World’s Biggest Banks Helped Clients Steal $63 Billion in Taxes in Europe

World's Biggest Banks Help Clients Steal $63 Billion in Taxes in EuropeEurope’s top banks allegedly helped wealthy clients across the continent steal 55 billion euros ($63 billion) from multiple governments by making tax reclaims to which they were not entitled, an investigation has revealed. The theft centred around a complex scheme of trading stocks that also involved hedge funds and large international commercial law firms. Also […]

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$50 Million Bitcoin Mining Farm Opens in Armenia

$50 Million Bitcoin Mining Farm Opened in ArmeniaA new cryptocurrency mining facility opened in Armenia on Oct. 18. The $50 million farm will extract bitcoin and ethereum using 3,000 machines, according to local media reports. Around 120,000 more miners are to be added in the months to come. Also read: Marks Jewelers Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash For Payments Multi Group and Omnia Establish […]

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Marks Jewelers Now Accepting Bitcoin Cash for Payments

Jewelry Maker Marks Jewelers Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash for PaymentsU.S. jewelry retailer Marks Jewelers has started accepting payments in cryptocurrency, including bitcoin cash. Shoppers can now pay for luxury goods such as fine diamonds, watches and engagement rings using BCH and seven other digital currencies. Also read: Report: Emerging Markets See Sharp Growth in Cashless Transactions Retailer to Cut Costs with Low BCH Transaction Fees […]

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Report: Emerging Markets See Sharp Growth in Cashless Transactions

Report: Emerging Markets See Sharp Growth in Cashless TransactionsSouth Africa is the most cryptocurrency-friendly country in Africa, according to the 2018 World Payments Report by French banking group BNB Paribas and IT company Capgemini. Compared to other major economies on the continent, South Africa has allowed digital currency-based payments, trades and investments to flourish almost unhindered. Also read: African Cryptocurrency Exchanges Forced to Step-Up […]

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African Cryptocurrency Exchanges Forced to Step up Security

African Digital Currency Exchanges Step up Security to Safeguard Investor FundsCryptocurrency exchanges in some of Africa’s biggest bitcoin markets have been forced to rethink their security to thwart persistent attacks from hackers, a trend that has troubled trading platforms all around the world. Also read: Cointext Launches Bitcoin Cash SMS Wallet in Argentina and Turkey The Worst Yet to Come for African Exchanges Exchanges in the […]

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Cointext Launches Bitcoin Cash SMS Wallet in Argentina and Turkey

Cointext Launches Wallet Allowing Bitcoin Cash Transfers via Sms for Argentine, Turkish UsersCointext began offering its new SMS-based bitcoin cash wallet service on Oct. 15 in Turkey and Argentina, two countries in which cryptocurrency use has been rising sharply in response to dire economic conditions. Also read: Binance Launches Fiat-to-Crpto Exchange in Uganda Mobile Wallet Handles BCH Transactions by Text Message “Bitcoin is better money,” Vin Armani, founder […]

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Binance Opens Fiat-To-Crypto Exchange in Uganda

Binance Opens Its First Fiat-To-Crypto Exchange in UgandaOn Oct. 15, Binance announced the launch of its fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchange in Uganda. The world’s biggest digital currency exchange said users in the East African country are now able to complete full account verification starting immediately. Deposits and withdrawals of the local fiat currency, the Ugandan shilling, start on Wednesday. Also read: Bitcoin After Death: The […]

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Zambia Launches Crackdown on Crypto Companies

Zambia Cracks Down on Cryptocurrency Businesses After Declaring Bitcoin Illegal TenderThe Bank of Zambia has started to clamp down on cryptocurrency-related businesses, mere days after declaring that it does not view digital coins such as BTC as legal tender. The crackdown began on Oct. 14, when the central bank announced an investigation into Heritagecoin Resources Ltd. for allegedly laundering money, according to local media reports. […]

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Bitcoin After Death: The Perils of Sharing One’s Fortune

Bitcoin After Death: Inheritance That Can Be Lost ForeverIf you are a young fortune-hunter toiling away on a computer in a basement, the prospect of death probably isn’t among your top considerations. Equally, if the main draw to crypto is its relative privacy, you may not be particularly eager to share your private keys with your loved ones, as a hacker could sift […]

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Zambian Central Bank Declares Bitcoin Is Not Legal Tender

Cautious Zambian Central Bank Warns on Bitcoin, as Investors Start to SwellThe Zambian central bank said on Oct. 12 that cryptocurrencies like bitcoin core and bitcoin cash aren’t legal tender, cautioning that those transacting in such will have no one to blame in the event of market failure. It appears that the bank issued the decree because, as a traditional issuer of the depreciating local fiat […]

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