Iran Loosens Bitcoin Restrictions
By Adam Sharp on October 30, 2020
Some interesting crypto news broke this week. Apparently Iran has changed its laws to allow cryptocurrency to be used for purchasing imports. According to Decrypt (a pretty reliable crypto news outlet), crypto miners will have to sell coins directly to Iran’s Central Bank (CBI). The edict, put forth by the Ministry of Energy and Central Bank of Iran (CBI), requires the country’s legally registered cryptocurrency miners to…
Keep Holding Your Crypto
By Adam Sharp on January 10, 2020
It’s been a good week for the crypto markets. And recent turmoil with Iran might be having a positive impact on bitcoin.
Investors “Flying to Safety” With Cryptocurrency
By Vin Narayanan on August 9, 2019
The global economy has been sending a warning: Investors need a hedge against fiat money now more than ever. Bitcoin and altcoins fit the bill.
How This Fintech Company Is Making It Easy to Buy and Sell Gold
By Vin Narayanan on August 7, 2019
Bitcoin and gold have a lot in common. For one, neither is a viable payment option in today’s economy. But fintech company Glint is trying to change that.
A Collapsing Rial Pushes Iranians Toward Bitcoin
By Allison Brickell on August 6, 2018
Faced with a collapsing rial and strict U.S. sanctions, some Iranians are buying bitcoin as a protective hedge.