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Venezuela has seen its national currency become practically worthless after undergoing one of the worst economic crisis in history. The inflation is all-time high – all the essential goods such as medicines and even toilet papers have soared in value. More citizens are leaving the country every day, while the ones who cannot afford to…
Litecoin price surge, up 14.8 percent Venezuela approves Bitcoin and Litecoin as remittance agents Volumes explode as Litecoin (LTC) likely to close above $50 It is only through Remesas, which has the support of the Venezuelan government and under its regulators, that users can send funds using Bitcoin and Litecoin. Perhaps, this move (not trusted…
Since Venezuela entered its current crisis, Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies become a popular subject in the nation. Carlos Hernández, an economist in the strife-filled Latin American nation, recently issued a New York Times op-ed to discuss the matter, elaborating on why the flagship crypto can be a proper hedge against the hyper-inflating bolivar. Related Reading: Naval:…
The Bank of England denied a bid by Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela’s dictatorial ruler, to withdraw $1.2 billion worth of Gold, reported Bloomberg. The move came after top US officials requested their UK counterparts to disconnect the Maduro’s regime from its assets abroad. The UK accepted the request as it, and many other countries, joined the US’…
As part of an international effort to wrest power from Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela, the Bank of England has denied the nation access to gold deposits stored with the institution. Such instances highlight just why a permissionless store of value like Bitcoin is important on both the global and personal level. Several members of the…
Bitcoin was designed in the wake of the 2008 global economic crisis as a way to take control over money away from central authorities such as governments, banks, and other traditional systems. The decentralized design could also prevent communist countries like China from establishing control over their citizen’s money. However, the very technology powering crypto…
During last night’s airing of the popular TV game show Jeopardy, cryptocurrency was featured among the categories contestants could choose from. I’ll Take Cryptocurrency for $1,000, Alex On Thursday night’s episode of the iconic TV game show hosted by Alex Trebek, Jeopardy, cryptocurrency was one of the six categories contestants could select from. In Jeopardy,…
OkCoin, a leading digital asset platform for fiat and token trading headquartered in Beijing, has expanded its operation to Argentina and is about to do the same in other Latin America countries. Instiutional and retail customers are now able to exchange the Argentine peso for any cryptocurrency included in its offering. OkCoin Offers Fiat-to-Crypto Exchange…
Despite its best efforts to keep crypto out of India, it appears that the Indian government is still not willing to completely exclude cryptocurrencies. According to the new announcement, India is making plans to launch its own digital currency. India Plans to Launch a Government-Backed Cryptocurrency One senior government official from a board created by…
A Venezuela-based company has introduced the first SMS wallet service exclusively for Dash transactions, enabling payments to be sent and received in the country without a smart phone or internet connection. Venezuela Turns to Dash Last month, Ryan Taylor, CEO of Dash Core Group, said that it was “seeing tens of thousands of wallet downloads from…