• Cryptocurrencies,  Tether

    Bitfinex launches ETH and BTC loans

    The cryptocurrency exchange’s users will now be able to borrow bitcoin and ether using fiat currency or stablecoins as collateral

    Bitfinex customers can now use fiat currencies such as the United States dollar, the euro or the Japanese yen, as well as the tether (USDt) stablecoin issued by Bitfinex’s sister company Tether, as collateral to obtain a loan in BTC. ETH loans, on the other hand, can only be financed by the United States dollars that the borrower holds on the platform.

  • High crypto adoption countries
    Bitcoin,  Tether

    Revealed: The countries with the highest levels of everyday crypto use

    Ukraine, Russia and Venezuela top the Chainalysis list—but major economies such as India and the U.K. narrowly miss a place in the top 10

    Joining Ukraine in the top 10 were Russia, Venezuela, China, Kenya, the U.S., South Africa, Nigeria, Colombia, and Vietnam. Overall, the company said that its findings show “excitement around cryptocurrency as an investment and, especially in the developing world, as a means of value storage and medium of exchange.”

  • PornHub Now Accepts Bitcoin Litecoin
    adblock,  Alt coins,  Bitcoin,  Litecoin,  Tether

    PornHub embraces Bitcoin, Litecoin

    The world’s largest porn site now supports Bitcoin and four altcoins as a payment method

    The announcement follows the April 2018 PornHub partnership with privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Verge, which resulted in the coins being accepted by the website as a payment option. In November 2019, PayPal cut off payments to PornHub’s 100,000 webcam models, which resulted in the price of Verge rising by 33%.