Incredibly Positive For Blockchain Market to Have Facebook Leaning In, Says Ripple CEO

“It’s an incredibly positive signal for the overall blockchain and crypto market to have a player like Facebook leaning in,” says Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse. “To see major industry players lean in and participate in marketing is really positive for the overall market.”

BlockchainWeek NYC 2019 Recap

For the last five years, every spring CoinDesk has been hosting its blockchain technology conference Consensus in New York City. The idea is to bring together the top brands and developers in the cryptocurrency and blockchain spaces to learn what’s new and…

A Facebook Coin is Probably the Next Big One, Says Blockchain Capital Limited Co-founder

Perhaps with multinationals being what they are the fact that they are able now digitally and technologically to issue their own currencies and request their consumers to use it is perhaps not a sort of an unreasonable thing to think. It may not be the whole mission short term but certainly in the medium term for sure. I mean a Facebook coin is probably the next big one.

5 Takeaways From SXSW 2019

SXSW Interactive has evolved over the past decade that I have been going. For starters, I’ve watched ridesharing services come, go, and come back again, but it doesn’t seem to help the traffic situation either way. This year there were scooters on top of everything, which come with their own set of issues.

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.

PayPal Files Patent That Could Expedite Cryptocurrency Transactions

PayPal filed a patent last week that revealed that it is considering speeding up its cryptocurrency transactions. Based on the recently released application, the payments processing company came up with a new system for faster trades involving digital currencies like…

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,…

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…