A local press have reported that the residents in Argentina now are able to utilize their cryptocurrency to pay for public transport in 37 cities in the country. This effort is to bring Bitcoin to the masses and to show one of the many uses of this technology. Also they want to change old structures using technologies such as Blockchain.
One of the largest bitcoin and blockchain-related event organizer, Smile-Expo is organizing another event called the Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference in Prague for the fifth times, annually. The event aims to gather numerous important key players in the industry such as blockchain specialists, entrepreneurs, and investors from different countries to discuss the global trends of cryptocurrency & blockchain.
New research conducted by the digital threat management leader, RiskIQ have shared that the app store is hosting 661 blacklisted Bitcoin Apps. RiskIQ has found that they are 18,408 bitcoin related-apps found across 20 App stores such as Apple, Google Play are blacklisted by the cybersecurity however still available to be downloaded by the users.
Coinbase, the California based cryptocurrency and digital asset token exchange has announced its user from now on load and access Bitcoin (BTC) on its Coinbase Wallet, and can receive, send and store the digital assets. The main aim of the project was to make ease the access of dapps and crypto wallet along with security and privacy.
John Galton, a bitcoiner and an anarchist has been shot dead in the Mexican resort of Acapulco. In 2016 that he and his partner fled the U.S. facing up to 25 years in prison for drug charges. The American couple survived by selling glass drug pipes and the couple at times organizing seminars on how to make money from cryptos.
Cine Multi, located in the city of Florianopolis (The capital and the second largest city in the state of Santa Catarina) becoming the first cinema to begin accepting Bitcoin for movie tickets In Brazil. The move is made possible through a partnership between the cinema venue and the Bancryp App, which will facilitate the Bitcoin payments.
The CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey has shared its optimism towards bitcoin which he predicted to become the internet’s native currency. He then explained blockchain, “We’re moving to a world in which anything created exists forever, that there’s no centralized control over who sees what, that these models become completely decentralized and all these barriers that we, that exist today.”
The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (Austrac) have shared that 246 cryptocurrency exchange has been officially registered in the country. A cryptocurrency researcher, Philippa Ryan said, “You need to start at the beginning, with all the regulation you need and no more to support innovation and protect investors. Then you let it run…”
A blockchain intelligence firm based in Israel has shared Hamas is receiving the bitcoin donations via prominent cryptocurrency exchanges such as Coinbase and Binance. Globes have also confirmed that “Israel has allowed a $15 million monthly transfer from Qatar to the Gaza Strip in the framework of new understandings reached by Israel, Egypt, and Hamas,”