Nordstrom, Whole foods, and more Retailers will be accepting Bitcoin payments

The crypto community has been buzzing after the news that whole foods, Nordstrom, and more stores are set to accept Bitcoin payments. Merchants will probably still get their payments in dollars, but this news of more merchant adoption is certainly…

Venezuelans increasingly look to crypto, as Local Bolivar is rendered Almost Valueless

As has been reported by several news outlets, Venezuelan citizens are increasingly turning to digital assets such as Bitcoin as an alternative to the Venezuelan Bolivar. This off course has been precipitated by the rendering of the Bolivar almost valueless…

Consultancy Firm says Crypto Investing is a Good Longterm Strategy for Institutions

According to consultancy firm Cambridge associates, crypto represents a sound investment for institutional investors as reported by Bloomberg on Feb 18. Cambridge associates, an institution based in Boston specializes in pension and endowment consultancy reportedly works with institutions that collectively…

Is it a Great Time to Buy the Top Cryptos?

The recently announced JPM Coin by JPMorgan Chase despite the harsh cynic instances by the company’s top brass about 2 years ago show that most of the people who criticized crypto-currencies mostly did so because they did not understand them.…

Phillipino Bank Launches Inaugural Crypto ATM

Local publications indicate that Union Bank of the Philippines, which is one of the largest commercial banks in the Philippines, has just launched the country’s inaugural crypto ATM. An official statement from the bank following the launch, said that the…

Mauritius will issue Licenses to Crypto Custodians this March

As part of her plan to create a Fintech hub “in and for” Africa, Mauritius will soon license digital asset custodians. An announcement made on Friday by the African island nation’s financial services Commission (FSC) said that after having published…

Nvidia Project Weaker Sales Due to Crypto Winter

A press release from Jan 28 reported that Taiwan based computer hardware company, Nvidia, updated financial estimates for Q4 for the 2019 fiscal year. The company is forecasting weaker sales in its gaming and data center platforms coming from excess…

The Japanese Yen Soars above the Dollar in BTC Trading

Data from Coinhills shows that the Japanese yen has officially overtaken the US dollar in terms of Bitcoin trading all over the world. Data shows that 490,925.45 BTC were traded against the JPY over the last 24 hours. Data also…

Hamas Makes Plea for Bitcoin Donations inorder to Survive Economic Sanctions

Hamas, the Palestinian islamist group is begging for donations in Bitcoin inorder to survive the financial isolation and deprivation its suffering from due to the economic sanctions slapped on it by the US and Israel. A Hamas representative accused of…

The hard fork: Why Bitcoin SV never stood a chance against Bitcoin Cash

The crypto community was set for a clash of titans prior to the hard fork which was scheduled for the 15th of November 2018, with the two subchains of Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Cash ABC  and Bitcoin Cash SV taking the…