Category: Adoption

More Nations Join the Club of Crypto-Friendly Jurisdictions

More Nations Join the Club of Crypto-Friendly JurisdictionsRegulatory barriers are a major concern for businesses working with decentralized assets. Not all governments, however, are putting obstacles in front of crypto companies. In fact the number taking a crypto-friendly stance is in fact increasing. Also read: Ukraine in a Rush to Legalize Cryptocurrencies Under Zelensky Executives View Regulations as the Biggest Threat Government […]

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Ukraine in a Rush to Legalize Cryptocurrencies Under Zelensky

Ukraine in a Rush to Legalize Cryptocurrencies Under ZelenskyThe new administration in Kiev, headed by the young president Volodymyr Zelensky, has brought renewed interest in cryptocurrencies. Fresh energy is now being injected into efforts to legalize decentralized digital money and regulate related economic activities. New draft laws have been proposed or are under preparation to accommodate the nascent industry, from which the Ukrainian […]

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FOIN Allows Merchants to Accept Crypto Payments In-Store

FOIN Allows Merchants to Accept Crypto Payments In-StoreFOIN, a cryptocurrency company and a developer of the transparent payment system FoPay, announced the strategic partnership with Cyclebit, a crypto payment solutions provider. According to the official information, starting from that day, FOIN, the decentralized peer to peer cryptocurrency for the finance sector, along with 20 other top cryptos are accepted at more than 200,000 points of sale in Europe, Asia, and Canada. Now, FOIN holders can use their digital assets to make purchasing in stores, cafes, restaurants, and even service companies (e.g. barber shops).

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Liechtenstein Adopts Token Act to Attract Crypto Business

Liechtenstein Adopts Token Act to Attract Crypto BusinessOne of Europe’s smallest but richest nations, Liechtenstein, has made a significant step towards clarifying the regulatory environment in its already crypto-friendly jurisdiction. The parliament of the German-speaking principality in the heart of Europe has just passed a law that is likely to entice even more crypto companies to its territory. Also read: Turkish Government […]

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Without Disobedience, Bitcoin Is No Better Than Gold

Without Disobedience, Bitcoin Is No Better Than GoldWith the launch of Bakkt’s bitcoin futures market and Binance’s revamped U.S. exchange, there’s been a lot of talk in the space about institutionalization and traditional money flowing into crypto. It’s almost as if some believe that Bitcoin can’t scale as a purely peer-to-peer electronic cash system and that third parties and regulators must be […]

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Bitcoin Cash City Conference Success Wrap-Up

Bitcoin Cash City Conference Success Wrap-UpSo many firsts from the Bitcoin Cash City Conference – what a huge success and a proud feather in the cap of North Queensland. As the largest cryptocurrency conference ever held in Australia, Townsville situated in sunny North Queensland worked its magic, fielding a beautiful setting, turned on some perfect winter tropical weather, and went on to supply an unparalleled Bitcoin Cash experience harnessing the city’s extraordinary Bitcoin Cash merchant adoption from which the Bitcoin Cash City and conference rightly gets its name. Together with the premium ticket including a 30 min helicopter scenic tour of Magnetic Island, the event attracted the finest speaker lineup and an amazing group of sponsors.

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Latin American Payment App Mercado Pago Can Be Topped-Up With Crypto

Latin American Payment App Mercado Pago Can Be Topped-Up With CryptoThe Atlanta-based blockchain payment provider Bitpay has announced the firm has partnered with Mercado Livre, one of the largest ecommerce providers in Latin America. The collaboration provides people with the ability to purchase Mercado Livre gift cards with cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin cash (BCH), and BTC. Also read: Crypto Terminals Offer Venezuelans a Bridge to […]

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Monex Offers Crypto Rewards to Shareholders Furthering Japanese Adoption

Monex Offers Crypto Rewards to Shareholders Furthering Japanese AdoptionOwner of popular Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, Monex Group, has now announced it will reward shareholders in the company with crypto. Shareholders are to receive a BTC dividend provided they have a Coincheck account. With Japan viewed as one of the top crypto adoption hotspots globally, and the country’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) proclaiming a […]

