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Swiss Luxury Hotel Accepts Bitcoin Showing Increase in Adoption, CEO Explains Motive

Guests at one of Switzerland’s top five-star hotels will be able to pay for services in bitcoin starting today. The Dolder Grand announced April 2 – the day on which bitcoin price inflated by 23 percent – that it would begin…
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Basel Committee: Growth of Bitcoin is a Bad Sign For Global Banking System

The growth of crypto assets like bitcoin is a bad sign for the global banking system, warned the Basel Committee. The banking supervision forum said that crypto assets had become popular despite exhibiting a high degree of volatility and risk.…
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While Regulators Focus on Bitcoin, Russia’s Largest Private Bank Laundered $9 Billion

A group of investigative journalists uncovered a $9 billion money laundering scam rooted from Russia’s largest private bank and unsurprisingly, it doesn’t involve Bitcoin. The scheme, which enabled perpetrators to funnel billions…
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Binance: JP Morgan’s Crypto Unlikely To Pose Immediate Threat To SWIFT Or XRP

Mere weeks ago, JP Morgan Chase, one of the world’s largest financial institutions, shocked the crypto space. For those who missed the memo, the Wall Street mainstay unveiled plans to launch its own digital asset, based on the Ethereum-esque…
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Will Bitcoin Block Size Reduction Argument Cause Another Crypto Conflict?

Things have been busy in crypto land this week and the big debate over Bitcoin’s block size has only just been usurped by JP Morgan’s attempt to launch its own completely centralized crypto coin. The block size issue is an important one…
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Fairfax County Pension Funds Invested $21 Million in Blockchain Technology

Fairfax county of the United States state of Virginia, has invested $21 million in Morgan Creek Blockchain Opportunities Fund, according to an official note published on Feb. 13. Jeff Weiler, Executive Director at Fairfax County Retirement…
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Delay in Crypto Regulation May Allow More Freedom for Technology

A commissioner of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said Friday, Feb. 8, that the delay in establishing crypto regulation may allow more freedom for the industry to move on its own. Heister Peirce, who is widely known…
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Google Enters Crypto and Blockchain Search Business With New Tools

A new raft of crypto and blockchain analytics tools has just been launched by search giant Google. They will provide deep data sets for the top cryptocurrencies and aim to revolutionize blockchain search as the company did for information on…
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Binance CEO: Crypto Cheaper, Faster & Easier Than Legacy Digital Payments

Crypto, Bitcoin (BTC) included, is slow, expensive, and hard to integrate, cry this industry’s skeptics. While this argument has gained traction in recent years, especially as blockchains struggled to keep up with the transactional demand…
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Bitcoin Lightning Network Adoption Advanced by New Bitfury Product Suite

The lightning network is still under development but that hasn’t stopped the Bitfury Group from launching a new product suite designed to make the system easier for merchants and consumers to use. Wallets, eCommerce Software, Terminals and…