Twitter Might Integrate Bitcoin Tipping

January 14, 2020  /  by Crypto.IQ
There are rumors that social media giant Twitter may soon launch a Bitcoin (BTC) tipping service. Crypto tipping services can be quite useful and popular, as proven by Reddit, and in particular on the Dogecoin (DOGE) subreddit. The ability to instantly send crypto tips to other social media users incentivizes quality posting, and increases social… Read more

The Lightning Network Saw Significant Growth in 2019, But It Has Yet to Achieve Retail Adoption

January 13, 2020  /  by Crypto.IQ
The Lightning Network has seen significant growth during 2019, with the number of unique channels rising from 14,700 to 28,000, while simultaneously the network capacity rose from 525 Bitcoins (BTC) to 850 Bitcoins (BTC) according to data from Bitcoin Visuals. BitMEX research conducted an in-depth analysis of the Lightning Network, and found that non-cooperative channel… Read more

Square Cash App Looks to Add New Bitcoin Features in the Future

December 30, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
The Square Cash App began offering Bitcoin (BTC) in 2018, and has seen steady growth in its numbers since then, with $37 million of Bitcoin (BTC) being purchased in Q2 2018 increasing to $148 million in Q3 2019. The reason that the Cash App is gaining traction is that it is an easy way to… Read more

Grayscale Study Finds That Women Investors Are Interested in Bitcoin Almost As Much As Men

December 17, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
There is a common perception that the crypto space is dominated by males, but a new study from Grayscale finds that 43% of investors who are interested in Bitcoin (BTC) are women. The study is derived from an online survey of 1,100 investors in the United States with at least $10,000 of investable assets and… Read more

Binance Launches Fiat to Crypto Gateway in South America

December 13, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Binance, one of the leading crypto exchanges in the world with over $50 million of liquidity, has just announced the launch of a fiat to crypto gateway in South America called Binance Latamex. Initially, the platform will be available for citizens of Argentina and Brazil, but will eventually roll out across the entire South American… Read more

A Country By Country Analysis Of Fiat Inflation And Hyperinflation Hotspots Reveals That Favorable Conditions For Bitcoin (BTC) Adoption Are Becoming More Widespread

December 13, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
According to a recent report by Morgan Stanley’s Mike Wilson, the top three Central Banks in the world are collectively injecting $100 billion into the economy every month, with the United States’ Fed injecting $60 billion, the European Central Bank (ECB) injecting $25 billion, and the Bank of Japan (BOJ) injecting $15 billion. These large… Read more

German Bank Levies Negative Interest on Regular Customers for the First Time, a Move That Could Benefit Bitcoin (BTC)

November 23, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
A German Bank has levied negative interest rates on regular customers for the first time, meaning that customers will lose a percentage of their balances every month. Specifically, the bank Suddeutsche Zeitung is charging customers 0.5% per year for any deposit no matter how big or small. Previously negative interest rates in Germany had only… Read more

ProtonMail Apparently HODLS All Of The Bitcoin (BTC) Payments They Receive

November 19, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
The popular encrypted e-mail service ProtonMail has informally announced that they have been HODLING Bitcoin (BTC) for years. This declaration came after a Twitter Bitcoin (BTC) HODLER felt guilty for paying their ProtonMail invoice with Bitcoin (BTC), causing ProtonMail to respond with this Tweet: No worries, we will HODL for you (we actually don't sell… Read more

PayPal CFO Ironically Banned From Bank Of America Without Any Explanation

November 18, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of PayPal and Sequoia Capital Investments partner Roelof Botha has been permanently banned from Bank Of America without any explanation. Numerous individuals and businesses which have been banned from PayPal in a similar fashion will find this incident ironic, and it is proof why the world needs Bitcoin (BTC).  After… Read more

Zimbabwe Hyperinflation Deja Vu As New Fiat Introduced Earlier This Year Already Failing And Being Replaced, Highlights Need For Bitcoin (BTC)

November 16, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Zimbabwe’s fiat currency is collapsing, again, highlighting the need for Bitcoin (BTC) in the country. Unfortunately for Zimbabweans, the government there has banned foreign currencies and has made it extremely difficult to obtain cryptocurrencies as well.  For years the Zimbabwean Dollar (ZWL) inflated and then hyperinflated, and was re-denominated, i.e. zeros had to be chopped… Read more
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