Bitcoin

Australian comedian Jim Jefferies bought one bitcoin for $10,000 just for fun.

The Australian stand-up comedian and talk show host Jim Jefferies revealed that he bought one bitcoin for $10,000 from the crypto trading platform Robinhood just for a laugh. In a June 30 episode of Jefferies' podcast, I Don't Know About That,...

Lebanese pound continues to lose its value against the dollar as one lira is now worth a satoshi.

Lebanon has been witnessing a monetary crisis for over a year, mainly because of political turmoil in the country. Unofficial reports indicate that the Lebanese pound, or lira, has lost 50% of its purchasing power in less than two...

Russian court rejects appeal for criminals to return stolen bitcoins as it is not a legal tender.

A Russian court cited the reason that cryptocurrencies are not legal tender and rejected a request for criminals to return 100 BTC stolen from a victim because Bitcoin is "technically" not a property in Russian law. According to the...

African countries witness a massive surge in the P2P trading volume.

The bitcoin trading on Peer-to-Peer platforms has seen rapid growth in recent months, with the African continent now the second-strongest region in the world for P2P volume just behind the United States. The African continent is the only region...

Australian citizens can now pay for Bitcoin at more than 3,500 post offices.

Australians can deposit money for a local Bitcoin exchange at the country's different post office because of a new collaboration. According to a recent announcement, customers of the local cryptocurrency exchange Bitcoin.com.au will be able to pay for Bitcoin...

Venezuelan government briefly allowed foreign passports applicants to pay using bitcoin.

The Venezuelan government reportedly allowed passport applicants to pay with Bitcoin briefly this week. The option was seen on SAIME, Venezuela's Administrative Service for Identification, Migration and Foreigners. A twitter user posted the screenshot of the webpage of passport...

Japanese Banking Giant Nomura launches bitcoin custody in partnership with Ledger and CoinShares.

One of Japan's largest financial companies, Nomura Holdings has partnered with hardware wallet provider Ledger and investment company CoinShares to launch the bitcoin custody service. The companies were working together to develop the digital asset custodian dubbed Komainu since...

More than 55% Bitcoins ending in delivery; long term investors holding BTCUSD

Bitcoin survived the Death Cross pattern formed on the four-hour timeframe earlier. The consolidation and the indecisiveness proved to be beneficial for BTCUSD. US benchmark index, the Dow Jones Industrial Average or DJX, gave a good start to the final...

Ethereum, Bitcoin: Bearish, however, small buyers are massively accumulating

The rough patch is continuing for both Ethereum and Bitcoin. BTCUSD recently broke below a medium-term trendline and formed a Death Cross.  The correlation in movement between ETHUSD and BTCUSD is quite high. However, Ethereum copes up with the decline...

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Coinbase hires former Facebook vice president Paul Grewal as its Chief Legal Officer.

Paul Grewal, a former US magistrate judge in California and Deputy General Counsel for Facebook, will lead the crypto...