• newspaper
    Alt coins,  Asia & Australia,  Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies,  Innovators,  Media

    Must-reads for September 28, 2018: Walmart forces blockchain on farms, big Indian exchange shuts down, and crypto stuff to do in Scotland

    Here are the crypto stories you should be watching today

    Walmart, Sam’s Club tell suppliers to get on blockchain network (Computerworld) Walmart has told suppliers of leafy green vegetables that they better tracking their produce on the blockchain in the next 12 months or else. The goal is to enhance food safety and find the sources of E coli when they happen. It would also mean that Walmart would be able to isolate problems and not have deal with the expenses of mass recalls. Besides, Walmart loves it when suppliers outsource thing to China.   Major Indian Bitcoin Exchange Zebpay Shuts Down Due to Banking Freeze (CCN) Zebpay, one of India’s biggest crypto exchanges, is calling it quits. That means…

  • coffee shop
    Africa,  Alt coins,  Bitcoin,  Ethereum,  Media,  Tether,  United States

    Must-reads for August 28, 2018

    Here are the crypto stories you should be watching today

    Tether (USDT) New Intervention Lifts Bitcoin (BTC) to $6,800 (Cryptovest) In answer to the question, “Why is bitcoin trading above $7,000”, note that $50 million in tethers were sent to Bitfinex just a few hours before the rally, though $30 million went back shortly thereafter.   Bill Cosby Using Bitcoin To Keep Creditors, Government & His Wife From $500M Fortune (Radar) This is a kind of weird story that seems to rely on “sources.” Nonetheless, if true, it means the 81 year-old star of “Leonard Part 6,” who made millions of dollars selling sugary snacks like Jell-O and Coca-Cola to children, is hiding his money. Hey, Bill, your money can’t…

  • Bitcoin Rupees
    Asia & Australia,  Europe,  Regulation

    As India bans cryptocurrencies, Thailand, South Korea, Switzerland, and the EU embrace them

    India’s Supreme Court upholds Reserve Bank of India’s crypto ban

    India is thought of as a tech giant but there’s one technology it doesn’t like, even while other parts of the world do: crypto. India’s Supreme Court has decided to keep in place a cryptocurrency ban on regulated financial institutions announced by the country’s central bank three months ago. This basically dries up a large portion of the crypto market in the second-most populous nation in the world. On April 5, the Reserve Bank of India issued at statement saying, among other things: “In view of the associated risks, it has been decided that, with immediate effect, entities regulated by RBI shall not deal with or provide services to any…