Bitcoincuba Introduces Bitcoin to Cuba

Bitcoincuba aims to introduce the cryptocurrency bitcoin to the Cuban community, with the first transaction already made through a public WiFi. According to founder Fernando Villar, this could show Cubans that it is possible to transact using the cryptocurrency via Nauta, the state-run public WiFi network. “This will hopefully open everyone’s eyes on the possibilities […]


Three days of focused, structured business development and information exchange about the state of mobile payments. USA: Industry leaders are predicting a drastic climb in mobile payments over the next four years. Researchers estimate that Mobile payment transactions will reach $800 billion by 2019, and that number will continue to grow. As customers continue to […]

LakeBTC Bitcoin Exchange Now Allows GBP and JPY Deposits

LakeBTC, a bitcoin exchange company based in China, is now open for GBP and JPY deposits on its cryptocurrency platform. This move could open the company for more client accounts based in the UK and Japan, where bitcoin acceptance has also been increasing. In particular, clients can make a GBP deposit on LakeBTC through a […]

Gem CEO: Bitcoin Regulations are Trying to Fit a Round Peg in a Square Hole

Regulation has always been a contentious issue in the Bitcoin industry. Some members of the community wish to avoid any regulation at all costs, while others want to work closely with regulators to bring clarity to the space as soon as possible. A panel on Bitcoin regulation was recently featured at the American Banker Digital […]