The Struggle to Buy Bitcoin in Crypto-Starved Botswana

The rise of Bitcoin has coincided with improvements in technology allowing anyone to trade online. Meanwhile, in landlocked Botswana, geographical constraints have done little to prevent BTC from being traded locally, even in the absence of an established locally-operated cryptocurrency exchange. News.Bitcoin.com spoke to a number of bitcoiners in the southern African nation to determine … Read moreThe Struggle to Buy Bitcoin in Crypto-Starved Botswana

Bitcoiners’ Seastead in Deep Trouble With Thai Government

A seastead launched by an early bitcoin adopter off the coast of Thailand has run into trouble with local government. The Thai Navy boarded the structure Saturday, claiming it violates criminal law, which is punishable by death or life imprisonment. The owner claims that his floating home is located outside of Thailand’s maritime boundaries. Also … Read moreBitcoiners’ Seastead in Deep Trouble With Thai Government

Wikileaks Cache Now Hosted on IPFS Thanks to this Bitcoin Cash Developer

With the founder of Wikileaks behind bars, it’s been a trying time for activists who believe in spreading freedom and truth in an age steeped in lies and manipulation from parasitic central bankers and bureaucrats. In order to show support for Julian Assange, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developer Chris Troutner decided to upload the entire Wikileaks … Read moreWikileaks Cache Now Hosted on IPFS Thanks to this Bitcoin Cash Developer

Whale Watch: Large Bitcoin Cash Holders Accumulate 1 Million BCH Since February

In the last two weeks, cryptocurrency prices have seen significant volatility and during this time onlookers have noticed large bitcoin whale movements once again. Data stemming from blockchain analysis indicates that over the last 48 hours, unknown whale wallets moved over 20,000 BTC ($101 million), showing another large migration not seen since last February. Additionally, … Read moreWhale Watch: Large Bitcoin Cash Holders Accumulate 1 Million BCH Since February

Bitcoin Miner Recounts Struggle to Obtain Cheap Iranian Power

Over the last six months, reports of Chinese miners crossing the border to obtain cheap electricity from regions like Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and Iran have abounded. According to a recent interview, Chinese miners have found extremely affordable electric prices ($0.006 per kilowatt-hour) in the oil-rich nation of Iran. However, managing to get thousands of machines … Read moreBitcoin Miner Recounts Struggle to Obtain Cheap Iranian Power

Market Analysis Report (11 Apr 2019)

Coinbase Launches Crypto Visa Debit Card for UK and EU Customers Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has launched a Visa debit card allowing customers in the U.K. to spend their cryptocurrencies directly from their Coinbase accounts. The San Francisco-based firm announced the news in a blog post published today, saying that with the Coinbase Card customers will be … Read moreMarket Analysis Report (11 Apr 2019)

New York Orders Bittrex to Cease Operations but Approves Bitstamp

New York State’s financial regulator has ordered Bittrex to cease operating in the state after rejecting its application for a Bitlicense. Multiple deficiencies were cited, some of which Bittrex immediately disputed. Meanwhile, Bitstamp has been green-lighted to offer the trading of five cryptocurrencies in the state. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at … Read moreNew York Orders Bittrex to Cease Operations but Approves Bitstamp