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Twitter Takes a Swing at Former Cricketer for ICO Endorsement

Another day, another celebrity-endorsed ICO. This time, it’s one of Australia’s most well-known cricketers, Michael Clarke. However, cricket fans on Twitter have their own take. Many believe that celebrities lend a certain degree of credence and authenticity to the brands that...

PGA Championship Hit with Bitcoin Ransom Attack

Hackers have set their eyes on the PGA Championship’s computer system in the latest cyber heist, demanding a Bitcoin ransom. According to Newsmax, the PGA’s computer system suffered a security breach leaving some files inaccessible unless a Bitcoin 00 ransom is...

‘Time Traveler’ Millionaire Wants to Open Australia’s First Cryptocurrency Bank

While some major banks have refused to go near anything related to virtual currencies, Australia might see its first cryptocurrency bank in the not-too-distant future. That’s if one of the country’s leading entrepreneurs, Fred Schebesta, can make his goal a...

Securities Exchange Commission to Review Behavior of Bitcoin Brokers

While cryptocurrency allows users to remove the middleman, some investors still rely on their brokers to ensure that their assets are safe. The Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) is now looking at this relationship and just how involved these intermediaries actually...

Queensland to Become a Hotspot for Crypto Spenders

Enjoying the beautiful coastal state of Queensland in Australia just got easier for cryptocurrency holders. More and more merchants in the area are accepting virtual currencies as payment and in doing so, are assisting the state in growing its tourism...

Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts in Africa Need to Understand the Industry Before Investing

More and more investors in Africa are hopping on the Bitcoin bandwagon. However, they need to ensure that they are aware of what decentralization actually means when it comes to investing.  Africa is a continent rich in diversity, natural resources,...

Gamblers in India Could Soon Place Their Bets in Crypto

As cryptocurrency exchanges eagerly await the RBI ban ruling, a government agency has proposed using virtual currencies as payment for legalized gambling services in India. What a great week for Bitcoin! It broke through the $8,000 barrier and is taking...

New Zealand Bank Shares Belief in Blockchain

SBS Bank in New Zealand seems to be considering using blockchain technology as a way to provide an improved user experience for their clients. While some financial institutions are vehemently denying their customers’ interest in cryptocurrencies, New Zealand’s SBS Bank...

Québec Charging Cryptocurrency Miners Double for Electricity

The Canadian province of Québec has been given permission to charge cryptocurrency miners higher electricity rates than those charged to residential customers. Canada has never been one to shy away from their interest in cryptocurrencies. They are also using blockchain technology to...