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Google Trends Reveals One of the Top Questions of 2018 — ‘What Is Bitcoin?’

Google Trends Data Reveals One of the Top Questions of 2018 — What Is Bitcoin?Google has just published its annual Year in Search query statistics for 2018 and the biggest question of last year was “What is Bitcoin?” According to Google Trends, searches for the term “Bitcoin” have declined rapidly since 2017, but web users querying its definition led internet searches last year. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto […]

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Google Trends Reveals One of the Top Questions of 2018 — ‘What Is Bitcoin?’

Google Trends Data Reveals One of the Top Questions of 2018 — What Is Bitcoin?Google has just published its annual Year in Search query statistics for 2018 and the biggest question of last year was “What is Bitcoin?” According to Google Trends, searches for the term “Bitcoin” have declined rapidly since 2017, but web users querying its definition led internet searches last year. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto […]

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Steady Rise in Small Businesses Accepting Bitcoin Payments in Kenya

Steady Rise in Small Businesses Accepting Bitcoin Payments in KenyaKenyan health services provider Health Land Spa has started taking BTC and other cryptocurrencies as a means of payment with a view to increasing accountability and averting losses. Across East Africa, cryptocurrency acceptance is on the rise, with at least two restaurants in Uganda and Kenya selling food for virtual currencies. Also read: Wirex Introduces Iban […]

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Text-Enabled BCH Payments Now Available in 35 Countries With Cointext

Text-Enabled BCH Payments Now Available in 35 Countries With CointextCointext has announced that its bitcoin cash wallet service has just launched in the Ukraine and Italy. Cointext is now connected to 35 countries worldwide and the wallet works on any smartphone as well as basic feature phones. Also read: Simple Ledger Developers Publish Monthly Puzzle With Bitcoin Cash Treasure Cointext Connects to the Ukraine and […]

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Paxful Completes Second School in Rwanda #BuiltWithBitcoin

Paxful Completes Second School in Rwanda #BuiltWithBitcoinPaxful, one of the largest peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin marketplaces in the world, is once again demonstrating how the cryptocurrency community can contribute to good causes around the world. The company has announced that the second school it has helped to finance in Rwanda has now been completed. Also Read: Former Israeli Prime Minister Calls Cryptocurrencies […]

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Paxful Completes Second School in Rwanda #BuiltWithBitcoin

Paxful Completes Second School in Rwanda #BuiltWithBitcoinPaxful, one of the largest peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin marketplaces in the world, is once again demonstrating how the cryptocurrency community can contribute to good causes around the world. The company has announced that the second school it has helped to finance in Rwanda has now been completed. Also Read: Former Israeli Prime Minister Calls Cryptocurrencies […]

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Nigeria’s Union Bank Threatens to Shut Down Cryptocurrency-Related Accounts

Nigeria's Union Bank Threatens to Shut Down Cryptocurrency-Related AccountsA large commercial bank in Nigeria has threatened to shut down an undisclosed number of cryptocurrency-related accounts without explanation. Lagos-based Union Bank claims that any decision to do so would be in line with the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) past warnings about cryptocurrency trading. Also read: Malaysian MP “Concerned About Threat” From Cryptocurrencies to Government […]

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Nigeria’s Union Bank Threatens to Shut Down Cryptocurrency-Related Accounts

Nigeria's Union Bank Threatens to Shut Down Cryptocurrency-Related AccountsA large commercial bank in Nigeria has threatened to shut down an undisclosed number of cryptocurrency-related accounts without explanation. Lagos-based Union Bank claims that any decision to do so would be in line with the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) past warnings about cryptocurrency trading. Also read: Malaysian MP “Concerned About Threat” From Cryptocurrencies to Government […]

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Zimbabweans Use BTC to Pay for Food Hampers Amid Foreign Currency Crisis

Zimbabweans Use BTC to Pay For Food Hampers Amid Foreign Currency CrisisStudy263, a Zimbabwean-owned fintech startup operating from South Africa, has opened an online store allowing Zimbabweans to buy food hampers that are delivered directly to their homes. Shoppers have the option to pay for items like cooking oil and baked beans in BTC, Paypal or Ecocash, a local mobile money payment system. Also Read: Ivy and […]

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Namibian Bitcoin Trading Platform BTN Perseveres Despite Partial Crypto Ban

Namibian Bitcoin Trading Platform BTN Trudges on Despite Partial Crypto BanBitcoin Trade Namibia (BTN), an emerging bitcoin marketplace, is trying to make things work for Namibians keen on investing in digital assets, even though it could take up to three days before buy orders are settled. However, in an industry where government forces crave control, the delay looks like it should be worth the wait. […]

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