The Tor Project Enables Cryptocurrency Donations

The Tor Project Enables Cryptocurrency Donations

As cryptocurrency and its underlying technology, Blockchain technology, garner more traction towards the mainstream, this new era of digital currencies has proven to offer a wide range of use cases across different sectors. Ranging from the corporate world to our everyday grocery purchase, this set of virtual currencies have found its use in virtually every aspect of our lives today. Over the years, tons of innovative ideas were created to help demystify the complex technology,…

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Digitec Galaxus Becomes the First Swiss Online Retailer to Accept Cryptocurrencies

Digitec Galaxus Becomes the First Swiss Online Retailer to Accept Cryptocurrencies

The biggest online retailer in Switzerland, Digitec Galaxus, has recently announced that it will now accept cryptocurrencies as a medium of exchange, according to a press release published on March 19. According to ecommerceDB, an e-commerce data platform, Digitec Galaxus was first launched in 2010, it is the world’s 100th biggest online retailer, and in 2018 had net sales of over $811 million, which seem only to increase this year. Digitec Galaxus, from now on,…

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Weekly Crypto Market Analysis Feb 28 – March 7: Binance Coin Continues to Climb

Weekly Crypto Market Analysis Feb 28 – March 7: Binance Coin Continues to Climb

The true nature of cryptocurrencies has finally been revealed after a very long time. After the healthy correction that was seen in the previous weeks, the crypto market has stabilized and returned to trading in green once again. With most cryptocurrencies gaining small percentages of their value, this week has been a great one for anyone who believes in the future of the crypto world. While the popular virtual coins have managed to gain a…

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Litecoin Further Enters the Sports Industry with Partnership with Glory Kickboxing

Litecoin Further Enters the Sports Industry with Partnership with Glory Kickboxing

No matter which part of the world you go to, you will be able to find some dedicated sports fans. With the number of people who watch MMA games and UFC increasing rapidly, it would be a great time to introduce to all these fans a new form of payment system that uses cryptocurrency. Due to the bear market conditions in the crypto world, all crypto projects are adding more functionalities and signing new partnerships…

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HTC Crypto Phone Now Features Additional dApps and can be Bought with Cash

HTC Crypto Phone Now Features Additional dApps and can be Bought with Cash

Recent updates from HTC indicate that the HTC ‘Crypto Phone,’ which went out to the market in December, has been upgraded to a new version with additional crypto features and can now also be bought with cash, and not just with cryptocurrencies. The company plans to effect this change in March this year. Among the new features of Exodus 1 are 20 new features which skirt through the crypto world and your everyday activities. The…

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American Lighting Wholesaler H&M Distributors Enables Cryptocurrency Payments

American Lighting Wholesaler H&M Distributors Enables Cryptocurrency Payments

The advent of cryptocurrency as a means of payment has been a new driver in the financial sector. Although cryptocurrency was met with skepticism, it is gradually gaining traction in the financial markets. As the popularity of cryptocurrency grows, retail stores across the globe are being compelled to join this new financial economy. Announced a few days back, America’s biggest lighting marketer, H&M Distributors Inc. (not to be confused with the clothing company), has decided…

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Crypto Holder Tulsi Gabbard Begins her 2020 Run for President

Crypto Holder Tulsi Gabbard Begins her 2020 Run for President

With all that’s been going on in the White House over the past couple of years, the 2020 election campaign is set to be one of the most historic presidential campaigns ever. Candidates are already announcing their plans to run for the candidacy after the mid-term elections several months ago. The most recent US representative to announce her presidential run is an interesting one for us as crypto enthusiasts and followers. She’s the United States…

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From the Blocks to the Ring: Litecoin Becomes the Cryptocurrency Partner of the UFC

From the Blocks to the Ring: Litecoin Becomes the Cryptocurrency Partner of the UFC

2018 brought with it both breakthroughs and a few setbacks for the cryptosphere. Lots of milestones have been achieved this year by different blockchain-based firms, and the trend is not slowing down even in the final days of 2018. In the spirit of firsts, Charlie Lee, the founder of Litecoin, announced with excitement that the LTC logo will be featured on the canvas as the official crypto partner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Wrapping…

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Crypto Meltdown: Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Plunge to Lowest Prices in 2018

Crypto Meltdown: Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Plunge to Lowest Prices in 2018

Winter is coming! That is if it isn’t here already. This year hasn’t been a very good one for cryptocurrencies and it seems the worst is yet to come. Fear in the crypto sphere is being fuelled by the recent slump of Bitcoin ($5,219, -5.6%) and other cryptocurrencies such as Ripple ($0.482, -4.87%), Litecoin ($37.63, -9.74%), and Ethereum ($153.9, -11.4%). According to a Bloomberg report from November 16, cryptocurrencies have yet to receive another blow…

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Crypto Trader Fined $1.1 Million for Running Bitcoin and Litecoin Scams

Crypto Trader Fined $1.1 Million for Running Bitcoin and Litecoin Scams

A press release issued on the 9th of November 2018 by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) stated that Joseph Kim of Phoenix, Arizona was ordered to pay $1.146 million in restitution to his company and customers for his fraudulent Bitcoin and Litecoin scheme. According to the press release, Joseph Kim – a former crypto trader with Firm (a Chicago-based proprietary trading firm) – admitted to defrauding his employer and dubiously obtaining funds from…

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