Twitch Ditches Bitcoin; Crypto Remains a Terrible Payment Method

When Satoshi Nakamoto wrote the historic bitcoin whitepaper, the elusive creator called bitcoin a peer-to-peer electronic cash system. But ten years later, bitcoin is still a terrible way to pay for things. Streaming platform Twitch just proved the point by quietly removing its bitcoin and bitcoin cash payment options. The Amazon-owned streaming platform offered no reasons for the move, but we can read between the lines. There’s no demand. Don’t get me wrong. I would love to see bitcoin become the world’s payment system, but it faces some serious issues. And it’s not because of speed or fees or technology.

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Bitcoin Could 1,000x To Overtake Fiat, Argues Venture Investor

Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous creator of the Bitcoin protocol, always expressed an inkling of mistrust and cynicism towards centralized institutions, including Wall Street and the incumbent government. And for many years, much of the broader crypto community echoed these thoughts. Over the years, however, the underlying value proposition of Bitcoin and other digital assets have

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Just bought Bitcoin for the first time!

Ticker 1 BTC = $55529.02 USD  (via Coinbase) 1 ETH = $3883.00 USD  (via Coinbase) 1 LTC = $358.05 USD  (via Coinbase) Quotes delayed up to 2 minutes. 1 CRYPTO …

Hamas Wants More Bitcoin Donations, After Raising $2,500 the Last Time

Months after the initial plea for bitcoin donations, Hamas’ military wing Al-Qassam Brigades has once again sent an appeal to supporters urging them to provide financial aid via the cryptocurrency, per Arutz Sheva. According to the Al-Qassam Brigades, this is part of the group’s already existing ‘Support the Resistance’ campaign. The fundamentalist organization has been dubbed a terrorist organization by the European Union, Israel and the United States. The appeal for bitcoin donations comes at a time when Hamas is facing financial woes. Partly this is because the traditional channels through which it has received funding in the past have

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Bitcoin resources in different lanugages?

Ticker 1 BTC = $55529.02 USD  (via Coinbase) 1 ETH = $3883.00 USD  (via Coinbase) 1 LTC = $358.05 USD  (via Coinbase) Quotes delayed up to 2 minutes. 1 CRYPTO …

PR: Bitcoin.com Partners With Jeju Blockchain Smartcity Association to Spread BCH Adoption

Bitcoin.com Partners With Jeju Blockchain Smartcity Association to Spread BCH AdoptionRoger Ver, CEO of Bitcoin.com has agreed to help the Jeju Blockchain Smartcity Association grow the BCH ecosystem.

On March 25th, Roger Ver agreed to collaborate with the Jeju Blockchain Smarcity Association in Korea. The Association’s blockchain and BCH friendly environment is built on three pillars: free market efficiency, job creation, and international leadership. Since time is of the essence, the association plans to launch the Korean Blockchain Smarcity Challenge, to find and incentivize startups to help develop the BCH ecosystem. The goal of the competition is to develop innovative solutions that resolve existing urban issues in transport, energy, environmental sustainability, safety, payments and many more. The Korean Blockchain Smartcity Challenge will also showcase the ways in which blockchain technology is used by companies, the federal government, and the local government in Jeju Smartcity.

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