Ukraine’s Capital Kiev May Soon Accept Bitcoin for Public Transport

Authorities at the Kiev City State Administration (KCSA) are reportedly re-examining the merits of adopting Bitcoin (BTC) payments in the city’s public transport system. The move is part of efforts to upgrade Kiev’s public transport infrastructure to meet up with the standards seen in other major cities across the globe. Accepting Bitcoin on Kiev’s Public […]

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Nipsey Hussle Fatal Shooting Is a Blow to Rap Music and to Bitcoin

Nipsey Hussle, the LA rapper and cryptocurrency advocate was shot dead yesterday outside his clothing store in LA. His Sudden Death Is a Shock to Many The 33-year-old artist’s sudden violent death is a tragedy for his family and friends, a devastating blow to his fans, and to Bitcoiners everywhere as well. Not everyone knew […]

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You Can Now Buy Bitcoin At The Post Office In Liechtenstein

The national post service of the small European country of Liechtenstein has confirmed it will now offer Bitcoin (BTC) sales as part of its product range. Liechtenstein Post: Bitcoin Exchange ‘No Different From Fiat’ In a press release, Liechtensteinische Post confirmed that as of February 15, anyone could exchange fiat currency for Bitcoin at its […]

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13% Have Used Bitcoin to Buy Stuff Online: Kaspersky Labs Study

Researchers at cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky Labs say one-in-ten people have now used Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to make purchases online. Also, data from Bitcoin directory service platform, Coinmap shows that businesses accepting Bitcoin have surged by more than 700 percent within the last six years. Online Retailers Accepting Bitcoin According to a survey by Kaspersky Labs, […]

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New Survey Finds 40% of Chinese Want To Invest In Bitcoin

A new survey asked nearly 5000 Chinese people about their familiarity and interest in cryptocurrency. The results of the survey show that two in five or 40 percent wanting to invest in bitcoin, despite the current bear market. Subject Knowledge The survey found that 98 percent of the respondents had heard of at least one concept related to cryptocurrency […]

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Tim Draper is Betting On Bitcoin Lightning Payments for Starbucks

Bitcoin payment processor OpenNode has successfully concluded a seed round. The project has raised $1.25 million with prominent Bitcoin proponent Tim Draper and Draper Associates.  OpenNode Seals the Deal OpenNode is a bitcoin payment processor, describing itself as “the easiest way to accept bitcoin.” The company has announced that it managed to close a $1.25 […]

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Cambridge Study: ID-Verified Crypto Users More Than Doubled in 2018

The University of Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance says the number of verified cryptocurrency users has increased in 2018 despite the year-long bear market that has seen prices tumble more than 80 percent. Retail Cryptocurrency Adoption is on the Rise According to a study by the Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance, the number of verified […]

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Canada’s Leading Jewelry Brand Birks Group Now Accepts Bitcoin

Canada’s largest jewelry brand Birks Group will reportedly allow its users to pay for their products with Bitcoin as the company enters into a partnership with BitPay. Canada Sees Continuous Adoption Regardless of the recent declines in the cryptocurrency market, Bitcoin’s widespread adoption continues. In an official press release, Birks Group – Canada’s leading luxury […]

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Crypto an Alternative to Inflation Across the Globe, Now Philippines

Sometimes, the only thing that drives progress is a kick… in the bottom. That’s why economic crises have been a most effective factor for encouraging cryptocurrency adoption. First Venezuela, then Iran, and now the Philippines may follow suit. The Philippines are currently seeing the highest inflation rate (6.4%) in almost a decade as an outcome […]

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