bitcoin adoption

Swiss Town Zug Starts Accepting Bitcoin Payments for Municipal Services
May 10th, 2016

Zug becomes the first city in the world that launches a 6-month trial to see whether accepting bitcoin payment for government services is rational.

Simplex Launches Following $7M Fundraising Round
February 6th, 2016

Bitcoin payment company Simplex has raised an overall investment of $8.4 million aimed at facilitating bitcoin purchases.

‘First Blockchain’s Use Case Expected as Early as Q2 2016,’ Says TABB Group Report
November 9th, 2015

The research firm TABB Group has released a new report that states the first use cases of the blockchain technology across capital markets may be expected in Q2 of 2016.

Why is Bitcoin Adoption Taking So Long?
October 12th, 2015

Greater adoption is happening, momentum is building and it will be incredibly exciting to watch development in the Bitcoin sector over the next year or so!

Coinbase’s ‘Instant’ Bitcoin Buying Service Now Available in 30 Countries
October 2nd, 2015

According to the latest information Coinbase promoted its services to Liechtenstein, Slovenia and 26 other European countries.

ekmPowershop Spurs UK Bitcoin Adoption With ChainPay Integration
September 1st, 2015

ekmPowershop who power 1 in 5 online stores in the UK have become the first eCommerce solution based in the UK to integrate Bitcoin payments into their system.

Bitcoin Likely to Be Treated as Regular Money in Australia
August 4th, 2015

In a new review, the Australian Senate Economics References Committee recommended to treat bitcoin as any other currency for the purposes of the Goods and Services Tax.

Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology Attract Banks and Governments
July 28th, 2015

The world’s most famous banks and instituitions go public with their interest in Bitcoin and Blockchain technology.

OneBit is Alpha Testing its NFC Bitcoin Payments Service
July 27th, 2015

Bitcoin wallet app OneBit has commneced testing alpha version of its bitcoin wallet app that works via NFC at points of sale.

‘Bitcoin Should be Exempt from VAT,’ Says EU Court Advisor
July 16th, 2015

The question about exemption of bitcoin transactions from VAT has finally been solved after three years of silence.

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Comment Sparks Speculation He Supports Bitcoin
July 15th, 2015

On Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin commented on the potential use of digital currency in Russia during his speech at a domestic TV channel.

Bitcoin Exchange BitX Launches in Nigeria
July 7th, 2015

Singaporean Bitcoin Exchange, BitX, announced the launch of its Bitcoin wallet, exchange and merchant services in Nigeria.

Winklevoss Twins: ‘Cash Is Going to be Killed’
March 17th, 2015

The Winklevoss twins has discussed digital currency at annual tech conference SXSW Interactive Festival.