Op Ed: Debunking Bitcoin Myths: "It’s Not Secure"

Security is of the utmost importance when it comes to money, but how does one define security in Bitcoin? Traditionally, securing one’s savings has meant handing it over to a bank, but Bitcoin security requires quite a bit more personal responsibility — at least on an optional basis. Different people have wide-ranging responses to the…

Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review

Bitcoin Magazine‘s Week in Review brings you the most critical, interesting and popular news affecting Bitcoin this week. Adoption & Community Crypto Point-of-Sale Service Provides Relief to Venezuelan Refugees Good news this week for crypto users migrating from Venezuela to Colombia. The Panda Group, operators of Panda Exchange, announced a new service to alleviate some…

Bitcoin ATM Kiosks Are Coming to 20 Circle K Stores in Arizona and Nevada

Chicago-based cryptocurrency provider DigitalMint has announced a partnership with multinational convenience store Circle K to install Bitcoin ATMs in 20 participating stores. The bitcoin kiosks will be added to locations in Arizona and Nevada as part of an exclusive pilot program that allows consumers to purchase bitcoin directly through DigitalMint’s physical kiosks. “Partnering with Circle…

New Report Highlights Merits of Bitcoin Investment Amidst Global Uncertainty

Bitcoin’s unique characteristics, continued adoption and overall industry growth make the cryptocurrency a viable instrument for hedging against global liquidity crises, according to Grayscale Investments. In a new report titled “Hedging Global Liquidity Risk with Bitcoin,” the digital currency asset manager explores how bitcoin can give investors protection in uncertain political and economic situations, arguing…

FATF Finalizes Crypto Guidelines, Recommends Exchanges Share Client Data

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental regulatory organization, has finalized its recommendations for combating cryptocurrency money laundering and terrorism financing. In short, it wants to blow back the veil on user privacy. What Are the FATF Crypto Guidelines? The FATF released the final draft of its highly anticipated recommendations for cryptocurrency service providers…