Food and Cash Shortages Push Cubans Toward Permissionless Cryptocurrencies

Food and Cash Shortages Push Cubans Toward Permissionless CryptocurrenciesThe Nation of Cuba is dealing with a national food crisis, as Venezuela has stopped offering aid to the small island nation. Moreover, the coronavirus outbreak has caused a shortage of cash couriers called “mules” and everyday items are becoming scarcer. Amid the crisis, a number of Cubans are resorting to leveraging cryptocurrencies like bitcoin […]

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Localbitcoins 2019 Revenue Rises 10% to $29.6 Million Amid Increased Paxful Competition

Localbitcoins 2019 Revenue Rises 10% to $29.6 Million Amid Increased Paxful CompetitionPeer-to-peer (P2P) crypto exchange Localbitcoins has reported that 2019 revenue rose 10% to $29.6 million from $27 million a year ago. For the year, operating income fell 6% to $19.9 million from $21.2 million the year before. Localbitcoins did not provide detail about net profit. The Finnish marketplace said about $2.8 billion in volume was […]

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India’s Crypto Trading Volume Soars Amid Economic Crisis

India's Crypto Trading Volume Soars Amid Economic CrisisDespite the economic crisis, cryptocurrency trading platforms in India are reporting record-breaking volumes and new users. “People in India are betting big on bitcoin,” Paxful’s CEO said. “The Indian market holds great potential and importance for the future of the crypto-economy.” Record-Breaking Growth Across the Indian Crypto Industry Cryptocurrency trading volume has been growing by […]

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