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 […]

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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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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 […]

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How To Buy S&P 100 Stocks With Bitcoin

How to buy stocks with bitcoin? Perhaps surprisingly, stocks and shares have been unnecessarily difficult to buy using bitcoin, despite many brokers offering trades in both. However, trading platform WorldMarkets.io has just listed the entire Standard and Poor 100 stocks, to trade against bitcoin. Buy Stocks With Bitcoin: Rare As Hens Teeth Despite the seemingly natural cross-over […]

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Hublot Teases New ‘Blockchain Watch’ for Bitcoin’s 10th Anniversary  

Swiss luxury watch brand Hublot has opened pre-orders for its limited edition Big Bang watch commemorating Bitcoin’s 10th anniversary. Hublot Will Only Accept Bitcoin Swiss luxury watch manufacturer Hublot has unveiled a special timepiece in collaboration with OS Limited (OSL) to commemorate Bitcoin’s 10th anniversary. The new hand-assembled limited edition ‘Big Bang’ model is now […]

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UnoCoin Founder Arrested For Operating India’s First Bitcoin ATM

Police in Bengaluru, India recently arrested UnoCoin cofounder Harish BV for “illegally” operating a Bitcoin ATM in the city barely a week after it was installed.  ‘Not Taken Any Permission from the State Gov’t’ According to The News Minutes, Bengaluru’s Cyber Crime Police unit brought forward a case against Unocoin for illegally installing a BTC ATM […]

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Bitcoin and Tasty Meat: A Crypto-Pioneer in Rural Kenya

‘Bitcoin and Tasty Meat’ must to many in the crypto community sound like their own personal imagining of heaven. Well they can now realise that dream, thanks to a self-confessed ‘crypto-currency pioneer’ in rural Kenya. Betty’s Place Two years ago Beatrice Wambugu started trading in bitcoin. In a year she had made enough to buy a small […]

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Catalan Independence Leaders Reportedly Asking For Bitcoin Donations

Catalan politician Carles Puigdemont is reportedly asking for donations in Bitcoin to avoid scrutiny. Funding is said to be going to assist those who have left the region after the Spanish government cracked down on an independence push. The former President of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, is now reportedly asking for Bitcoin donations so it will […]

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Over 100,000 ATMs Now Let You Buy Bitcoin With a Debit Card in the U.S.

Debit card Bitcoin purchase via regular ATMs are now a reality in the United States. This development foregrounds the recent partnership between Genmega and LibertyX. The collaboration allows people to buy Bitcoin from numerous cash machines using their debit cards. Buy Bitcoin Using Debit Cards Via ATM According to a press release published by Finextra on Monday, […]

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In Taiwan, A Politician Has Accepted The First Ever Bitcoin Donation

The lively political system in Taiwan continues to foster interest, discussion, and even the use of cryptocurrencies, as more people express an interest in technological innovation.  Officials in Taiwan have taken a marked interest in virtual currency and blockchain. Dialogue and discussion about both technologies has made its presence felt in the political sphere. In […]

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