Iran Government Bans Telegram, Accuses App of Causing Widespread Unrest

Iran’s judiciary banned the Telegram Monday, accusing the popular messenger app of allowing armed opposition groups to fuel unrest, according to Mizan Online, the judiciary’s news agency, AFP-Services reported. Government officials publicly called for Telegram to be banned earlier this month after the messenger app concluded the second round of its record-setting $1.7 billion ICO to… Continue reading Iran Government Bans Telegram, Accuses App of Causing Widespread Unrest

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Bitcoin Price Dips Below $9,000 But Tron and Verge Continue to Record Gains

The bitcoin price has dipped below the $9,000 mark, recording a 4 percent drop in value overnight. Despite bitcoin’s struggle, several tokens including Tron (TRX) and Verge (XVG) have recorded major gains over the past 24 hours with XVG demonstrating a 10 percent increase in value. Best Performers: MANA, XVG and Tron The best performers… Continue reading Bitcoin Price Dips Below $9,000 But Tron and Verge Continue to Record Gains

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Taxis Take BCH, Stores Sell BTC in the Russian City of Rostov

Residents of Rostov, the Russian port city on the Don River, are enjoying a growing number of bitcoin-related services. Some crypto-savvy taxi drivers have started accepting Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and several BTC teller machines have been installed in supermarkets. All that happens while officials in Moscow are still mulling over the legislation needed to regulate… Continue reading Taxis Take BCH, Stores Sell BTC in the Russian City of Rostov

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