Maduro: Petro Public Sale In November While Website and Wallet Are Live
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Maduro: Petro Public Sale In November While Website and Wallet Are...

Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro has made a series of announcements concerning the Petro. Currently, the public sale for the controversial virtual currency is set for November 5th...

Kevin O’Brien | Oct 03, 2018 | 05:00
Market Downturn? South American Bitcoin Trading Spikes
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Not Just Venezuela, Bitcoin is Seeing Record Volumes Across South...

Bitcoin’s mixed price fortunes could not matter less to some South American markets as trade volumes in several countries see major spikes. Argentina, Peru, Colombia… In spite...

Wilma Woo | Sep 13, 2018 | 12:00
Crypto an Alternative to Inflation Across the Globe, Now Philippines
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Crypto an Alternative to Inflation Across the Globe, Now Philippines

Sometimes, the only thing that drives progress is a kick… in the bottom. That’s why economic crises have been a most effective factor for encouraging cryptocurrency adoption...

Paula Baciu | Sep 10, 2018 | 21:00
Venezuela's Petro Cryptocurrency is Missing In Action
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Venezuela Citizens See ‘No Sign’ of National Petro...

Amidst a mounting economic crisis, Venezuela’s oil-backed cryptocurrency the Petro is nowhere to be found. Numerous reports indicate an almost non-existent usage within the...

Danny Scopelliti | Aug 31, 2018 | 15:00
Venezuela bolivar
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Venezuela Shatters Bitcoin Trading Records With 500,000,000 Bolivars...

Trading between Bitcoin and the Venezuelan Bolivar (VES) has beaten all records to pass 500 million for the first time last week. 7 Days, Half A Billion Bolivars Data from Coin Dance...

Wilma Woo | Aug 30, 2018 | 06:00
Venezuela's Central Bank Unveils App to Convert New Crypto-Pegged ‘Sovereign Bolivar’
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Venezuela’s Central Bank Unveils App to Convert New...

Hyperinflation in Venezuela is so bad, the nation’s Central Bank has released an Android app to help citizens calculate how many new sovereign bolivar units they possess. The release...

Kevin O’Brien | Aug 28, 2018 | 06:00
Altcoin News

Dash Adoption Grows in Venezuela Amidst Hyperinflation

Dash, the 14th-ranked cryptocurrency by market capitalization, is reportedly experiencing increased adoption in Venezuela via an increase in wallet downloads and merchant signups. This...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Aug 23, 2018 | 18:00
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New Venezuela Bolivar A ‘Scam On Top Of Another Scam,’...

The government of Venezuela pegging its national currency to cryptocurrency Petro and relaunching is a “bigger stunt” than 1920’s Germany during hyperinflation. Scam Me...

Wilma Woo | Aug 22, 2018 | 21:00
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Venezuela’s Currency Devalued By 96% as Maduro Announces New...

On Friday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced a new single exchange rate for the bolivar that’s pegged to the Petro virtual currency. Under the new guidelines, one Petro...

Kevin O’Brien | Aug 19, 2018 | 08:00
Venezuela
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Venezuela: Inflation Tops 100,000 Percent, Bitcoin Costs 60M Bolivars

Venezuela’s currency the Bolivar Fuerte jumped to 9.2 million per dollar and almost 60 million per bitcoin August 18, just two days before a major redenomination cuts five zeros off...

Wilma Woo | Aug 18, 2018 | 21:00
Bitcoin Is a Safe-Haven Asset That Will Improve Finance, New Research Suggests
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Bitcoin Is a Safe-Haven Asset That Will Improve Finance, New Research...

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will dramatically increase the effectiveness of the financial industry. Bitcoin is an efficient alternative in countries with unstable economies...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Aug 11, 2018 | 00:00
Venezuela
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Venezuela: The Price of Bitcoin is Now Doubling Every 18 Days

The price of Bitcoin in Venezuela is now doubling roughly every three weeks as hyperinflation continues to plague the country. At the same time, Bitcoin trading volumes keep hitting...

Georgi Georgiev | Aug 08, 2018 | 15:00

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