Digital Currencies

ECB Board Member: Global Stablecoins Pose Risks to a ‘Fragmented’ Europe

European Central Bank (ECB) board member Benoit Coeure has warned that global stablecoins remain untested and raise potential risks across multiple policy domains.   Coeure, a member of the ECB’s Executive Board, made his remarks at the Joint Conference of the ECB and National Bank of Belgium on Nov. 26, in a speech entitled “Crossing …

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More Filthy Fiat: Two Dozen Central Banks Ramp up the Printing Presses

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The global economy seems to be heading toward a financial crisis fueled by central planners that could devastate markets worldwide. This year onlookers are witnessing the largest synchronization of central banks printing massive amounts of fiat or participating in other forms of stimulus. The central banks’ easing policy hasn’t been this colossal …

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After Breaking New Records Bakkt Announces Crypto Consumer App

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Following the all-time record of 1,179 contracts on October 25, Mike Blandina, Bakkt’s chief product officer, revealed the firm is launching another strategy after announcing its December options launch. Bakkt is releasing a consumer application so retail investors can “unlock the value of digital assets” via consumer payments.</strong> Also read: Cred to …

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Realmx Video Game Officially Launches on Bitcoin Cash

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>During the first week of August, the development team Block Hop announced a sandbox video game called Realmx that’s fueled by bitcoin cash. On October 10, Block Hop developers revealed that after “months of development and preparation,” Realmx can now be played on desktop and Android mobile devices.</strong> Also read: Chinese Bitcoin …

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Bitcoin Cash Acceptance Grows in Southeast Asia via Alchemy’s PoS System

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The payments and technology provider Alchemy recently announced the launch of the startup’s hybrid payment solution, a platform that aims to connect cryptocurrency with retailers worldwide. Alchemy’s crypto solution features integration with Qfpay, a well known third-party payment company that provides payment services for more than 1.2 million affiliated merchants. So far …

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Over 200 Venezuelan Taxis Discover the Benefits of Bitcoin Cash

</header> <strong>A man named Oscar Salas recently spoke about his quest to spread bitcoin cash (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a>) adoption on episode 34 of the Bitcoin Cast show. Salas explained in great detail how he is a passionate <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> supporter and the organizer of the Maracaibo city <a …

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FOIN Allows Merchants to Accept Crypto Payments In-Store

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <small><i>This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release.</i></small> FOIN, a cryptocurrency company and a developer of the transparent payment system FoPay, announced the …

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Bitcoin Cash-Accepting Mayoral Candidate ‘Nobody’ Hosts Keene’s 420 Rally

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>There’s an individual called ‘Nobody’ competing to be the next mayor of Keene, the libertarian enclave and crypto mecca located in New Hampshire. On September 21, the bitcoin cash-accepting mayoral candidate announced the 10th anniversary of the annual 420 Rally will be held this weekend on September 28. ‘Nobody’ and the event’s …

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California City Official Uses Bitcoin Cash to Purchase Cannabis

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>In California, cryptocurrency payments are making headway in the cannabis industry as Berkeley City Councilmember Ben Bartlett became the first elected official to purchase cannabis using a digital asset. On Tuesday, Bartlett utilized bitcoin cash (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a>) and Cred’s LBA token to facilitate the transaction at the Ohana …

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Market Outlook: Uncertainty Builds With Thin Trade Volumes and Bitcoin Futures Launch

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Digital currency markets have dropped in value over the last three weeks, losing $25 billion since mid-August. Market prices have been creeping downward on thin global trade volume and the last two months of volatility seem to be taking a toll on short-term bullish optimism.</strong> Also Read: Bitmain Launches Next Gen Miner …

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