Tag Archives: Bitcoin Acceptance

Gab Says Bitcoin is The Clear Solution as ‘Free Speech Money’

Censorship-free social media platform, Gab, took to Twitter to proclaim the gospel according to Bitcoin. Describing the grandaddy of cryptocurrency as “free speech money,” it pledged to educate its near million-strong community. The Next Evolution Of Online Payments In recent tweets, Gab calls for the next evolution of online payments, in the form of un-censorable money. This must… Read More »

To The Moon! Bitcoin Space Travel Gets Closer As Virgin Galactic Takes Flight

Billionaire Richard Branson appeared to cry tears of joy when his ‘Bitcoin-friendly’ Virgin Galactic reached the edge of space for the first time December 13. World Sees First Commercial Space Flight Branson, who revealed himself as a Bitcoin believer and investor in 2013, watched as SpaceShipTwo, the latest vehicle from the Virgin Galactic and The Spaceship Company, broke… Read More »

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 cryptocurrency users has… Read More »

UK MP Wants to To Introduce Bitcoin Tax Payments

UK Member of Parliament, Eddie Hughes, has called for local authorities to take a lead, and accept Bitcoin payments. The Conservative politician also believes that a lack of reliable information is holding back wider adoption. The UK Should Take the Lead MP Hughes’ comments, reported in the Express newspaper, follow the recent announcement that Ohio now allows local companies… Read More »

Denmark Has Over 1,500 Restaurants That Accept Bitcoin

Strapped for cash with a bad case of the munchies? You’re in luck. If you live in Denmark, that is. You can now use your bitcoins again at Hungry.dk to order online takeaway from over 1,500 restaurants. Denmark may be more famous for its pastries and its Vikings, but it seems the small Northern European country is breaking… Read More »

Bitcoin Trading Volume Exceeds $2 Trillion in 2018 Despite Year-Long Bear Market

With a few weeks still left in 2018, the total Bitcoin trading volume for the year has already crossed $2 trillion. Many countries have also seen record BTC trading volume at different points of the year with more everyday people seemingly adopting the popular cryptocurrency. Bitcoin Trading up 61 Percent Since 2017 This volume of trade is especially… Read More »

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 fine jewelry brand,… Read More »

Ohio Becomes 2nd U.S State to Accept Bitcoin for Tax Payments

In what could be a further critical sign of cryptocurrency adoption in the U.S, businesses in Ohio will shortly be able to pay their taxes online using Bitcoin. The progression will be rolled out to personal taxpayers at some point in the future. ‘Planting a Flag’ for Bitcoin Adoption in Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel pioneered the idea… Read More »

Want Bitcoin Black Friday Deals? Open Coinmarketcap!

Despite the plummeting prices of late, Bitcoin Black Friday deals are still plenty online. Discounted timepieces and cryptocurrency wallets flood the market but perhaps the best deal out there is Bitcoin itself. Bitcoin Black Friday 2018 Traditionally, the Friday after Thanksgiving marks a period of massive discounts throughout all the industries. The world of cryptocurrencies also seems to… Read More »

French Tobacco Shops Authorized to Sell Bitcoin Starting January 2019

Thousands of French tobacco shops will begin selling Bitcoin coupons from January 1, 2019 forward. Commonly known as “Tabacs,” the French corner stores will now offer crypto. Tobacco Shops Will Soon Sell Cryptocurrencies Throughout France 2018 will remain in the history books as the Annus Horribilis for Bitcoin (BTC) 00 enthusiasts and investors. It is the year when the… Read More »