Why Africa Continues to Lag Behind in Cryptocurrency Adoption

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Africa continues to dominate Google Trends search interest for “bitcoin,” but that has not translated into widespread adoption of cryptocurrency by users and businesses. Apart from opaque regulation and a lack of awareness, one of the major reasons for this failure has been the expansive use of mobile money on the continent. Also read: Report:…

Indian Exchange Launches Lending Program for 5 Cryptocurrencies

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An Indian crypto exchange has launched a program that allows its users to earn interest on their cryptocurrencies held at the exchange. Initially, users can lend BTC, USDT, BNB, XRP, and ETH. The CEO of the exchange has shared details about this new offering with news.Bitcoin.com. Also read: Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities…

Real Estate Giant Holding Live Luxury Home Auction for Bitcoin

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A major Australian real estate group is holding a luxury home auction that can be paid for with two cryptocurrencies. There will be a live auctioneer who will call out bids in BTC. The property owner says he wants to keep as many coins as possible. Also read: Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities…

Ethereum Leads in Active Developers, Bitcoin’s Developer Count Healthy, Litecoin and Dogecoin “Being Abandoned”

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Ethereum is strongly leading in the total number of active developers working on both its core protocol and in total development; Bitcoin boasts a strong developer ecosystem 10 years after launch, while Litecoin and Dogecoin are “being abandoned,” according to an analysis by one crypto venture capital firm. One often criticized method for comparing cryptocurrency…

Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities to Voice Regulatory Suggestions

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A community roadshow has been uniting crypto enthusiasts in several cities in India to share their ideas on the country’s crypto regulation. “The best ones will be included in the report to be submitted to the decision makers amongst the government,” the organizer of the events explained. Also read: Indian Government Confirms Cryptocurrency Regulation in…

Canadian Capital Market Regulators Mull New Cryptocurrency Rules

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Capital market regulators in Canada are planning to establish new rules to curb the risks associated with cryptocurrency trading platforms. This follows the sudden death of Gerald Cotten, founder and chief executive officer of crypto exchange Quadrigacx, which led to about $145 million in frozen or missing cryptocurrencies. Also read: Bitcoin Exchange Gatecoin Shuts Down…

Bitcoin Adoption: Blockchain Inc. Wallets Grow by 48 Percent Since 2018, 34 Million Now in Operation

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Over 34 million Blockchain, Inc. wallets are functional as of March 2019, showing a 48 percent increase since 2018 and a staggering 1 million percent increase since 2012. Wallets for bitcoin have grown in tandem with its price, reaching 500 percent growth between the years 2014 to 2016 and over 280 percent between 2016 to…

Active Development for Most Bitcoin Forks Evaporates

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A report published by Electric Capital has estimated that the number of developers working on public cryptocurrencies has doubled since January 2018. The research found that Ethereum has the largest development team of all established crypto assets, with 216 developers contributing to its codebase each month on average. Also Read: EY Executive Says Bitcoin Has…