Tag: adoption

Airbnb Reservations Now Possible With Crypto Gift Cards

  • Digital gift card provider Bitrefill now offers the option to make reservations on Airbnb with cryptocurrency, the company announced this Wednesday.
  • The news was announced over Twitter, with the company saying that Airbnb gift cards can now be purchased with Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Dash (DASH), Litecoin (LTC), and Dogecoin (DOGE).

Binance Lite Now Allows Australians to Purchase Bitcoin With Cash at Over 1,300 Newsagents

  • The platform, Binance Lite Australia, is the first fiat gateway for Binance on the continent, and will enable its customers to buy digital currency with fiat money.
  • For now, the service only supports the purchase of Bitcoin with Australian dollars (AUD), but the exchange has said it plans to support more digital currency and fiat options in the future.

Samsung Did Not Give Cryptocurrency the Spotlight At Galaxy Unpacked 2019

  • While many cryptocurrency enthusiasts were eagerly awaiting the Galaxy Unpacked 2019 events in San Francisco and London because of rumours of integrated cryptocurrency wallets in the new flagship devices, the presentations ended with no mention of crypto whatsoever.
  • For die-hard crypto enthusiasts however, this might have been a missed opportunity for crypto to receive worldwide recognition in front of a packed hall and almost a million viewers online.

Opera For Android Paves The Way For Further Cryptocurrency Adoption

  • Users of the Android version of the Opera web browser can now easily purchase Ethereum.
  • A partnership by Opera and European crypto exchange Safello has resulted in a potential introduction of cryptocurrencies to millions of active users.

Despite Previous Refutations, New Leaks Suggest Samsung S10 Will Have a Crypto Wallet

  • As we are coming closer to February 20th - the expected Samsung Galaxy S10 launch date - newer leaks have reached the surface.
  • The rumours about a built-in hardware wallet in the new flagship device by the Korean giant have been running for months.

Roger Ver offers OpenNode $1.25 Million to Build on Bitcoin Cash, Gets Denied

  • Following the news that venture capitalist Tim Draper has invested $1.25 in the promising startup, the early Bitcoin adopter and Bitcoin Cash advocate came up with a matching proposal himself.
  • The unfortunate outcome did not deter Roger Ver from pursuing his goal of global merchant adoption for Bitcoin Cash.

Samsung Files Cryptocurrency Related Trademark

  • Shortly after dismissing the Galaxy S10 cold storage wallet reports as "rumours and speculation", the South Korean giant has apparently filed a cryptocurrency wallet trademark application in the United Kingdom.
  • The trademark follows three other crypto-related filings in the European Union for "Blockchain key box", "Blockchain core" and "Blockchain KeyStore".

Blockchain Adoption in Q2 2018

  • The blockchain industry has been growing steadily in 2018, despite the market downtrend.
  • When it comes to cryptocurrencies, it seems that most people and companies have taken a giant step back however, the underlying technology in the face of blockchain seems to be doing very well on its own.

Factom Doubles in Price Amidst Market Crash

  • The past week has seen almost all cryptocurrencies lose 30% or more of their value in US dollars.
  • However one cryptocurrency has managed to not only stay away from all the chaos, but also double in price during one of the most devastating weeks in cryptocurrency history.