Bitcoin.com CEO: We Need to Build an Economy That is Actually Using Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin.com founder and CEO Roger Ver is incredibly bullish on the entire cryptocurrency ecosystem despite recent reports of hacking. He says that if it wasn’t worth something or wasn’t useful hackers wouldn’t be wasting their time trying to hack it. Ver is focused on the bigger picture of taking cryptocurrency mainstream.

Stripe Announces That it Will Stop Accepting Bitcoin in April

Stripe, the Ireland-based payment platform, seems to be backtracking on its previously enthusiastic stance on cryptocurrencies as a mode of payment. In a statement issued January 23, the company announced that it is winding down support for Bitcoin and plans…

Is Mark Zuckerberg Planning to Bring Bitcoin to Facebook?

Thanks to 2017 being a banner year for a host of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum, everyone on Earth is now aware of the existence of these digital assets. Buoyed by the massive market gains last year, cryptocurrencies,…

Craig Wright: Extraordinary Claims Require Extraordinary Proof

Craig Wright is out prove that he is Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin. In a blog post today Wright said: “Over the coming days, I will be posting a series of pieces that will lay the foundations for this…

Rand Paul’s Presidential Campaign Lets You Donate in Bitcoin

Rand Paul is running for President. The junior Senator from Kentucky has announced his run on his personal website, saying, “I am running for president to return our country to the principles of liberty and limited government.” He is expected…

Square Register To Accept Bitcoin, Apple Pay [Report]

Square will reportedly enable its register service for businesses to accept more payment types including Bitcoin and Apple Pay. The company made its plans known in Canada this week. Wired reports: He [CEO Jack Dorsey] says that Square is building…

PayPal Announces Support For Bitcoin Processors

PayPal announced that it will now let merchants accept Bitcoin payments by way of processors BitPay, Coinbase, and GoCoin, which it says have taken steps to ensure customer protection. It will enable this via the PayPal Payments Hub in North…

Wikipedia Banks $140,000 in Bitcoin Donations in First Week

The Wikimedia Foundation lives on donations – that’s how you can read the Wikipedia entry on World of Warcraft and not be bombarded with ads for Mountain Dew Code Red. And garnering enough donations to keep afloat hasn’t always been…

Wikipedia Donations Can Now Be Made in Bitcoin

If you’ve been putting off donating to the Wikimedia Foundation, waiting to do so in a cryptocurrency, today’s the day. The Wikimedia Foundation, which is responsible for the internet’s largest encyclopedia, Wikipedia – as well as Wiktionary and Wikimedia Commons…

Kanye West Kills ‘Coinye’ Cryptocurrency

The creators of the cryptocurrency known as “Coinye” were officially shut down after receiving 84 court documents describing copyright violations from Kanye West’s legal team. Coinye, originally called “Coinye West”, a scrypt-based cryptocurrency that featured West’s face as its symbol,…