Report: Use of Cryptocurrencies for Remittance Is Growing in Popularity

A new report by a blockchain-focused research company asserts that there has been a spike in people using cryptocurrencies to send remittances. This growth is in part due to...

Cryptocurrency and Taxes: How to Use 2018’s Losses to Your Advantage

Taxes have been a hot topic in the cryptocurrency world this year. Many countries have been trying to figure out how to tax crypto assets, while traders have been...

Pan-African Bitcoin Exchange Kubitx Goes Live, Launches OTC Wallet

Kubitx, a pan-African digital asset exchange, went live on Dec. 20 after completing its beta test. The Malta-registered trading platform has also released what it calls a “hybrid over-the-counter...

German State Bank KfW Tests Blockchain App for Public Finance Management in Burkina Faso

German state-owned bank KfW will trial its blockchain-driven app...

Google Trends Reveals One of the Top Questions of 2018 — ‘What Is Bitcoin?’

Google has just published its annual Year in Search query statistics for 2018 and the biggest question of last year was “What is Bitcoin?” According to Google Trends, searches...

IBM Research Teams up With Agritech Firm to Boost African Agribusiness with Blockchain

IBM Research has teamed up with U.S.-based agritech firm...

Steady Rise in Small Businesses Accepting Bitcoin Payments in Kenya

Kenyan health services provider Health Land Spa has started taking BTC and other cryptocurrencies as a means of payment with a view to increasing accountability and averting losses. Across...

Text-Enabled BCH Payments Now Available in 35 Countries With Cointext

Cointext has announced that its bitcoin cash wallet service has just launched in the Ukraine and Italy. Cointext is now connected to 35 countries worldwide and the wallet works...

Paxful Completes Second School in Rwanda #BuiltWithBitcoin

Paxful, one of the largest peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin marketplaces in the world, is once again demonstrating how the cryptocurrency community can contribute to good causes around the world. The...
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