Posted Date: March 9, 2018
Over the course of the past few weeks, cryptocurrency prices have been dropping in value. However, online interest is another trend plunging as well within the digital currency realm as Google Trends searches for the word “bitcoin” have descended to levels not seen since October of 2017. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business […] The post Cryptocurrency Interest Wanes — Online Searches for “Bitcoin” Drop 80% appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 9, 2018
Cryptocurrency is gaining popularity in Russia as a good idea for a gift. According to a new survey, more and more Russians believe cryptos, like bitcoin, would make their girlfriends and wives happy on special occasions. The 8th of March is celebrated as Women’s Day in Russia and in many other countries.   Also read: […] The post Russians Think Bitcoin Makes a Great Present appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 9, 2018
From wrecking the environment to making it harder to search for alien life, cryptocurrency mining has been blamed for a multitude of sins. But to cause time itself to slow down is a fresh charge and one which, on the surface, sounds impossible. Something strange is happening in Central Europe right now: clocks are running […] The post Europe’s Clocks Are Running Slow and Crypto Mining Is Being Blamed appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 9, 2018
Last week officials from the small town of Plattsburgh New York filed a moratorium request against bitcoin mining operations that currently reside in the town and future mining endeavors. The proposal was issued by the Mayor’s office and cites concerned over electricity use and energy consumption. Also Read: From ‘Attack’ to ‘Optimization’ — Slush Pool Reveals […] The post Plattsburgh Officials Want Bitcoin Miners to Vacate the Small Town appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 9, 2018
More than half of Romanians living in cities know about cryptos, and 60 percent of people under 40 believe they are the future of payments. Half of young people want to pay with digital coins, according to a new poll. The survey shows growing awareness of cryptocurrencies in the country. Many of its citizens want […] The post Poll Suggests Young Romanians Want to Pay with Crypto appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 9, 2018
Some businesses in India believe that they have found a loophole in the finance minister’s speech that sought to clamp down on the use of cryptocurrencies. While this loophole may allow startups to accept bitcoin without breaking the law, experts question its viability. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies The […] The post Regulatory Loophole Helps Startups in India Accept Bitcoin Without Breaking the Law appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 9, 2018
Korean crypto exchange Bithumb is entering the retail kiosk business to accelerate crypto adoption in the country. These order-taking and payment facilitating kiosks will be placed in restaurants and cafes for customers to browse menus, place orders and pay for food. Cryptocurrency will be among the payment options. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for […] The post Bithumb Launching Kiosks at Restaurants for Food Orders and Crypto Payments in Korea appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 9, 2018
Bitcoin has always been considered by its staunch supporters a tool to bring about personal financial freedom from government control and censorship as well as taxation via inflation. As such, most political players shun the cryptocurrency when they are in power as it threatens their position. Once out of power they are freer to appreciate […] The post Ex-Trump Chief Strategist Bannon: Cryptocurrencies Make Central Banks Redundant appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 9, 2018
The Japanese financial regulator has punished seven cryptocurrency exchanges in the country, suspending the operation of two of them. “The agency fears another Coincheck-style hack,” it stated after recent inspections of all crypto exchanges in Japan revealed inadequate measures for customer protection. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies FSA Punishes […] The post Japan Punishes Seven Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Suspending Two appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 9, 2018
• Nauticus to give away as much as 41 percent of the team's coins to charity • Additional referral bonuses can either be kept by users or donated • Nauticus will match the amount of user coins donated It's been a wild two weeks for Melbourne fintech company Nauticus, which is launching a new crypto and fiat exchange mid-year. After months of hard work, Nauticus finally launched its website in mid-February – and within 48 hours had signed up more than 10,000 registered users for its Initial Coin Offering. The post PR: It’s Time to Give Back! New Nauticus ICO Program to Help Protect Children and the Oceans appeared first on Bitcoin News.