カテゴリー: Paxful

The Weekly: McAfee’s Doomed Wallet, Altcoin Panic, Binance Launches Fiat-to-Crypto

The Weekly: McAfee’s Doomed Wallet, Altcoin Panic, Binance Launches Fiat-to-CryptoIn this week’s daily editions of Bitcoin in Brief we reported on McAfee’s “Doomed” wallet, a panic in the altcoin markets, Binance’s new fiat-to-crypto platform in Liechtenstein and much more. The most commented-on article during the week covered a situation in the UK, where banks are targeting cryptocurrency owners – having their assets frozen and accounts […]

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The Daily: Huobi OTC to Support Dồng, Dymon Asia Backs Crypto Platform

The Daily: Huobi OTC to Support Dồng, Dymon Asia Backs Crypto PlatformIn today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief, we cover the addition of Vietnamese đồng fiat to Huobi OTC, venture capital fund Dymon Asia backing a new institutional crypto platform, and Paxful donations supporting the building of a second school in Rwanda. Also Read: US Government to “Aggressively Pursue” Unregulated Services Around the World Huobi OTC […]

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Paxful Grants Academic Scholarships to Female Afghan Refugees #BuiltWithBitcoin

Paxful Grants Academic Scholarships to Female Afghan Refugees #BuiltWithBitcoinPaxful, the peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin marketplace, has announced new developments in its #BuiltWithBitcoin charitable initiative. The company has granted scholarships to female Afghan refugees in the U.S., and provided additional resources for the Rwandan nursery school that it helped construct. Also Read: Company Asks Israeli Authorities Permission to Pay Salaries in Bitcoin Helping Afghan Women […]

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P2P Market Paxful’s Reaches $40 Million in Monthly Bitcoin Volume in Africa

Africa Reaches $40 Million in Monthly Bitcoin Volume on P2P Market PaxfulWith an estimated population of hundreds of millions of unbanked and underbanked people, Africa is a prime location for game changing financial technologies like bitcoin to take hold. A new report shows again that while not reaching the speculative online trading volume of Asia or the West, Africans are investing in bitcoin in growing numbers, […]

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Despite Warnings China’s Over the Counter Bitcoin Economy Is Booming

Despite Warnings China's Over the Counter Bitcoin Economy Is BoomingBitcoin in China has deep roots as a vast majority of mining takes place in the region, and the country once accounted for the lion’s share of the world’s BTC trade volume. These days, however, renminbi and bitcoin volume coming from mainland exchanges is virtually non-existent, but there’s a whole lot more international and underground action […]

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How to Buy Bitcoin When You’re Underage

How to Buy Bitcoin When You’re UnderageThere’s no such thing as a legal age to buy bitcoin. If you’re old enough to appreciate it, you should be old enough to buy it. In practice though, most exchanges mandate a minimum age of 18, in keeping with KYC requirements. It doesn’t matter how clearly you’ve scanned your documents and signed your name: […]

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Paxful to Help Fund 100 Schools in Africa #BuiltWithBitcoin

Paxful to Help Fund 100 Schools in Africa #BuiltWithBitcoinJudging solely by mainstream news reports, one sometimes might be mislead to think that only hackers, ransomware criminals and cyber punks are involved in the bitcoin community. In fact, people of all kinds are members of the growing bitcoin user-base and they engage in all kinds of economic activities, including charity. And due to the […]

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China Monitors Booming OTC Bitcoin Market After Shutting Down Exchanges

Chinese Government Monitors Booming OTC Bitcoin Market After Shutting Down ExchangesAfter shutting down the country’s bitcoin exchanges, the Chinese government is monitoring the booming cryptocurrency over-the-counter (OTC) market. A recent government report shows that 680 million yuan, approximately $103 million, were traded in the last two weeks of October on the top three international OTC trading platforms. Also read: China May Try to Block All Bitcoin […]

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How Michael Richo Stole Bitcoins via Imposter Exchange Sites and Dark Web Phishing Schemes

Phishing SchemeMichael Richo waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty in a Connecticut courthouse on June 27 for charges related to operating a dark web phishing scheme. He pleaded guilty to money laundering charges and charges of fraud. Richo was originally arrested on October 5, 2016, in connection with the crimes. In the scheme,

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