Report: Emerging Markets See Sharp Growth in Cashless Transactions
Oct19

Report: Emerging Markets See Sharp Growth in Cashless Transactions

South Africa is the most cryptocurrency-friendly country in Africa, according to the 2018 World Payments Report by French banking group BNB Paribas and IT company Capgemini. Compared to other major economies on the continent, South Africa has allowed digital currency-based payments, trades and investments to flourish almost unhindered. Also read: African Cryptocurrency Exchanges Forced to Step-Up Security   As Digital...

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Trump Tariffs to Impact Chinese Mining Hardware Manufacturers
Oct19

Trump Tariffs to Impact Chinese Mining Hardware Manufacturers

The escalating U.S. – China trade war threatens to have an adverse impact on the operations of Chinese mining equipment manufacturers, with imports of mining hardware now facing stateside tariffs of more than 25 percent. Also Read: Former CFTC Chair Advocates ‘Tech Neutral’ Cryptocurrency Regulations  Harsh Hardware Duties In June, the Office of the United States Trade Representative reclassified Bitmain’s...

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A Look at the Gateway.cash BCH Payment Button for Websites
Oct19

A Look at the Gateway.cash BCH Payment Button for Websites

On Oct. 18, Bitcoin Cash proponents were introduced to a new do-it-yourself BCH payment processor called Gateway.cash. The software allows anyone with a bitcoin cash address to accept payments and donations in BCH by creating an embeddable payment button for any website. Also read: Infamous Hacker George Hotz Calls Bitcoin Cash the ‘Real Bitcoin’ Testing Gateway.cash: Another Free Bitcoin Cash Payment Button Platform...

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Venezuela Authorizes 6 Exchanges to Start Selling National Cryptocurrency Petro
Oct19

Venezuela Authorizes 6 Exchanges to Start Selling National Cryptocurrency Petro

Venezuela has authorized six cryptocurrency exchanges to start selling its national cryptocurrency, the petro, according to the government’s website. The petro, which recently became a Venezuelan national currency, can now be purchased at the six exchanges, local media report. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Six Websites Authorized to Sell Petro The Venezuelan government has authorized six...

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Infamous Hacker George Hotz Calls Bitcoin Cash the ‘Real Bitcoin’
Oct19

Infamous Hacker George Hotz Calls Bitcoin Cash the ‘Real Bitcoin’

Well-known American hacker George Hotz, also known as Geohot, has been talking extensively about cryptocurrencies lately, and more specifically about bitcoin cash. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, Hotz published a cryptocurrency programming video using bitcoin cash and showed people how to send a BCH transaction from scratch using the Python programming language. Also read: BCH Devcon Streamlines Bitcoin Innovation in San Francisco Geohot...

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