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Venezuelans use bitcoin 'mining' to escape inflation

Caracas - Inside a locked room in an office building in Caracas, 20 humming computers use their data-crunching power to mine bitcoins, an increasingly popular tool in the fight against Venezuela's hyperinflation.

Defiance in Britain over new £1 coin as deadline looms

London - Britain's old one-pound coin is being phased out completely on Sunday but businesses complain they have been given too little time to switch to the new one and many are planning to defy the deadline.Around 1.

Paying dentists with cryptocurrency is happening

Amsterdam - Many dentists in Europe now accept Dentacoin, the custom token created for the global dental industry, as payment for dental treatment. Consumers can acquire dentacoins through reviews.

Q&A with Plooto CEO Hamed Abbasi Special

Small and medium business (SMBs) are driving real change across North America. But financial institutions can appear rigid in their behaviour to these creators of change.

Forget oil, Russia goes crazy for cryptocurrency

Moscow - Standing in a warehouse in a Moscow suburb, Dmitry Marinichev tries to speak over the deafening hum of hundreds of computers stacked on shelves hard at work mining for crypto money.

Cash crisis pushes Libyans to virtual payments

Benghazi - When a cash crisis struck the war-torn North African country of Libya, many people were forced to queue for days to withdraw their savings.

Blockchain community falls under U.S. regulations

Washington - In a major ruling, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a report that cautions market participants that offers and sales of digital assets by "virtual" organizations will be subject to federal securities laws.

Canada releases world's first glow-in-the-dark coin

Toronto - Canada releases world's first glow-in-the-dark coin to mark 150th anniversary of Canada's confederation. The coin features two people paddling in a canoe against a backdrop of the northern lights.

Venezuela devalues currency in crisis dollar sale

Caracas - Crisis-hit Venezuela devalued its currency by 64 percent in a dollar auction that aimed to stabilize its foreign exchange market, officials said Wednesday.

India finding it hard to end love affair with cash

New Delhi - Fat wads of bank notes move across counters in Old Delhi's gold and diamond district in one of many challenges to six months of Indian government efforts to suffocate the black market.

Zcash, the virtual money making its mark

New York - Zcash, the latest virtual currency, has been a smash success since its launch seven months ago, drawing in new users with promises of unrivaled privacy protection.

New anti-forgery 50-euro note launched

Paris - A new 50-euro note was launched in the 19 eurozone countries on Monday featuring a host of innovative touches designed to make it harder to forge.

Britain's new 12-sided pound coin enters circulation

London - Britain's new £1 coin with the symbols of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland goes into circulation from Tuesday on the eve of the launch of a Brexit process that has put national unity in doubt.

Bitcoin value surpasses gold for first time

For the first time in its history one unit of the digital cryptocurrency Bitcoin is worth more than the value of an ounce of gold. This reinforces the growing importance of the digital currency.

Trump economic advisor bashes Germany on currency: report

Washington - A top economic advisor to US President Donald Trump bashed Germany for exploiting an undervalued euro to take advantage of its trading partners, the Financial Times reported Tuesday.

India lifts ATM limit from Feb 1 as cash crunch eases

New Delhi - Limits on ATM withdrawals will be partially lifted from February 1, India's central bank said Monday, as a cash crunch sparked by the ban on high-value rupee notes eases.

India lifts ATM limit from Feb 1 as cash crunch eases

New Delhi - Limits on ATM withdrawals will be partially lifted from February 1, India's central bank said Monday, as a cash crunch sparked by the ban on high-value rupee notes eases.

India lifts ATM limit from Feb 1 as cash crunch eases

New Delhi - Limits on ATM withdrawals will be partially lifted from February 1, India's central bank said Monday, as a cash crunch sparked by the ban on high-value rupee notes eases.

Pope Francis to no longer grace Vatican euro coins

Vatican City - The Vatican will stop minting euro coins bearing Pope Francis' image beginning in March, religious news agency I media reported Friday, saying the coins will now carry the Vatican's coat of arms and European Union stars.

Thousands miss India currency exchange cut-off

Long queues continued outside banks in India, with people trying to deposit discontinued banknotes, ahead of a deadline. The deadline has now passed, rendering thousands of bank notes worthless.

Venezuelans get new coins, still waiting on bills

Caracas - New Venezuelan coins began circulating Wednesday in the capital Caracas, but long-awaited new bills had yet to arrive, prolonging the chaos unleashed by a botched currency reform.

Venezuelans back and forth to bank in cash chaos

Caracas - Not long ago, Yajaira Perez was queuing to withdraw cash from the bank, fearing bills would run short. Now she is queuing anxiously to put it back in.

Venezuela's Maduro orders 100-unit banknotes out of circulation

Caracas - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday signed an emergency decree ordering the country's largest banknote, the 100 bolivar bill, taken out of circulation to thwart "mafias" he accused of hoarding cash in Colombia.

Anger rises after India scraps old notes at petrol pumps

New Delhi - India said old notes would no longer be accepted at petrol stations after Friday, fuelling anger over the scrapping of high denomination bills that has caused an unprecedented cash crunch.

Anger rises after India scraps old notes at petrol pumps

New Delhi - India said old notes would no longer be accepted at petrol stations after Friday, fuelling anger over the scrapping of high denomination bills that has caused an unprecedented cash crunch.

Anger rises after India scraps old notes at petrol pumps

New Delhi - India said old notes would no longer be accepted at petrol stations after Friday, fuelling anger over the scrapping of high denomination bills that has caused an unprecedented cash crunch.

Vegans react against new U.K. bank note

London - The U.K. recently launched a new bank note, valued at £5. The note is smaller and plastic based, replacing the old paper note. Vegans and religious groups have reacted angrily due to the note containing animal products.

India eases cash rules for weddings

New Delhi - India announced new measures Thursday to allow farmers and marrying couples to withdraw more money from banks, as frustration mounted over a cash crisis triggered by the withdrawal of all high-value notes.

India to use indelible ink to stop repeat cash exchanges

New Delhi - India is to use indelible ink to prevent people from exchanging old notes more than once, the government said Tuesday, a week after the withdrawal of high-value banknotes from circulation in a crackdown on "black money".

Modi promises to ease India cash crunch

New Delhi - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged Indians to give him more time to resolve a cash crisis that followed the withdrawal of high-value notes, insisting the shock move would benefit the poor in the long run.
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