What Makes Slovenia a Cryptocurrency Adoption Leader – Bitcoin.com Mini-Documentary

Slovenia has a population of just 2 million but contains more retail locations accepting bitcoin cash payments than the entire United States. What makes this small country such a cryptocurrency adoption leader? Watch the following video to find out. Also Read: How to Exchange Your Amazon Gift Cards for Bitcoin Cash Slovenia: The Crypto Country A short new documentary on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel highlights the thriving cryptocurrency ecosystem in Slovenia. The video features some of the places where you can pay with bitcoin cash (BCH), different Slovenian startups developing technologies…

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From Bitcoin’s Surge To Facebook’s ‘Big Brother’ Coin: Week’s Top Stories

25-year-old oxygen-drain, Justin Bieber, challenged 56-year-old Scientologist, Tom Cruise, to a cage fight, calling him chicken if he doesn’t accept. But would we be better off putting our money on that… or Bitcoin? [hint: the answer’s Bitcoin] Bitcoin Price Hits 13-Month High The new normal is that there is no normal… so Bitcoin is back to normal. Just when we’d got comfortable consolidating for a while around the $8000-mark, the market starts to shake things up again. Admittedly, we had just seen the biggest weekly loss since December 2018, but that…

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Accept Direct Crypto Payments Using the Rocketr Gateway

It’s in the best interest of businesses to offer their customers a variety of payment options. Cryptocurrencies can undoubtedly bring more buyers and many merchants have introduced support for digital assets. A platform called Rocketr helps merchants accept payments in crypto, including bitcoin cash. Also read: Piixpay Lets You Pay Bills and Invoices With Cryptocurrency Payment Platform Supports Traditional and Crypto Options Rocketr is a payment gateway that allows merchants to integrate a variety of payment methods including traditional options like credit cards and Paypal, but it has also been…

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Indian Crypto Community Petitions Government for Regulation

Following widespread reports of the upcoming Indian cryptocurrency bill, the crypto community has started a petition for the government to quickly implement a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies. In addition, a television network operated by the Upper House of the Indian Parliament has aired a program discussing the bill, and three Right to Information requests have been filed seeking answers about the bill. Also read: Indian Cryptocurrency Regulation Is Ready, Official Confirms Petition to Accelerate Crypto Regulation Since details of India’s “Banning of Cryptocurrency & Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill…

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Bitcoin Price Blasts Through $9.3K as Crypto Markets Hit 11-Month High

A Sunday surge has sent bitcoin price barreling though resistance yet again as it tops $9,300. The move has lifted total market capitalization above $287 billion which is the highest it has been since July 2018. Bitcoin Price Hits 13-Month High There has been no lay in for traders in Asia this morning as bitcoin price 00 hit a new 2019 and a 13-month high of $9,380 this morning. Following yesterday’s big move BTC spent the best part of Saturday trading around $8,650. As reported by Bitcoinist yesterday, the bulls…

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Judge Orders Craig Wright to Physically Appear in Florida Lawsuit

Craig Wright, the notorious Satoshi Nakamoto claimant, must appear in court on Monday or be held in contempt. The Florida court granted a motion to compel on June 14, mandating Wright to provide a list of all the bitcoin addresses he’s owned prior to December 2013. Also Read: The Blind Trust Described in the Kleiman vs. Wright Lawsuit Is a Real Head-Scratcher Craig Wright Must Appear in Florida Court on Monday A Southern District Court of Florida judge has ordered Craig Wright to appear in Florida on Monday, June 17…

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Hong Kong Protests Could Boost Bitcoin as Wealthy Move Assets Offshore

Bitcoin could be boosted by the current political unrest Hong Kong as the upper and middle classes are reportedly starting to move their assets offshore. Hong Kong Begins Moving Wealth Offshore Fears over the hated extradition bill, whose introduction the Hong Kong government has only suspended but declined to withdraw, are causing the wealthy to start moving their capital from Hong Kong to offshore. People in Hong Kong vehemently oppose a proposed bill, which would give authorities the power to deport those suspected of crimes to mainland China. In protest,…

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Markets Update: Crypto Prices Surge After Last Week’s Pullback

Digital currency markets have regained some of the losses they endured last week, with the entire cryptoconomy now valued at $275 billion this Saturday. Most cryptocurrencies are up in value between 2-8% today but global trade volumes have tapered off with only $63 billion swapped in the last 24 hours. Also read: Bitcoin.com’s Local Bitcoin Cash Marketplace Is Now Open for Trading Digital Asset Markets See Fresh Gains Cryptocurrency markets have been all over the place lately, giving enthusiasts and traders constant surprises. Most markets have seen decent gains after…

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Facebook’s ‘Silicon Valley Coin’ Is A Leap Towards Surveillance Capitalism

The full list of partners working with Facebook to host its new crypto stablecoin has gone public – and already sparked fears of mass data collection. Facebook Crypto Nets Giants Of User Data Published by cryptocurrency news outlet The Block June 14, the partners for the project variously dubbed ‘Libra’ and ‘Facebook Coin’ make for revealing reading. We know that Facebook is charging $10 million to run nodes for its cryptocurrency. Bitcoinist even uncovered a few who’d paid it. So I’m launching a revolutionary new ‘currency for the internet’. Who…

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Piixpay Lets You Pay Bills and Invoices With Cryptocurrency

If you need to regularly cover fiat payments but prefer to use your digital assets, a platform like Piixpay can be very helpful. The payment provider allows you to use cryptocurrencies to pay invoices, bills and make other recurring payments to recipients that still accept only traditional money. Also read: Bounty.Cash Pairs Projects With Developers Finding Solutions for BCH Spend Bitcoin Cash, Make Fiat Payments To initiate a new payment with Piixpay you have to provide the beneficiary’s name and Iban number. You are required to enter the exact amount…

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