Bitcoin is Becoming Popular by the Day in Iran

Bitcoin saw a surge in price from $8,000 to $8,430 after the US initiated a drone strike on Iran top general Qaseem Soleimani on Jan 2. This prompted a response by Iran that saw two US military bases in Iraq…

Mark Zuckerberg Advocates for Digital Community Self Governance

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg believes the digital currency space needs oversight not just by government regulation but also community self-governance, which he termed as “another and perhaps even better way”. He said in a Facebook post;  “One of the big…

US-Iran Tensions Push Up Bitcoin Price

The Bitcoin price went into the near year staggering around the $7,500 mark. This has changed barely a week into the New Year with price retaking the $8,000 mark then pushing above the 200 day moving average for the first…

German Bank Boosts Bitcoin with Negative Interest Rates Move

Germany’s first bank is demanding that savers pay it to hold their money. The bank is demanding payment to hold custody of their money even if it means one euro per account. According to multiple local press outlets, including the…

Top Chinese Newspaper Features a Bitcoin Headline

Crypto twitter erupted Monday after report a crypto headline on Monday’s edition of the official state run publication of the people’s republic of china, Xinhua. The paper reportedly featured an article tilted ‘Bitcoin; The First Successful Application of Blockchain technology’.…

Layer1, an American start-up raises $50 million from billionaire Peter Thiel for Bitcoin mining in Texas

Layer1, an American start-up plans to build a giant hub for Bitcoin mining in Texas. The company has raised $50 million from billionaire Peter Thiel.

The US Fed prints new dollars worth more than the Bitcoin market cap, prompting questions

The US Fed prints new dollars worth more than the entire Bitcoin market cap, prompting a Bitcoin expert to suggest that investors should buy Bitcoin.

US Congressman: Facebook Should drop Libra and Adopt Bitcoin

Facebook’s Libra has been receiving a lot of attention since it was first revealed. It has been subject to international scrutiny, analyst scrutiny, and even US congressional scrutiny. U.S congressman Warren Davidson of Ohio’s 8th congressional district added his voice…

French Startup to Relaunch Crypto Payments Service in 5,200 Tobacco Shops

French crypto startup Keplerk will be re-launching its service to accept Bitcoin payments in over 5,200 tobacco shops in the country. The French startup had suspended this crypto service less than two months after its launch back in January, but…

Largest South Korean Convenience Store to Accept Crypto Payments Soon

The largest convenience store in Korea with 13,000 locations across the country CU, will soon be accepting crypto payments. According to local reports CU will integrate a payment system known as chai, which will enable consumers to utilize a Korean…