Posted Date: March 7, 2018
Two Russian-based social networking platforms have announced they are now accepting cryptocurrency payments. Vkontakte, the most popular social media among Russian-speaking users, and Odnoklassniki, which has many subscribers in former Soviet states, will take bitcoin from advertisers. They also intend to start paying developers and partners in cryptocurrency. Also read: Russian Supreme Court to Decide […] The post Popular Social Networks in Russia to Accept Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 7, 2018
Just recently the firm Crescent Electric Supply Company conducted a study that showed the cost of mining one single bitcoin in each state in the U.S. Since then the company’s subsidiary business Elite Fixtures took the research further by charting the cost to mine a single bitcoin in each country across the world. Also read: […] The post New Study Looks at the Cost to Mine BTC Across the Globe appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 7, 2018
Cryptocurrencies are speculative instruments, their price predicated upon future prospects rather than current reality. As a consequence, many of them don’t qualify as outright currencies – at least not yet. While the likes of bitcoin, bitcoin cash, and ethereum can be freely spent on desktop and mobile, dozens more are barely usable outside of crypto […] The post One in Three Cryptocurrencies Is Currently Unspendable appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 7, 2018
The cryptocurrency community is full of entrepreneurial people who think they can change the world. From challenging financial and tech giants to attempting to establish sovereign micro-nations, nothing is beyond their reach. A recent example shows they can even successfully convince countries to issue their own cryptocurrency. Also Read: High-Frequency Trading Firm Virtu Threatens Legal […] The post How the Marshall Islands Sovereign Cryptocurrency Came About appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 7, 2018
The World’s First Blockchain and A.I-driven marketplace for dating, courtship and marriage, Viola.AI just announces 7 new exciting partnerships with FarEastFlora.com, Love Florist, Roses Only, MemeFlorist.com, Heatwave Shoes, Creative Eateries and CSK Aesthetics to offer goods and services ranging from flowers, gifts, fashion, F&B and beauty in the Asia region which will be available on Viola.AI marketplace. The post PR: Dating App Viola.AI Announces Partnerships with 7 New Lifestyle Merchants in Asia appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 7, 2018
Popular US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced today the launch of its first ever index fund. Global Digital Asset Exchange (GDAX), which is owned by the San Francisco-based retail exchange, will provide to its accredited investors the option of buying the lot, all assets, weighted, into one financial product. Also read: Québec Premier: We’re Not Really Interested […] The post Coinbase to Launch its First Crypto Index Fund appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 7, 2018
The controversial owner of the web portal Bitcoin.org and Bitcointalk, an anon named ‘Cobra Bitcoin’, has been a popular subject within the cryptocurrency community lately. It’s strange that a person who nobody really knows has so much control within the BTC community, and lately his messages have been very cryptic, even making some believe his […] The post The Curious Case of ‘Cobra Bitcoin’: The Peculiar Anon with a Lot of Power appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 7, 2018
Every country produces its share of underperforming altcoins. They’re called shitcoins for a reason. But China has a track record for creating altcoins that are shittier than most. The country has spawned a slew of talented developers, and has made a huge contribution to cryptocurrency adoption and innovation as a whole. But when it comes […] The post Chinese Altcoins Can’t Stop Failing appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 7, 2018
Asia is probably the most cryptocurrency receptive part of the world where, in addition to a strong bitcoin trading mania, you can already find many regular companies accepting crypto payments to attract new clients. Asian consumers now have yet another way to spend their bitcoin: buying flight tickets for travel around the region. Also Read: […] The post Taiwanese Airline to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments for Flight Tickets appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 7, 2018
Interest towards cryptocurrencies in Belarus has increased significantly in the past year. Topics related to bitcoin, mining, and blockchain have been popularized by media. Belarusians are searching for more crypto information online, but there are some key questions search engines are unable to answer: Will ordinary citizens benefit from the upcoming legalization? Are they going […] The post More Belarusians Search “Crypto”, Question “Legalization” appeared first on Bitcoin News.