A prominent economist and Wall Street veteran recommends Bitcoin hedge as a strategy against a global economic slowdown

Raoul Pal, a prominent economist and Wall Street veteran who was with Goldman Sachs earlier has recommend Bitcoin hedge as a strategy against the impending global economic slowdown.

Bittrex Launches New Middle East Crypto Platform Following Partnership

A digital asset trading platform is set to launch in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) thanks to a recently announced partnership between custodian provider Rain management WLL, and Bahrain based crypto exchange Bittrex. According to a press release,…

Chileans Set to Pay Crypto Taxes in 2019

Taxpayers in Chile are reportedly going to have to pay taxes on crypto-currency earnings this year since the country’s internal revenue body  (Servicio de Impuestos Internos, SII) has included a section for crypto assets on THEtaxpayer’s annual income tax returns…

Breaking: CoinCheck to commence operations as a licensed exchange after years of setbacks and delays

It’s the beginning of a new era for the Japanese based crypto exchange CoinCheck after the Kanto Financial Bureau, the country’s overseeing regulator granted it the license to operate as one. Until the close of last year, the Crypto exchange…

New Brazilian President Shreds Plan by previous Administration of Launching Crypto-currency for the Country’s Indigenous People

Newly elected Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, who assumed office only a week ago has criticized a project that had offered to create a crypto-currency for indigenous people and revealed that plans to advance that project had been shelved. Bolsonaro also…

GEM CEO Micah Winkelspecht Predicts Return of Bitcoin Dominance in 2019

After a tumultuous 2018, Micah Winkelspecht, CEO of crypto portfolio app company, GEM, predicts the resumption of Bitcoin dominance in 2019. In a prediction piece on crypto publication, Coindesk, he stated; “I predict that this year will see a return…

Nigerians May Usher-in a Pro-Crypto Government in 2019

The Nigerian 2019 general elections are just around the corner, with political heavy weights set to do battle on the ballot box in three months’ time. The upcoming political contest may just bring good tidings for crypto-enthusiasts in Africa’s largest…

Coinbase Raises Series E Round of Funding to Finance Efforts to Accelerate Crypto Adoption

Coinbase is an organization with the firm belief that cryptocurrencies and the technologies behind them will bring about an almighty breakthrough in computer science, that will forever change both the internet and the global financial system as we know it.…

Scientists Say that Bitcoin Adoption Could Exacerbate Global Warming

Scientists have raised a new alarm over climate change, this time showing concern over Bitcoin’s carbon footprint. Scientists are gravely concerned over Bitcoins impact on the earth’s global warming. The report posted on nature.com extrapolates data that currently exists on…

Government of Gibraltar Partners with the University of Gibraltar to Form Blockchain advisory group

An advisory group has been created by the government of Gibraltar in collaboration with the University of Gibraltar. The university is focused on the development of blockchain related educational courses according to the Gibraltar Chronicle. The NTIE group (New technologies…