Cut Undersea Cable Plunges Yemen Into Days-Long Internet Outage

The fragility of global internet infrastructure has left the entire Red Sea region struggling to...

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Coinme Adds BTC Purchase Function to Over 100 Coinstar Kiosks in California
Jan14

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

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, California area. Also Read: Bitcoin ATMs Installed at 5 Major Malls in the US Over 100 Kiosks Updated...

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China Issues Digital Currency Guide for Party Cadres
Jan14

China Issues Digital Currency Guide for Party Cadres

Understanding a complex subject should be easier with access to educational materials. With blockchain and CBDC now part of Beijing’s political vocabulary, the Communist Party of China (CPC) has issued a guide to digital currencies meant to prepare party officials for upcoming changes in the country’s financial system. Also read: China Saw $11.4 Billion in Crypto-Based Capital Flight Last Year Handbook Educates Party...

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NBA Star Spencer Dinwiddie Just Tokenized His Own Contract
Jan14

NBA Star Spencer Dinwiddie Just Tokenized His Own Contract

The news that Brooklyn Nets star Spencer Dinwiddie was to roll out an Ethereum-based investment vehicle for his own contract took the NBA and crypto communities by surprise. Disregarding an NBA threat to ban him from the professional basketball league, the 26-year-old point guard – who tellingly describes himself as “a tech guy with a jumper” on Twitter – launched his unique bond on January 13 with the aid of...

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Online Bullion Marketplace Onegold Sees $50 Million in Crypto Payments
Jan14

Online Bullion Marketplace Onegold Sees $50 Million in Crypto Payments

On January 13, the online bullion marketplace Onegold announced the launch of a new mobile application so customers can buy, sell or redeem precious metals at any time. Since 2018, Onegold has accepted cryptocurrencies like BCH and BTC and the firm currently gives customers a 2% discount for paying with cryptocurrencies. According to Bitpay, Onegold has seen $50 million worth of crypto payments since supporting digital assets, which...

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