Exit scams and regulations disrupt global darknet markets

Recent exit scams have displaced the users of darknet markets, with Eastern European-only platform Hydra now the largest worldwide. A report published by blockchain forensics firm CipherTrace has detailed significant disruptions to the clandestine darknet marketplace sector following a spate of exit scams during recent months.  Despite opportunities for new Continue Reading

Kevin Hart Learns Bitcoin Is a Legit Investment, Not ‘Voodoo Money’ in an All-Star Telethon

Popular actor Kevin Hart gave bitcoin a boost this weekend during an all-star telethon to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Hart told viewers that cryptocurrency is a legitimate investment right after he called it “voodoo money.” Kevin Hart Shouts Out About Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency American comedian, Hollywood actor, and Continue Reading

Anheuser-Busch considers integrating blockchain further into its beer production line

The company is testing a new blockchain pilot that would give customers the power to track their beer’s barley by the bottle. Anheuser-Busch InBev, the parent entity of Budweiser, Corona and many other beer brands, recently began to pilot a platform which lets end-customers track their malt beverages on the blockchain. This Continue Reading

British fintech firm opening physical crypto bank branches in India

The new venture will reportedly include 34 “physical branches and operations” in northern India. According to an Oct. 26 announcement from Cashaa, the fintech firm will be partnering with India’s United Multistate Credit Cooperative Society to build a crypto-friendly financial institution called UNICAS. This new venture will reportedly include 34 Continue Reading