Posted Date: November 13, 2018
Japanese insurance group Sompo Holdings has acquired a 10 percent stake in Bitpesa, a Kenyan digital currency exchange and payments company, for 570 million yen ($5.02 million). The deal is expected to further digitize the insurer’s international remittance service. Also Read: Namibian Bitcoin Trading Platform BTN Persevered Despite Crypto Ban Crypto-Backed Remittances Sompo Holdings said in […] The post Sompo Holdings Acquires 10% Stake in Kenyan Cryptocurrency Exchange Bitpesa appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 13, 2018
Little Detective will be launched in various stages, starting from China, followed by South-East Asian countries and Europe November 13, 2018: After immense success with ICO and now listed in LAToken, Exrates and Idex, Little Detective is finally on its development and production stage and announced about prospective discussions with some European countries for the distribution of its next-generation blockchain edutainment platform. As the first blockchain powered edutainment portal, Little Detective is especially targeting the developing countries that suffer from limited access to quality education, teachers and teaching supplies. “We have devised a self-learning and exploratory edutainment platform which aims to effectively address the shortage of teaching supplies and lack of access to quality education in countries around the world. We are on our way to discuss the distribution of our innovative platform in some European countries.” The post PR: IXE Token Backed by Blockchain Powered Education Platform Little Detective appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 13, 2018
The Venezuelan government has announced that its national digital currency, the petro, can be exchanged into any cryptocurrency if purchased this year. However, the wallet for the petro is still not available and petro buyers receive certificates of purchase. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space ‘Special Period’ Venezuela’s president, Nicolas Maduro, visited […] The post Venezuela: Petro Can Be Converted Into Any Cryptocurrency If Bought This Year appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 13, 2018
Bitcoin Trade Namibia (BTN), an emerging bitcoin marketplace, is trying to make things work for Namibians keen on investing in digital assets, even though it could take up to three days before buy orders are settled. However, in an industry where government forces crave control, the delay looks like it should be worth the wait. […] The post Namibian Bitcoin Trading Platform BTN Perseveres Despite Partial Crypto Ban appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 13, 2018
According to global statistics provided by Coinatmradar.com, there are now close to 4,000 cryptocurrency automated teller machines (ATMs). Moreover, there’s been a huge influx of bitcoin cash ATMs over the past year as there are now 1,200 BCH dispensing devices located around the world. Also read: Markets Update: All Eyes on Bitcoin Cash Prices Before the […] The post Cryptocurrency ATM Growth Spikes Exponentially to 4,000 Machines Worldwide appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 13, 2018
GMO Internet, the Japanese technology and online finance conglomerate, presented its results for the third quarter of fiscal 2018 on Nov. 12. The presentation included new details about the performance of the Tokyo-listed group’s cryptocurrency-related businesses. Also Read: The Daily: US Museum to Accept Bitcoin, Estonia Grants License to B2BX Exchange Record Performance by Quarter […] The post GMO Internet Reports Cryptocurrency Exchange Profit Rose Over 34% in Q3 2018 appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 13, 2018
The Bitcoin Cash Association (BCA) and Spendbch.io recently started a bounty to spread bitcoin cash (BCH) merchant acceptance in several Latin American countries. On Nov. 11, the BCA announced that more than 250 new businesses in Venezuela and Colombia are now being on-boarded to accept bitcoin cash. Also read: Qart Wallet Gives Bitcoin Cash QR […] The post Bitcoin Cash Association Bounty Spreads Merchant Adoption in Latin America appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 12, 2018
In recent exchange news, the chief executive officer of Revolut has expressed doubt regarding the institutional appetite for cryptocurrency exposure, Binance has launched a new research division, and Etoro has begun the gradual rollout of its wallet for Android and iOS users. Also Read: Korea’s Upbit to Launch Crypto Exchanges in Thailand and Indonesia Revolut CEO […] The post Exchanges Roundup: Revolut CEO Discusses Investment, Binance Launches Research Unit appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 12, 2018
In today’s edition of The Daily, we report on the latest U.S. museum to open up to cryptocurrency payments, as well as several new lawsuits that have been filed over simjacking. Additionally, the government of Estonia has granted a license to B2BX Exchange, which will allow the company to attract traders from across Europe. Also […] The post The Daily: US Museum to Accept Bitcoin, Estonia Grants License to B2BX Exchange appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 12, 2018
DMG Blockchain Solutions has announced that it has started generating up to 60 megawatts (MW) of electricity at an 85MW substation it owns in western Canada. It will use the substation to power its flagship cryptocurrency mining facility, which is one of the largest such sites in the country by power output.  Also Read: Vietnam at Crossroads on […] The post DMG Starts Operating 60MW Bitcoin Mine in British Columbia appeared first on Bitcoin News.