Venezuela and Russia May Switch to Ruble After Trying ‘Petro’ Cryptocurrency –

Venezuela and Russia are in talks to switch over to the ruble for trade after trying the ‘El Petro’ cryptocurrency, a UN ambassador has revealed.   Venezuela and Russia ‘Currently Trying’ El Petro As Bitcoinist reported last December, Russian officials were introduced to El Petro but stopped short of confirming that it was going to be […]

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Goxtrade Advertises Unaffiliated Staff and Misleading Contact Information

Purported bitcoin (BTC) exchange Goxtrade has been accused of being a scam, technology news publication TechCrunch reported on May 17. Chief among the report’s revelations is that Goxtrade takes photos of unaffiliated people from social media sites and compiles them to make its online staff gallery. Goxtrade reportedly even retains some of their real names. […]

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Smell Something Fishy? The CFTC Will Pay You to Report Crypto Scams

Nestled in the exhibition room at this year’s Consensus conference, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) had a message for conference goers as they weaved in and out of booths representing various projects and startups in the space: “Be on the lookout for virtual currency fraud” and if you see it, let us know. […]

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Bitcoin Now a More Popular Google Search Term Than Donald Trump

Google search interest in Bitcoin has spiked to a fresh six month high as BTC has posted 100 percent gains during the same period. In fact, people are now searching for ‘Bitcoin’ more than ‘Donald Trump.’ As Price Rises, People Google Bitcoin It’s no secret that public interest in ‘Bitcoin’ and everything related rises as […]

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Analyst: Bitcoin Price Rally Targets Between $12K and $22K Based on BitMEX History

The 2019 Bitcoin disbelief rally has recaptured some of the public frenzy and media attention experienced at the height of the last bull run, despite the next bull run barely beginning. The powerfully bullish momentum has crypto investors and analysts reviewing price charts hoping to figure out where the rally might end. One particular swing […]

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