Opposed to Bitcoin Payments, Bank of Russia Says State Should Not Stimulate Spread of Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies are anonymous and the government shouldn’t encourage their spread, the head of Bank of Russia has insisted. The regulator remains firmly opposed to the legalization of bitcoin and the like as a means of payment in the Russian Federation. Bank of Russia Reiterates Negative Stance on Cryptocurrencies, Legalization of Bitcoin A “responsible state” should … Read moreOpposed to Bitcoin Payments, Bank of Russia Says State Should Not Stimulate Spread of Cryptocurrencies

US City Installs Crypto ATM at Airport After Accepting Cryptocurrency for Payments

The U.S. city of Williston in North Dakota is installing a cryptocurrency ATM at its international airport. “This marks the first government-hosted cryptocurrency kiosk,” the city said. Williston also accepts cryptocurrencies for payments of utility bills. ‘The First Government-Hosted Cryptocurrency Kiosk’ The city of Williston in the U.S. state of North Dakota announced Wednesday a … Read moreUS City Installs Crypto ATM at Airport After Accepting Cryptocurrency for Payments

Bitcoin Payments Card Are Coming To Asia Pacific, Courtesy Of Mastercard

Mastercard has been upping its bet in the bitcoin space of late. The payments processor, alongside its rival Visa, has realized that the future of payments will happen on the blockchain, hence it is better to get in now than later. This has put MasterCard at the forefront of development on the payments side of … Read moreBitcoin Payments Card Are Coming To Asia Pacific, Courtesy Of Mastercard