Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Indian police crack down on OneCoin with seizures & arrests

Indian authorities are engaging in a sweeping crackdown on OneCoin, a digital investment scheme that is commonly seen as a scam. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Bitcoin is taking a serious share of the online casino industry

There has always been a huge overlap of the people who enjoy using online casinos and who prefer the freedom of using Bitcoins. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Central banks should lead on digital currency, says PBOC

People’s Bank of China Vice Governor Fan Yifei said the monetary authority is pushing to supervise private digital currencies and develop its own digital money. Read more: www.bloomberg.com

Bitcoin trading platform Quoine scores $20m JAFCO-led funding

Japanese venture capital major JAFCO has led a $20m Series A financing round for bitcoin trading platform Quoine.

Straits Financial becomes first brokerage house to accept bitcoin

Straits Financial will become the first US-based Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) to accept bitcoin to fund trades and investments. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

BlockPay offers Cryptocurrency and e-commerce solutions

Bringing cryptocurrency to ecommerce is quite a challenge, even though it is possible to integrate solutions through popular platforms these days. Read more: themerkle.com

Bitcoin gets legal protection in China

The Chinese authorities issued a notice on the risk prevention of Bitcoin in 2013. Read more: e27.co

US government to auction $1.6m in seized bitcoin

The US government plans to auction over 2,700 bitcoin that were forfeited during several cases, including that of online black market Silk Road. Read more: fortune.com

Bitcoin is now helping Indians receive bigger paychecks

The Bitcoin Blockchain has enabled millions of workers in India to receive bigger paychecks in Indian Rupees through a new partnership between Bitwage and Unocoin. Read more: www.bitcoinist.com

Global currency wars are creating bitcoin’s ‘killer app’

Today, millions of people around the world have choose bitcoin over government’s manipulative fiat currency in the world of finance. Read more: www.bitcoinist.com