Category: BTC


Fintech Firm Centbee Graduates From South African Regulatory Sandbox


Fintech firm Centbee recently announced it has successfully completed the testing of its cross-border remittance application, Minit Money. The testing of the application was carried out within the framework of the South African Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group (IFWG)’s regulatory sandbox. Using Crypto to Enable Faster and Cheaper Remittances In a statement, the fintech firm claims […]


Blacklisted Suex Addresses Received Over $900 Million in Crypto, Report Reveals


Blacklisted Suex Addresses Received Over $900 Million in Crypto, Report RevealsCryptocurrency addresses allegedly used by Russian exchange Suex, recently placed under U.S. sanctions, have received more than $934 million in crypto assets, blockchain analysis suggests. According to the Treasury Department, over 40% of the platform’s transactions involved criminal actors. A Suex co-founder has denied any illegal activity. Sanctioned Crypto Broker Suex Processed $370 Million of […]





Pnetwork Protocol Gets Hacked, Loses 277 Bitcoin on Binance Smart Chain


pnetworkPnetwork, a multi-chain bridging protocol, announced it was hacked yesterday, losing 277 pbtc (its bridged version of bitcoin) on Binance Smart Chain. The protocol acknowledged that an attacker managed to exploit a bug in its codebase to take control of the stolen bitcoin. The bridging contracts are currently working as usual but with extra security […]



Crypto Market Values Nosedive Amid Global Market Meltdown, Widening Default Risks


Crypto markets have dropped a great deal in value over the last 24 hours as crypto assets across the board have lost anywhere between 7-15% in value during this time period. The overall market valuation of all 10,000+ crypto-assets in existence has slid just below the $2 trillion handle, losing over 9% in value during […]



Ukraine Officials Fail to Account for Millions in Declared Crypto Assets


Ukraine Officials Fail to Account for Millions in Declared Crypto AssetsPersonal asset declarations filed by politicians and government officials in Ukraine have indicated that many have made significant investments in cryptocurrency. However, some of them have been unable to prove ownership or account for their digital holdings, local media reported. Lawmaker Loses Over 40 BTC With Stolen Vehicle in Ukraine Dmitry Gurin, a member of […]


$2 Billion Worth of Unpeeled Casascius Physical Bitcoins: There’s Less Than 20,000 Coins Left Active


$2 Billion Worth of Unpeeled Casascius Physical Bitcoins: There's Less Than 20,000 Coins Left ActiveWhile bitcoin continues to become more scarce every day, the most popular set of physical bitcoins, crafted by Mike Caldwell from 2011 to 2013, have become far scarcer than their digital counterparts. As of September 18, 2021, there are now less than 20,000 active bitcoins from the Casascius physical bitcoin collection. Casascius Physical Bitcoin Collection […]


Fintech Firm Revolut Pays for Dallas-Based Wework Workspace With Bitcoin


Fintech Firm Revolut Pays For Dallas-Based Wework Workspace With BitcoinThe cryptocurrency-infused financial tech company Revolut has announced it has purchased a Wework office with bitcoin. Revolut detailed that the office space in Dallas, Texas will house 300 employees to prepare for the company’s U.S. expansion. Revolut Pays Bitcoin for Wework Property in Texas On September 16, 2021, Revolut, the fintech firm that offers users […]



Ground Reports Concerning Salvadoran Bitcoin Law Highlight False Narrative Painted by Influencers


On Tuesday, Bitcoin.com News spoke with Marc Falzon, an individual who has been documenting the bitcoin rollout in El Salvador since the law was implemented on September 7. Falzon says that there are a number of issues that no one is talking about in regard to the bitcoin law and the Chivo wallet, a government-crafted […]



Bitcoin.com Adorns it’s Crypto-Friendly Casino with New Games from NetEnt


Hot new games from two of the top providers added to Bitcoin.com’s very own crypto casino! Anticipation has been running high among players at Bitcoin.com Games for their favorite games from the leading software provider, NetEnt. Coming off of the recent addition of a range of live casino games from Evolution Gaming and iSoftBet, […]




Croatian E-bike Company Greyp Bikes Integrates Cryptocurrency Payments


Croatian E-bike Company Greyp Bikes Integrates Cryptocurrency PaymentsGreyp Bikes, a company founded by Croatian innovator and entrepreneur Mate Rimac, has integrated crypto payments into its online billing system. All of its high-tech cycling products can now be purchased using nine different coins thanks to a partnership with payment processor Paycek. Greyp Bikes Accepts Cryptocurrencies for Its Electric Bicycles Croatia’s Greyp Bikes, which […]


Grayscale’s BCH, LTC, ETC Trusts Now One Step Closer to Becoming ETFs


Grayscale's BCH, LTC, ETC Trusts Now One Step Closer to Becoming ETFsOn Friday, Grayscale Investments, the world’s largest digital currency asset manager in terms of assets under management (AUM), revealed that three trusts have been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in order to become SEC reporting companies. The three trusts include individual crypto asset products such as the bitcoin cash trust, the litecoin […]





Russia Not Ready for Bitcoin as Legal Tender, Putin’s Spokesman Peskov Says


Russia Not Ready for Bitcoin as Legal Tender, Putin’s Spokesman Peskov SaysRussia has no reason to recognize bitcoin, President Putin’s press secretary has noted after El Salvador became the first country to adopt the digital coin as legal tender. In a statement to the press, Dmitry Peskov revealed he is convinced that such a move would not bring any benefits to the Russian Federation. Kremlin Not […]


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