South Africa Wants to Mandate Registration of Crypto Service Providers

A regulatory working group in South Africa, which includes the country’s central bank, has released a consultation paper on crypto assets this week. A regulatory working group in South Africa, which includes the country’s central bank, has released a consultation paper on crypto assets this week. According to the document, all exchanges, wallet providers, Bitcoin ATMs and payment processors will have to register with the government in 2019.  Read More »

No Reason to ‘Bury’ Cryptocurrencies, Russian PM Medvedev Says

Last year’s falling prices are not a good enough reason to “bury” cryptocurrencies, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said during a high-level Last year’s falling prices are not a good enough reason to “bury” cryptocurrencies, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said during a high-level economic conference. He believes Russia should carefully follow the developments around digital coins.   Read More »

Bitpay Reports Processing Over $1 Billion Transactions in 2018

Popular cryptocurrency payment processor Bitpay has released figures showing that the company maintained strong performance during 2018, despite the Popular cryptocurrency payment processor Bitpay has released figures showing that the company maintained strong performance during 2018, despite the downturn in the market. For example, while other ventures had to downsize recently, Bitpay’s staff increased by 78 percent from the previous year. Read More »

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