Brazil-Based Chain Store Now Accepting Payment for Goods Using Cryptos

Brazil-Based Chain Store Now Accepting Payment for Goods Using Cryptos

Oásis Supermercados, a supermarket chain store in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has made it known that it now accepts payment in the form of bitcoin... Details
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Commits Bulk of Crypto Fortune to Charity

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Commits Bulk of Crypto Fortune to Charity

Having launched GiveCrypto.org earlier this year to make direct cryptocurrency transfers to people living in poverty, Brian Armstrong — CEO of US crypto exchange giant... Details
Israel’s Central Bank Issues Request for Information on DLT

Israel’s Central Bank Issues Request for Information on DLT

A team that includes representatives from the Bank of Israel has issued a formal request for information about Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), published on its... Details
Flash Crypto Offering New “Human ATM” Feature

Flash Crypto Offering New “Human ATM” Feature

Scrypt-based crypto asset Flash is releasing a new “human ATM” functionality in regions of Africa and South America that have seen their national fiat currencies... Details
Massive Increase in the Number Cryptocurrency ATMs Despite Falling Prices of Coins

Massive Increase in the Number Cryptocurrency ATMs Despite Falling Prices of Coins

Despite market capitalisation dropping to a low point since Q4 2018, the number of crypto ATMs globally has been on a steady rise. Coin ATM... Details
South Korean Business School Launches Crypto MBA Program

South Korean Business School Launches Crypto MBA Program

A major business school in South Korea is now offering a master’s degree in cryptocurrency. Crypto MBA is a one-and-a-half-year program that covers topics such... Details
Thailand Regulator on Relaxing ICO Rules: We Want to ‘Find Greater Equilibrium’

Thailand Regulator on Relaxing ICO Rules: We Want to ‘Find Greater Equilibrium’

Thailand’s securities regulator is planning a public hearing with the aim of loosening rules that form a “barrier” to initial coin offerings (ICOs), local English-language... Details
Coinbase Moves $5 Billion, Reports Largest Crypto Transfer on Record

Coinbase Moves $5 Billion, Reports Largest Crypto Transfer on Record

Major cryptocurrency exchange and wallet Coinbase recently made what it claims is the largest transfer of crypto on record, a company blog post reports Dec.... Details
Canadians Denied at U.S. Border for Purchasing Marijuana Shows Perfect Usecase for Bitcoin

Canadians Denied at U.S. Border for Purchasing Marijuana Shows Perfect Usecase for Bitcoin

The Government of Canada has advising warnings that citizens should purchase marijuana with cash to protect their personal information on December 19, 2018, highlighting a... Details
Crypto Insurance Will Solve Many Issues, but It’s Hard to Obtain

Crypto Insurance Will Solve Many Issues, but It’s Hard to Obtain

The crypto space is a bit of a jungle, and many outfits are fighting hard to make sure they’re fully insured against hacks and thefts... Details