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Popular Smartphone Apps Are Adding Crypto Capabilities

Popular Smartphone Apps Are Adding Crypto CapabilitiesNews of Japan messaging giant Line’s September 17 launch of an app-connected crypto exchange is captivating lots of attention in the crypto and tech industries this week. Other initially non-crypto apps are also entering the market, adding native tokens, tipping functions and cryptocurrency wallets, illustrating a growing trend toward mainstream crypto acceptance and awareness. Also […]

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Taxation Isn’t Just Theft – It’s Bad for Crypto Adoption

Taxation Is Not Only Theft, It’s Also Bad for Crypto AdoptionCrypto awareness is reaching levels almost unimaginable just years ago, with telecommunications giants, big banks, mainstream media, and even professional sports teams now discussing and flouting digital assets. AT&T now allows customers to pay their phone bills in bitcoin, Japanese SMS giant Line is adding an FSA-approved crypto exchange to its hugely popular chat app, […]

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PR: Liven Announces Strategic Partnership with Bitcoin.com

PR: Liven Announces Strategic Partnership with Bitcoin.comLiven, the lifestyle rewards app that lets users spend and earn cryptocurrency rewards in over 1,000 restaurants across Australia, is introducing Bitcoin Cash into the LivenPay ecosystem. Meanwhile, Liven’s native token, LVN, gets listed on ZB.com after a successful completion of its oversubscribed ZB UP Launch.

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PR: Bitcoin.com Announces Partnership With Telecommunications Manufacturer HTC

PR: Bitcoin.com Announces Partnership With Telecommunications Manufacturer HTCBitcoin.com, one of the world’s oldest and most established cryptocurrency innovators with over 4.5 million wallet holders worldwide, and leading telecommunications manufacturer HTC have announced the beginning of a long-term, mutually beneficial partnership to drive innovation and adoption of crypto technologies.

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Distrust of the Bolivar Prompts Venezuelans to Seek Sound Money

Venezuelans Don't Trust Their Currency - They Want Something Else, Says ActivistThere’s a small team of committed researchers and activists called the Ryver Bitcoin Cash group surveying Venezuelans, and giving them educational resources about the benefits of bitcoin cash. The Venezuelan country has been suffering from rapid inflation and many people distrust the sovereign bolivar. Unfortunately, most Venezuelans are not getting any exposure to digital currency […]

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The 3 Top Drivers of Crypto Adoption – BCH City Wrap-Up

The 3 Top Drivers of Crypto Adoption - BCH City Wrap-UpWith Townsville, Australia’s Bitcoin Cash City conference and related post-conference events now all wrapped up, participants are heading home to get back to the grind. As such, it stands to take a look at the conference as a whole and BCH adoption in and beyond the land of Oz, which is fueled by three critical […]

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Venezuelans Fighting Economic Hardship Discover Crypto’s True Potential

Venezuelans Fighting Economic Hardships Discover Crypto's True PotentialFor quite some time now, Venezuela has been suffering from a political crisis and a collapsing economy. Venezuelans dealing with rampant inflation continue to see their purchasing power decline. After witnessing one of the worst economic disasters in modern history, 4 million citizens have emigrated to seek a better form of money, shelter, and to […]

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Emergent Coding, Adoption Incentives and Practical Use – Bitcoin Cash City, Day 2

Emergent Coding, Adoption Incentives, and Practical Use - Bitcoin Cash City, Day 2The Bitcoin Cash City conference in North Queensland has just wrapped up, and participants are now unwinding after two consecutive days of presentations, product demos, free gifts, and plenty of food. Tomorrow, September 6, there will be a special workshop for developers, and then the conference proper will end and it’s on to next year’s […]

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PR: Australian Bitcoin Cash Conference Brings Cryptocurrency Leaders to Townsville

PR: Australian Bitcoin Cash Conference Brings Cryptocurrency Leaders to TownsvilleGlobal leaders from the Bitcoin Cash community will gather at the first Bitcoin Cash City Conference in Australia, being held in Townsville on September 4 & 5.

