Report: Nigerian Retail Banking Sector to see 92% Disruption by FinTech

Report: Nigerian Retail Banking Sector to see 92% Disruption by FinTech A report has shown that retail banking and fund transfers in Nigeria are the two biggest areas that are most likely to be affected by FinTech over the next five years. The report, Nigeria FinTech Survey 2017 [PDF], which was released by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC),…

Altcoin Uptick Ends as Bitcoin Prices Pass $1,050

Altcoin Uptick Ends as Bitcoin Prices Pass $1,050 While so-called altcoins enjoyed a notable rally early this week, this run appears to be over. The market for alternative cryptocurrencies, a collection of digital tokens with different blockchain networks and value propositions than the bitcoin protocol, received significant tailwinds earlier this week as bitcoin traders sat on…

Richard Branson to Host Bitcoin Summit on Private Island

Richard Branson to Host Bitcoin Summit on Private Island   Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson is set to bring “the greatest minds in cryptocurrency” together to discuss bitcoin and the blockchain on his personal private island this May. Taking place on Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands from the 25th to 28th, Branson’s eventwill feature discussions…

CoinTelegraph Launches BTC Relief Fund for Nepal Earthquake Victims

CoinTelegraph Launches BTC Relief Fund for Nepal Earthquake Victims   CoinTelegraph is calling for the digital currency community to come together and join our relief effort for victims of the recent Nepali earthquake. In response to the powerful earthquake, and resulting humanitarian crisis in Nepal, CoinTelegraph is launching a relief operation for those affected by…

Barclays Data Officer Praises Blockchain Tech at SWIFT Forum

Barclays Data Officer Praises Blockchain Tech at SWIFT Forum   Blockchain technology is “transformative”, according to Usama Fayyad, chief data officer at Barclays. Speaking at SWIFT Business Forum London, Fayyad explained that he believes bitcoin is interesting, but argued that it may not remain the most compelling use case in the future. “Underneath [bitcoin] lies the…

Spanish Bitcoin Community Celebrates Bitcoin’s VAT Exemption

Spanish Bitcoin Community Celebrates Bitcoin’s VAT Exemption   Spain’s bitcoin community is celebrating following confirmation that the cryptocurrency is exempt from Value Added Tax (VAT) in the country. Bitcoin had always been exempt from VAT, but a spokesperson from Spain’s tax office, Ministerio de Hacienda, told CoinDesk the decision had been clarified following a question…

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Interview with one of the founders and creators of Element Coin Zlatko Pesic

  Interview With Element Coin Brings BIG NEWS to Crypto Element Coin is doing something a little unique and uncharted.  They are looking to develop an online game called Supremacy Online and the in-game cryptocurrency Element Coin to power it.  They’ve spent a lot of time building a strong developer team, in-depth plans for execution along…

“TITCOIN DEVELOPERS TO SET UP COMMUNITY CROWDFUNDER TO HELP WITH THE FREE ROSS ULBRICHT DEFENSE FUND”

“TITCOIN DEVELOPERS TO SET UP COMMUNITY CROWDFUNDER TO HELP WITH THE FREE ROSS ULBRICHT DEFENSE FUND”   Sunday, November 02, 2014 Titcoin FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “Titcoin Developers To Set Up Community CrowdFunder To Help With The Free Ross Ulbricht Defense Fund“ New York – Titcoin has announced that, “They will be holding a TIT community crowdfunder…