US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Attacks Bitcoin, Libra

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin touched upon Bitcoin and Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency in a Monday press conference, voicing concerns about the misuse of cryptos for money laundering and terrorist financing. Bitcoin, Libra Represent a National Security Issue, Mnuchin Says The cryptocurrency market turned bearish as Mnuchin mentioned the negative aspects of digital assets. His speech […]

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Bitcoin Mining May Prove Useful for Gas Well Owners

Gas companies in Canada are utilizing trapped natural gas otherwise flared to the atmosphere for bitcoin mining, creating a useful application for illiquid energy. Why Flare When You Can Mine Bitcoin Canadian gas companies in Alberta are developing means of utilizing natural gas to power bitcoin mining farms. This revelation is according to Francis Pouliot […]

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Bitcoin Use Soars in Zimbabwe After Foreign Currencies Ban

Peer-to-peer Bitcoin exchange of LocalBitcoins has continued to soar after the Zimbabwe government implemented a ban on foreign currency transactions. Zimbabwe: Bitcoin or Bust As reported by Quartz Africa, Peer-to-peer Bitcoin transactions in Zimbabwe recently reached a new high after President Emmerson Mnangagwa reinstated the Zimbabwe dollar. The ban also prohibits the settlement of local […]

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