Tag: donations

  • Verge
    Altcoins

    Verge Mystery Partnership Saga Deepens, 19 Million XVG Donated

    Privacy focused cryptocurrency Verge has had a rough year. The token literally went to the moon in December when it shot up over 3000% in just ten days. Life was good for the developers, the early investors, and those that got on the digital train before it stalled....

    Martin Young | March 26, 2018 | 8:00 am
  • snowden
    Bitcoin

    Snowden Supporter Gets Wish Fulfilled and Arrested

    Back in 2015, an Oregon man goaded the Federal Government to come and arrest him over a donation made to Edward Snowden’s Legal Defense Fund. Almost three years later, Kristopher Ives has finally got his wish. People in Glass Houses… Ives grabbed the attention of the media back in...

    Rick D. | March 7, 2018 | 1:30 am
  • mosque
    Blockchain

    Islamic Endowments to be Modernized by Blockchain

    The potential applications for blockchain technology are seemingly endless. Every day a new startup applies distributed ledger technology and smart contracts that underlie cryptocurrencies to a different world scenario offering new and innovative ways to streamline existing systems. Islamic charitable endowments, called waqf, are the latest to get...

    Martin Young | February 12, 2018 | 9:30 am
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    Industry

    Bitcoin For Campaign Contributions On the Rise In the U.S.

    Political candidates should really start paying more attention to crypto-markets, as it could be a new frontier for increased campaign contributions. Last year, Missouri Republican Austin Petersen’s campaign for Senate received 24 separate Bitcoin donations, according to a campaign issued statement released mid-January — and one of them...

    Thomas Delahunty | February 8, 2018 | 2:30 am
  • NewsBTC Andreas Antonopoulus Donation
    Bitcoin

    Andreas Antonopoulos Receives a $550,000 Bitcoin Donation

    Most people in Bitcoin are familiar with Andreas Antonopoulos. He is a great speaker at events, successful author, and doesn’t get involved in Bitcoin politics. However, one thing most people don’t know is how he isn’t a Bitcoin millionaire. That is slowly starting to change, thanks to a...

    JP Buntinx | December 7, 2017 | 11:00 am
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    Kansas Declares Bitcoin Unsuitable for Campaign Contributions

    For the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission, Bitcoin’s pseudonymity makes it unsuitable for campaign fundraising in local elections. They announced their decision on Wednesday in response to a request from a candidate querying the legality of accepting contributions using Bitcoin. Executive Director of the commission, Mark Skoglund said: Bitcoin is...

    Rick D. | October 27, 2017 | 2:32 am
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    Senate Candidate Austin Peterson Accepting BTC for Campaign

    Austin Peterson, U.S. Senate candidate for Missouri, has announced that he will be giving his supporters the option to donate to his campaign using Bitcoin. Branding himself as the “opt out” candidate, he believes that voluntary participation should underpin any government service. This extends to Social Security, Obamacare,...

    Rick D. | September 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm
  • Japanese City of Hirosaki
    Bitcoin

    Hirosaki Banks on Bitcoin To Boost Local Tourism Industry

    Japan is slowly starting to warm up to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Some people claim the recent Bitcoin price increase is a direct result of this development. It is certainly true locals have taken notice of what cryptocurrency has to offer. The castle city of Hirosaki is now...

    JP Buntinx | May 3, 2017 | 2:00 pm
  • NewsBTC CRYENGINE Bitcoin Donations
    Bitcoin

    Open-source Video Game Development Engine CRYENGINE Now Accepts BTC

    The correlation between bitcoin and video games has been apparent for some time now. Various companies selling CD keys accept bitcoin payments as of right now. The team behind CRYENGINE, an open-source video game development engine, now accepts bitcoin donations. Another notch in the belt for the popular...

    JP Buntinx | March 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm
  • wikileaks
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    WikiLeaks Receives over $2.9 Milllion in Bitcoin Donations So Far

    The decentralized nature of Bitcoin makes it independent of conventional banking and payment systems. The very reason led to WikiLeaks adopting cryptocurrency payments as the main donation option on its website. The whistleblower site created by Julian Assange has the habit of constantly finding itself in the bad...

    Gautham | November 29, 2016 | 1:30 pm

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