Russia to Test Crypto in 4 Regions

Russia to Test Crypto in 4 Regions

News outlet Cryptopolitan has reported that Russia is now preparing to test innovative methods of money transfer, including the use of cryptocurrency, in four regions. It says that the economics ministry has already drafted a bill to set up a monitoring mechanism. Under the new bill, the testing of various cryptocurrencies can be conducted by […]

Brazil Cops Stumble Upon Bitcoin Mining Farm, Make Arrests

Brazil Cops Stumble on Suspected Money Launderer's Bitcoin Mining Farm

Local news outlet Zero Hora has reported that the Brazilian police have made an arrest, with the suspect in question thought to have been involved in a long list of crimes, including murder. As reported, the State Department of Drug Trafficking (Denarc) in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul had been hot on the trail […]

Japan’s Prime Minister Commissions Cryptocurrency Handbook

Japan's Prime Minister Commissions Cryptocurrency Handbook

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has commissioned a cryptocurrency governance manual which will be ready for the upcoming 28 – 29 June Japan G20 Summit. The G20 summit has been selected as an ideal launchpad for the cryptocurrency handbook given the clear need to accelerate cryptocurrency regulation amongst the contributing nations in the absence of […]

CheapOair Tops $5 Million, 5 Years After Accepting Bitcoin

CheapOAir Tops $5 Million 5 Years After Accepting Bitcoin

The decision to accept Bitcoin as a payment method over five years ago in 2013 may not have come lightly for travel service provider CheapOair, but it has certainly paid off for them, with over USD 5 million in Bitcoin payments processed since then. The travel agency’s CEO, Jeff Klee, told Forbes that their success […] Launches Business Blockchain Launches Business Blockchain

E-commerce mammoth has launched a framework for enterprises based on blockchain. Dubbed JD Chain, this open platform is built to allow businesses to leverage pre-built application programming interfaces (APIs) to improve their own functions. Complemented by the JD Chain Open Source Community to promote wider discussions and sharing of resources among blockchain developers and […]