Townsville has really embraced Bitcoin Cash, so hosting this conference in the cozy, coastal suburb was a natural next step. Australia’s first gathering of enthusiasts and business leaders from all over the world will convene to use the low-cost, friction-less payment system and digital money, while enjoying the region’s temperate climate and many attractions.

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PR: Decentralized Recurring Crypto Payments System Launched by Monarch Blockchain

PR: Decentralized Recurring Crypto Payments System Launched by Monarch BlockchainMonarch, the decentralized wallet and suite of crypto services, has launched the first decentralized recurring payments system Until now, there’s been no way to automatically pay merchants in crypto on a recurring basis due to the limits of blockchain-based transactions. To solve this, Monarch developed a patent-pending permission-based smart contract system that pays one wallet address the same amount of cryptocurrency on a daily, weekly, monthly, yearly or other recurring bases. This smart contract allows any merchant to start accepting recurring payments, and any user to start paying onboarded merchants with the supported cryptocurrencies.

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Panda Group’s Crypto Terminals Offer Venezuelans a Bridge to Economic Prosperity

Arley Lozano, founder of the cryptocurrency based startup Panda Group, recently explained how his firm is spreading cryptocurrency adoption throughout Colombia and Venezuela. Panda Group has deployed 10 hybrid cryptocurrency point-of-sale (PoS) terminals that also act as automated teller machines (ATM). Four of the machines are situated near the border of Venezuela, giving refugees from […]

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Bitcoin Cash Scaling Benchmarks, Brewdog, and Rising Transaction Volume

BCH Adoption Roundup: Scaling Benchmarks, Brewdog, and Rising Transaction VolumeOver the last week, there’s been lots of going on within the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) environment with companies implementing BCH support, new applications, and various announcements. While Bitcoin Cash supporters keep bolstering adoption, development and community projects have continued to flourish. Also Read: Over 22,000 Traders Have Now Signed up to Local.Bitcoin.com The Bitcoin Cash […]

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In This Week’s Video Update: BCH Dev Fund Exceeds Target, Bitcoin.com Reveals Rebrand

In This Week’s Video Update, BCH Dev Fund Exceeds Fundraising Goal, Bitcoin.com Reveals RebrandThe Bitcoin Cash Developer Fund has reached its 800 BCH goal in less than a month since the start of the community-driven fundraising campaign. You’ll find more details on how to support the initiative in the weekly update from Bitcoin.com. Check out the video for other interesting news from the Bitcoin Cash space. Also read: […]

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BCH Can Be the Global Coin for Daily Spending, Says Italian Crypto Executive

BCH Can Be the Global Coin for Daily Spending, Says Italian Crypto ExecutiveItaly has had its share of economic problems in the past decade and a growing number of its citizens blame the euro for their country’s misfortunes. Italians, many of whom still prefer to use cash, are now turning their attention to cryptocurrencies such as BCH. Federico Pecoraro, the CEO of Chainblock, one of the first […]

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North Queensland’s Bitcoin Cash City Is Hosting a BCH-Focused Conference

North Queensland's Bitcoin Cash City Is Hosting a Two Day BCH-Centric EventA BCH-centric two day event is coming to North Queensland Australia, dubbed the Bitcoin Cash City conference, on Sep. 4-5, 2019. The massive Australian state has a densely populated region of around 78 BCH accepting merchants and a large number of bitcoin cash supporters residing in the area. The Bitcoin Cash City event will host […]

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Venezuela Issues 50,000 Bolivar Bill Amid Persistent Hyperinflation

Venezuela Issues 50,000 Bolivar Bill Amid Persistent HyperinflationVenezuelans are used to their currency costing less than the paper it’s printed on. Economic misfortunes and political upheaval place their country at the bottom of all inflation charts, year after year. The latest incarnation of the national fiat, Bolívar Soberano, has succumbed to the illness of all previous emissions – rapid depreciation. The government […]

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