Coinsource Continues Aggressive Rollout of Bitcoin ATMs with Washington DC Installation

Coinsource Continues Aggressive Rollout of Bitcoin ATMs with Washington DC Installation

 American Bitcoin ATM network Coinsource expands to Washington DC. The addition of cryptocurrency automated teller machines in the US capital brings Coinsource’s total tally of crypto ATMs in the US to nearly 200 machines. The introduction of crypto ATMs is seen as an important step towards increasing the mainstream adoption of cryptocurrency. A Bitcoin ATM … Continue reading Coinsource Continues Aggressive Rollout of Bitcoin ATMs with Washington DC Installation

Bitmain’s US Cryptocurrency Mining Operation Receives Clearance

Bitmain’s US Cryptocurrency Mining Operation Receives Clearance

 Bitmain has applied to lease land in rural Washington, in an effort to set up a mining operation on the US mainland. The Chinese mining giant is reportedly interested in access to the cheap hydroelectric power available in the state - however, some residents are expressing concerns regarding the massive amounts of electricity needed for … Continue reading Bitmain’s US Cryptocurrency Mining Operation Receives Clearance

Mastercard to Hire More Blockchain Specialists

Mastercard to Hire More Blockchain Specialists

 Payments giant Mastercard announced that it will be creating 175 new roles in a variety of tech sectors, including blockchain technology. The developers will be relocated to Mastercard Labs office in Ireland, where the R&D arm of the company is headquartered. The creation of these new positions follows the recent announcement of Mastercard that it … Continue reading Mastercard to Hire More Blockchain Specialists

Countdown to Registration Deadline for Crypto Exchanges in Australia

Countdown to Registration Deadline for Crypto Exchanges in Australia

“Effective immediately, digital currency exchanges with a business operation located in Australia must now register with AUSTRAC and meet the Government’s AML/CTF compliance and reporting obligations,” the Financial Intelligence Agency of Australia warned yesterday, giving Australian cryptocurrency exchanges six weeks to register themselves. As of April 3rd, changes in Australian anti-money laundering legislation have meant … Continue reading Countdown to Registration Deadline for Crypto Exchanges in Australia