Wirex, a leading digital payments platform, has launched its services in the US, giving millions of people more affordable, easy and secure access to crypto and fiat currencies in everyday life. Continue reading
LONDON, Jan 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From tackling the coronavirus pandemic to working remotely and communicating with loved ones, digital tools, platforms and policies increasingly affect how we live our lives.
Here are five tech trends to look out for in 2022. Continue reading
BitBase has just celebrated the global launch of its BTBS token, an owned cryptocurrency that serves as a key to connect both the digital and physical worlds, and gives access to BitBase’s financial services ecosystem with attractive conditions. Its total issuance will be 100 million BTBS, without the possibility of being increased. Continue reading
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National survey finds 13.5% of UK population are current or previous investors in digital assets, up 152% from previous studies
LONDON, Jan. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — New data from Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, presents the demographic profile of existing and potential crypto investors in the UK market. The results of a nationally representative survey of 2,000 respondents challenge certain long-held stereotypes about consumer engagement with digital assets, while reinforcing other past research. Continue reading
A Japanese pop group hopped on the bitcoin bandwagon on Friday (January 12), dedicating themselves to singing and dancing about the cryptocurrencies that have taken the world by storm this last year. Edward Baran reports. Continue reading
The South Korean government says it plans to ban cryptocurrency trading, sending bitcoin prices plummeting and throwing the virtual coin market into turmoil. Grace Lee reports. Continue reading
With Zimbabwe under threat of cash shortages and hyperinflation, some are turning to highly-volatile cryptocurrencies like bitcoin as a safer haven for their money. Matthew Larotonda reports. Continue reading
IRKUTSK, RUSSIA (REUTERS) – Cheap energy prices and a long winter season could make the Russian Siberian town of Irkutsk an ideal spot for eco-friendly bitcoin mining.
Bitcoin is booming, digital currency hedge funds are sprouting at the rate of two a week and the value of all cryptocurrencies has surged tenfold this year to more than $170 billion. But as Kate King reports, mainstream institutional investors are steering clear, taking the view that it is too lightly regulated, too volatile and too illiquid to risk investing other people’s money in. Continue reading