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BCH Merchant App Allows Businesses to Accept Crypto Payments in Store

BCH Merchant App Allows Businesses to Accept Crypto Payments in Store

Cryptocurrency gives companies another payment option to offer their customers that yields a host of benefits. In the case of bitcoin cash, crypto payments are an easy, fast and cheap option, thanks to ultra-low onchain fees. BCH Merchant is a Point of Sale app that allows businesses to accept bitcoin cash. Also read: Crypto-Friendly Banking Platform Cashaa Offers Personal and…

Russia Adopts Law to Isolate Runet From the Internet

Russia Adopts Law to Isolate Runet From the Internet

Runet, the Russian segment of the internet, is about to be isolated from the rest of the web. A new law adopted by the State Duma aims to do so in order to supposedly protect it from external threats and turn it into a “sovereign” space. Russian taxpayers and end users will pay the bill for the extra security that…

Without a True Two-Way Peg No ‘Real’ Sidechain Exists, Says Drivechain Creator

Without a True Two-Way Peg No ‘Real’ Sidechain Exists, Says Drivechain Creator

On April 17, the founder of the Drivechain project, Paul Sztorc, published a new blog post concerning the validity of today’s so-called ‘production sidechains.’ Sztorc has declared on multiple occasions that true sidechain technology hasn’t been invented yet and even Blockstream’s Liquid protocol, dubbed “the first production sidechain,” in a critical sense is not a ‘real’ sidechain. Also read: Statistics…

Five Simple Ways to Increase Your Privacy When Using Cryptocurrency

Five Simple Ways to Increase Your Privacy When Using Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency without privacy is pointless. If your coins aren’t fungible, you lose much of the benefits of using cryptocurrency in the first place. Privacy isn’t just won and lost onchain though. In fact, much of the privacy gains to be made when it comes to sending, spending and trading crypto occur offchain, as you go about your business on the…

New Crypto-Friendly Bank Cashaa Offers Personal and Business Accounts

New Crypto-Friendly Bank Cashaa Offers Personal and Business Accounts

People and businesses in need of crypto-friendly banking now have a new platform to try. Cashaa is a London-based online bank that recently launched promising one account for old and new money. Its products are targeted at those who are underserved by traditional financial institutions. Also read: Coin Time Machine Estimates Profit From Crypto Investments You Could Have Made Cashaa…

PR: Monarch Blockchain Corporation Now Supports Bitcoin Cash in Monarch Wallet

PR: Monarch Blockchain Corporation Now Supports Bitcoin Cash in Monarch Wallet

Monarch Wallet Update Brings Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Support In-App The Monarch Wallet now supports Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Users can now store, send, and receive BCH in-app. Qualified Users Can Earn Interest & Purchase BCH in-app using their Credit Card. Monarch Wallet Update adds Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to its list of over 1900 supported cryptocurrencies. Users can now Store, Send, and…

RBI Excludes Cryptocurrency From Indian Regulatory Sandbox

RBI Excludes Cryptocurrency From Indian Regulatory Sandbox

India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has unveiled its framework for a fintech regulatory sandbox. While blockchain and smart contracts are welcomed, the bank stated that cryptocurrency and related services “may not be accepted for testing.” Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request RBI Welcomes Blockchain Tech The RBI published its draft framework…

Coinbase Crypto Services Expand to 11 New Countries

Coinbase Crypto Services Expand to 11 New Countries

On April 17th, word went around that Coinbase crypto services will be expanding to 11 new countries. And the information is true. According to the crypto exchange, Coinbase will expand its crypto-to-crypto conversions and trading services to Colombia and Mexico, among other countries. Here’s what we know. Coinbase Expanding Crypto Services Based in San Francisco, USA, Coinbase said in a…

Statistics Show Bitcoin Cash Is a Strong Contender After Crypto Winter

Statistics Show Bitcoin Cash Is a Strong Contender After Crypto Winter

Over the last few weeks, bitcoin cash (BCH) and the network itself have been shining brightly after a year of bearish sentiment and the blockchain split last November. Most notably, this month BCH has shown a significant increase in daily transactions, the price has doubled, and today the network has produced the second highest value of onchain transactions settled in…

SIRIN Labs Loses One Quarter of Its Staff to Poor Finney Sales

SIRIN Labs Loses One Quarter of Its Staff to Poor Finney Sales

According to media site Globes, the team behind blockchain smartphone Finney has laid off a quarter of its workforce. Sirin Labs has let go of 15 team members after overestimating sales of its innovative device. The company said it had received 160,000 Finney pre-orders in late 2018, so what’s happened? Sirin Labs Loses Workforce The company has said in late 2018…