ATM

Bitcoin.com Partners With Mecon Cash, Enabling BCH to Korean Won Withdrawal at Over 13,000 ATMs Across South Korea

</header> <strong>Bitcoin Cash has been added to Mecon Cash’s M.Pay platform which is integrated with over 13,000 ATMs in South Korea. By making bitcoin cash usable for withdrawing won across the country, Mecon Cash is ensuring that <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> users in Korea can always make urgent and small transactions in any …

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Coinme Adds BTC Purchase Function to Over 100 Coinstar Kiosks in California

</header> <strong>With over 21,000 kiosks in the U.S., Coinstar is a popular automated service for those who want to turn their fiat coins into paper cash. 3,000 of these kiosks have been integrated with Coinme to include crypto purchase functionality, and more than 100 BTC-integrated Coinstar kiosks are now newly available in the greater Sacramento, …

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Security fails we’re kinda thankful for

As we gather ’round the fire warming our facepalm-weary hands, the blaze burning bright with the shreds of our privacy and security, it’s important to reflect on what we’re grateful for. Companies that did the infosec version of stepping on a rake, forcing them to secure us better. Idiots who tried to “hack” the FCC …

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IRS Criminal Investigators Looking Into Bitcoin ATMs and Kiosks

United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Criminal Investigation Chief John Fort said that the regulator is looking into potential tax issues caused by Bitcoin (BTC) ATMs and kiosks. According to Bloomberg Law on Nov. 15, Fort said that the IRS is collaborating with law enforcement to investigate illicit uses of new technologies like cryptocurrencies, stating: …

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Bitcoin ATM in Miami Airport Raises Questions About Traveling With Crypto

</header> <strong>Miami based bitcoin ATM maker Bitstop has recently installed Miami International Airport’s first crypto ATM, according to a press release issued October 15. The installation adds to the 106 machines the company has already placed across the U.S. Further, it raises important questions about the benefits and legality of traveling with crypto in lieu …

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Economic Turmoil in Hong Kong Escalates as Colonial-Era Law Is Imposed

</header> <strong>Colonial-era law has been imposed in Hong Kong causing the economic situation to degrade further, with empty ATMs and bank runs becoming a new norm. Protestors and non-protestors alike fear the martial law-like ERO (Emergency Regulations Ordinance) could eventually grind the city’s financial activity to an unprecedented halt.</strong> Also Read: Protesters Wield Tools of …

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WATCH: Athena’s Bitcoin ATM Business Blooms in Argentina

[embedded content] In this edition of CoinDesk On Location reporter Diana Aguilar talks to Dante Galeazzi, country manager for Athena Bitcoin in Argentina. Athena is one of the first and biggest crypto ATM networks in the country. Athena has become a lifeline for many refugees and the ability to buy and sell bitcoin – and send …

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Buying Bitcoin on the Street Is Getting Easier

</header> <strong>Access to cryptocurrency, still a relatively new invention, requires some technological knowledge and computer literacy. In order to become more mainstream, however, Bitcoin will have to become more “main street” so to speak. Some crypto evangelists are finding ways to simplify the process of digital asset acquisition, making it easier for the average man …

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Major BTC ATM Network Garners $1.5 Million From Xpring and New VC Fund

Ripple’s Xpring and Blockchain Finance Fund have invested $1.5 million in Seattle-based crypto ATM startup Coinme. Coinme secures $1.5 million in funding On Sept. 12, Coinme, a global leader in cryptocurrency ATMs, announced that it had secured $1.5 million in funding from Ripple’s Xpring and the Blockchain Finance Fund to further develop its cryptocurrency ATM …

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