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

Blockchain Publicly Unveils Lending Desk, Already In The Top 5 Crypto Lenders With $1.6 Billion Of Transactions

November 15, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Blockchain, a Luxembourg-based company most well known for being the top choice for mobile lite Bitcoin (BTC) wallets, has publicly announced their entry into the crypto lending industry. Apparently their lending desk originally opened up for a select group of clients in August, and has already performed $1.6 billion of transactions putting it among the… Read more

Coinbase to Offer Insured Investor Retirement Accounts (IRAs)

November 15, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Coinbase has teamed up with qualified crypto custodian Kingdom Trust and alternative investments company Regal Assets to offer customers the ability to create insured cryptocurrency-based investor retirement accounts (IRAs).  The main benefit of Coinbase IRAs is that the crypto cannot be lost or hacked, making them a stress-free way of holding crypto for a long… Read more

Tunisia Launching E-Dinar, First Paper-Backed National Cryptocurrency

November 12, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
The Central Bank of Tunisia has announced that its new national cryptocurrency, the E-Dinar, has begun to launch, although for now it is just in a testing phase. Many other countries have proposed national cryptocurrencies, and several countries have actually launched them, but what makes Tunisia’s national cryptocurrency unique is that it is backed by… Read more

Square Cash App Bitcoin Transactions Grow 244% Year Over Year, Plenty Of Room For Further Growth

November 8, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
The Square Cash App is becoming an increasingly popular way to buy Bitcoin (BTC) since its launch in November 2017. In Q3 2019 Square processed $148 million of Bitcoin (BTC) sales via the Cash App, which is up 244% year over year. Further, the number of users buying Bitcoin (BTC) for the first time nearly… Read more

The Twitter Masses Have Spoken: Bitcoin (BTC) Beats Gold, Cash, And Bonds In Ron Paul Poll

November 5, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Famous Libertarian politician Ron Paul, who was formerly a representative in the House and ran for President on both Libertarian and Republican tickets, posted an interesting poll on Twitter. The poll asks that if a wealthy person gave you $10,000, but the caveat is that you have to hold that $10,000 for 10 years, in… Read more

Starbucks to Adopt Bakkt’s Cryptocurrency Payment Service by July 2020

October 30, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Starbucks will be the first launch of the upcoming Bakkt cryptocurrency payment service. This comes months after the coffee chain turned on reports that it was adopting direct Bitcoin payments. Now it seems apparent that the company will soon begin accepting Bitcoin payments through the Bakkt merchant portal. Bakkt’s consumer app and merchant portal will… Read more

The Shutdown of Banks in Lebanon Is the ‘Most Potent Case’ for Crypto says Nassim Taleb

October 29, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Civil unrest in Lebanon has led to all banks shutting down in the country, leaving businesses and citizens without access to basic banking services. Naturally, cryptocurrency supporters are urging the Lebanese to start using cryptocurrencies instead of fiat ever since the news came out that the banks in the country aren’t planning to open during… Read more

Chinese President Xi Jinping Calls for Accelerated Adoption of Blockchain Technology

October 28, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
On Thursday, China’s President Xi Jinping said that the country should fast-track the adoption of blockchain tech as core innovation. Jinping wants China to lead in the adoption of blockchain technology as he considers it a vital innovation breakthrough. His remarks come after Russia had earlier indicated that it would lead blockchain development.  Jinping considers… Read more

Facebook CEO Says That Libra Will Only Launch After Addressing Regulatory Concerns

October 24, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has stated that the company’s cryptocurrency project Libra will not launch until it gets regulatory approval. Zuckerberg told the House Financial Services Committee that they would not launch the project anywhere until US regulators give an okay. Facebook ready to address regulatory concerns surrounding Libra The Facebook CEO submitted testimony to… Read more
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