Author: Kevin Helms

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Australia Introduces Bill That Regulates Bitcoin Exchanges

The Australian Government has announced a bill that would regulate digital currency exchanges including bitcoin exchanges for the first time. Also read: Three Ukrainian Lawmakers Declare Bitcoin Holdings Worth $47 Million Australia to Regulate Bitcoin Exchanges Australia’s Coalition Government announced a bill on Thursday that would regulate digital currency exchanges. This legislation is part of the […]

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August 18, 2017 1

Russia Discusses Starting Cryptocurrency Mining With Its 20+ Gigawatt Surplus

Russia’s First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov has revealed that discussions are underway regarding the creation of government centers for cryptocurrency mining, according to local publications. Meanwhile, a bill is being finalized to provide a legal framework for digital currency including bitcoin. Also read: Russia Prepares to Legalize ICOs Government’s Cryptocurrency Mining Centers The Russian First Deputy […]

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August 14, 2017 0

Australian Senators Push to Make Bitcoin Official Currency

Two Australian senators have pushed for the Reserve Bank of Australia to embrace bitcoin and make it an official currency. Without it, the country risks its financial competitiveness and being left behind, they said. Also read: Hedge Funds Investing in Cryptocurrencies ‘Exploding’ – 62 in Pipeline Senators Call for Bitcoin to Be Official Currency Labor senator […]

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August 8, 2017 1

Bitcoin Mobile SIM Card Top-Ups Now Available in 136 Countries

Bitcoin remittance service Sobit has been launched to enable users to charge their prepaid mobile SIM cards using bitcoin. The service supports over 600 operators in 136 countries. Also read: Rollout of 260,000+ Bitcoin-Accepting Stores in Japan Begins About Sobit Sobit was jointly developed by Japan’s leading reward site operator Ceres Inc and the Tokyo-based bitcoin […]

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August 4, 2017 0

Germany’s Largest Food Delivery with 11,000+ Restaurants Now Accepts BTC

Germany's Largest Food Delivery Service with 11,000+ Restaurants Now Accepts BitcoinGermany’s largest food delivery web portal, Lieferando.de, which boasts over 11,000 partner restaurants, recently announced that it has started accepting bitcoin for payments. The company is owned by one of the largest online food ordering websites in the world, Takeaway.com. Also read: Poland’s Largest Food Delivery with 5000+ Restaurants Starts Accepting Bitcoin Lieferando.de Leads the

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July 6, 2017 0

Bitwage Officially Launches UK Bitcoin Payroll Services

Bitwage Officially Launches UK Bitcoin Payroll ServicesAfter expanding services in Europe earlier this year, bitcoin payroll and wage payment service provider Bitwage announced its official launch in the UK on Monday. Also read: Bitwage Launches New Functionality for European Customers Bitwage’s Official Launch in the UK Bitwage offers solutions for remote workers to receive wages in a variety of currencies including

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July 5, 2017 0

Rollout of 260,000+ Bitcoin-Accepting Stores in Japan Begins

Rollout of 260,000+ Bitcoin-Accepting Stores in Japan BeginsThree months after Recruit Lifestyle partnered with Japanese bitcoin exchange Coincheck to enable over 260,000 retail stores to accept bitcoin, the company has finally announced on Monday that its point-of-sale app is now bitcoin-ready. Immediately, a chain of 334 eyeglasses stores using the app announced that it will accept the cryptocurrency starting July 10. Also

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July 4, 2017 0

Valenok Becomes First Restaurant in Moscow to Accept Bitcoin

Felt Boot Restaurant Valenok Becomes the First in Moscow to Accept BitcoinA large dining establishment in the center of Moscow reportedly became the first restaurant to accept bitcoin payments in Russia’s capital city on Tuesday, according to local media outlets. Valenok is part of the Novikov Group, which owns over 50 restaurants and franchises. Now the company is considering installing bitcoin ATMs as well. Also read: Bitpoint

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June 29, 2017 0

Poland’s Largest Food Delivery with 5000+ Restaurants Starts Accepting Bitcoin

Poland's Largest Food Delivery Website with 5000+ Restaurants Starts Accepting BitcoinPoland’s largest website for ordering food online, Pyszne.pl, now accepts bitcoin for all orders. The site boasts the largest selection of restaurants in the country with approximately 5,062 locations and 883,000 active customers. Also read: Polish Bitcoin Adoption Escalating with Strong Ecosystem Largest Food Ordering Site in Poland Pyszne.pl is Poland’s largest service for ordering food

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June 26, 2017 0

Singlepoint Acquires Funding to Tackle Cannabusiness Banking Problems With Bitcoin

Singlepoint Acquires Funding to Tackle Cannabusiness Banking Problems With BitcoinUS cannabis merchants could soon have a major new service to accept payments using bitcoin, which would sidestep the federal ban on cannabis businesses using bank accounts. Also read: Washington State Bill to Ban Bitcoin for Pot Fails Funding Acquired Singlepoint Inc. is a publicly traded holding company based in Phoenix, Arizona, that focuses on

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June 21, 2017 0