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14/07/21 17:34 by Best Owie
European Central Bank Moves Up Investigation Phase Of Digital Euro, How This Could Affect Crypto
President of the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde took to Twitter earlier to announce that the European Central Bank has decided to move up the investigation phase for the euro digital currency... Read More
09/07/21 19:48 by Brenda Ngari
Shocking Majority Of El Salvador Citizens Skeptical Of Bitcoin As Legal Tender, New Survey Shows
In a relatively big survey of 1,233 people in El Salvador, pollster Disruptiva made some interesting discoveries. The survey found that most of the citizens in El Salvador disapprove of the governmen... Read More
29/06/21 21:20 by Olivia Brooke
El Salvador’s President Slammed For “Tricking” 7 Million Citizens With A $30 Bitcoin Airdrop
The adoption of Bitcoin as a legal tender in El Salvador has been accelerating at a commendable speed. In fact, despite criticism and concerns from many onlookers, things have been working in favor o... Read More
27/06/21 22:43 by Adrian Klent
Americans Now Want To Be Vastly Paid In Bitcoin, Courtesy Of El Salvador. When Will It Happen?
President of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, in a recent national address revealed that the government would pay all its registered adult citizens $30 in Bitcoin to their digital wallets.
Bukele also... Read More
25/06/21 18:00 by Best Owie
El Salvador Is Giving $30 In Bitcoin To Its Citizens
Ahead of the September 7 bitcoin law implementation date, El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has unveiled a new government crypto app. The government-issued app, which is known as Chivo, will be used ... Read More
25/06/21 15:52 by Brenda Ngari
Every Adult Citizen In El Salvador To Receive $30 Worth of Bitcoin From The Government
El Salvador is planning to airdrop $30 in bitcoin to its citizens, the country’s president, Nayib Bukele, announced during a national address on Thursday.
El Salvador To Airdrop BTC
During hi... Read More
18/06/21 17:06 by Bernice Nyambura
China’s State-Owned ICBC Bank To Offer Digital Yuan’s Cash Withdrawals In Beijing
Chinese citizens can now convert the Digital Yuan into Cash through the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), which has become the first bank in China to allow such transactions.
The sta... Read More
16/04/21 12:08 by Olivia Brooke
Turkey Bans Use Of Bitcoin For Payments, But This Could Be Backfiring
Turkey’s cryptocurrency ban has already begun to face resistance from a defiant crowd. To assume that the rebellion is temporary is to underestimate the necessity of cryptocurrencies in the liv... Read More
16/03/21 16:03 by Steven Msoh
Bitcoin Drops To $55k: Mike Novogratz On Why He Isn’t Worried
Bitcoin is going to be a reflection of what citizens think about the government’s handling of the economy, former hedge fund manager Mike Novogratz believes. In an interview on Monday, he talked ab... Read More
18/11/20 12:49 by Bernice Nyambura
One Of The Richest Men In The World Just Invested In Bitcoin
The world’s 166th and second wealthiest businessman in Mexico Ricardo Salinas Pliego revealed that he has invested 10% of his liquid portfolio into Bitcoin.
“Many people ask me if I have bitco... Read More
05/11/20 09:48 by Livine Sanchez
Crypto.com Announces Turkish App and Exchange Update
The Hong Kong-based crypto company said they chose the country in the latest update to its app because of the country’s “remarkable” attitude towards cryptocurrencies.
“Turkey is an import... Read More
26/10/20 12:12 by Livine Sanchez
What If One Multifunctional Blockchain Could Do It All?
Over the years that blockchain has evolved, different platforms have found their niche in various use cases, often based more on their limitations than their strengths. For example, as the world’s ... Read More
14/09/20 18:01 by Guest Author
eToro Launches GoodDollar And Begins Delivering Universal Basic Income
With enforced shutdowns driving governments to enact emergency stimulus measures and airdrop funds into citizens’ accounts, Universal Basic Income (UBI), also known as Basic Income has attracted ren... Read More
28/08/20 18:54 by Jide Idowu
Use of Bitcoin and Other Cryptos Remain Dominant in Venezuela as the Bolivar is Deemed Worthless
Venezuela is in economic turmoil, and as monetary inflation proliferates, the Bolivar is becoming increasingly worthless. As a result of all these challenges that the Latin American country is faced ... Read More
18/06/20 09:53 by Livine Sanchez
Ardor Blockchain Project Receives Slice of $26M Government Grant for Tackling Covid-19
A tech startup building on the Ardor blockchain has received a tranche of a $26M Covid-19 grant awarded by government ministries. A-Trust GmbH, the Austrian Trust Center which manages the digital ide... Read More
03/06/20 22:00 by Tony Spilotro
Peaceful Protestor Recommends Buying Bitcoin On Live TV To Opt Out Of Failed Monetary System
Following the pandemic and its impact on the economy, the mental health, and tensions of all global citizens, things in the United States have reached a boiling point. Widespread protests have erupted... Read More
29/04/20 15:53 by Brenda Ngari
Bitcoin Could Benefit From Lebanon As Protesters Vandalize Banks Over The Country’s Currency Crisis
Protests in Lebanon have been going on since October last year as the citizens grapple with the falling economy.
With the country’s national currency plunging to new all-time lows, the citizens ... Read More
15/12/19 18:11 by Jamie Redman
Maduro Plans to Airdrop Petro to Municipal Leaders and Eligible Citizens
The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro wants the nation state-issued cryptocurrency, petro (PTR) to have the same usability properties as a physical currency. On December 13, Maduro explain... Read More
05/12/19 18:09 by Mark
British Virgin Islands Government Turning to Blockchain?
Blockchain technology was first introduced through Bitcoin as a means to aid and empower global citizens. However, governments worldwide are increasingly looking into the nascent tech as a means of b... Read More
28/11/19 17:57 by Livine Sanchez
Afghanistan Government Partners with Fantom to use Blockchain-Based Solution to Combat Mortality Rate in the Country
According to a recent report, Fantom is collaborating with the Afghan Ministry of Public Health.
As per the report, the Afghanistan government joins other countries around the world using blockcha... Read More