Bitcoin Adoption

Don’t Understand Bitcoin? Think Of It As A Digital Goat, Says Ellen Degeneres

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Don’t Understand Bitcoin? Think Of It As A Digital Goat, Says Ellen Degeneres
American television host Ellen Degeneres took a jab explaining what Bitcoin (BTC) was to her live audience yesterday, Feb. 15, by comparing the digital currency to a goat that “doesn’t exist except for on that Internet.” If you want to know what bitcoin is, I learned about it. A bit. pic.twitter.com/txICiTXYgi — Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) Read More

“Big Four” Accountancy Firm PwC Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments

6 months ago adcity Comments Off on “Big Four” Accountancy Firm PwC Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments
The Hong Kong office of auditing and accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has started accepting Bitcoin as payment for its professional services. The company noted that the first Bitcoin payments it accepted was from local companies involved in digital currencies and Blockchain technology. According to PwC Asia-Pacific chairperson Raymund Chao, their decision to accept Bitcoin as Read More

Bitcoin Price Surpasses 1,000,000 Yen as Japan Seizes Nearly 60% Market Share

6 months ago adcity Comments Off on Bitcoin Price Surpasses 1,000,000 Yen as Japan Seizes Nearly 60% Market Share
Yesterday, amid a rally that pushed Bitcoin to all-time highs globally, the price of a single Bitcoin broke 1,000,000 yen. While Westerners eye the sensational $10,000 level, Japan has seen their biggest psychological price barrier shattered. This is fitting, since there’s reason to believe that Japan started the massive Bitcoin rally to begin with. Granted, Read More

Amazon Sparks Speculation by Buying Three Cryptocurrency-themed Domain Names

7 months ago adcity Comments Off on Amazon Sparks Speculation by Buying Three Cryptocurrency-themed Domain Names
On October 31, Amazon registered three domains related to cryptocurrency, sparking speculation that Amazon may soon begin accepting cryptocurrency. The domains are amazonethereum.com, amazoncryptocurrency.com, and amazoncryptocurrencies.com. Amazon already owns the “amazonbitcoin.com” domain name. This is not the first time a rumor has circulated that Amazon will accept digital currency. A few weeks ago, there was Read More

Bjork’s Latest Album Available Only With Cryptocurrencies, Shows Adoption

7 months ago adcity Comments Off on Bjork’s Latest Album Available Only With Cryptocurrencies, Shows Adoption
Known for embracing all things edgy, musician Bjork has announced that her latest album, Utopia, will be available for purchase only through cryptocurrencies. The artist will accept Bitcoin, Litecoin, DASH, and AudioCoin. Interestingly, the album cannot be purchased using normal fiat currencies. The move by the musician may seem like a marketing strategy of sorts Read More

Iranian Government Plans New Infrastructure for Bitcoin Users

7 months ago adcity Comments Off on Iranian Government Plans New Infrastructure for Bitcoin Users
In positive news for Bitcoin users, the Iranian government plans to implement a new infrastructure for Bitcoin users in Iran. Tensions between Iran and the US Bitcoin is known to start with countries in the west and as the tension rise between Iran and the US, the former is strategizing to incorporate Bitcoin into its Read More

Argentina’s Biggest Futures Market to Add Bitcoin

7 months ago adcity Comments Off on Argentina’s Biggest Futures Market to Add Bitcoin
The largest futures market in Argentina, the Mercado de Termino de Rosario (called Rofex) is considering offering Bitcoin futures to its clients, according to Bloomberg. The move comes as the country literally embraces the cryptocurrency in every sector due to the massive rise in inflation – termed bitcoinization. While the futures potential in Argentina is Read More