Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Week in Review

This week was an important one for crypto adoption in the Spanish-speaking world, with reports of a government ministry working on a token in an Argentinian province and a Venezuelan state airline accepting the country’s controversial Petro coin. Here’s the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph en Español.Spain’s first “legal” ICO speaks on regulationOn...

Crypto Custody: Adoption Shortcut or Blockchain Purists’ Nightmare?

Analysis The major digital asset services platform Coinbase has recently announced the long-anticipated completion of a deal that has been in progress since at least May: the acquisition of Xapo’s institutional business. The move projects Coinbase Custody to the status of the world’s largest institutional digital asset custodian, securing more than $7 billion on behalf of over 120 clients globally. According to some estimates,...

The White House Just Blamed Bitcoin for America’s Opiate Crisis

The opioid epidemic is the new devil Bitcoin is being blamed for inflaming, to be added to the already long list of heinous crimes crypto is supposedly responsible for, like terrorism, money laundering, and trafficking. While it’s painfully clear that the U.S. dollar is a much more common tool for these unethical and illicit activities, that doesn’t stop the powers that...

Initiative to Curtail Negative Interest Rates Gains Traction in Germany

Negative interest rates, a common occurrence in Europe these days, are unpleasant for both banks and clients. And financial institutions have been increasingly transferring the bulk of the burden on to their customers. Some political factions in Germany, however, aren’t happy with the trend and are pushing for adequate protection for the ordinary small saver, who is often their voter too....

Bitcoin Drops Below $10,000 as Support Wears Thin | NewsBTC

Bitcoin (BTC) has once again found itself caught in the throes of a choppy trading range that has provided little clarity as to whether or not it will begin venturing into the four-figure price region, or if it will begin climbing until it retests its year-to-date highs of $13,800.This choppiness has been largely centered around a battle between BTC bulls and...