Bitcoin Set to Overtake Mastercard’s Daily Transfer Total

Bitcoin Set to Overtake Mastercard's Daily Transfer Total

Bitcoin’s daily transaction volume stands at around USD 8 billion, closing in on that of multinational financial services corporation Mastercard’s total of USD 12 billion per day. Mastercard, the world’s second-largest credit card network released its Q3 financial report on the 30th October showing a USD 4.4 trillion processed so far this year. Bitcoin clears an average […]

Air Canada and Winding Tree Combine to Boost Blockchain Air Travel Options

Air Canada and Winding Tree Combine to Boost Blockchain Air Travel Options

Air Canada has become yet another airline along with Air France, KLM, and Lufthansa to partner with the blockchain-based travel distribution platform Winding Tree. Winding Tree has created an open blockchain-based marketplace where travel agents can arrange flights while also setting their own commission rates. The company boasts of enabling agents to remove intermediaries that […]

BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast 24 November 2018, Nuclear Bear Market Meltdown

BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast 1st November 2018

Listen to the 24 November 2018 BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast below. [su_audio url = “https://anchor.fm/s/58aba88/podcast/play/1779950/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fproduction%2F2018-10-25%2F6009043-44100-2-f7dc665e7cdf8.mp3”] On this edition of the BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast we discuss how the nuclear bear market has gone back into full effect, with the price of Bitcoin crashing below USD 4,000, and other cryptocurrencies crashing just as bad or worse. Follow the Bitcoin […]

Ethereum Core Devs Plan Upgrade in Secret

Ethereum Core Devs Plan Secret Upgrade

Ethereum core developers have reportedly met multiple times in secret to plan an as yet undisclosed upgrade to the network, hoping to provide a short-term scaling solution. The so-called ”Ethereum 1x” upgrade was discussed on four occasions during the Devcon4 conference that took place at the end of October. On one occasion, Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin […]

What is the Insurance Protocol for a Decentralized Exchange?

What is the Insurance Protocol for a Decentralized Exchange?

As experts predict, the next Bitcoin bull run will be prompted by an influx of institutional investors. Blockchain companies are fighting to create the best custodial solutions that will entice these investors into this new asset class. One thing is certain, what they are looking for is insurance to cover their assets, just like what […]

North America: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup 16-22 November 2018

North America: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup 16-22 November 2018

North America Welcome to another weekly blockchain news roundup from around the world. Here, we present to you all the latest Bitcoin news, continent by continent and country by country. USA Ponzi Scheme Figure Arrested and Extradited to the US: OneCoin’s public face Sebastian Greenwood has been arrested and extradited to the US after the […]

John McAfee Tweets to Sooth the Souls of Nervous Investors

John McAfee Tweets To Sooth The Souls of Nervous Investors

Controversial investor and software guru took to Twitter this week to calm the jangling nerves of Bitcoin investors after a tumultuous week left the flagship cryptocurrency hovering above USD 4,000. Investors may ask “why listen to John McAfee?” but they might just take a look at a recent study which revealed that the 73-year-old tech veteran […]

South America: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup 16-22 November 2018

South America: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup 16-22 November 2018

South America Welcome to another weekly blockchain news roundup from around the world. Here, we present to you all the latest Bitcoin news, continent by continent and country by country. Brazil Increasing Number of Brazilians Preferring Digital Payments: A recent survey shows that Brazilians are increasingly willing to migrate to digital payments alternative. The tendency […]

Europe: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup 16-22 November 2018

EuropeEurope: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup 16-22 November 2018

Europe Welcome to another weekly blockchain news roundup from around the world. Here, we present to you all the latest Bitcoin news continent by continent, and country by country. United Kingdom Government Considering Crypto Ban Despite 3 Million Users: UK’s top financial regulator Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has cited integrity issues to consider placing a […]

Asia and Australia: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup 16-22 November 2018

Asia and Australia: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup 16-22 November 2018

Asia and Australia Welcome to another weekly blockchain news roundup from around the world. Here, we present to you all the latest Bitcoin news, continent by continent and country by country. China Chinese Cryptocurrency Projects being Tested After Slump in Prices: Chinese cryptocurrency projects including big miners have been hit by the recent slump in […]