Cubans Are Choosing Bitcoin for Getting Access to the Global Economy

September 16, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Bitcoin trading is becoming a new trend among the Cuban population. The country has been isolated financially for years under a US trade ban, but now, BTC seems to be transforming things for communist-run Cuba. A new report published on Sept. 12 by US News says, as mobile internet is now available in Cuba, the… Read more

Hip-hop Star Akon Says Bitcoin Is Better Than Centralized Fiat Currencies

September 11, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
American rapper Akon has dismissed claims that cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) lack intrinsic value. The US rapper holds that digital assets enjoy stability compared to the dollar. Crypto does not need the backing of physical assets Akon was speaking in a radio interview, where he criticized sentiment that Bitcoin is volatile relative to fiat… Read more

Ethereum’s Positive Approval By Muslim Scholars May Spur Demand

September 4, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Well-known Muslim scholars and financial advisors have released a whitepaper in which they have declared Ethereum permissible, or “Halal,” according to Islamic Sharia law. With Muslim buyers more clear now, Ethereum demand may rise further. It has been a lingering question whether Ethereum is compliant with Islamic Sharia law. Virgil Griffith, a programmer and special… Read more

The Rich in India Prefer Investing In Bitcoin to Altcoins

September 4, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
India’s high net-worth individuals (HNIs) would prefer to invest in Bitcoin compared to other digital assets, according to the latest Hurun India survey. The survey revealed that cryptocurrencies are the fourth most preferred asset by Indians. Interestingly almost 50% of the respondents did not know anything about cryptocurrencies. Although real estate is still a popular… Read more

Ethereum Classic (ETC) Partners with Social Media dApp iZbreaker

September 3, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Ethereum Classic Labs has announced its business collaboration with the latest social media dApp iZbreaker. This dApp will be unveiled on the Ethereum Classic blockchain. It is meant to be an invite-only community that will link friends from different parts around the globe. The social media dApp will feature a token-based rewards system. The reason… Read more

Button Wallet to Bring Cryptocurrency Trading to 300 Million Telegram Users

August 31, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Cryptocurrency trading is now coming to Telegram, a cloud-based instant messaging application with more than 300 million users, via non-custodial crypto wallet provider Button Wallet this October. Alex Safonov, Button Wallet’s CEO and Co-founder, said:  “Cryptos’ biggest obstacle is mass adoption, and what we’ve created will help people comfortable with trading cryptocurrency without using real… Read more

Overstock Will Continue to Support Cryptocurrency After Patrick Byrne’s Exit

August 30, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Crypto-friendly e-commerce giant Overstock is unyielding in its commitment to crypto and blockchain businesses despite the unexpected exit of the company’s CEO and longtime Bitcoin advocate, Patrick Bryne. Jonathan Johnson, the firm’s acting CEO, says that Overstock will not stop focusing on its burgeoning blockchain venture. The company’s interim boss made these assertions a few… Read more

Retail Outlets In Hong Kong Start Accepting Crypto Amidst Escalating Tensions

August 28, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Political instability often results in economic uncertainty, and it often drives investors into various alternative options and safer havens abroad. The protestors in Hong Kong have been able to capture global attention where millions have taken to the streets against mainland oppression. Amidst this chaos, various retail outlets are now accepting crypto as they prepare… Read more

UK Central Bank Chief Sees Digital Currency Displacing US Dollar as Global Reserve

August 25, 2019  /  by Lou Kerner
The 4 Most Important Remarks Made By BoE Governor Mark Carney In His Talk At The Jackson Hole Symposium From Aug. 22–24, 2019, The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City hosted dozens of central bankers, policymakers, academics and economists from around the world at its annual economic policy symposium. On August 23rd, Mark Carney, the Governor… Read more

Bitcoin Nears Massive Institutional Adoption Says Morgan Creek Co-Founder Pompliano

August 22, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
As a potential recession looms, many crypto enthusiasts are starting to believe that it’s a matter of time before institutional investors adopt cryptocurrencies.  Morgan Creek Digital Assets co-founder, Anthony Pompliano, says Bitcoin will soon be in most institutional investors’ portfolios. In an interview with CNBC on Tuesday, Pompliano said that with each passing week infrastructure… Read more
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