows the acquisition of BitTorrent by […]

BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast, 29th September 2018

Daily Podcast: The New Free and Convenient Way to Listen to the Latest Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency News

Listen to the 29 September 2018 BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast below. [su_audio url=”https://anchor.fm/s/58aba88/podcast/play/1443768/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fproduction%2F2018-8-30%2F4866049-44100-2-9281b97146ef9.mp3″] On this edition of the BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast we discuss the SEC’s crackdown on 1Broker which hurt tens of thousands of investors, and how the United States Congress sent the SEC a letter demanding them to clarify and improve their crypto guidelines. Hear […]

Why Experts Are Calling Russia’s Crypto Bill ‘Disappointing’

Why Experts are Calling Russia's Crypto Bill 'Disappointing'

Several native experts have recently expressed their disappointment with the development of Russia‘s cryptocurrency regulations, citing areas as ”ineffective” and ”far behind” those of other countries. Discussing the main bill in question, “On Digital Technologies,” Artem Tolkachev, chairman of the Russian Blockchain community since 2016, said that he was ”disappointed” with the current version, pointing […]

JD.com Establishes Blockchain & AI ‘Smart City’ Research Institute

JD.com Establishes Blockchain, AI 'Smart City' Research Institute

Chinese e-commerce company JD.com’s finance division has launched a blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) focused research institute to concentrate on building so-called ‘smart cities and societies.’ The Nanjing-based Smart City Research Institute will attempt to find the most cost-effective and efficient ways of building tech-savvy cities through the utilization of blockchain, AI and big data solutions. It will collaborate with […]