Tag: adoption

BitPay Will Support BTC and BCH Payments From Any Wallet or Exchange

  • The change of direction is part of a series of decisions aimed at expanding BitPay's user base.
  • The company has explained the potential risks with the new approach, and the measures taken to allow for the same smooth user experience as before.

Rumours About XRP Support on BitPay Confirmed

  • Gift card merchant eGifter and humanitarian organisation CareUSA will be the first merchants to accept XRP through BitPay.
  • Support for the cryptocurrency has been achieved through collaboration with Xpring.

Klaytn Pushes for Mass Adoption of Blockchain in Asia

  • Klaytn’s Governance Council includes huge Korean conglomerates such as Hanwha, Sk and GS.
  • The Council gathering also saw the revealing of Klaytn’s digital wallet Klip, which will be embedded into the popular KakaoTalk messenger.

Indian Government to Issue National Strategy on Blockchain Adoption

  • The Indian government has finally recognized the potential of blockchain technology.
  • The country's minister of state for electronics and IT said that blockchain has potential in sectors such as governance, banking, finance and cybersecurity.

Is Pro Gamers Earning Cryptocurrency the Gaming Industry’s New Golden Goose?

  • The gaming-cryptocurrency connection is being solidified, but there is a lot of room for improvement.
  • Not all cryptocurrencies are accepted in games that allow in-game purchases with crypto.

HTC’s Exodus 1s Capable of Running a Full Bitcoin Node

  • Priced at only around $250, the new blockchain smartphone will require an SD card to be able to hold the full Bitcoin ledger.
  • Initially, the phone will be available for sale in only 27 countries across Europe, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Major Car Manufacturers to Test Automatic Blockchain Payments

  • BMW, General Motors, Ford, Renault, and Honda will begin tests of the new blockchain-based system next month.
  • Developed under the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative, the system will let owners make automated payments on highway tolls and parking fees.

Bermuda Now Accepts USDC for Tax Payments

  • The more than 60,000 residents of the island nation can now use the second most popular stablecoin to pay for their taxes, fees and other government services.
  • The government is also working on a blockchain-based digital identity program, which will greatly help individuals doing business in the country.

New Jersey’s Blockchain Initiative Signed by the Governor and Turned Into a Law

  • The legislation aims to strengthen the state’s innovation economy, as stated by officials.
  • The Task Force will consist of 14 members and will have 180 days to present a study to the governor.

Shell Sees Opportunities in Blockchain Technology

  • Shell blockchain tech lead Sabine Brink mentions several possible use cases.
  • Shell is also using the EW Chain, created by the Energy Web Foundation (EWF), in their production environment.