21,000 New Locations Across Canada, Europe, Australia to Purchase Bitcoin Cash
Sep04

21,000 New Locations Across Canada, Europe, Australia to Purchase Bitcoin Cash

Netcoins, an over-the-counter (OTC) brokerage and virtual ATM software company, announced this week it was enabling bitcoin cash (BCH) for immediate access purchase. For BCH enthusiasts, that’s 21,000 locations, covering Canada, Europe, and Australia where the decentralized currency is now available. Also read: Square’s Big Week: Crypto Patent, Shares Leap, and Lightning Plug 21,000 New Locations to Buy Bitcoin Cash...

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Japanese Company Trials BTC and Smart Contracts in Real Estate Transactions
Sep04

Japanese Company Trials BTC and Smart Contracts in Real Estate Transactions

A Tokyo Stock Exchange-listed company has built a cryptocurrency settlement platform for real estate transactions. The firm has tested the platform using BTC and smart contracts for property sales and has released its findings; many benefits were observed over the traditional method. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals BTC and Smart Contracts in Real Estate Japanese real estate company...

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Russians Design а ‘Beautiful’ Mining Rig
Sep04

Russians Design а ‘Beautiful’ Mining Rig

A Russian design studio has developed a “beautiful” cryptocurrency mining rig. The fashionable “Freer” is a modular, customizable home mining device. It comes in different colors, displays and sets of ports, depending on the requirements of the client. Meanwhile, members of the Russian crypto community have urged the government to classify individual miners as self-employed which could lower their taxes...

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Mainstream Media Narrative Sensationalizes Chinese Crypto Crackdown
Sep04

Mainstream Media Narrative Sensationalizes Chinese Crypto Crackdown

An American academic has written an article criticizing dominant media narratives surrounding China’s regulatory actions pertaining to cryptocurrencies. The article’s author, Nicholas Krapels, asserts that “most casual observers of Chinese politics do not understand” that “by design, Chinese law maintains a grey area” and get caught up in the “clickbait-oriented sensationalist echo...

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Two Exchanges Publish Contingency Plans for November BCH Fork
Sep04

Two Exchanges Publish Contingency Plans for November BCH Fork

This weekend two exchanges have released details on how they will handle the November 15 Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork if there happens to be a blockchain split. The exchange Coinex and the trading platform Bitasiaex have informed their customers how they intend to deal with the upcoming consensus changes. Also Read: New Satoshi Challenger Tells All — But Is He Legit? Exchanges Begin to Announce Fork Plans Two exchanges have...

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