Category: Cryptocurrencies

Taxis Take BCH, Stores Sell BTC in the Russian City of Rostov

Residents of Rostov, the Russian port city on the Don River, are enjoying a growing number of bitcoin-related services. Some crypto-savvy taxi drivers have started accepting Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and several BTC teller machines have been installed in supermarkets. All that happens while officials in Moscow are still mulling over the legislation needed to regulate

CFTC Chairman On Crypto Regulation: ‘I Don’t See It Being Resolved Anytime Soon’

CFTC chairman says there won’t be comprehensive legislation toward Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies at a federal level any time soon. The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman Chris Giancarlo said he doesn’t see comprehensive crypto legislation coming from the federal level in the near future, CNBC reports April 30. In an interview on Monday,

US Federal Trade Commission To Offer Free Workshop On Crypto Scams

The US Federal Trade Commission will hold a summer workshop on consumer protection against crypto scams. The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will be holding a free workshop this summer titled “Decrypting Cryptocurrency Scams” according to a press release published today, April 30. The workshop’s main aim is to educate the public about risks in

Iran: Model Of State-Issued Digital Currency Now Ready, Says Gov’t Minister

An Iranian government minister has confirmed that an experimental model of a domestic digital currency is now ready. An Iranian government minister has confirmed that an experimental model of a domestic digital currency is now ready, Reuters reported Saturday, April 28. The move closely follows the country’s recent banking blockade on cryptocurrency trading. Information and

UNICEF Australia Offers Users Option To Mine Crypto As Donation

UNICEF Australia has released a website that will let users opt-in to mine crypto with their devices as a form of donation UNICEF Australia announced yesterday, April 29, an initiative that allows users to give over their computer’s processing power to mine cryptocurrency as a donation to the charity. We're excited to launch The Hopepage.

Meet Bitcoin.com’s Cryptocurrency Market Cap Aggregator — Satoshi Pulse

This week the website Bitcoin.com, the go-to web portal for all things Bitcoin, has launched ‘Satoshi Pulse’ a cryptocurrency market capitalization page that shows total digital asset market valuations, current prices, hourly – daily – weekly percentages, charts and more. Just like the rest of the informative resources and tools hosted on our website, with

Bitcoin in Brief Monday: Outage Downs Telegram, Bitcoin Shines on a Bank

Technical Issues, blockchain plans, and bitcoin pranks – we’ve got a colorful selection of news in today’s Bitcoin in Brief. The popular messaging app Telegram was down for some users in Europe and the Middle East over the weekend, but the problem has been resolved. Also, a bitcoin logo appeared on the facade of the

Cryptocurrency and Equity Markets: Weekly Wrap-Up

Good week for US markets amid positive news, while cryptocurrencies showed mixed performance this week. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market

Buying Bitcoin Is Not Investing, Claims ‘Oracle Of Omaha’ Warren Buffett

Holding his usual anti-Bitcoin stance, Warren Buffett claims that “buying Bitcoin is not investing” because it doesn’t “produce anything”. 87-year-old American investor and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, has again scorned investment in cryptocurrencies, claiming that “buying Bitcoin is not investing,” in an interview with Yahoo Finance in Omaha, Nebraska, today, April 28. “There’s

US: SEC Official Says ICO Regulation Should Be ‘Balanced’, Congressman Suggests Ban

An SEC official said that the approach to ICO regulation should be “balanced” at a committee hearing of the US Financial Services Committee. In a hearing at the US House of Representatives on Thursday, April 26, a regulator from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and House Financial Services Committee members hotly disagreed over