Venezuela Begins Charging for Crypto Remittances

Venezuela has started regulating local cryptocurrency remittances with payable commissions of up to 15% on the amount to be remitted. A monthly cap has also been imposed on the remittance amount...
Warren Hayes | Feb 13, 2019 04:00

Venezuela: Bitcoin Trading Volumes Hit Record High

Bitcoin transactions in Venezuela just hit a new record high amid massive hyperinflation and an ongoing presidential conundrum that has plagued the country for a while. In the week ending February 9,...
Anne W. | Feb 13, 2019 04:00

Tor Now Takes Donations in 9 Major Cryptos

Privacy-centric technology company The Tor Project (TTP) has begun accepting donations in cryptocurrencies to support its work “for the universal human rights to privacy and freedom and help keep...
Mary T. | Mar 26, 2019 04:26

13% of Internet Users Shop Online with Bitcoin

A new survey by Kaspersky Labs shows that 13% of Internet users have used Bitcoin to make purchases online. Its Kaspersky Lab Global IT Security Risks Survey 2018 was conducted in 22 countries with...
Warren Hayes | Feb 18, 2019 04:00

Korea Bank Has No Plan to Issue Crypto In The Near Future

The Bank of Korea (BOK) reportedly has no plan to issue a central bank digital currency (CBDC) anytime soon, despite heated debate over cryptocurrency around the globe. A CBDC is a digital currency...
Chris Torres | Feb 04, 2019 04:01

Blockchain Will Become the Reality in 2019

In 2018, some cryptocurrencies saw major pitfalls from their peak in late 2017, but the technology underlying them is by no means out. Although still new to many people, blockchains are a decade in...
Anne W. | Jan 03, 2019 11:34
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