PR: Interoperable Blockchain Platform Essentia One Launches ICO Whitelist

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Whitelist & Members Area Guide The Essentia whitelist is now […]

80,000 New Merchants in Europe Gain Option to Accept Crypto

Featured Vilnius-based Coingate, cryptocurrency payment gateway for European merchants, is teaming with Paris-based Prestashop, an open source ecommerce solution. The combination means more choices for cryptocurrency enthusiasts and might encourage an increase in adoption. Also read: Bitcoiners Demand More Crypto CFDs and Spread-Betting in the UK Coingate + Prestashop = 80,000 More Merchants […]

Gold casts of Nelson Mandela’s hands sell for $10 million in bitcoin

Malcolm Duncan with his Nelson Mandela gold casted hands he recently sold to bitcoin on Monday March 26, 2018. Darren Makowichuk/Postmedia The golden hands of Nelson Mandela – four of them, in fact – have earned an Okotoks man $10 million in bitcoins after he sold off his collection earlier this month. The solid gold […]

New Bill Aims to Allow Crypto Payments in Russia

Economy & Regulation A draft law aiming to protect the rights of owners of cryptocurrencies, while regulating their use for payments, has been introduced in Russia’s parliament. The bill defines terms like “digital money” and “digital rights”. It also allows authorities to subject cryptos to taxation, inheritance rights, and bankruptcy claims. Also […]

Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Chile Call Out Banks for Denying Them Services

Regulation Two cryptocurrency exchanges from Chile have called on the country’s baking association (Asociación de Bancos e Instituciones Financieras or ABIF) to issue a clear position regarding the new industry. The companies took this step after a number of Chilean banks reportedly shut down their accounts just for dealing with cryptocurrencies. Also […]

P2P Market Paxful’s Reaches $40 Million in Monthly Bitcoin Volume in Africa

Emerging Markets With an estimated population of hundreds of millions of unbanked and underbanked people, Africa is a prime location for game changing financial technologies like bitcoin to take hold. A new report shows again that while not reaching the speculative online trading volume of Asia or the West, Africans are investing […]

Increased Github Scrutiny Means Lazy ICO Developers Have No Place to Hide

Technology Scrutinizing Github commits is a task that calls for technical knowledge. As a result, any layperson scrutinizing a repository won’t glean much other than the level of activity. Thankfully, that’s starting to change. New tools and blogs have made it easier for anyone to discern the quality of code uploaded by […]

Low-value Bitcoin Gift Vouchers Bring More Indians into Crypto

Featured At times when the Indian crypto community is dealing with increasingly hostile environment, an initiative is bringing new investors on board. Bitcoin gift vouchers are gaining popularity in India’s IT hub – Hyderabad. A growing number of Indians like the idea of a cheap and low-risk entry into cryptocurrencies.  Also read: […]