Tag: adoption

  • Crypto

    Real-World Crypto Payments Coming to South Africa, DoshEX and PundiX Team Up

    A South African crypto exchange has partnered with an international blockchain-based payment processing firm. The merger between DoshEx and PundiX will allow early cryptocurrency adopters to spend their holdings in real-world locations in South Africa. With millions of South Africans living without access to banking facilities, the merger...

    Rick D. | April 5, 2019 | 9:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Research Suggests Bitcoin Adoption Growing Organically in Emerging Markets

    Many of its proponents argue that the greatest impact Bitcoin will have on society will be in developing nations. The belief is that the current most popular permissionless and non-government-correlated asset will one day allow for those in emerging markets to access banking-like services to connect the billions...

    Rick D. | April 4, 2019 | 11:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    New Crypto Wallet Service Bringing Digital Currency to WhatsApp Users

    In an effort to promote the widespread adoption of crypto, a team of developers have created a wallet that will allow its users to access digital currency services from within their favourite messaging applications such as WhatsApp. Using the Wuabit service users will soon be able to send,...

    Rick D. | March 25, 2019 | 11:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    CME Group CEO: The Biggest Obstacle for Crypto is Regulators

    The chairman and CEO of CME Group has stated that financial regulators will be unlikely to give a nod to crypto and are much more likely to approve of digital currencies backed by existing fiat currencies. Terry Duffy also said that cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin will need such...

    Rick D. | March 25, 2019 | 9:00 pm
  • Crypto

    Mayor of Chicago: Facing Financial Crisis, Crypto Adoption is Inevitable

    According to a report in Forbes, Rahm Emanuel, the Mayor of the City of Chicago, has stated that he sees crypto adoption as inevitable. He bases his outlook on the growing appeal of Bitcoin and other digital assets in an increasingly unstable geopolitical world. Emanuel posited that financial...

    Rick D. | March 20, 2019 | 11:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Is Largely Unbanked Africa Primed for Bitcoin Adoption?

    For many of the unconverted in the so-called developed world, Bitcoin is seen as something for speculators at best and criminals at worst. However, as the highly respected Bitcoin evangelist Andreas Antonopoulos argues, one of the most revolutionary adoption cases for Bitcoin won’t be in the United States,...

    Rick D. | March 6, 2019 | 11:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Global Bitcoin Acceptance Up More than 702% Since 2013

    According to cryptocurrency acceptance monitoring resource CoinMap, the number of venues across the globe accepting Bitcoin (BTC) is up over 702% since December 2013. Areas with the most dramatic surge in businesses offering to exchange their goods and services for the number one digital asset by market capitalisation are...

    Rick D. | February 12, 2019 | 9:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Bitcoin on Facebook? Lite.IM Adds BTC Support for Leading Social Networks

    Cryptocurrency adoption pioneers Lite.IM have just announced that the platform will now support Bitcoin (BTC) payments. This means, users of Facebook, Telegram, and even plain old SMS will now be able to send BTC to one another via their chosen social application. Such moves bridge the gap between...

    Rick D. | December 31, 2018 | 6:30 pm
  • Bitcoin

    BitPay CEO: Mass Crypto Adoption Could be Right Around the Corner

    It’s no secret that 2018 has been a tough year for the crypto markets, with Bitcoin dropping from highs of nearly $20,000 in late-2017 to recently established lows of $3,200. The market’s poor performance has led investors, analysts, and traders alike to ponder what impetus will be able...

    Cole Petersen | December 17, 2018 | 11:00 pm

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