Bitcoin Payments 6x Cheaper for Municipalities, Says Canadian Exchange

Evan Kuhn, Toronto-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinberry’s co-founder, stated that accepting Bitcoin (BTC) for taxes is more efficient than using bank card payments.As real estate news outlet Mansion Global reported on Aug. 22, Kuhn claims that his company takes much lower fees than the ones that card institutions impose on their clients, noting: “A credit card company…

Ripple Announces New Partnership with UK Remittance Firm

Ripple, the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has announced a new partnership with UK remittance firm Xendpay. The London-based firm will now become a part of Ripple’s global settlement platform, RippleNet, according to a press release issued today. Joining RippleNet will now allow Xendpay access to markets in Bangladesh, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia,…

Market Jar Media Inc. Announces the Launch of SmallCapFunding.com

VANCOUVER, August 22, 2019 – Market Jar Media Inc. (“Market Jar”) is pleased to announce the launch of SmallCapFunding.com (“SmallCapFunding”), an equity crowdfunding portal that connects startup companies with investors in British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. With a focus on providing non-accredited investors with extraordinary opportunities, SmallCapFunding connects seed-stage startup companies…

Miller Lite Teams With Blockchain Firm for Customer Engagement Game

news Miller Lite, the popular beer brand from U.S. brewer MillerCoors, has teamed up with a blockchain marketing company for the latest iteration of its “Know Your Beer” program. For the ongoing campaign, launched July 1, Vatom Labs built what it calls a mobile”edutainment game,” called Great Taste Trivia, that served a 12-question quiz to cellphones,…

Blockchain.com to Integrate Polkadot Tokens Into Its Wallet

Luxembourg-based crypto data supplier and crypto wallet Blockchain.com has partnered with blockchain interoperability protocol Polkadot.Driving decentralization On Aug. 20, Blockchain.com announced it will integrate its Blockchain Wallet with the Polkadot Network in order to drive the adoption and decentralization of Polkadot tokens (DOTs).Once the integration is complete, users of Blockchain.com will be able to store, send…

Victory Square Technologies Reports 2018 Year End Results And Files CEO Letter to Shareholders

Results show significant increases in Revenue, Investments, Cash and Working Capital Year highlighted by investment and acquisition of 11 new private companies in 2018 $10,000,000 convertible note to build, develop and create long-term value for portfolio companies and VST shareholders. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Victory Square Technologies Inc. (CSE:VST)(FWB: 6F6)(OTC:VSQTF) successfully…

Bitcoin Miners Halt Operations as Rainstorm Triggers Mudslides in China

news A prolonged rainstorm in China’s Sichuan province has caused land- and mudslides, forcing some local hydropower plants and bitcoin miners to halt operations. Heavy rain has been drenching Sichuan’s mountainous Aba prefecture since Monday, with landslides now affecting 17 counties in the area, according to local government social media posts on Tuesday. Among them, the Wenchuan county…

Dark Web Drug Dealer to Forfeit Millions of Dollars in Illicit Crypto Earnings

news A man has been sentenced in San Diego, California, for conspiring to sell drugs over dark web markets for cryptocurrencies. Thirty-nine-year-old Sky Justin Gornik had pleaded guilty to using a number of marketplaces such as Alpha Bay, Trade Route, Abraxas, Evolution, Outlaw Market, and Dream Market to deal in fentanyl, carfentanil, ketamine, oxycodone, amphetamine and…