Newsflash: Indian Regulators Officially Propose Total Cryptocurrency Ban

An Indian inter-ministerial committee on cryptocurrency and blockchain technology has finalized a report recommending both the establishment of a digital Rupee and a ban of cryptocurrencies. Ban Crypto, Establish E-Rupee The roughly 200-page report spends thousands of words breaking down…

‘Bitcoin Billionaires’ Author Writes Crypto for Showtime Hit Drama ‘Billions’

“Bitcoin Billionaires” author Ben Mezrich has joined the hit Showtime TV series “Billions” as a consulting producer. The move will ensure that more crypto story lines will bubble up in forthcoming episodes of the finance-centered show. Mezrich shared the news…

The Stock Market Chart Trump Doesn’t Want You to See

President Donald Trump hardly ever resists the urge to congratulate himself for single-handedly catalyzing a stock market boom, the likes of which Wall Street has never seen. Last month, for instance, he concluded a tweet touting the Dow Jones Industrial…

Indian Police Seize $3 Million in Bitcoin from Sh**ty Bitconnect Scammers

Property worth over Rs 38 Crore ($5.5 million) has been seized in the Indian state of Gujarati from promoters of the Bitconnect cryptocurrency scam. According to the Times of India, the property includes 280 Bitcoins which at the current prices…

Gov’t Committee Recommends Blanket Cryptocurrency Ban

The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) set up to look into bitcoin and cryptocurrency regulations in India says the government should ban virtual currencies. India May Soon Finalize Total Bitcoin Ban In a report submitted on Monday (July 22, 2019) the IMC…

Gold vs Bitcoin YTD Returns on $1,000 Investment, How Do They Compare?

Bitcoin is often nicknamed digital gold, but how does it stack up against physical gold in terms of returns and scarcity? YTD Returns: Bitcoin Exceeds Gold by a Mile If you had invested $1,000 in gold at the start of…

Dow Climbs as Trump Officials Prep for Crucial Beijing Trip

The Dow Jones began the week on a high note as the White House prepared to send its top negotiators to Beijing for their first face-to-face talks with Beijing since President Donald Trump met with Xi Jinping last month. Dow,…

Trillions of Dollars Could Flow into Bitcoin Over Next 25 Years, Grayscale –

With the ‘gold-loving’ baby boomer generation set to retire; trillions of dollars could potentially flow into bitcoin — the emerging favorite among millennial investors. Twilight Dawns for Baby Boomer Generation Speaking during the 2019 Mid-Year Review Webinar, Barry Silbert, CEO…

Bitcoin Mining Hotspot Iran Drafts Electricity Tariffs for Crypto Miners

The government of Iran has opted to introduce specific electricity prices for cryptocurrency mining. The west Asian country, which has had a complicated relationship with cryptocurrency in the past, plans to set prices around the same tariffs that are used…

Bringing Better Bitcoin Awareness To Botswana

SatoshiCentre in Botswana has been a Bitcoin educator and FinTech incubator since 2014, and is driving innovation in one of Africa’s most prospering crypto country.  Bitcoin Awareness In Botswana SatoshiCentre was the brainchild of ‘Bitcoin Lady’, Alakanani Itireleng, a tireless…