Category: Adoption

Darwinos Burger Joint Hosts Colombia’s Second Point of Sale and Crypto ATM

Three months, ago news.Bitcoin.com reported on Panda Exchange launching a hybrid point-of-sale (PoS) and cryptocurrency ATM in Bogotá, Colombia. Since then, the Panda team has also helped Athena Bitcoin install a crypto ATM in Cúcuta, Colombia to serve as a crypto gateway for Venezuelans. On April 17, Panda announced the installation of its second digital […]

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Bitcoin Cash Milestones and Liberland’s Merit in the Weekly Video Update From Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin Cash Milestones, Liberland's Merit and More in the Weekly Update From Bitcoin.comCashshuffle mixes transactions worth millions of dollars, merchant locations listed on Acceptbitcoin.cash surpass 1,000, and Liberland’s Merit token, which is built on bitcoin cash, captures $1 million market cap. The video news update shared on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel covers these and other interesting topics this week. Also read: Cryptonite Browser Extension Protects You From Phishing […]

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Cryptocurrency Adoption Grows Beyond ‘Bitcoin City’ in Slovenia and Croatia

Cryptocurrency Adoption Grows Beyond ‘Bitcoin City’ in Slovenia and CroatiaThe number of stores that accept cryptocurrencies is rising in Slovenia and Croatia. Starting with merchants in one of the largest shopping and entertainment complexes in Europe, Elipay has now integrated with 300 stores in Slovenia and begun expanding into Croatia following approval by the country’s central bank. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto […]

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Community-Run Directory Surpasses 1000 BCH-Accepting Merchants

Community-Run Directory Surpasses 1000 BCH-Accepting MerchantsThe number of merchants accepting bitcoin cash (BCH) is growing. According to a community-curated website, there are over 1,000 BCH-accepting merchants, grouped into over 40 categories. The site also separately lists organizations that accept BCH donations. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Set to Hear Crypto Case on March 29 Directory of 1061 Merchants Accept Bitcoin […]

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Why Africa Continues to Lag Behind in Cryptocurrency Adoption

Why Africa Continues to Lag Behind in Cryptocurrency AdoptionAfrica continues to dominate Google Trends search interest for “bitcoin,” but that has not translated into widespread adoption of cryptocurrency by users and businesses. Apart from opaque regulation and a lack of awareness, one of the major reasons for this failure has been the expansive use of mobile money on the continent. Also read: Report: […]

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4 of Tokyo’s Hottest Nightclubs Plan to Accept Bitcoin Cash

Four of Tokyo's Hottest Nightclubs Plan to Accept Bitcoin CashJapan is currently the third densest region of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) accepting merchants. In order to keep the adoption ball rolling, this week an avid BCH supporter talked the owners of Tokyo-based luxury lounge Mezzo into accepting BCH at three more popular nightclubs in the Tokyo district. The owners revealed that the Japanese clubs V2, […]

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Bitcoin Cash Merchant Acceptance Is Thriving in These 3 Regions

Bitcoin Cash Merchant Acceptance Is Thriving Within These Three RegionsBitcoin Cash supporters are all about spreading adoption, and many enthusiasts are relentlessly trying to get people to try BCH and merchants to accept the cryptocurrency for payments. Right now, there are three regions in the world with a significant number of BCH merchants: Slovenia, North Queensland, and Japan, areas which continue to add a […]

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In the Daily: BCH Charity Anniversary, Lighting Wholesaler Takes Crypto, Atomicpay Vanity URLs

In the Daily: Charity Marks Anniversary, Wholesaler to Accept Crypto PaymentsIn this edition of The Daily we feature the first yearly anniversary of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) charity Eatbch, a move by American lighting wholesaler H&M Distributors to accept cryptocurrency payments, and an update about vanity URLs from Atomicpay. Also Read: In the Daily: Regulatory Developments in Italy, Mauritius, Malta Eatbch Charity Marks First Anniversary The […]

