Crypto Rex

Major South Korean Bank Prepares to Launch Crypto Services as Government Green-Lights Regulation

Following the approval of a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies by the South Korean government, one of the largest banks in the country is preparing to launch a range of crypto services. KB Kookmin Bank has applied for trademark registration, reportedly listing over 20 crypto services on its application. Also read: 2x Bitcoin — Wanna Double …

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Coronavirus Relief: Cryptocurrency Aid Programs Launched to Combat Covid-19 Outbreak

Cryptocurrencies are being used to help fight the global coronavirus pandemic. Crypto companies are doing their part to provide coronavirus aid to countries, hospitals, and people suffering from covid-19. A coronavirus relief campaign, a Red Cross bitcoin fundraiser, and an investment fund are some coronavirus relief initiatives involving cryptocurrencies. Also read: 2x Bitcoin – Wanna …

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Making Bitcoin Go Viral: Could Endless Printing Trigger a Hyperbitcoinization Event?

Hyperbitcoinization has been defined as “a state where bitcoin becomes the world’s dominant form of money.” But what actually needs to happen for bitcoin to ‘go viral’? As it turns out, a hyperbitcoinization event may be more likely than many suspect, especially in the current economic climate. However, there’s one big caveat: it requires human …

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Judge Grants Injunction Halting Telegram’s TON Release Again, Notice of Appeal Reportedly Filed

The embattled Telegram Open Network (TON) blockchain and its native gram cryptocurrency have seen plans for launch stifled once again, with a preliminary injunction granted by Southern District of New York Judge P. Kevin Castel. The March 24 injunction sides with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), concluding that the messaging giant’s plans “amount …

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Cash Crisis: National Currencies Plunge in the Wake of Coronavirus

Fiat currencies across the globe have experienced sharp declines in the wake of the coronavirus panic, with the Norwegian Krone falling over 30% lately last week. The Mexican peso and Australian dollar trailed close behind over the same period, with multiple fiat currencies also taking a nosedive. Though USD remains strong, some speculate this is …

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2x Bitcoin: Wanna Double Your BTC to the Moon? Forget About It

Amid worldwide crisis and stock market turmoil, a growing number of investment schemes advertise a way to speedily double your bitcoins. Moon Bitcoin Live, for example, claims to be a licensed bitcoin doubler, promising that investors can double their bitcoins within 24 hours, with guaranteed payouts. However, there are many red flags about this type …

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Encryption Standards Threatened Under Pretext of Battling Coronavirus

Governments around the world have been trying for some time to bypass encryption and backdoor messaging apps. End-to-end encryption was preventing authorities from stopping terrorist attacks, we were told, and personal privacy had to be sacrificed for the greater good. Now, as the coronavirus spreads through the world, the powers-that-be claim public health is being …

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1.2 Million Italians Can Now Buy Bitcoin From Their Bank

Buying bitcoin just got easier for Italians. The country’s mobile bank Hype has announced a partnership with fintech Conio, enabling customers to buy, sell, and securely store BTC from within their banking app. With over a million Italians choosing to bank with Hype, and 60,000 new customers being onboarded each week, the challenger bank’s decision …

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3 Debit Cards Nigerians Can Use to Spend Cryptocurrencies in Stores and Online

Options to acquire cryptocurrencies in Nigeria have been growing in number, along with increasing interest in bitcoin. Nigerians are also starting to see more opportunities to spend their coins in brick and mortar stores and at online merchants. Three crypto debit cards are now available to the residents of the African nation which is also …

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12 Platforms Allowing You to Trade Gift Cards With Cryptocurrencies

In an emergency situation like the current coronavirus pandemic, anything can turn into currency as the fiat system may experience cash shortages and devaluation. Cryptocurrency users have options to trade bitcoin beyond traditional money. A number of platforms will let you exchange retailers’ gift cards with digital coins or sell you just about any gift …

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