Review: Paxful VS. Local Bitcoins

The post Review: Paxful VS. Local Bitcoins appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Today when it comes to buying Bitcoins you usually go to a Bitcoin broker (e.g. Coinbase and Coinmama) or a Bitcoin trading platform (e.g. Bitstamp and Kraken). However some of these exchanges just don’t cut it – either due to their accepted payment […]

Op Ed: Africa Needs More Bitcoin and Blockchain Education

Africa, the continent with the most countries in the world and 54 currencies could benefit immensely from more digital currency and blockchain education. I am fortunate enough to live in one of Africa’s advanced economies, South Africa, where I am based in Johannesburg, the continent’s pride and joy. This is where thousands of Africans migrate […]

How the Lightning Network Layers Privacy on Top of Bitcoin

Bitcoin right now is not really anonymous. Monitoring of the unencrypted peer-to-peer network and analysis of the public blockchain, combined with Know Your Customer (KYC) policies and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulation, can reveal a lot about who is using Bitcoin and for what. This is not great from a privacy perspective. For example, Bitcoin users might […]

Demonstrating the Possibilities of Bitcoin Through Extreme Sports

When you think of bitcoin and extreme sports, you may not necessarily put the two together. And yet, for many in the extreme-sports world, the digital currency provides the perfect avenue for funding and exposure. Take motorcycle racing and paragliding. Two completely different sports, but they have one thing in common: bitcoin. Paraglider Rhys Fisher […]

Acatis’ Global Mixed Fund Adds Bitcoin to Its Portfolio

Acatis, an investment fund company for wealth managers and banks, becomes one of the first players in the traditional financial sector to add Bitcoin to its portfolio. The German asset investor manages around €3.5 billion for its clients. The traditional financial markets have so far been reluctant to look at Bitcoin as an investment. With […]

Coinify Makes Buying Bitcoin Easier in Greece

Coinify, the cryptocurrency based payment solution provider has announced a new strategic partnership with Bcash. The new partnership allows Bcash — one of the leading Bitcoin exchanges in Greece to offer card payment option to its customers. The number of Bitcoin platforms accepting card payments is numbered. Bcash’s partnership with Coinify adds one more platform […]