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Bitcoin price didn't crash 60% due to coronavirus says binance ceo

Bitcoin Price didn’t Fall 60% Less due to Coronavirus, Says Binance CEO

The Coronavirus pandemic was all around the world like fire. And this is what that ignited the current global economic meltdown, not its cause, the Binance’s CEO says. As per the blog post published on March 20, Changpeng Zhao, famous as “CZ” in crypto-verse, argued that coronavirus shows the world how weak our economy is. […]

Women arrested for stealing $480,000 BTC from crypto exchange Bitcipher

Indian Woman Arrested for Stealing Bitcoin (BTC) from Crypto Exchange

Indian woman living in Bengaluru on March 17 was arrested with a proof for allegedly stealing 63.5 bitcoins from Bitcipher Labs. Reports suggest that she is the woman who co-founded the crypto exchange platform Bitcipher Labs in its early days. The thefts took place in two different days: on January 11 and March 11 respectively. […]

Bitcoin Trading in Italy

Italy’s Bank ‘Banco Sella’ Allows Bitcoin Trading Service during COVID-19 Lockdown

The growing interest of crypto adoption and the COVID-19 outbreak encourages Italy’s popular bank ‘Banco Sella’ to launch a Bitcoin trading service in the country. Crypto traders can use the bank’s Hype platform to initiate their crypto trading. The bank will only act as an intermediate to mitigate potential security risks with cryptocurrency exchanges. While […]

bitcoin businesses in India

Indian Ministry Reveals Investigations into Bitcoin Businesses

A filing submitted in the lower house of India’s parliament – the Lok Sabha – has revealed an investigation into fraudulent practices by so-called “bitcoin companies” operating in the country. An official question was submitted by center-left parliamentarian Mohammed Faizal and was answered by Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur on […]

Edward Snowden feels like buying bitcoin

Edward Snowden “Feels Like Buying Bitcoin” Amid Price Crash

Following Bitcoin’s (BTC) flash crash, the world-famous whistleblower, Edward Snowden, is considering buying the dip. In a tweet posted on 13th March, Snowden – famous for disclosing top-secret documents that revealed the extent of American and British global surveillance operations – wrote: This is the first time in a while I’ve felt like buying bitcoin. […]

Bitcoin adoption in France

Bitcoin Now Qualified as Legal Form of Money by French Authorities

Good news from the crypto community emerges in France where the Commercial Court of Nanterre has recognized Bitcoin as a currency. As reported by Les Echos, Bitcoin now has the official status of money in France. BTC was acknowledged by the court in a decision regarding cryptocurrencies in late February but was made public only […]

German financial regulator takes action against first bitcoin atms

German Financial Watchdog Takes Action Against Company Allowing Buy/Sell Crypto at Bitcoin ATMs

The head of the financial regulatory department in Germany is stopping all the services & operations of a company named ‘KKT UG’ from Berlin that allows consumers to buy and sell cryptocurrencies at Bitcoin ATMs. Lack of Necessary Permissions Lead to this Stopping According to a statement released on 4th March, BaFin ordered Mr. Adam […]

HTC 5G router

HTC Unveils Privacy Focused 5G Router that can Run a Bitcoin Node

Electronics giant HTC has announced a new privacy-focused portable 5G blockchain router that enables users to run a full Bitcoin node. Due to arrive by mid-year, the Exodus 5G Hub follows on from the success of the Tawainese manufacturer’s Exodus 1 phones, which also have the ability to run nodes. The Hub provides 5G connectivity […]

Uphold's new debit card lets you pay with bitcoin, xrp, and gold

Uphold’s New Debit Card Lets You Pay with Bitcoin, XRP and Gold

Digital payment platform Uphold has announced a new debit card, allowing users to pay with converted crypto, commodities, and cash. Uphold’s new multi-asset debit card allows United States-based participants to spend assets held in their Uphold accounts at any Mastercard compatible location, a representative from Uphold told the media in an interview. “Anywhere globally where […]

kraken donates 17.5 bitcoin

Kraken Donates 17.5 Bitcoin to Collaborative Hackerspace Noisebridge

On Feb 27 Noisebridge advocate and attendee, John Backus work up to see that approximately 17.513 bitcoin – equivalent to about $156,000 at the time – had been deposited into Noisebridge’s cryptocurrency wallet. The unexpected deposit came from U.S. based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken. The exchange sent the bitcoin as a donation in response to a […]