Malta-Based Company Launches New Euro Backed Stablecoin, EURS

With all the controversy and mistrust surrounding Tether (USDT) it’s no surprise that a multitude of new alternatives have popped up recently. The latest example is from Malta where a company seeking a local crypto license has launched a Euro-backed… Continue Reading

Global Data Report: Cryptocurrencies are Expensive, Slow, Unspendable, Cannot Scale

Cryptocurrencies – Thematic Research, a report recently issued by Global Data, is attempting to smash what it views as myths and huge untruths about the hype surrounding crypto. Among their findings, the company concludes cryptocurrencies are expensive, slow, mostly unspendable,… Continue Reading

80,000 New Merchants in Europe Gain Option to Accept Crypto

Vilnius-based Coingate, cryptocurrency payment gateway for European merchants, is teaming with Paris-based Prestashop, an open source ecommerce solution. The combination means more choices for cryptocurrency enthusiasts and might encourage an increase in adoption. Also read: Bitcoiners Demand More Crypto CFDs and… Continue Reading

Rubles Can Buy You Petro Maduro Says While Denominating Venezuela’s Currency

El Petro, the Venezuelan cryptocurrency, can now be purchased with Russian rubles, among other fiat currencies, President Nicolás Maduro announced. Companies from many countries, including the United States, want to buy the oil-backed crypto, he added. Venezuela’s head of state… Continue Reading

Germany Treads Lightly on Bitcoin Taxation

Germany is taking a lead within European Union established economies, deciding upon slow regulation when it comes to the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin. It will not tax the digital asset as a form of payment, miner rewards escape the… Continue Reading

Poll: Bitcoin More Popular With Czechs than the Euro

Czechs are more inclined to store value in cryptos than in euros, according to a new poll gauging attitudes toward currencies other than the koruna. When asked about their intentions to acquire foreign cash, twice as many respondents said they… Continue Reading

Markets Update: BTC Prices Dip Below $10K

BTC prices and a vast majority of other cryptocurrencies have taken a significant dive over the past 24-hours as the entire crypto-economy shaved $75Bn from its recent highs this week. BTC/USD markets dropped to a low of $9,730. Also Read: China… Continue Reading

Coinbase to Reopen the GDAX Bitcoin Cash-Euro Order Book

Markets and Prices Many European cryptocurrency investors are about to get another venue for investing in bitcoin cash with their regional fiat. The GDAX exchange will start offering BCH/EUR trading again in just a couple of days.… Continue Reading