Category: Bitcoin Acceptance

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Bank of England Governor: Bitcoin Has ‘Failed’ as a Currency

On the back of Bitcoin’s recent correction and subsequent push back towards the $12K mark, long-time Bitcoin nonbeliever Mark Carney claims that the dominant cryptocurrency has failed on almost every front. Bank of England, Unsurprisingly, Doesn’t Like Bitcoin...

Bitcoin Users Hunted by Police in Bangladesh

Bitcoin Users Hunted by Police in Bangladesh

Law enforcement in Bangladesh is actively hunting down users of Bitcoin as the use and trading of the cryptocurrency is still illegal in that particular country. Cryptocurrency advocates have it pretty easy in Europe and North America. We...

Polish Central Bank Paid YouTubers for ‘Low Down and Dirty’ Smear Campaign Against Cryptocurrency

The Polish central bank (NFB) has been accused of paying prominent Polish YouTubers to run a “low down and dirty” smear campaign against the cryptocurrency market, without properly disclosing sponsorship. Subversive Tactics Poland’s central bank has been accused...

JPMorgan Misses the Point, Says Crypto Isn’t Currency

Crypto isn’t currency — at least, according to American multinational banking and financial services holding company JPMorgan Chase & Co. Missing the Point JPMorgan, a New York-based institution with a history that is far from pro-crypto, claimed in...

Multi-Million Dollar Properties Are Selling for Bitcoin in San Diego

Since getting crypto rich has become a bit of a thing in recent times, some select properties have gone up for sale while accepting Bitcoin — the dominant cryptocurrency — as a form of payment. Now, two properties...

JPMorgan’s WePay: Crypto Lacks Demand, Needs ‘Killer Use Case’

Some financial institutions are claiming that a lack of demand from clients, coupled with a drought of important use cases, is holding Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies back. Where’s the Demand? If you want to start actually using Bitcoin...

Wyoming Welcomes Bitcoin Industry with Blockchain-Friendly Bills

While governments worldwide drag their feet and argue over cryptocurrency legislation, various states in the US are vying to become the blockchain capitol of the country. Arizona aims to allow state taxpayers the ability to pay their fair...

Political Bitcoin Donations are Gaining Traction

As cryptocurrency becomes more accepted, more and more political campaigns are happy to accept Bitcoin donations to fuel their run for office. They say that politics make strange bedfellows. However, one thing in politics is easily understood by...

University Students Rush to Take Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Courses

The most popular courses on campuses in the U.S. and across the globe are on Bitcoin and its blockchain technology. In parallel, educational institutions are creating innovative ways to attract the brightest students. For example, Varna University of...

Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec: ‘Cryptocurrency is the Future’

Investor Robert Herjavec of Shark Tank fame is a big proponent of cryptocurrency, predicting that it will eventually replace cash. One thing you can say about the principals on Shark Tank, it’s that they are pretty bold in...