Venezuelan Travel Agency Accepts Bitcoin Exclusively in Financial Crisis

Venezuelan Travel Agency Accepts Bitcoin Exclusively in Financial Crisis   Destinia, a popular online travel agency, has officially begun to accept bitcoin payments exclusively in Venezuela. The decision was made in light of recent financial crisis in Venezuela involving the demonetization of the Venezuelan bolivar and its rapid devaluation which ultimately rendered cash in the country…

Bitcoin Gains Mainstream Attraction in Switzerland Amid Price Rally

Bitcoin Gains Mainstream Attraction in Switzerland Amid Price Rally   Swiss mainstream media outlets have provided extensive coverage on bitcoin over the past week, amid strong price rally of the digital currency. Both newspaper and online readers of the largest Swiss financial media network Handelszeitung expressed their optimism towards bitcoin’s rising mainstream attraction in Switzerland.…

Moon Update: LocalBitcoins Markets Hit Record Trading in Russia, Chile, Venezuela, Romania

Moon Update: LocalBitcoins Markets Hit Record Trading in Russia, Chile, Venezuela, Romania Mad money policy and Bitcoin’s Christmas rush have produced new record trading volumes on LocalBitcoins in four countries this week. Russia, Chile and Romania set new highs in an international push coming on the back of Bitcoin’s spiraling price, which reached over $935…

Advocacy Group Offers Blockchain Education, Technical Assistance Throughout Asia

Advocacy Group Offers Blockchain Education, Technical Assistance Throughout Asia Blockchain Embassy Asia (BCE.Asia), a Malaysia-based non-profit, digitally-distributed organization that promotes blockchain governance as a method for collaboration among business entities in Asia, recently established a steering committee in its mission of educating organizations in Asia about the legal and technical implications of distributed ledgers. The…

16 Percent of Healthcare Companies to Have Commercial Blockchain Solutions in 2017

16 Percent of Healthcare Companies to Have Commercial Blockchain Solutions in 2017 Over 16 percent of healthcare companies are ready to implement Blockchain in 2017 for commercial purposes. In a study titled “Healthcare rallies for Blockchains,” conducted by the IBM Institute for Business Value, 16 percent of the executives told IBM that experimental phases have…