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London Mosque Becomes the UK’s First to Accept Bitcoin and Ether

The Shacklewell Lane Mosque, also referred to as Masjid Ramadan, has announced that it will accept donations in cryptocurrency. The move would make the Hackney mosque the first in the U.K. to take payments in digital currency. Mosque’s Chairman: “It’s New Money, It’s Moving with…

Nchain Acquires Majority Stake in BCH-Application Handcash

On Monday the blockchain research and development firm, Nchain, announced the acquisition of a majority stake in the Bitcoin Cash-centric startup Handcash. The Handcash platform allows users to send BCH in a contactless manner using near field communication (NFC) technology. Also read: BCH Miners Discuss Funding…

London Police Seize $700K in Bitcoin from Prolific Hacker

In a recent case, the London police were able to seize $700,000 worth of Bitcoin from Grant West, a notorious hacker.   Cryptocurrency Seized A recent article from USA Today reports that the London Metropolitan Police managed to seize cryptocurrencies from a prolific hacker. According to…