カテゴリー: Economics

UK Mosque Collects Four Times More Donations in Crypto Than Fiat

UK Mosque Collects Four Times More Donations in Crypto Than FiatA British Mosque has collected four times more donations in cryptocurrencies than fiat, showing another example of the growing importance of the innovative instruments in charity. People from all around the world donated to the mosque using cryptocurrency during Ramadan, including one transaction of over £5,200. Also Read: The Daily: Poloniex Goes Mobile, Cobinhood Adds […]

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London School of Economics Launches “Cryptocurrency Investment and Disruption” Course

London School of Economics Launches “Cryptocurrency Investment and Disruption” CourseThe London School of Economics, one of the leading academic institutions for higher learning in the world, is the latest university to offer a course on cryptocurrency. For just £1,800, and about sixty hours of learning, you too can be a certified crypto academic. Also Read: The Pirate Bay Is Again Using Users’ CPUs to […]

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Government Investigator Says “Darwinian” Selection Led to Dominant Cryptocurrencies

Government Investigator Says “Darwinian” Selection Lead to Dominant CryptocurrenciesThe Deputy Governor of the Bank of France, Jean-Pierre Landau, also named  “Mister Bitcoin” by the French government, submitted a report to Bruno Lemaire, the French Minister of Finance and Economy. The report said cryptocurrencies are in a phase of technological and economic experiment. Their future is still uncertain, however, there are few possible scenarios. One […]

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China Round-Up: Scholar Advocates Permissive Regulations, 3 Million Estimated Chinese HODLers, Xiaolai Recording Leaks

China Round-Up: Scholar Advocates Permissive Regulations, 3 Million Estimated Chinese HODLers, Xiaolai Recording LeaksIn recent Chinese cryptocurrency news: a prominent scholar has advocated that China adopt a permissive regulatory apparatus, drawing influence from Japanese and U.S. legislation. Research conducted by the International Monetary Institute at Renmin University of China has estimated that the number of Chinese bitcoin investors exceeds 3 million, and an audio recording of famed bitcoin […]

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Japanese Man Exploits Free Company Electricity to Make $500 Secondary Income Mining

Free Electricity at Japanese Company Dorm Allows Man to Make $500 Secondary Income MiningTrading isn’t the only way to acquire crypto. Daily SPA, a Japanese media outlet, has reported on a Japanese man using his company dormitory’s free electricity to mine cryptocurrencies without asking permission. Also read: Japan Gives Jail Sentence to Crypto Miner in a Remote Mining Case An Extraordinary Income “Virtual currencies are processed cryptographically,” Sora-san, a Japanese […]

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Cryptocurrency to Fiat Transactions Remain High in the Philippines

Cryptocurrency to Fiat Transactions Remain High in the PhilippinesThe Filipino central bank has revealed that the trade between fiat and cryptocurrencies on authorized bitcoin exchanges in the Philippines has maintained its high level for the country from the boom time of late 2017 during the first quarter of this year.   Also Read: US Authorities Seize Over $20M in Crypto in Massive Darknet Crackdown […]

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Bitcoin as Lifeline Amid Crushing Devaluation, Extreme Poverty, Sectarian Violence in Nigeria

Bitcoin as Lifeline Amid Crushing Devaluation, Extreme Poverty, Sectarian Violence in NigeriaThe scrappy citizens of Lagos, Nigeria are traders and can-do survivors almost by nature. Their government, however, has mismanaged the nation’s money to such a degree that it’s prone to wild devaluation swings. And while an argument could be made bitcoin too is volatile, it actually isn’t comparatively. With access to peer-to-peer exchanges such as […]

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Bitcoin as Lifeline Amid Crushing Devaluation, Extreme Poverty, Sectarian Violence in Nigeria

Bitcoin as Lifeline Amid Crushing Devaluation, Extreme Poverty, Sectarian Violence in NigeriaThe scrappy citizens of Lagos, Nigeria are traders and can-do survivors almost by nature. Their government, however, has mismanaged the nation’s money to such a degree that it’s prone to wild devaluation swings. And while an argument could be made bitcoin too is volatile, it actually isn’t comparatively. With access to peer-to-peer exchanges such as […]

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Silicon Valley Whales Buy Diamonds in the Millions With Bitcoin

Silicon Valley Whales Buy Diamonds in the Millions with Bitcoin2018 might not be the best year for crypto investors so far, but a lot of wealth is still in the hands of long-term holders. The latest example of this comes from Silicon Valley where some people are using bitcoin to buy millions worth of expensive timepieces, diamonds and other luxury items. Also Read: This […]

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