Europe’s Small Banks See Crypto as Opportunity to Take on Big Banks

Unlike larger banks who are criticizing crypto, some smaller institutions in Switzerland, Germany and Liechtenstein are bucking the trend. They are are instead offering their clients...

Nikita Blows | 2 years ago
Iran Turns to Bitcoin in Preparation for Renewed U.S. Sanctions

Bitcoin is More Than Just an Investment Option for Iran

Iran’s citizens are straining under the weight of aggressive financial sanctions as result of its nuclear initiatives. Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin provide a circumvention solution...

Nikita Blows | 2 years ago
Coinsecure Goes For Petro?

Venezuela’s Parliament: Maduro’s Petro Cryptocurrency ‘Illegal’

Venezuela’s president may have to put his Petro plans on hold as the country’s opposition party has outlawed the proposed state-controlled crypto. As decentralized cryptocurrencies...

Nikita Blows | 2 years ago

Russia: Putin Advisor Floats Cryptocurrency As Sanctions ‘Bypass’

An advisor to Russian president Vladimir Putin has formally suggested the idea of using cryptocurrency to circumvent economic sanctions. Glazev: ‘Objective Need’ To Use...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
North korea

North Korea Suspected of Hacking South’s Bitcoin Exchanges

US based Security researcher FireEye claim that the rising price of Bitcoin in tandem with the increasing international sanctions imposed upon North Korea have lead the rogue country...

Matthew Tompkins | 3 years ago