LocalBitcoin Loses Traders After Cash Trading Ban: ‘Not Very Local’

Peer-to-peer bitcoin trading platform LocalBitcoins removes in-person cash deals — what does that mean for the future of cash trades? On June 1, Finnish peer-to-peer (p2p) bitcoin (BTC) trading platform LocalBitcoins quietly removed in-person cash trading from its service. Three days later, the company publicly confirmed the ban on Twitter. As per the accompanying statement, […]

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“Cryptokicks”: What We Know About Nike’s Potential Gateway Into Crypto

The U.S. footwear titan has applied for a trademark for the term “cryptokicks.” Nike, the United States footwear and clothing behemoth, has recently joined the ranks of mainstream corporations that are considering entering the field of cryptocurrencies, currently spearheaded by the likes of Facebook and Starbucks. A document filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark […]

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Crypto Exchange Coinbase Decides to Withdraw Its ‘BUIDL’ Trademark Application

Major U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase has withdrawn its application to trademark the term “BUIDL,” following criticism on Twitter. Major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service Coinbase has withdrawn its application to trademark the term “BUIDL.” The official status of the application was changed to “abandoned” on Wednesday, Dec. 19,  according to the U.S. Patent […]

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