Pakistan Introduces Crypto Regulation | Bitcoin Magazine

The Pakistani government will now regulate local cryptocurrency firms under new legislation. Local news outlet The Express Tribune reported that the government of Pakistan will introduce Electronic Money Institutions (EMI) regulations based on the recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). The FATF is an intergovernmental organization based in France that creates policies for …

Macro Factors Setting Stage For Crypto Rally

At long last, the crypto asset market has begun to get back on its feet after 2018’s harrowing decline. Technical indicators are seemingly falling in place for a recovery, and fundamentals have begun to present a positive precedent for Bitcoin (BTC). In fact, one analyst writes that there is currently a “perfect storm” being brewed …

Algeria Embroiled in Political and Economic Unrest – Time to Lift Bitcoin Ban?

Algeria, one of North Africa’s largest producers of oil and gas, is currently going through serious political and economic turmoil.  Amid the current unrest, it’s perhaps high-time for the country to reconsider its position on Bitcoin as it has proven itself as a viable alternative during times of upheaval.  Algeria: Arab Spring 2.0? Algeria, officially …

Our Top 5 Bitcoin “Good News” Stories of 2017

When the history of Bitcoin and blockchains is written, 2017 will be the year tagged as the “turning point” when Bitcoin and “red hot” blockchain technology went mainstream. The steadily rising bitcoin price and market cap is a key, though not the only, indicator that a tipping point has been reached. Despite turmoil like ICOs …