Author: Eternal Optimist

Coinbase Plus Visa: An Engagement We Were Looking For

Admit it. We were all waiting for news like this one. Yes, we were. Because it’s news like this which will make crypto adoption truly “mass” and crypto concept easily understandable for people. So, Coinbase and Visa have announced a partnership in the UK, to begin with; EU countries will join in the coming months. …

Bitcoin: Keep Rollin’ Rollin’ Rollin’, Come On!

Bitcoin is on a roll! Going up and registering the biggest jump in months (the price was $4,734 according to CoinMarketCap by the time of publishing this article). Is crypto spring finally upon us? Because everybody was fed up with crypto winter, honestly, it was too much. At one point today Bitcoin even reached $5,000 …

The Biggest Railway In Japan Plans To Accept Crypto

Japan is really serious about crypto. The country clearly wants to be at the forefront when it comes to mass adoption of cryptocurrencies. After the news about the launching of Yahoo! backed crypto exchange, more exciting information appeared.   The biggest railway and subway operator in the country – Japan Railways Group (JR Group) – …

Switzerland: Online Shopping With Crypto

Digitec Galaxus, the biggest online retailer in the country, has started to accept crypto payments. Now, how cool is that? Instead of endless talks about strategies on crypto mass adoption, Digitec Galaxus just made crypto payment option available. That’s it, that’s how to promote crypto to the masses. For starters, there are two online shops …

Signs Are Positive: Crypto Spring Is Here

First of all, the Bitcoin price is showing stability we didn’t see for some time. Second of – and this one is even more important – Bitcoin transactions in February were at the highest level in 13 months. That’s right, from January 2018. Whoa! Why is it so exciting and, actually, critical? Because it means …

Binance Coin Is Going Up, Up, Up

Instead of crying and panicking about “crypto winter” Binance was doing some real – and very cool – stuff. They have launched a decentralized exchange, Binance DEX, with a Binance coin (BNB) as a base pair. BNB shows a steady growth amidst continuing price roller-coaster for the majority of cryptocurrencies. The hype is big; TRON …

QuadrigaCX: No Melodrama After All?

Or at least, no Hollywood-proportions melodrama, that is. What a disappointment for those who were quick to ridicule the QuardigaCX case, calling Sherlock for the help and all other nonsense. According to this report, 600,000+ ETH funds were found at Kraken, Bitfinex and Poloniex exchanges. These funds were transferred to the aforementioned exchanges as a …

Square’s Bitcoin Q4 2018 Revenue Was At $52M

I’m super happy to continue reporting great news this week. Square – the payment network from Twitter’s Jack Dorsey – posted a record Bitcoin revenue for Q4 2018. The sales topped $52M, which is $9M higher than Q3 and $15M higher than Q2. Square’s Cash app enables users to buy and hold Bitcoin since last …

Facebook Buys Chainspace

Finally, Facebook has made its first acquisition in the blockchain world. It acquired Chainspace, which is true gem in terms of human resources. It has been founded by a group of researchers from the University College of London and working on a decentralized smart contract platform. As Cheddar reports, the acquisition was made in order …

Kin vs. SEC

Initial coin offering is so common nowadays and probably that is why the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission keeps strickening the regulations when it comes to ICOs. It is obvious to everyone that SEC officials have a huge grudge on ICOs. Who knows, maybe some of them had not so good experience investing in crypto. …