LocalBitcoins Denies Service to Iranian Users

The popular peer-to-peer bitcoin trading network LocalBitcoins has shut down all trading operations for Iranian users. LocalBitcoins’ website offers a variety of pages for users of different nations and, as of May 24, 2019, the Iranian page displays a message that “LocalBitcoins is currently not available in your selected region,” in English only. In an…

Coinme and Coinstar Expand Bitcoin Kiosk Service

More crypto users can now walk into their local grocery store and purchase cryptocurrencies, thanks to the expansion of a partnership between Bitcoin ATM operator Coinme and coin-cashing machine purveyor Coinstar. The expansion, announced in a press release, means that bitcoin will be available for purchase at over 2,200 locations in 21 states and the…

AT&T Now Accepts Bitcoin

AT&T customers can now use bitcoin to settle their bills online. According to a press release from the Dallas-based mobile carrier, customers who want to use cryptocurrency to pay their bills can do so by selecting BitPay as a payment option on the myAT&T app or when they log in to their account. BitPay is…

Founder of Defunct Cryptopia Launches New Crypto Exchange

The founder of defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia, which entered liquidation following a hack in January 2019, has launched a new exchange called Assetylene. The LinkedIn employment history for the founder of the failed New Zealand exchange, Adam Clark, indicates that he’s been working on Assetylene since September 2018, which is also when the exchange’s Twitter…

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Macro Resistance Could Push Price Down to $6,000s

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Macro Resistance Could Push Price Down to $6,000s | Bitcoin Magazine <img src=”https://d5nxst8fruw4z.cloudfront.net/atrk.gif?account=qmvEl1aAFUE06C” style=”display:none” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=”” /> NOW READING: Bitcoin Price Analysis: Macro Resistance Could Push Price Down to $6,000s OPINION by Bitcoin Schmitcoin Bitcoin Price Analysis: Macro Resistance Could Push Price Down to $6,000s Summary: The bitcoin market is seeing…

7,000 BTC Lost in Hangzhou Scam

This article was originally published by 8btc and written by Vincent He. Nearly 100 victims from various parts of China have reported to the Hangzhou police bureau, claiming that they were deceived by two young men, named Zhou Yi and Li Xiang, who allegedly stole nearly 7,000 bitcoin through exchanging or borrowing. According to the…

Dutch Authorities Shut Down Bestmixer

The Dutch Financial Intelligence and Investigation Service (FIOD) has shut down cryptomixing site Bestmixer.io. According to local media, Dutch authorities moved to shut down the site on May 22, 2019, as part of a joint operation with police agencies from several European nations, including France, Latvia and Luxembourg. Following concerns originally raised by the online…