Tag: Pakistan

Pakistan’s State Bank Hints at Potential Cryptocurrency Trading Crackdown

It has almost become the new normal for banks to take a rather aggressive stance toward cryptocurrencies. That will not surprise anyone, although it is quite rare to hear Pakistan’s State Bank weigh in on these discussions. Although it is just a warning for the time being, it is possible we may see an official ban imposed on cryptocurrency purchases in the near future. Pakistan State Bank Isn’t Keen on Cryptocurrency …
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Pakistan’s LocalBitcoins Volume Quadruples In One Week

Every other week, Bitcoin is setting new trading volume records around the world. The most recent Coin Dance charts indicate that the global trading volume is holding steady as the Christmas holidays draw closer. Pakistan, Russia, and the Ukraine all set new weekly highs, showing that the demand for Bitcoin is still in full swing. Consumers Are Warming Up To Bitcoin Whenever the price per Bitcoin goes up, it always …
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We Interview Urdubit’s Founders, Pakistan’s First Bitcoin Exchange

Urdubit is the first and biggest Pakistani Bitcoin Exchange, in this interview, we talk to the company’s founders Danyal Manzar and Zain Tariq about the implications of running a Bitcoin exchange in Pakistan, they are also announcing a partnership with Bitwage to allow Pakistani’s Freelancers to receive and exchange Bitcoins. Urdubit was the first Pakistani Bitcoin exchange, and its operating since October 11, 2014, its main goal is to help people …
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BlackBerry Exits Pakistan Over Privacy Demands – Blockchain Technology Can Help

Times are troubling for BlackBerry, as the once popular smartphone manufacturer looks to be pulling out of Pakistan next year. The reason behind this drastic decision is clear as day: the Pakistani government wants the manufacturer to install backdoors in their BlackBerry Enterprise Service emails and BBM chats. The war raging against technology and privacy is in full effect, at a time during which transparency and openness are needed. Also read: Swatch …
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