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Four Cryptocurrency Hotspots That Saw Tremendous Growth in 2018

Four Cryptocurrency Hotspots That Saw Tremendous Growth in 2018In the last few years, the cryptocurrency environment has changed drastically and there is a bunch of new cryptocurrency hotspots popping up across the globe. Gone are the days when certain territories such as Zug, Prague, and other blockchain hub cities dominated the headlines. Now a variety of different regions like Malta, South Korea, Hong […]

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Chatter Report: Troutner Proposes Algorithmic Stablecoin on BCH, Sztorc Believes Austrian Economics Unnecessary

Troutner Proposes Algorithmic Stablecoin on BCH, Sztorc Believes Austrian Economics Unnecessary to Understand BitcoinIn today’s roundup of crypto chatter, Chris Troutner and Andreas Brekken play around with the idea of building an algorithmic stablecoin on BCH. Vin Armani debates with Painted Frog on Bitcoin’s similarities to Visa. Also, Paul Sztorc thinks that understanding Austrian economics is not that important to comprehend Bitcoin.   Also read: Developer Paul Sztorc Launches the First […]

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Canada Encourages Cannabis Sector to Transact Discreetly

Canada Encourages Cannabis Sector to Transact DiscreetlyThe Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has published a document advising Canadian citizens to use cash to conduct transactions pertaining to cannabis in order to protect personal information. In response to the guidance, Etoro market analyst Mati Greenspan has predicted the liberalization of Canada’s cannabis sector will bolster local privacy coin adoption. Also […]

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Russian Parliament Postpones Adoption of Digital Assets Bill

The State Duma, the lower house of Russia’s parliament, has postponed the second reading of a long-awaited bill intended to regulate cryptocurrencies in the country. Lawmakers will review the draft law “On Digital Financial Assets” during the spring parliamentary session next year, the house deputy speaker Sergey Neverov announced. Also read: Transnistria Welcomes Crypto Miners, […]

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Japanese Lawmaker Proposes 4 Tax Cuts for Cryptocurrency Users and Traders

Japanese Lawmaker Proposes 4 Tax Cuts for Cryptocurrency Users and TradersA Japanese lawmaker has proposed four changes to Japan’s tax law to benefit crypto users and traders as well as widen the adoption of cryptocurrency in the country. The current tax rate of 55 percent could be lowered to 20 percent while crypto-to-crypto trading and small payments could be exempt from taxation. Also read: Indian Supreme […]

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Chatter Report: Sirer Says Crypto Too ‘Volatile’, Zhao Ponders Next Bull ‘Trigger’

Sirer Says Crypto Too 'Volatile', Zhao Ponders Next Bull Market ‘Trigger’In today’s chatter report, Emin Gun Sirer debates with Diego Gutierrez-Zaldivar on cryptocurrencies being a good store of value and Changepeng Zhao crowdsources Twitter for ways to trigger the next crypto bull run. Some, like Richard Heart, believe that bull runs are determined by technical indicators while others argue that fundamental changes need to be […]

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Free Keene Activists Launch Bitcoin Embassy New Hampshire

Keene, New Hampshire is well known city for libertarian philosophies and more recently as a hotbed for cryptocurrencies. On Monday, Nov. 12, crypto advocates from the region have announced the launch of a new educational center called the Bitcoin Embassy New Hampshire. Also Read: Libertarian Hotspot the Free Keene Project Bolsters More Crypto-Adoption New Hampshire Bitcoin […]

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The Daily: US Museum to Accept Bitcoin, Estonia Grants License to B2BX Exchange

The Daily: US Museum to Accept Bitcoin, Estonia Grants License to B2BX ExchangeIn today’s edition of The Daily, we report on the latest U.S. museum to open up to cryptocurrency payments, as well as several new lawsuits that have been filed over simjacking. Additionally, the government of Estonia has granted a license to B2BX Exchange, which will allow the company to attract traders from across Europe. Also […]

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