Nigeria Is the Lion of Africa in Bitcoin P2P Trading

Nigeria's crypto industry is growing fast despite the government's efforts to stunt bitcoin adoption, says a local trader.

Policy & regulation  ·  2 July 2021

Debt Collection Firm CIS Now Accepts Bitcoin for B2B Repayments

Corporate Intelligence Services said it launched the new repayment option to provide a better service to its "clientele."

Business  ·  2 February 2021

Paxful, Citing Regulations and Its Own ‘Risk Tolerance,’ Exits Venezuela’s P2P Bitcoin Market

The exit deprives Venezuela's crypto scene of its second-largest P2P exchange.

Markets  ·  14 September 2020

Paxful Chips Away at LocalBitcoins’ Russian P2P Market Dominance

Paxful’s year-old foray into Russian crypto markets is paying off for the peer-to-peer exchange.

News  ·  30 July 2020

P2P Exchange LocalBitcoins Adds Crypto Surveillance Tools From Elliptic

Elliptic's tracing software bolsters the peer-to-peer exchange's anti-money laundering safeguards.

News  ·  28 July 2020

With Chat Privacy Under Threat in US, Firm Develops ‘100% User-Controlled’ Messaging

Unstoppable Domains is working to give users full control over their chat data with a new decentralized protocol.

Tech  ·  7 July 2020

Bitcoin Exchange Paxful Sees 20% 2018 Growth, Driven by Africa

Despite bitcoin's price volatility in 2018, P2P exchanges Paxful and LocalBitcoins each saw significant user growth in Africa.

Business  ·  31 December 2018

How Bitcoin’s P2P Layer Got a Speed Hike in the Latest Core Release

MIT-funded developer Cory Fields discusses his work overhauling the code for Bitcoin Core's peer-to-peer layer – a task that was anything but easy.

Tech  ·  10 March 2017

Old Pirate Bay to Reward Contributors with $100,000 in Bitcoin

A torrent site has announced plans to hand out $100,000-worth of rewards in bitcoin for those assisting its development.

Markets  ·  27 January 2015

Coinffeine Demonstrates Distributed P2P Bitcoin Exchange Platform

Spanish cryptocurrency startup Coinffeine has demonstrated a trial version of its new p2p bitcoin exchange platform at an event in Madrid.

Business  ·  22 December 2014