PundiX’s Crypto Cash Registers Will Be Installed in 49 Retail Stores Across Venezuela

Traki department stores will integrate Pundi X’s point-of-sale device, XPOS, to offer a cryptocurrency payment rail for shoppers.

Despite CEO Claims, Dash Isn’t Really the ‘Most Used’ Crypto in Venezuela

Despite wide-spread efforts and expensive advertising, Dash isn't taking off in Caracas.

Bitcoin Flexes Safe-Haven Status as Hong Kong Protests Escalate

Bitcoin's blossoming inverse correlation with the stock market and other assets vulnerable to economic and political turmoil suggests that it's finally becoming "digital gold." Since early May when it broke above $6,000 for the first time this year, Bi...

Venezuela Bitcoin Trading Hits All-Time High Amid Insane 1,000,000% Inflation Projection

The number of Venezuelan Bolivars that were exchanged for Bitcoin last week hit a new all-time high as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected that Venezuela will experience the world’s highest inflation rate in 2019. During the week that ended...

Venezuela’s Largest Department Store Begins Accepting Crypto Petro

The Venezuelan Petro could be on its way to becoming a cryptocurrency with real use cases. Today, with no big advertisements or fanfare, reports and pictures appeared that Traki, one of the largest department stores in the country, started the day with...

Venezuela Turned Airport Taxes Into Bitcoin to Avoid Sanctions: Report

The Venezuelan president and his administration are said to be using proceeds from the airline industry – and cryptocurrency – to avoid sanctions.

Study Exposes How Russia, Iran, & China Are Weaponizing Crypto

It’s no secret that foes of the United States – including Venezuela, Iran, Russia, and China – are experimenting with cryptocurrency technology as they seek to render their economies immune to crippling US sanctions. However, a new study from the...

Study Exposes How Russia, Iran, & China Are Weaponizing Crypto

It’s no secret that foes of the United States – including Venezuela, Iran, Russia, and China – are experimenting with cryptocurrency technology as they seek to render their economies immune to crippling US sanctions. However, a new study from the...

Zimbabwe’s US Dollar Ban Ignites Massive Bitcoin Fever

Bitcoin trading is booming in Zimbabwe. The government introduced a law banning the use of the U.S. dollar, forcing citizens to adopt a national currency instead. Zimbabwe's national currency stopped circulating in 2009 as part of an effort to stabilize the economy. However, in a recent change in policy, the Zimbabwean government readopted a local […]

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Bitcoin Trading Activity Goes Ballistic in Venezuela as Rule of Law Erodes

The worse the political, social, and economic conditions in Venezuela get, the more that residents suffering under the Maduro regime pile into Bitcoin. According to Coin Dance, more than 47 billion Venezuela bolivars were traded against Bitcoin in the ...