Australia Criminalizes Cash Over $10K While Funding Blockchain...

Australia will crack down on cash freedom while dedicating over half a million dollars to blockchain research in its 2018-19 budget. Blockchain for Government Services The budget...

Wilma Woo | May 09, 2018 | 19:00
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European Central Bank: Bitcoin ‘Not The Answer To Cashless...

The European Central Bank (ECB) claimed Bitcoin is “not the answer to a cashless society” March 13 while also casting doubt on bank-issued digital currencies. Bitcoin...

Wilma Woo | Mar 13, 2018 | 13:30
Cashless war on cash

Bitcoin Will Be the Real Winner in the War on Cash

Bitcoin looks to become the biggest beneficiary of increasing money digitization as countries, such as Sweden, spearhead the so-called ‘war on cash.’ But First, What is ‘Cash’?...

Allen Scott | Feb 20, 2018 | 15:30

Swedish Public Rejects World’s First e-Krona Digital Currency

Bitcoin is king in 2016, but Sweden’s unpopular plan to create its pioneering digital currency ‘eKrona’ shows public understanding still has a long way to go. Two-Thirds...

William Suberg | Jan 02, 2017 | 08:00

Bitcoin is Soaring to $1,000: Why This Time, It’s Different

Bitcoin’s amazing rise continues to break records, setting an all-time high market cap and reaching for the highest price since 2013. However, this familiar bull-run is different...

Antonio Madeira | Dec 30, 2016 | 11:00

Amsterdam Conscripts Homeless in the War on Cash

Amsterdam has introduced the “Contactless Payment Jackets” for beggars, an electronic payment system that allows people to donate to the homeless. Amsterdam Fully Embracing Digital...

Antonio Madeira | Dec 29, 2016 | 15:00

India Will Now Jail Junked Rupee Holders for 4 Years

As the deadline for handing in India’s decommissioned 500 and 1,000 rupee notes arrives, the government has signed a law jailing those who continue holding them. 4 Years’ Jail...

William Suberg | Dec 29, 2016 | 08:30

Bitcoin is Now Helping Indians Receive Bigger Paychecks from Abroad

The Bitcoin Blockchain has enabled millions of workers in India to receive bigger paychecks in Indian Rupees through a new partnership between Bitwage and Unocoin.  Less Waiting...

Antonio Madeira | Dec 22, 2016 | 02:30

Bitcoin Buying Up 300% in Pakistan, Demonetization’s Next...

Pakistan has announced plans to remove its largest currency notes from circulation as Bitcoin buying has surged fourfold in the country. Pakistan Joins War on Cash The demonetization...

Antonio Madeira | Dec 20, 2016 | 11:00

Global Currency Wars Are Creating Bitcoin’s ‘Killer...

There are more than just bitcoin price spikes and capital gains that stemmed from the ongoing currency wars. Bitcoin and its users are, in fact, on a bigger mission: providing refuge...

Kei K | Dec 14, 2016 | 22:00

Unholy Trinity: Australia Joins in Cash Crunch, $100 Bills Could Go

Australia is mulling the idea of decommissioning its highest value banknote in what appears to be a global trend for removing physical bills. Minister: Priority ‘Closing Down...

William Suberg | Dec 14, 2016 | 06:10

Bitcoin Liftoff? Now Venezuela is Ditching Big Bills to ‘Fight...

Venezuela has announced the sudden withdrawal of its highest-value banknote, replacing it with coins ahead of a sudden major currency restructure. President to Mafia: ‘Stay...

William Suberg | Dec 12, 2016 | 05:05

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