Expedia Stops Accepting Bitcoin, Driving Users to Alternative Travel Sites

Expedia, the online travel agency that has been one of the largest merchants to accept bitcoin since 2014, has quietly stopped accepting the cryptocurrency, forcing users to seek alternative travel services. Marketexclusive.com reported on July 2 that an Expedia spokesperson confirmed the company would not accept bitcoin for hotel or flight bookings and that it …

Amsterdam’s Airport Helps Travelers Swap Leftover Euros for Bitcoin, Ethereum

Amsterdam’s international airport, Schipol, has installed a cryptocurrency ATM that lets passengers convert their euros into bitcoin or ethereum. In an announcement on Wednesday, the airport revealed it is assessing demand for the two most prominent cryptocurrencies among passengers over a six-month trial in an initiative that is the first of its kind in any …

Coinbase Suspends WikiLeaks Shop for Terms of Service Violation

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. In one fell swoop, US-based cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase has blocked WikiLeaks Shop from transacting on the exchange. As a result, Coinbase “can no longer process brokerage orders via their banking relationship,” according to a letter sent to WikiLeaks that was published …

SEC Subpoenas 80 Cryptocurrency Firms, Including TechCrunch Fund

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has subpoenaed 80 cryptocurrency companies, including the $100 million cryptofund of TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, according to CNBC.   Arrington told CNBC Thursday that he has received a subpoena, as has every cryptofund he has …

Stock Brokerage App Robinhood Launches Cryptocurrency Trading in 5 States

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Stock brokerage app Robinhood has begun rolling out its new cryptocurrency trading platform to users in 5 states. Beginning Thursday, users who pre-registered for Robinhood Crypto will begin receiving emails inviting them to participate in an early access program for the platform, …